7th-9th JUNE 2019

Bushmills Salmon 
& Whiskey Festival

The Salmon & Whiskey festival, which celebrates the local heritage and fine produce in the area, returns on Friday 7th with the Bushmills Banquet, then on Saturday 8th June and Sunday 9th June.

Two days of fantastic entertainment and activities will spread across Bushmills Main Street, Millennium Park, Bushmills Distillery and The Salmon Fisheries.

Saturday 8th June

Celebrity Chef: Ian Orr 
live cookery demonstrations

Download the full festival programme for demonstration times

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Join us from 7th-9th June for fantastic foodie fun!

bring the family, try some new food, see some new sights and have a wonderful foodie experience!

BUSHMILLS DISTILLERY

Settled on the banks of the river you’ll find the oldest working distillery in Ireland – a place where family and friends have worked for generations. For over 400 years, it has kept to the philosophy that hand crafting small batches is the way to produce beautifully smooth tasting Irish whiskey.


Free whiskey tasting tours
Saturday: 10:00-3:30pm
Sunday 12:00-3:30pm


(tickets allocated on the day. Over 18s only)

SALMON FISHERIES

It’s the International Year of the Salmon and The River Bush Salmon Station have plenty in store for this year’s festival!

Throughout the weekend there will be a range of exciting free talks and tours such as ‘The Cycle of Wild Atlantic Salmon’ , Ecology of the River, Fish Anatomy and the History of the Station in Bushmills – that’s just to name a few!

There’s loads more, so scroll down to download the full programme and find out what else is taking place at the Salmon Fisheries during the festival weekend.

CELEBRITY AND LOCAL CHEFS

This year’s line-up of professional foodie demonstrations includes Celebrity Chef Ian Orr (Chef Patron of Browns Bonds Hill Group) who intends to whet your appetites on Saturday 8th June.

Sunday 9th June sees this year’s fantastic local Chefs who will showcase their talents including Trudy Brolly ~ Ocho Tapas, Pol Shields ~ Marine Hotel, and Kevin Farren ~ Bayview Hotel! 


For full timings and schedules, download the programme below!

STAY

Hotels, self-catering, guest houses, and more. Find a place to rest your head in the Causeway Coast and Glens.

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SEE & DO

Learn more about the attractions which make the Causeway Coastal Route an exciting destination.

BROWSE ACTIVITIES AND ATTRACTIONS
FAQs

Frequently asked questions, including traffic and transport information, for this year’s Bushmills Salmon and Whiskey Festival.

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Download the programme 

See the full schedule of fun – hit the download button!

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE

Causeway Coastal Route

Hailed as one of the greatest drives of all time, the Causeway Coastal Route offers breathtaking scenery and stunning beauty around every corner. Discover it for yourself when you journey to Northern Ireland for Live at The 148th Open this summer

The Giant’s Causeway

The iconic Giant’s Causeway is a geological wonder and home to a wealth of history and legend. Follow in the footsteps of giants at Northern Ireland’s iconic UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

Suspended almost 100 ft above sea level, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge was first erected by salmon fisherman 350 years ago. It’s not for the faint-hearted, but the views are spectacular!

Dunluce Castle

The iconic Dunluce Castle bears witness to a long and tumultuous history. Built on the dramatic cliffs of north County Antrim by the MacQuillan family around 1500, the earliest written record of the castle was in 1513.

LET US DO THE WORK!

Contact Coleraine Visitor Information Centre, where friendly and knowledgeable staff will search for accommodation to meet your needs AND book it for you there and then if you wish.


Tell us what you are looking for and we will find it!

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SEE & DO

From coasteering and kayaking, to hovercrafting and running tours, there’s an abundance of adventurous activities to sink your teeth in to in the Causeway Coast and Glens.


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