Thursday July 9, 2020

Seize the thrones

Bushmills is the perfect base to explore the stunning Antrim coastline, tour filming spots and savour a single malt

21st August, 2016
Dunluce Castle, near the Giantss Causeway: seat of the House of Greyjoy Pic: NITB

We are travelling through torrents of July rain into Co Antrim when Him Indoors, who is driving, begins to display untoward levels of animation.

“Nearly there!” he says excitedly. I reply: “Eh, we’re actually a good 40 minutes away.” We’re heading to Bushmills, in whiskey country, for a few days away.

Suddenly, he swerves and takes a turn off, belting the car up a side road. “Dark Hedges,”...

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