Contact Us

Address Malt House
56 Bush Cresent
Bushmills
Co Antrim
BT57 8AJ
Telephone 028 9753 1280

Mobile 077 9979 6278
077 7647 4203

Out & About

Things To Do & Eating Out
Begin your days with a journey of exploration, aiming to take in as many of our most famous delights as you have time to experience. Then take in a meal at one of the many restaurants along the Causeway Coast, as spectacular, intimate, rewarding and delightful as anywhere in europe.

Attractions
    Giant's Causeway Bushmills Distillery
  • Giant's Causeway
    The majestic cliffs and breathtaking landscape of the Causeway and inaccessible bays combine with myth and folklore to inspire. The Giant's Causeway is open for walking all year from dawn til dusk. The National Trust Visitor's centre has a shop and tea-room (call for opening times on 028 2073 1582).

  • Bushmills Distillery
    Making whiskey since 1608, the Bushmills Distillery is the worlds oldest licenced distillery. You can visit the distillery and learn how whiskey's are made and get their different tastes. To confirm opening and tour times either email the distillery at visitors.bushmills@diageo.com or call them on 028 2073 3218.
  • Dunluce Castle Carric-a-rede Rope Bridge
  • Dunluce Castle
    Dunluce Castle is one of the most identified landmarks on the Causeway coastline. Dating back to the 16th Century, the castle is a romantic ruin, perched on a dramatic cliff top.

  • Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge
    Carrickarede rope bridge is not a trip for the faint hearted with an 80 foot downwards view of sand, sea and surf. As the waves roar below, the breeze surrounds you with a feeling of flight. Not to mention the astounding view of the surrounding coastline.
  • Dunseverick Castle White Park Bay
  • Dunseverick Castle
    The castle was occupied until its capture and destruction by Cromwellian troops in the 1650s, and today only the ruins of the gatelodge remain. A small residential tower survived until 1978 when it eventually surrendered to the sea below.

  • White Park Bay
    This beautiful beach is only a short distance away near Portbradden. A beautiful walk and nature trail.
  • Whiterocks, Portrush Heritage Railway
  • Whiterocks
    This spectacular beach is near Portrush and has several miles of excellent sand. Excellent waves for bodyboarding and surfing.

  • Giant's Causeway and Bushmills Heritage Railway
    Providing a passenger link between the historic town of Bushmills and the famous stone columns of the Giant’s Causeway World Heritage Site. The railway has been built to the Irish narrow gauge of three feet (0.915m) and runs for two miles along the track bed of the former Giant’s Causeway Tram.

  • There are also beaches at Portstewart and Port Ballintrae
  • Rathlin Island Tours (Ferry tickets available from the harbour at Ballycastle)
  • Wind Surfing
  • Watertop Open Farm (Tel: 028 2076 2576)
  • Children's Play Areas
  • Cinemas
  • Amusement Parks

Golf
    Bushfoot Royal Portrush
  • Bushfoot Golf Course
    Bushfoot Golf Club is within walking distance of Blackrock house and allows spectacular views of Blackrock strand and the Giants Causeway area. Tel: 028 2073 1317.

  • Ballycastle Golf Course
    Ballycastle Golf Club offers a full 18 hole, part links, part parkland, championship course open to both members and non-members all year round. Tel: 028 2076 2536 or visit their website at http://www.ballycastlegolfclub.com/.

  • Royal Portrush - 18 hole championship golf course
    Royal Portrush Golf Course is one of six golf courses within the local area. It was the venue for the first professional tournament in Ireland in 1895. Tel: 028 7082 2311 or visit their website at http://www.royalportrushgolfclub.com/.

  • Portstewart Golf Course - Portstewart (Tel: 028 7083 2015)

Angling
  • Salmon river angling on the River Bush - Day Tickets available Locally.
  • Deep sea fishing available from both Port Ballintrae and Portrush.
  • Fishing tackle and bait can be hired from Portrush and Bushmills.

Walking
  • Numerous walking routes are available in and around the Bushmills and Giant's Causeway areas, these are detailed in tourist information literature available from the local tourist information offices at the Causeway and at Portrush Dunluce Centre.

Walking Horse Riding
Horse Riding
  • Maddybenny Riding Centre
    Horse Riding is available locally. Lessons are also available. Contact Phillip White at Maddebenny Farm outsite Portrush on 028 7082 3394.

Eating Out
We recommend some of the following licensed eating houses that are located locally.
  • Bushmills Inn (Centre of Bushmills)
    Beautiful Inn with lots of character, bar meals are available as is fine dining, booking is essential for dinner and Sunday lunch (Tel. 028 2073 3000).

  • The Distillers Arms (Centre of Bushmills)
    Quiet contemporary bar / restaurant family friendly - booking is advisable (Tel. 028 2073 1044)

  • The Smugglers Inn (1 mile out of Bushmills towards the Giant's Causeway)
    Good food and child friendly, booking is essential (Tel. 028 2073 1577)

  • Causeway Hotel (at the Giant's Causeway)
    Hotel is well known for its traditional style of home cooking and value for money, highly recommended and family friendly. Booking advisable (Tel. 028 2073 1210)

  • Bayview Hotel, Portballintrae (1.5 miles out of bushmills)
    Beautiful location, good food and child friendly, booking advisable (Tel. 028 2073 4100)

  • The Harbour Bar (Portrush Harbour)
    Beautiful restaurant and bar with good atmosphere, great food. Advance bookings are not possible, so arrive before 7.00pm and staff will take your name while you wait in the bar area and call you when your table is ready, highly recommended and family friendly (Tel. 028 7082 2430)

  • The Ramore Winebar (adjacent to The Harbour Bar)
    Very contemporary dining, excellent food, advance bookings are not possible, so arrive before 7.00pm. If you call in earlier staff will take your name for your return later. (Tel. 028 7082 4313)

  • Coast (below the Ramore Winebar)
    Fantastic food, speciality is Italian, great value for money and very child friendly. Advance bookings are not possible, so arrive before 7.00pm to avoid the queues.

  • 55 Degrees North - Portrush
    Fabulous location at the edge of the East Strand, fine dining, booking is essential (Tel. 028 7082 2811)

  • 55 Degrees North Bistro (Downstairs)
    Excellent food, good value for money, very child friendly, advance bookings are not possible, so arrive before 7.00pm to avoid the queues.