Recent Searches
Clear
Old Bushmills Distillery
Old Bushmills Distillery

Old Bushmills Distillery

2 Distillery Rd., Bushmills, County Antrim, Belfast

The Basics

Make your way to the Old Bushmills Distillery and explore the facility as part of a guided tour that concludes with a complimentary taste of Irish whiskey. Many organized day trips from Belfast stop at Bushmills, as well as other sites along the Antrim Coast, such as Giant’s Causeway, Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge, and Carrickfergus Castle. Some tours visitGame of Thrones filming locations, including Dunluce Castle. Longer Antrim Coast day tours from Dublin also stop at Bushmills.

Show all

Things to Know Before You Go

  • A bar and gift shop are located at the Old Bushmills Distillery.

  • Free Wi-Fi is available at the distillery.

  • Children aged eight and older are welcome to join tours.

  • Tours are not suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with any kind of mobility difficulty.

Show all

How to Get There

The Old Bushmills Distillery is located in the town of Bushmills in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The quickest way to get there from Belfast is to drive along the M2 and A26, which will take about an hour and 10 minutes. Though longer, the Causeway Coastal Route is a more scenic journey. Visitors without access to a car would do best going as part of an organized tour.

Show all

Trip ideas

Giant's Causeway Tours from Belfast

Giant's Causeway Tours from Belfast


When to Get There

The Old Bushmills Distillery is open year-round, except over the Christmas and New Year’s period and July 12. Tours are limited and subject to availability. During summer months, arrive early in the day to ensure a spot.

Show all

Exploring the Causeway Coastal Route

The Old Bushmills Distillery is just one of many attractions that lie along the 130-mile (209-kilometer) Coastal Causeway Route, which runs from Belfast to Derry (Londonderry). Other highlights of the route include Titanic Belfast; Giant’s Causeway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge; and the Norman-era Carrickfergus Castle, which overlooks Belfast Lough.

Show all