Travel to Lisburn
Built around the banks of the River Lagan, Lisburn is ideally located within a few miles of Belfast
, offering easy access to the Northern Irish capital. As the country's third largest city, however, Lisburn
also has plenty to offer visitors in the form of attractions, leisure facilities and restaurants.
If you're planning a visit, or simply looking to save money on your daily commute to Belfast, then why not consider a car share? Grab a cheap ride to or from Lisburn, leaving you with more money to spend during your trip.
Discover Lisburn's history
Lisburn may only have been granted city status in 2002, but the area's history stretches back to the 17th century. In fact, Ireland's linen industry was born here in the late 1600s and you can learn more about the fascinating story and local history at the Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum
Elsewhere, the historical Lisburn Castle Gardens
can be found just up the road. Once the site of Lisburn Castle, they now represent the city's standout green space complete with several historical monuments, fountains and pathways.
Family fun near Belfast
outdoor activity centre is located halfway between Lisburn and Belfast and is home to thrilling zip wire rides, obstacle courses and climbing walls which cater to everyone over the age of five (provided they don't have an aversion to heights!).
If you prefer to stay within the Lisburn city limits, however, then head along to Lisburn Leisurepark
located just off the A3. Here you'll find a cinema complex, gaming zone and Northern Ireland's biggest swimming pool complex featuring a range of water slides and pools.
Once you've built up an appetite, make the short drive out of town to the Tap Room Restaurant
at Hilden Brewery where you can enjoy hearty meals and tasty ales in cosy surroundings.