Social Programmes

The social programme is a vital element of any conference programme. Derry/Londonderry is an exciting and vibrant city with a range of activities, which can appeal to all ages and tastes

SampleTour(s) of Derry

Open Top Bus Tour

Enjoy a comprehensive tour of the city onboard one of our open top buses. The tour incorporates both the Cityside and Waterside areas and takes in some fantastic views over the city of Derry.
Duration of Tour: Approx 1 hour

Mayor’s Reception in the Guildhall

The Guildhall is the perfect setting to welcome your delegates to the city of Derry. Delegates will have the opportunity to enjoy a drinks reception hosted by the mayor and have a tour of this neo-gothic style building.
Duration: Approx 1 hour

Inner City Guided Walking Tour of the City

Take a walk around the only completely walled city in Ireland today. These 17th century walls are over a mile in circumference and the tour can include visits to the Guildhall, St. Columb’s Cathedral and the craft village.
Duration of Tour: Approx 1.5-2.0 hours

Tour of the Tower Museum

Major exhibition telling the story of the Spanish Armada’s journey around the Irish Coast.
Duration of Tour: Approx 1.5 hours

Giant's Causeway & Antrim Coast

Giants Causeway

The Giant’s Causeway is at the heart of the Atlantic coastline. Enjoy a guided tour of the Causeway itself and a look at the visitor centre located within the grounds. The Causeway coast also boasts beautiful beaches, lively resorts, world-class golf and an array of attractions such as Dunluce Castle, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge and the Antrim Glens.

Bushmills Distillery

The Bushmills Distillery is the oldest licensed whiskey distillery in the world, established in 1608. A one hour guided tour of the distillery will educate delegates on the craft and skills of making an Irish Single Malt whiskey.

Ulster American Folk Park & Fermanagh Lakelands

Ulster American Folk Park

The Folk Park is a living history museum of emigration which tells the story of the millions of people who emigrated from these shores throughout the 18th & 19th Centuries.

Fermanagh Lakelands

Fermanagh boasts one of the most uncongested lakes in Europe – Lough Erne. The Erne is made up of two channels, the lower and the upper Loughs. To discover the true character of the Erne, charter a cruiser from one of the many hire companies and meander your way through the Lakeland paradise. Where the two Loughs meet stands the island town of Enniskillen, also known as the county town.

Co.Donegal & Glenveagh National Park


To the west of Derry you will find the beautiful and unspoilt county of Donegal, with its miles of sandy beaches and dramatic coastline.Highlights include Grianan an Ailigh, Doagh Visitor Centre, Lifford Old Courthouse, Ininshowen Maritime Museum, Cairn Visitor Centre, Fort Dunree Military Museum and.....

Glenveagh National Park

Situated in northwest Donegal, the core area of Glenveagh National Park was formerly an enormous private estate of over 9,500 hectares in extent. At present the park now includes elements of another large estate and has a total area of over 16,500 hectares, making it Ireland’s

For more detailed information on social and partner programmes please contact Derry Visitor & Convention Bureau
Email: conference@derryvisitor.com


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