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Bushmills Distillery

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Address: 2 Distillery Road, Bushmills BT57 8XH, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 2073 1521
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10:00 - 16:45
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Sun 12:00 - 16:45
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:45
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Opened in 1608, this is the oldest licensed distillery in the world and...

Opened in 1608, this is the oldest licensed distillery in the world and exports its whiskey internationally.

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Bushmills is a small town so finding the distillery is easy. Car parking is provided with plenty of room. Cost is reasonable and great value to that of being toured around the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Bushmills is a small town so finding the distillery is easy. Car parking is provided with plenty of room. Cost is reasonable and great value to that of being toured around the distillery, with a full explanation of the process. Our guide was lively and very well informed = I got a good understanding of the differences between irish whiskey... More 

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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The guide Tim was very informative and made the tour which lasts approximately 40 minutes interesting. All aspects of the tour were enjoyable and although not a whiskey drinker the history, process and expansion of the product is amazing. Well worth a visit.

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very interesting visit , guide was very knowledgable interesting to see. And with you're ticket you can have a taster at the end if you want to

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great tour. Giftshop and cafe. They can cope with large groups with ease. You don't have to do the tour to gain access to the gift shop

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being a whiskey fan I couldn't wait to get here.. and it was brilliant fun.. the staff are superb ..so knowledgeable and friendly ..super fun afternoon

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

During a four-day weekend tour of Belfast, my 30-something year old daughter and I took the city bus to the Bushmills Distiller. We had a great up-close visit, with a horse-drawn carriage ride around the premises and a tasting at the end of the visit. This was a low-key, friendly attraction, and I'm glad we took the time to explore.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth a go on the way to the causeway. It was apparently the first licenced brewery in the world for the whiskey fans out there

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived just as one tour started, so had to wait half an hour for the next. It actually worked in our favour though as the lovely man behind the counter gave us a hot spiced whiskey tonic to warm our bones and keep us entertained. My boyfriend has a keen interest in whiskey and brewing, having brewed his own... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I brought my husband here as part of his birthday present. As we had our 5 month old with us I did not do the tour, I also don't particularly like whiskey. Tours are every half hour so you just show up and book onto next one, my husband was lucky enough to get a one to one tour as... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Peter for the great tour! I'd definitely recommend going to this distillery if you're in the area. Tours are pitched at a good level for beginners and experts alike.

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