In Pictures: Cameron at Bushmills Distillery

Prime Minister David Cameron smells a dram of whiskey as Manager of the Distillery Colum Egan explains the fragrance of whiskey during his visit to Bushmills distillery in Co Antrim as he continues a tour of the UK setting out the case for staying in the European Union. Photo: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Prime Minister David Cameron smells a dram of whiskey as Manager of the Distillery Colum Egan explains the fragrance of whiskey during his visit to Bushmills distillery in Co Antrim as he continues a tour of the UK setting out the case for staying in the European Union. Photo: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Pictures of David Cameron at Bushmills Distillery on the north Antrim coast:

The prime minister visited the famous site early on Saturday morning as part of his UK-wide tour campaigning for a Remain vote on the EU.

Prime Minister David Cameron shown the whiskey stills of Bushmills Distillery by manager Colum Egan (left) and Chairman David Gosnell during his visit to Bushmills distillery in Co Antrim as he continues a tour of the UK setting out the case for staying in the European Union. Photo: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Prime Minister David Cameron shown the whiskey stills of Bushmills Distillery by manager Colum Egan (left) and Chairman David Gosnell during his visit to Bushmills distillery in Co Antrim as he continues a tour of the UK setting out the case for staying in the European Union. Photo: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Mr Cameron toured the distillery in Co Antrim, where he was shown how barrels are sealed.

A spokeswoman for Old Bushmills Distillery said the firm was “delighted” to have hosted a visit by the prime minister.

“Old Bushmills Distillery is part of a global company, selling in global markets,” she added.

“We believe the matter of UK membership of the EU is for individual voters to decide on.”

Prime Minister David Cameron (centre left) during his visit to Bushmills distillery in Co Antrim as he continues a tour of the UK setting out the case for staying in the European Union. Photo: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Prime Minister David Cameron (centre left) during his visit to Bushmills distillery in Co Antrim as he continues a tour of the UK setting out the case for staying in the European Union. Photo: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The spokesomwan said: “Access to the EU market of 500 million people is important in a global context and will remain so.”

Later the prime minister travelled south to a dairy farm near Ahoghill.

He toured Ballybollan House and then spoke to farmers and took questions from them.

He said that the UK’s economy and farming industry were too closely linked to the EU to risk the “leap in the dark” of voting to quit the 28-nation bloc.

Prime Minister David Cameron signs a Bushmills Distillery whiskey barrel that will be sealed for 21 years as Chairman David Gosnell (left) looks on with Manager of the Distillery Colum Egan & Technical manager Helen Mulholland (right) during his visit to Bushmills distillery in Co Antrim as he continues a tour of the UK setting out the case for staying in the European Union. Photo: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Prime Minister David Cameron signs a Bushmills Distillery whiskey barrel that will be sealed for 21 years as Chairman David Gosnell (left) looks on with Manager of the Distillery Colum Egan & Technical manager Helen Mulholland (right) during his visit to Bushmills distillery in Co Antrim as he continues a tour of the UK setting out the case for staying in the European Union. Photo: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Video: David Cameron at dairy farm near Ahoghill

Prime Minister David Cameron with the Bushmills Distillery cooper and Chairman David Gosnell (left) during his visit to Bushmills distillery in Co Antrim. Photo: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Prime Minister David Cameron with the Bushmills Distillery cooper and Chairman David Gosnell (left) during his visit to Bushmills distillery in Co Antrim. Photo: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

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