Bushmills is a unique rural village often described as a 'characteristic' north Antrim village. It's foundations began as a simple strategic fording point on river Bush from which a settlement flourished during the revolution of water powered industries in the 1600s. 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.
The village also 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.