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the irish linen centre and lisburn museum housed in old market house and new development in lisburn city centre county antrim northern ireland uk
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The town is located in the middle of Ulster's linen-producing region, and throughout the 19C supplied half of all the linen woven. In 1707, Lisburn was destroyed by a fire that only spared the Assembly Rooms, set at the top of the market square. From 1873 to 1885, its Member of Parliament was Sir Richard Wallace, owner of the collection that bears his family name in London. His Lisburn residence is a copy of Hertford House, Wallace's London home, and faces the park entrance.

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Tourist attractions Lisburn : Things to see and do

  • The events hall has been enlarged and adapted to serve as the local museum, and also houses an interesting exhibition on the area's linen industry. In the Middle Ages, Irish linen was exported to England to be woven. In the 17C the Scots and English ..

  • Hillsborough Fort Interesting

    The Square GB - Hillsborough BT26 6AG

    Its construction (1630-1650) was intended to oversee the main roads in the country. Charles II declared Hillsborough a royal fort. It forms a square that measures 82 m on each side, with a lanceted bastion on each corner for lateral artillery attacks..

  • Hillsborough Castle Interesting

    The Square GB - Hillsborough BT26 6AG

    The building was begun in 1760 by Wills Hill, and became the residence of the governor of Northern Ireland. Today, it is use by State services. It occupies the western side of the square, behind a fine wrought iron gate erected in 1936 but designed i..

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Hotels Lisburn

  • Beechlawn House Hotel

    4 Dunmurry Lane GB - Belfast BT17 9RR

    Just 10 minutes from Belfast’s vibrant city centre, The Beechlawn House Hotel offers large, colourful bedrooms with 24-hour room service. With an international restaurant, there is also free private parking. The Beechers Restaurant offers an intimat..

  • Balmoral Hotel, Belfast

    Blacks Road GB - Belfast BT10 0NF

    Balmoral Hotel, Belfast is situated 5 minutes’ drive from the city centre and situated at the junction of the M1 motorway. Free private parking is possible on site. A private bathroom, free Wi-Fi and tea/coffee making facilities are featured in all ..

  • Ramada Plaza Belfast

    117 Milltown Rd, Shaw's Bridge GB - Belfast BT8 7XP

    The Ramada Plaza Belfast is a 4-star hotel is situated in the picturesque surroundings of Lagan Valley Regional Park, just 10 minutes by car from Belfast's thriving city centre. Each luxurious en suite room at Ramada Plaza Belfast has a king-size be..

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Restaurants Lisburn

  • Parson's Nose Traditional pubs serving food 

    48 Lisburn St GB - BT26 6AB Hillsborough

    Characterful Georgian property built by the first Marquis of Downshire. Rustic, open-fired bar; restaurant above overlooks a lake in the castle grounds. Unashamedly traditional menus and generous portions; the daily fish specials are a hit.

  • Plough Inn Traditional pubs serving food 

    3 The Square GB - BT26 6AG Hillsborough

    Family-run, 18C coaching inn that's three establishments in one: a bar with an adjoining dining room; a café-cum-bistro; and a seafood restaurant. Dishes range from light snacks and pub classics to more modern, international offerings.

  • Pheasant Traditional pubs serving food 

    410 Upper Ballynahinch Rd GB - BT26 6NR Annahilt

    Sizeable creamwashed pub with Gothic styling, Guinness-themed artwork and a typically Irish feel. Internationally influenced menus showcase local, seasonal produce, with seafood a speciality in summer and game featuring highly in winter.

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