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    Village Focus – Dundonald

    The beautiful village of Dundonald stands on the site of the largest man-made hill in Ireland. Once a motte and bailey, the village has now become a hub of excitement and entertainment for all the family. With excellent travel links to Lisburn, Belfast and more, it’s ideal for a day out or even a long... Read more >

    Summer’s not over yet

    Though we’re flying through August, don’t be disheartened as Summer’s not over yet! There’s still time to keep the kids busy or make the most of the good weather while we have it. Fantastic choices include the Ulster Aviation Society, Lyons Karting and many more in Lisburn Castlereagh.  The Ulster Aviation Society The Ulster Aviation... Read more >
    Arts & Culture - Neil Shawcross

    Arts & Culture – Neil Shawcross

    Arts & Culture Lisburn & Castlereagh’s Arts & Culture scene has been going from strength to strength throughout the past number of years. Musicians, actors and award winning artists represent the local Arts scene across every medium. We’ve endeavoured, through this blog-spot,  to shine a spotlight on our local talent, highlight how progressive the movement... Read more >

    Weekend Events August

    Kick start your weekend with a variety of events and activities on your doorstep. With events including the Inns Market and activities such as Spruce Meadows, you’ll never be at a loose end in Lisburn & Castlereagh. Old Meets New at the Ulster Grand Prix To celebrate the start of Ulster Grand Prix Bike Week 2017, an... Read more >

    Event Accommodation

    With August being our busiest month with events such as the Ulster Grand Prix, Moira Food Fair and Hilden Beer & Music Festival; we’ve compiled a list of some of our fantastic accommodation providers all over Lisburn & Castlereagh. La Mon Hotel La Mon is family friendly with great leisure & spa breaks and most... Read more >

    10 Bars in Lisburn & Castlereagh

    We all need a tipple at some time or another, therefore we’ve compiled this list of a variety of Bars to help you wet your whistle. Including The Hillside, Four Trees, Gowdy’s and more – you’re sure to find your perfect local in Lisburn & Castlereagh. Top 10 Bars Pretty Mary’s, Moira Pretty Mary’s is located in the very... Read more >

    The Irish Open – Golf in Lisburn Castlereagh

    It’s not long until the Dubai Duty-Free Irish Open, taking place in Portstewart from July 6th to July 9th. So if you need time to improve your swing or really want that perfect round, why not get in some practice at some of our excellent courses and driving ranges? Aberdelghy Golf Course, Lisburn Aberdelghy Golf Course Lisburn is... Read more >

    Village Focus – Moira

    Have a look at our Top Picks highlighting the historic village of Moira this June. Whether you need a place to stay, want a bite to eat or need to keep the kids entertained – there’s always something going on. Additionally, Moira Village is ideally situated in close proximity to Sprucefield and the M1. Also,... Read more >

    Garden Centres in Lisburn & Castlereagh

    The weather has been up and down lately. But those of us proud of our garden know that, as a result, our flora friends are flourishing. Therefore, here are some ideas for places to go to spruce up your meadows! Additionally, each venue has a wide variety of coffee and restaurant facilities – Ideal for... Read more >
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    Food Focus – The Hillside

    Food Focus – The Hillside, Hillsborough The Hillside bar and restaurant reopened its doors following an intensive 2-week refurbishment, costing £200,000. It’s a charming local favourite located in the Georgian village of Hillsborough, boasting a stronghold of dedicated customers, both human and canine alike. Don’t be put off by the refurbishment, however, as although it has undergone... Read more >