The city has a wealth of outdoor activities to suit all ages and abilities. An urban destination located in an idyllic setting on the River Foyle with the backdrop of the Donegal hills the city is in close proximity to spectacular countryside, coastal routes and award-winning beaches that ensure there's always a reason to be out and about!
The River Foyle really is the vein that supplies the lifeblood to Derry and is also one of the richest fishing rivers in Europe, teeming with salmon and trout. Or why not venture to the fascinating country and forest parks throughout the area that are sure to inspire you to explore more of this great region e.g Learmount Forest Park, Ness Woods Country Park, Muff Glen and many more...
If cycling is your game, then you should follow the Foyle Valley CycleRoute, connecting the historic walled city to the border towns of Lifford and Strabane. The route comprises of a series of traffic-free paths and quiet country roads, which are a joy to ride. Or contact Far and Wild for some of their tailored events.
Tee off at the local parkland courses namely City of Derry, Foyle International and Faughan Valley Golf Courses. For the more challenging golfer sample some of the world’s most internationally renowned golf courses located on your doorstep, including Ballyliffin in Donegal and Royal Portrush - ranked as one of the world’s top twenty courses.