Hillsborough Castle and Gardens
Hillsborough Castle and Gardens It’s set to be a spectacular Bank Holiday weekend at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens, County Down, with a series of exciting events and activities that will keep all the family entertained! Make a day of it and discover what Hillsborough Castle and Gardens has to offer including: Georgian Ice Cream Workshop - cool off and have a go at making your very own Georgian ice cream. Watch a live demonstration on how to make gelato, then all children can get creative and make their own ice cream sundaes! Aspiring little chefs can take home an ‘ice cream sundae making’ certificate too! Get crafty with Kite Making – retrace the footsteps of one of America’s founding fathers, Benjamin Franklin who visited the Castle in the 1770s. Inspired by his famous kite experiment, make your own kite to fly in the stunning gardens on Saturday and Sunday. Enjoy the sounds of Downshire Bass Band – there will be entertainment from Northern Ireland's leading brass band, Downshire Brass Band on Saturday and Sunday. The band will be performing in the South Terrace among any array of colourful flora.