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Bushmills Distillery

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  • Terrible1%
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“irish whiskey”(125 reviews)
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Opened in 1608, this is the oldest licensed distillery in the world and exports its whiskey internationally.
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2 Distillery Road, Bushmills BT57 8XH, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2073 1521
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had taken the 12:10 tour, it takes around 40 min to through all the stages. The place is well prepared to received tourists, very well organised which will give you an overview how the whiskey is done. Really recommend the experience. It’s possible to...More

Thank Sonia E
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited as part of a coach tour in this area. Certainly an excellent place to visit. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and the tour around this working distillery is well organised and not too long. We also visited the restaurant which is reasonably...More

Thank Lionel T
Reviewed 2 days ago

Bushmill's was in full operation on the weekday that we were there, which was a delight. To see it made from grain to bottled and packed, ready to ship was fascinating. As with most whiskey tours, the price of admission includes the guided tour and...More

Thank jpjpjpjpj
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a fully working distillery, and the tour is very informative, taking you all the way from the grain arriving to the product being bottled up to 21 years later! Due to the processes, some of the rooms are smelly and others exceptionally warm...More

Thank tandb36
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was great. Its not long and It is interesting. The tour guide was great too. We really enjoyed it.

Thank Kim F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Well what can i say , not a huge fan of whiskey but was unsure of the process of which they produce the drink so I booked myself on the tour . £12 i think from memory its a bit of a blur :-). The...More

Thank crashing c
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What fun didn’t know what to expect from a factory tour but this was interesting enlightening and fun the guide had a great sense of fun and knowledge in the craft of Making whisky The samples were are great way to finish an enjoyable day👍

Thank Eugowra
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited during July, this is silent season at the distillery so we didn't get to see it in operation. We were told this in advance and everyone get a free Bush Mills miniature to compensate. The tour was very interesting and the guide very...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing trip we had! Tour was great and the best part is the tasting! Great history behind it. Will recommend it.

Thank Kai L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Bushmills distillery after the giants causeway. We were pleasantly surprised at how reasonably priced and informative the tour was. We were so lucky to have Trevor as our tour guide. He was extremely informative and could answer any question you threw at...More

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Yes there is & its good for the price. 4star I would say
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Response from DingledogHolmfirth | Reviewed this property |
I don’t recall seeing anywhere to eat, just drink and buy souvenirs