Lisburn (Irish: Lios na gCearrbhach, "fort of the stream") is split between County Antrim and County Down in Northern Ireland. It has a nice square and plenty of the usual British shops. On the square there is a tourist office with very helpful staff.

Along with Newry, Lisburn received its Royal Charter as part of the Queen's Jubilee celebrations of 2002.

Get inEdit

Lisburn is about ten minutes drive south west of Belfast.

  • 1 Lisburn railway station. On the Belfast–Newry railway line and Belfast–Dublin railway line    

Get aroundEdit




Lisburn is a city with a great reputation for shopping. The city centre's main shopping destination is "Bow Street Mall"

  • 1 Bow Street Mall, +44 28 9267 5438. The shopping centre, which has seen major expansions and changes since 2000 has more than 60 shops, and 6 food outlets, situated in the centre's "food court". Stores such as "HMV". "Menarys" "JD" "Lfestyle Sports" and "JJB"

The City is also known for its long established independent stores such as "McCalls of Lisburn" and "Smyth Patterson".




There are bed and breakfasts - one is within a minute's walk of the city's main shopping centre, Bow Street Mall.

Go nextEdit

Routes through Lisburn
ArmaghLurgan  W   NE  Belfast  
  DublinHillsborough  S   NE  Belfast

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