Local Attractions

Local Attractions near and around Number 33 Coach House, Hillsborough

Bars & Restaurants


The Hillside is a charming, rustic pub situated in the historic Georgian village of Hillsborough, County Down, only 15 minutes drive from Belfast City Centre.


The Parsons Nose

The Parsons Nose comes with a pedigree that’s melded into the very fabric of the building. Built by the first Marquis of Downshire in the Late 1700’s, this simple yet elegant Georgian townhouse has today been transformed into a characterful and charming dining pub.

Parsons Nose

The Plough

The Plough Inn is set up in the picturesque village of Hillsborough and is straight off the main Belfast to Dublin Road; so why not pull in and enjoy a friendly pint in the bar, a hearty pub lunch or a gastronomic delight in the evening

The Plough


Discover Northern Ireland

The official site from the Northern Ireland Tourist Board includes details of tourist attractions, transport, accommodation from hotels to hostels and camping, and much more.

Discover NI

Discover Ireland

Official Website of Tourism Ireland for visitors to Ireland. Information on accomodation in Ireland, maps of Ireland, Irish culture & activities in Ireland.

Discover IRE

Down Royal Racecourse

Down Royal Racecourse has brought the “Sport of Kings” to generations of people in Ulster since the 17th Century and is proud to boast some of the most modern facilities for any racegoer.

Down Royal

Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast extends over nine galleries, with multiple dimensions to the exhibition, drawing together special effects, dark rides, full-scale reconstructions and innovative interactive features to explore the Titanic story in a fresh and insightful way; from her conception in Belfast in the early 1900’s, through her construction and launch, to her infamous maiden voyage and catastrophic demise. The journey goes beyond the aftermath of the sinking, to the discovery of the wreck and continues into the present day with a live undersea exploration centre.

Titanic Belfast

Hillsborough Tourist Information Centre

The award-winning TIC offers a wide range of services including bureau de change and accomodation booking throughout Ireland and mainland UK. An excellent range of maps, guides, gifts and crafts are available. Admission free. Open all year. Facilities: gift shop, public toilets.
Tourist Info Centre

Hillsborough Castle and Park

Impressive 18th-century mansion, built in the 1770s by Wills Hill, first Marquis of Downshire. Formerly the home of the Governor of Northern Ireland, the mansion is now the official residence of the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland. See the State Drawing Room, Dining Rooms and the furniture, silver from HMS Nelson. Within the grounds is Europe’s largest rhododendron bush. Extensive rose garden, lakeside walks.

Castle & Park

Hillsborough Oyster Festival (September)

From the 5th – 8th September. Ireland’s number 1 oyster festival in the picturesque village of Hillsborough, Co.Down will celebrate its 20th anniversary

Oyster Festival