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Bushmills

(3.8/5 based on 11,000+ reviews for top 10 attractions)
Things to do: nature, breweries, scenic drive
Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK. Bushmills had 1,319 inhabitants in the 2001 Census. It is located from Belfast, from Ballycastle and from Coleraine. The village owes its name to the River Bush and to a large watermill that was built there in the early 17th century.DemographyBushmills is classified as a village by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA). On Census day (29 April 2001) there were 1,319 people living in Bushmills. Of these: 19.9% were aged under 16 and 22.1% were aged 60 and over49.2% of the population were male and 50.8% were femaleIn popular musicOld Bushmills is mentioned in Tom Waits' song "Tom Traubert's Blues". Also mentioned in Neon Cathedral by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - "Bushmills for a band-aid". Corb Lund's "Time to Switch to Whiskey" mentions Bushmills along with Jameson's and Tullamore DewIn not-so-popular musicBushmills is mentions in NOFX's "Theme From a NOFX Album" on "Pump Up the Valuum". The main chorus begins with "Buy me a Becks beer or pass me a bong. Gimmie some Bushmills, I'll sing you this song."
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B&Bs and family inns line High Street, which dominates this quaint town. For luxury and views of the surrounding countryside, consider the Bushmills Golf Resort area. The area's attractions are centrally located or easily reached from the center, so hotel accommodations in this area are both convenient and scenic.
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