Bushmills for Father's Day!

The Designerie, Bushmills.  Creative Design for gifts and homeware.  Showcasing Crafters and Makers from the North Coast of Ireland.

Setting aside a day on the calendar to celebrate our fathers, grandfathers and father figures is such a special way to show our love, gratitude and appreciation. 

With Father’s Day 2022 fast approaching (19th June), we know how difficult it can be to think of what to give or what to do. Thankfully, we’ve got you covered! Here’s our list of places to stop or shop, to make this Father’s Day that little bit extra special.

The Designerie and Makers House

Designerie Bushmills Craft Gifts

A great place to start, The Designerie offers a range of carefully handcrafted items that are rich in quality and uniqueness. With photos, art, stationery, cuff links and even bow ties, the only difficulty you’ll have is knowing which item to choose from! Products from our shop here at The Designerie are guaranteed to put a smile on any man’s face, before you treat him to a well-deserved meal.

Call in store or visit or website for more ideas here

Our creative hub Makers House is full of ideas for Father's Day - newest addition Pat Brown of Bare Leaf Wood & Leather Makers has a great selection of products. Or why not check out Laura McIlveen Photography for some beautiful framed images! 

For more information on Makers House click here

Bushmills Distillery

2 Distillery Rd, Bushmills, BT57 8XH

For whiskey connoisseurs, why not treat your father figure to a visit to the oldest licensed whiskey distillery in the world? For £10 per person, give the experiential gift of seeing first-hand how the Old Bushmills Distillery has crafted its whiskey for the last 400 years. Complete the day with a tasting you won’t be quick to forget!

Visit here to book your tour.

 

The Giants Causeway

44 Causeway Road, Bushmills, BT57 8SU

Surrounded by panoramic views of the dark blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean, The Giant’s Causeway is known to the Irish as the 8th Wonder of the World. With hourly tours available, the beauty of The Giant’s Causeway is the perfect backdrop for creating memories with your father figure.

Visit here to book your tour.

 

The Distiller Arms and Tartine Restaurant

140 Main St, Bushmills, BT57 8QE

Treat your father figure to a drink and meal at The Distiller Arms, Bushmills’ award-winning pub. Marrying fine-dining and comfort, the Tartine Restaurant has a selection of 3 locally decorated areas. With attentive service and a relaxing atmosphere, a trip to The Distiller Arms and Tartine Restaurant is a surefire way to enjoy any Father’s Day celebration. 

 Visit here to find out more.

 

Dunluce Castle

87 Dunluce Rd, Bushmills BT57 8UY

Regular opening hours- February to November 9.30am-5pm

£6

Is your father figure interested in History, Photography or a die-hard Game of Thrones fan? Visit the stunning Dunluce Castle and House of Greyjoy and take a walk around the ruins together. The ruins date back to the 16th and 17th centuries when Clan McDonnell overthrew their rivals, the McQuillans, the Lords of the Route. Inside, there are historical and archaeological exhibitions on display for you to view, ensure to take the stairs and explore the picturesque Mermaid’s Cave underneath too.  

Visit here to find out more.

 

The Bushmills Inn Hotel & Restaurant

9 Dunluce Rd, Bushmills, BT57 8QG

Finding its home in the heart of the Causeway Coast, this 4-star boutique hotel is the ideal spot for a Father’s Day getaway. With al fresco dining available, guests can find traditional Sunday carvery lunches, traditional pub grub and a selection of the high-quality whiskey, craft beers and locally distilled gin that the area has to offer. 

Visit here to find out more.

 

Market Square

Main Street, Bushmills 

 

 

Market Square owned by Neil  is a licensed cafe restaurant. Menus change daily, depending on what is in season, fresh & in stock from local suppliers. Call in for a lovely brunch, lunch or cocktail!

 

 

Visit here out more.

Finish the day off by going for a walk, watching your dad’s favourite film or having a game night with his favourite snacks and beverages.