Exploring Lisburn and Castlereagh: A Spring Guide 

Spring Adventures await in Lisburn and Castlereagh!

With so much to do, see and enjoy, Lisburn and Castlereagh is the place to visit this spring time! From scenic walks, family trails, to vibrant shopping locations and must-eat bakeries and cafes, there's something for everyone in the charming area of Lisburn and Castlereagh. So, if you're planning a visit this spring, here's a guide to some must-do activities that will make your trip truly enjoyable. 

Guess How Much I Love You Trail  

Grab your friends and family and embark on a journey filled with love, laughter, and unforgettable memories! Take part in this self-led adventure and follow in the footsteps of Little Nutbrown Hare and Big Nutbrown Hare on a whimsical adventure through Lisburn City Centre! This public art and literature trail is inspired by the beloved children's book "Guess How Much I Love You" by Sam McBratney. This enchanting trail promises fun for the whole family as you explore the city's bustling streets, hidden gems and scenic parks to watch the story of love unfold and giving you the opportunity to celebrate the love you share with those around you! 

Eat your way through Lisburn and Castlreagh! 

Lisburn and Castlereagh boast a vibrant and diverse culinary scene that caters to all taste buds and occasions! From cosy cafes, traditional pubs to fine dining restaurants and international eateries, there's no shortage of delicious dining options awaiting to be discovered across Lisburn and Castlereagh! 

Castle 12 is a great Lisburn City Centre stop for that quick and tasty lunch to fuel you up before hitting the shops, or when walking the charming streets of Royal Hillsborough, Roundhouse Bakery is an excellent pitstop for coffee, bakes and delicious pastries! Perhaps your seeking that enjoyable pub environment, just like what you would find in The Pheasant in Royal Hillsborough which is a great stop for those dinner delights!  Whatever you fancy, the streets of Lisburn and Castlereagh have you covered!

Experience Ballyburren Outdoor Escapes

Take the family on an unforgettable adventure and experience like no other at Ballyburren Outdoor Escapes. Best known for their popular Alpaca Trekking, where you, your friends and your family get the opportunity to get up-close and personal with these incredible animals and enjoy scenic peaceful countryside treks alongside them! Creating enjoyable memories that will last a lifetime!

Experience Hillsborough Forest Park Digital Sculpture Trail  

Bring your family on a trail like no other! Experience the digital sculpture trail at Hillsborough Forest Park and be amazed by the intersection of art and technology. As you wander the peaceful and scenic forest park, you will encounter a series of amazing digital sculptures that can be brought to life through the creative use of augmented reality technology. The Digital Sculpture Trail offers a one-of-a-kind journey through Hillsborough Forest and is an experience guaranteed to be adored by the entire family! 

Your staycation location... 

Stay that bit longer in the area of Lisburn and Castlereagh! Whether you're seeking a peaceful countryside setting or a convenient city centre stay, Lisburn and Castlereagh offers an array of staycation options to suit everyone! 

After a day of adventure and exploring the bustling streets of Lisburn, unwind in style at the modern and convenient Lisburn City Centre’s Haslem Hotel. If you prefer to take a night away from the city, The Pods at Streamvale is the perfect location to switch off, recharge and soak up the countryside views!