Local Attractions

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Down Royal Racecourse has brought the “Sport of Kings “ to generations of people in Ulster since the 17th Century and is proud to boast some of the most modern facilities for any racegoer.

Since the early 1990’s the racecourse has undertaken major development and modernisation. Phase 1 in 1993 saw the completion of a new Grandstand which incorporated fourteen Corporate Boxes, VIP Hospitality Suite, Public Bar and an elevated viewing area overlooking the track and finish post

Links: DownRoyal.com

There are many different shopping venues located within 10-20 mins driving distance including:

  • Lisburn City Centre
  • Bow Street Mall
  • Sprucefield Shopping Centre (15 mins)
  • Junction One (20 mins)
  • Rushmere (20 mins)
  • The Outlet Centre, Banbridge (20 mins)
  • Belfast City Centre – 20 mins

Links: http://www.lisburncity.gov.uk/

Tourist information centre Hillsborough Tel 02892689717

Lisburn Tel 02892 660038

There are many different restaurants and bars situated within a short driving distance from Down Royal Bed and Breakfast including Gowdys Bar and Restaurant and Down Royal Park Golf Club.

Gowdys Bar and Restaurant Tel 02892 621249

Down Royal Park Golf Club, Bar and Restaurant Tel 02892 621339

Links: http://www.lisburncity.gov.uk/

The award winning village of Hillsborough with its excellent pubs and restaurants and picturesque surroundings. Hillsborough has many tourist attractions that include the following:

  • Hillsborough Fort.
  • Hillsborough Park with its beautiful lake and walks.
  • Government House and Gardens.
  • Farmers Market

In addition there are also various festivals and events held in the area:
• Down Royal Racecourse – St Patrick’s Day, May Day, September Festivals of Racing & Boxing Day.
• Annual National Countrysports Fair
• Mayor’s Parade
• Half Marathon & Fun Run
• Various Vintage Tractor Rallies
• Hillsborough Oyster Festival
• Film Festival

Links: Hillsborough Village Centre

There are over seven different golf courses located within the Lisburn City Council area. Click here for further information.

Lisburn Golf Club is generally considered one of the best parkland courses in Northern Ireland with a good variety of holes. The club has hosted professional and amateur events including the Golfing Union of Ireland All Ireland Cups and Shields Finals in 2003.

The Royal County Down Golf Club is located very close to the B&B.

All of these events and attractions are within a 10 minute drive of the cottages. There are also various leisure activities within close proximity including:

  • Fruit Picking
  • Fishing
  • Equestrian Centres
  • Lagan Valley Leisureplex
  • Cinemaplex
  • Golf Courses
  • Maze racecourse

Links: Lagan Valley Leisureplex

The site is also central for accessing tourist attractions throughout Northern Ireland for example:

Giants Causeway – 65 miles
W5 – 15 miles
Ulster Museum – 15 miles
Belfast Zoo – 20 miles
Oxford Island Nature Reserve – 15 miles
Ulster Folk & Transport Museum – 20 miles
Mourne Mountains – 25 miles
Tullymore Forest Park – 25 miles
Castleward – 25 miles
Fermanagh Lakes – 70 miles

Situated directly opposite the B&B is ‘Spring Water’ fishery which provides a perfect location for a spot of fly fishing. They offer rod hire and bait along with other tackle.

You can also enjoy coarse fishing all year round throughout Northern Ireland which has long been recognized as one of Europe’s best regions for the coarse angler

Links: Fishing in Northern Ireland

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