Hilden Brewing Co is the oldest independent brewery in Ireland and a must-visit for craft beer lovers! Hilden have been making delicious, full-flavoured beers for 35 years and boast a variety of different brews, from Belfast Blonde to Hilden Irish Stout. They offer brewery tours by appointment and delicious food in the Taproom restaurant.
Take a guided tour inside Hillsborough Castle and hear stories of celebration, entertainment, diplomacy, and negotiation as you discover this beautiful 18th century Georgian House. Outside, visitors can explore the ornamental lawns, meandering waterways, peaceful woodlands and picturesque glens that surround Hillsborough Castle.
R Space is a contemporary visual arts and crafts gallery, presenting and commissioning a programme of exhibitions and arts activity based in The Linen Rooms in the heart of the Lisburn. R Space collaborates with a diverse range of excellent and challenging artists and designers working in different media, providing audiences from a wide range of educational, social and cultural backgrounds with different points of access to the arts. This welcoming space is definitely worth a visit for art lovers and culture vultures!
The Linen Rooms, 32 Castle Street,Lisburn, BT27 4XE
This award-winning museum is based in Lisburn’s oldest building, the 17th Century Market House. It brings the history of the Irish linen industry to life and shows the major role this industry played in Northern Ireland. There are daily demonstrations of heritage hand spinning and hand loom-weaving as well as a treasured collection of damask linen and costumes and some unique artefacts such as linen from the tomb of Tutankhamen!