Bushmills Distillery, Bushmills

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Once owned by smugglers, but now one of the most prolific whiskey producers in Ireland, Bushmills Distillery attracts over 120,000 visitors every year. The distillery is one of the oldest licensed distilleries in the world, although you'll see the most modern distilling methods in action on your visit. Take a guided tour of the distillery, where you'll learn about whiskey's history and production methods. Taste the beverage at the end of your tour and purchase a bottle to share with friends. Add Bushmills Distillery to your Bushmills travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Bushmills trip planning website.
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  • Bushmills is said to be the oldest licensed distillery in the world, and they certainly produce a good drop, The distillery is in County Antrim, on the northern coast of Ireland. The secret is the...  more »
  • We really enjoyed our tour of the Bushmills Distillery in Northern Ireland, the oldest licensed distillery in the world. We went on the tour with our kids, who also enjoyed -- although they of course....  more »
  • A very popular tourist attraction. Must see, if you like Irish whisky. You can learn a lot about production process and, of course, taste its result. You have to pay for the tasting, but why not?
  • This was our second visit to Bushmills Distillery. This time with my partner's parents. From the minute we arrived the staff were super friendly. We were on the last tour and had a really wonderful and engaging tour guide (Sonia). My father-in-law is particularly interested in whiskey and Sonia answered all his questions. She was knowledgeable and professional and made the tour. In total it lasted about one hour and you get a chance to see a working distillery. Afterwards we enjoyed our two complementary whiskeys and brought home a personalized bottle from the well stocked gift shop. Would definitely recommend for a fun afternoon!
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