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The Peter Rabbit Adventure

Hillsborough Castle and Gardens, Royal Hillsborough, Co Down, BT26 6TH
Family with Peter Rabbit in front of Hillsborough Castle


Historic Royal Palaces is proud to present the Peter Rabbit™️ Adventure taking place at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens from the 29 June -1 September 2024. This summer, we also have the kids go free initiative. 

The Peter Rabbit™️ Adventure allows visitors to discover 100 acres of family fun with Peter Rabbit and friends this summer holiday! See Beatrix Potter’s beloved characters brought to life for the first time at Northern Ireland’s royal residence. Let your imagination roam as you follow a trail alongside meandering waterways, through enchanting woodland, and into a walled garden with gardeners much friendlier than Mr McGregor! 

This summer, the spacious gardens of Hillsborough Castle are open for children of all ages – completely free of charge! Explore a world of wonder and magic with the Peter Rabbit™️ Adventure where kids go free!




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Season (29 June 2024 - 1 Sept 2024)

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