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Discover the story behind the Twelve Days of Christmas and meet Father Christmas himself on an enhanced festive tour of Hillsborough Castle's State Rooms.

Festive family weekends
Meet characters from history and get a Christmas treat from Father Christmas

Discover the castle adorned with festive cheer as the State Rooms come to life with live music, historic characters and an extra-special visit from Father Christmas. Children will also receive a sugar mouse as a Christmas treat.

As you explore the gorgeous State Rooms, look out for 12 special installations decorated according to the traditional song, Twelve Days of Christmas, which was first published in 1780.

This enhanced Christmas tour is available on weekends and selected dates during the Christmas holidays:

14-15 December 2019
21-23 December 2019
27 December 2019 to 05 January 2020

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