2 Hostels in Bushmills, Northern Ireland

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Bushmills, Northern Ireland. You can choose from 2 Bushmills hostels. In total, there are 2 cheap places to stay in Bushmills such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $24 for a dorm.

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Get to know Bushmills (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Bushmills. To help you make friends with Bushmills before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!


A small town, mostly popular because of its whiskey distillery, Bushmills has some interesting attractions to offer a visitor. But its location near many other popular Northern Ireland destinations is what makes it worth staying in a hostel here. Tour buses often frequent the town, laden with older, wizened travelers eager to stop off and take a tour of the distillery and soak in some history (and whiskey!).

The best way to get to and from the Bushmills is by car, but bus and train connections are possible, and you can get around to other attractions via the train or the bus. Summer tends to have more frequent departures. It is reasonably easy to get around from your Bushmills hostel in town as well. There is a Co-Op store for groceries, and other local necessities (post office or pharmacy) within Bushmills, making it easy on the traveler (especially one without a car).

Although it isn't very big, Bushmills has a long history, mostly revolving around the Bushmill Whiskey Distillery, which is worth checking out; once you've done that, be sure to venture from the town to the Giant's Causeway (which has fascinated humans for ages and inspired all sorts of legendary stories about giants) or Dunlance Castle (which is featured on many Northern Ireland postcards and on travel advertisements). Giant's Causeway now charges a fair admission price, but those with a National Trust membership can get in for free.

Spend your evening in a pub (most public houses are very historic and have long thrilling past occupants) and enjoy the rich Irish charm that the Bushmills has to offer.

Written by local enthusiast for Bushmills hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Bushmills hostels Emily Schreiber

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FAQ about Bushmills Hostels

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Your Packing List for Bushmills

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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