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Bushmills Distillery

2 Distillery Road, Bushmills BT57 8XH, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2073 1521
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Opened in 1608, this is the oldest licensed distillery in the world and exports its whiskey internationally.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“great tour” (136 reviews)
“irish whiskey” (100 reviews)
“hot toddy” (50 reviews)
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2 Distillery Road, Bushmills BT57 8XH, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2073 1521
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Reviewed yesterday

Great informative guide and really enjoyed our visit. It took about an hour and the day we were there were hourly visits. We got a sample to bring home and a sample to try on site after the visit. It was really interesting tour which...More

Thank salNorthernIreland
Reviewed yesterday

My friend and I thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the Distillery. It only takes about an hour but it's good value for money and our guide Aileen, was really friendly and knowledgeable . Word of warning; the month of July is 'Silent Season'. Production of...More

Thank KeeLady
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to the bushmills distillery and were very pleased with the tour. We both found it very interesting and our guide Hannah was very knowledgeable and answered all questions. You get a little bottle to take home, at the end of the tour you...More

Thank olivia k
Reviewed 3 days ago

Production stops for a month in July/August but to make up for it we were given a little bottle of Bushmills whiskey. Even with it not producing it was definitely worth a visit and our guide was very informative. Two samples at the end in...More

Thank crabsallover
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Greeted with a hot tottie we were off to a good start already! Very informative tour and friendly staff, highly recommend

Thank RonP33
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have visited a number of attractions in Ireland all at least once, and in every one I have looked at various aspects of the business before the selection process takes place. One of the most important aspects of choosing our attractions is value for...More

Thank Kathybush
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very friendly, informative and informal tour explains the process of making Irish Whiskey. The tour completes with a complimentary sample in a lovely venue. Slainte!

Thank kroe55
Reviewed 1 week ago

Check before you go - each year the Distillery is shut down for maintenance (eg the Silent period). They still run tours (£8 each including 2 free drinks), but there is no action to be seen.

Thank paulspod
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were alittle disappointed that the whiskey making had stopped production during July but we did get a good tour of the facilitu and explanation of how Bushmills is produced. They are obviously bias in what they say and heavy on the marketing. You end...More

Thank World_Traveller914
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good visitors centre, tours and free samples in the famous Old Bushmills distillery. Very interesting. All drinks distilled here.

Thank roryjdoyle
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Lorraine F
1 May 2017|
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Response from sizzlerBrumBrum | Reviewed this property |
Around 30 mins
Roseanne T
15 March 2017|
Response from bubba_in_ky | Reviewed this property |
From their Website: Adult £8.00 Student 18 Years+, ID required £7.00 Senior 60 years + £7.00 Child* 8... More
19 January 2017|
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Response from Vince F | Reviewed this property |
Train to Coleraine then a bus to Bushmills. See .translink website for details.