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4. Old Bushmills Distillery

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Old Bushmills Distillery

The Old Bushmills Distillery started here in 1608 and is the oldest licensed whisky distillery in the world, and its well worth taking the factory tour. Bushmills, like most Irish whisky, is distilled three times, once more than scotch, making for a smoother finish. 
At the end of your tour you'll be offered a tot of the produce - go for the unblended malt, which is most representative of what goes on in Bushmills, or in winter ask for a hot toddy.  
Old Bushmills Distillery Address:            
The Distillery
2 Distillery Road
County Antrim
BT57 8XH
Northern Ireland, UK

Old Bushmills Distillery Tour Times:
January to March, Monday to Friday: 6 hours daily
Starting at 10.00 am, 11.00 am, 12.00 pm, 1.30 pm, 2.30 pm, 3.30 pm

Saturday and Sunday, open 12.30 pm
4 tours daily, starting at 1.00 pm, 1.30 pm, 2.30 pm, 3.30 pm

April to October, Monday to Saturday 9.30 am to 5.00 pm, Sunday 12.00 pm to 5.00 pm
Last tour of each day starts at 4.00 pm

There are no set times for tours except for booked groups
For individuals and families, Bushmills will try to have you on a tour within half an hour
Closed on Good Friday Afternoon and from 28th December to 2nd January 

Old Bushmills Distillery Admission:        
Adult £6.00
Senior Citizen / Student £5.00
Child (8 - 17 years) £3.00
Family (2 or more children 8 - 17 years) £17.00

Children under 8 years are not permitted to production areas
Group rates (15 or more in a group) £5.00 per person

T  +44 (0)28 2073 1521

W  The Old Bushmills Distillery 

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