Now the third largest city in Northern Ireland, Lisburn was granted city status in 2002 as part of Queen Elizabeth II's Golden Jubilee. With so much to offer, Lisburn City is a fast growing vibrant and historic city bursting with potential.

Location, location, location

The ease of accessibility is one of the key attractions of Lisburn City. Located just one mile from the M1 motorway and approximately 8 miles (10 minutes drive) from Belfast City Centre, it is the ideal base for those travelling from all over Northern Ireland and also the Republic of Ireland.

Both Northern Ireland Airports - George Best City Airport and Belfast International Airport are under 30 minutes drive away. The Centre has excellent transport links being easily accessible by road, rail or bus and it has a compact city centre where everything is within walking distance. Click here for bus and train timetables

Mix Business with Pleasure

While in Lisburn, why not explore the rich heritage and culture by checking out the wonderful attractions on offer. Check out www.visitlisburncastlereagh.com for more information.

Lisburn City also enjoys a thriving arts and festivals programme with the Island Arts Centre holding powerful dramas, concerts from all genres, stand-up comedy and other events throughout the year. Festivals include the Hillsborough International Oyster Festival, the Northern Ireland Festival of Racing and the Ulster Grand Prix.

When it is time to relax, tee off at some of Northern Irelands finest golf courses on your doorstep, trek through ancient woodland on horseback, or while away the hours whilst fishing on the well stocked fisheries and rivers nearby. If shopping is your idea of sport, Lisburn is a shoppers paradise.

Places to Stay

After your event at Lagan Valley Island is over why not enjoy a stay at our city centre hotels. Haslem Hotel is located in the heart of Lisburn City and a short stroll away from the centre.

The Premier Inn Hotel is located on one of the main access roads into the city centre and can be reach within a 15min walk or a quick 5m taxi ride.

There are also a wide range of hotels and Bed and Breakfast facilities available in the surrounding areas.