Bushmills is a unique rural settlement often described as a 'characteristic'  north Antrim village.  It's foundations began as a simple strategic crossing point  on river Bush from which  the village  flourished during the revolution of water powered industries. This led  to the village becoming one of the key commercial locations along the north coast.  Today the  village has over eighty listed building of architectural importance which reflect the towns rich built heritage,, it is also a designated a conservation area.

 

It provides a destination arrival hub for visitors  to the Unesco World Heritage Site at the Giant's Causeway and is  home to the Old Bushmills Whiskey Distillery founded in 1608.  As a  river crossing point on  the designated Causeway Coastal Route, it  provides a natural stopping point for travellers.

 

Throughout the village you will find twenty heritage plaques with QR Codes developed through voluntary community action, if you scan these more information will appear via the internet about that particular building, location or artwork. The list of locations  can be found on the QR Code Locations menu above.  For  more information  visit the  Causeway Coastal Route website.