Lisburn  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.
Lisburn is about ten minutes drive South West of Belfast.
Lisburn has a great theatre, the Riverside.
Lisburn is a city with a great reputation for shopping. The city centre's main shopping destination is "Bow Street Mall"
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"
No hotels exist currently in Lisburn , but there are Bed and Breakfasts, etc. One is located within one minutes walk of the city's main shopping centre Bow Street Mall. There was recently publishised plans in the local paper, The Star about a new hotel planned to be built in the city.