Things to do in Hillsborough - The Hillsborough Treasure Trail


PLEASE ONLY DO YOUR LOCAL TRAIL AT THIS TIME. Under current restrictions, you should NOT travel to other built up areas, cities, towns, villages or local communities for exercise. This means that you should only embark on a Trail where you live. Please read our latest update and advice here.

At this time, only Download versions of our Trails are available.

  • The Hillsborough Detective Mystery Treasure Trail
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Please choose your Trail format:

    • A Murder Mystery themed walking Treasure Trail around Hillsborough
    • Ideal for discovering more about where you live or exploring somewhere new
    • Trails are done in your own time at your own pace
    • This Trail is approximately 2 miles long and takes 1.5 hours to complete
    • This Trail is suitable for all ages from 6 - 106 (no children necessary!)
    • One Trail booklet is enough for 4-5 people
    • Chance to win some real Treasure! All correct answers are entered into the monthly £100 prize draw
    • Circular loop Trail
    • Mobile phone text service for clue answers if you get stuck, ensuring that no mystery goes unsolved
    • This Trail can be sent to you in the post or downloaded today for instant Trailing fun!

The Hillsborough Detective Mystery Treasure Trail starts at:

Main Street
County Down
BT26 6AE
Northern Ireland

Please Note:

To complete this Trail there are a couple of Clues at the start that are inside the Visitor Information Centre.

Opening hours are: 

Monday to Saturday: 09:30 to 17:30 all year
Sundays: (April to September 11.00 to 16:00)

Closed Christmas (24 - 26 December)
Closed New Year (31 December & 1 January)

For more details about the VIC, click here to visit their website.

There are also Clues to be solved in the fascinating Hillsborough Fort, which also has restricted opening hours:

Monday - Saturday: 10:00 - 16:00
Sunday: 11:00 - 16:00

Closing of gates commences 15 mins before site closure time.

For more information about the Fort, please click here to visit their website.

Why not combine your Trail with a visit to the Hillsborough Castle and Gardens? For full details of the latest ticket prices and opening hours, click here to visit their website.