Beautiful Hillsborough boasts a historic charm along with unmatched scenic beauty. There are many amenities and attractions located within this small Southern town. Here are just a few top places to see in Hillsborough:
- Burwell School Historic Site. Visitors can learn about the Rev. and Mrs. Burwell’s School for Young Ladies by touring the site of the school which existed from 1837-1857. The site includes a frame house, music building and formal gardens. There are guided tours available Wed-Sat.
- Hillsborough Gallery of Arts. This modern and contemporary art gallery is owned and operated by local artists. It is a great way to immerse yourself in the local art scene and support Hillsborough’s local talent.
- Poet’s Walk. The Poet’s Walk is situated on the Ayr Mount grounds. It is a mile-long trail following the Eno River that takes visitors through woodlands and past the ruins of an old tavern. It is a wonderful way to connect with nature.
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