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Hillsborough Court House

The Courthouse, The Square, Royal Hillsborough, County Down, BT26 6AG
Image is of the front of the courthouse looking onto the road in front

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The Courthouse was originally a Georgian market house built before 1765. It was used as a courthouse from 1810 with the Grand Jury meeting in the Upper room. The building is now used for exhibitions and functions and has limited wheelchair access.

Includes an exhibition on the Irish Legal System and access to the courtroom.

Hillsborough Fort was built in 1650 and can be accessed though wrought iron gates across the square from the courthouse.

No unaccompanied children under the age of 16.

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  • Free (parking charges may apply)

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Admission Free

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Opening Times

* Monday - Saturday 09:30 - 17:15

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Road Directions

Directions from Town:
From Lisburn, take the M1 countrywise to next exit for Sprucefield. Take the A1 Belfast to Dublin Road and approaching the Hillsborough Roundabout take the slip road to Hillsborough. Drive through to the far end of Hillsborough to The Square. Hillsborough Courthouse is on the right hand side of the road.

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