Exploring Northern Ireland and bringing the most beautiful attractions found around it is the mission we are on. In County Antrim, Northern Ireland, we visited Bushmills, Dunluce Castle and the Causeway Coast in order to bring the beauty of these places to those thinking about visiting Northern Ireland
Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. During the 17TH century, it was given its name after the mills on the River Bush. Which many will know is also given to Ireland’s oldest whiskey brand. It’s a unique conservation village located on the causeway coast and its close to many amazing landmarks such as The Giants Causeway, Dunluce Castle and famous Old Bushmills Whiskey Distillery.
The stunning 14th century Dunluce Castle is located on the edge of the coastal cliffs in Country Antrim. The Dunluce Castle has also been featured in the HBO hit drama series Game of Thrones, doubling as the stronghold of Pyke on the Iron Islands. It’s an amazing attraction to visit that offers magnificent views of the coast.
The world heritage site known as the Giants Causeway is another attraction near Bushmills. It’s the most visited attraction in Northern Ireland due to its unique landscape of rock formations. As well as the impressive views one can see while they are there. You can check out the visitor centre that is located here to learn more about the history.
Old Bushmills Distillery
The Bushmills Distillery is a fabulous location to tour if you’re a fan of whiskey or not! It is considered one of the oldest working distilleries in the world. You can go on a guided tour of the distillery that includes whiskey tasting and a whiskey workshop. It also has an amazing gift shop with exclusive Bushmills merchandise and more.
Have you been to any of these attractions in Bushmills? We would love to hear your experiences.
Also, check out some of our other blog post that might interest you: Causeway Coast Trip, Giants Causeway Tour, Best Attractions in Northern Ireland, Where is Game of Thrones Filmed,The Legend of Finn Macool.