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Bushmills Distillery

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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 highly recommend a visit to Bushmills distillery, it is great value for money and really interesting. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and had a good sense of humour. The tour cost £8 and this included a taste of the Bushmills Red Bush as...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place to visit. We had a lot of fun and our tour guide, Michael, was so funny and also able to answer all our questions. Really nice people here. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank adrianagrigore
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ask for Michael! He was so entertaining and informative! He made the tour so much fun! A fun activity for all!

Thank rrodeo
Reviewed 2 days ago

We did a lot of tours while visiting Ireland and this one was great. The guide was funny, knowledgeable, willing to answer questions and didn't rush us through. It was interesting to see the bottling process and the tour ends with a sample, and time...More

Thank Mdayrb
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fascinating tour with a knowledgeable and entertaining guide (Chenysse) who was passionate about her whiskey! The tour included two complimentary drams of Bushmills whiskey. In the well-stocked gift shop you have the opportunity to buy a Distillery Reserve 12 year old Single Malt whiskey and...More

Thank Diana M
Reviewed 2 days ago

The tour is very worth while. The guide is knowledgeable and kind. The processes are explained and interesting. The tasting.....YES!!! Recommend 16 and 21 year old, but the 12 very good too.

Thank Esp70
Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked in for their tour on Saturday afternoon. We had a very informitive guide who explained the process from start to finish with a few samples at the end of the tour.

Thank Premier - The B... C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Bushmills has a pretty good tour. At the end, you get a free drink and can buy more at the bar. The distillery (or duty free at the airport) is the only place the get/try the 12year old or the steamships.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour guide was Michael and he made the tour. It was very interesting Michael gave us many facts but he did it with humor. Michael was friendly and personable we are very glad we did this tour.

Thank Dawn F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The four of us stopped here for a tour and tasting and thoroughly enjoyed this one. The young lady who was our guide was knowledgeable and friendly and kept our small group moving smoothly throughout the entire tour. The tastings were a treat, the cafeteria...More

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September 27, 2018|
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Response from Diana M | Reviewed this property |
No, you just go to the desk and they will inform you of the time of the next tour.
Ian W
September 4, 2018|
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Yes there is & its good for the price. 4star I would say
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