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  1. Bishop's Gate Hotel
    Boutique Hotel at the heart of Cathedral Quarter
  2. Cróga Tours
    Coach Holidays & Day Trips across UK & Ireland
  3. This  is an image of a mother and daughter buying the new sightseeing pass for Visit Derry in the Visit Derry Visitor Information Centre.
    The official sightseeing ticket to the Walled City.
  4. The Derry Girls Experience
    Now open at the Tower Museum

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  1. Visitor Pass
    The Visit Derry Pass is the Official Sightseeing ticket for the Walled City of Derry~Londonderry. Valid for one or two days the pass provides access to ten handpicked attractions, saving money on admission fees whilst seeing the best the city has to offer. You will also receive a Visit Derry map, local tips and offers to make sure you get the very most from your trip. Insightful and inspiring, the Visit Derry Pass is a winner for all ages and a great way to save money and time.
  2. For such a small corner of the world, you’ll find there’s very rarely a dull moment in the Walled City. That’s all part and parcel of this dynamic spot’s get up and go, and for you the visitor, it makes taking part in the life and soul of the place so much more fun. 2024 is set to be another fun-filled year of festivals and events. Check out what's on!
  3. There’s so much choice in Derry~Londonderry when it comes to choosing where to stay, with options available to suit everyone’s budget and taste.  So whether you want to stay in the heart of the city action, or somewhere a little quieter then you’ll have plenty to choose from.  From international hotel brands, boutique designer hotels right through to the best B&Bs, guest houses and self-catering accommodation in the country – we’ve got them in abundance.
  4. Food and Drink
    Whether you are looking for contemporary cuisine, a fine dining experience or your just re-fuelling the kids, you'll find it all in Derry! The local chefs are keen to use local produce, transforming it into a wonderful culinary delight for your gourmet pleasure. Our restaurants, bistros and brasseries will have you coming back for second helpings. The choice is remarkable for a city of its size.
  5. Special Offers
    Escape to the Walled City this season and enjoy some of the latest offers from our industry partners. Whether it's a quiet weekend getaway, a few nights away with friends, or break with the family, check out these offers and make the most of your stay in Derry~Londonderry.
  6. Shopping
    A shopping trip in Derry~Londonderry will most definitely not disappoint. From luxury boutique stores, to high street chains and our stunning craft shops, you’ll find everything you need and more. So whether you’re visiting the city to explore our historic 400-year-old Walls, award winning museums or even simply just to check out our social scene, make sure you swing by our shopping centres too.
  7. Tours
    Whether it’s a walking, taxi or boat tour you’re looking for – then we’ve got you covered! There are a wide range of walking tours available in the city from political and historical tours, right down to Derry Girls screen tours.
  8. Derry Girls Experience Tower Museum
    Visit the home of Derry Girls and discover where it all began! See original memorabilia from the hit show, like Erin’s diary, Aunt Sarah’s famous pyjamas and Ma Mary’s Woolworths sweater, not to mention the infamous Spice Girls costumes! Step into the set of the Quinn household and feel like one of the family. Sister Michael fan? Don’t miss your chance to sit on her chair and roll your eyes at anyone who crosses your path.
    1. collage image of products available on Visit Derry shop
      Check out our Online Shop and buy all your favourite goodies from the historic Walled City of Derry~Londonderry. From Derry Girls merch, ‘LegenDerry chocolate’ bars, books and cards to bespoke ‘I love Derry’ tote bags – we’ve got it all!
    2. Visitor Information Centre Opening Hours
      Spring Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am - 5pm.
    3. Maps and Brochures
      Familiarise yourself with our historic Walled City and download a map and Visitor Guide directly to your phone or laptop. There’s a lot to discover in the city, make sure you don’t miss out! A map or brochure will make your trip even easier. When you arrive, be sure to pop in to our brand new Visitor Information Centre where our friendly Visitor Information staff will be able to assist you during your visit and provide you with any maps or brochures you may need for your trip.
    4. Transport and Travel
      Getting to Derry~Londonderry has never been easier! Did you know that we’re just a three hour drive from Dublin and a 90 minute drive from Belfast. You can also reach us via our airport, City of Derry Airport, which has direct access from London Heathrow, Glasgow, Manchester and Birmingham; as well as new routes from Edinburgh and Liverpool commencing Nov 2024. Or, fly to Belfast International Airport or Dublin Airport and hop on the Aircoach, which will take you directly into the city centre.
    the Festival City

    Unlock the Walled City

    1. City Of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival
      Ireland’s biggest and best Jazz Festival - City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival - Keep your eyes peeled for details on 2025!
    2. Foyle Maritime Festival
      As one of the fastest growing festivals on the Calendar in Ireland, the award-winning Foyle Maritime Festival celebrates a legacy of maritime splendor on the banks of the River Foyle.
    3. The City of Derry International Choir Festival
      Featuring a brilliant line-up of concerts, choral trails, pub trails and more, The City of Derry International Choir Festival returns 23rd - 27th October 2024
    4. Our Walled City comes alive with ancient spirits welcoming you to join our Awakening. Fill yourself with folklore, feasting, and festivity, as Derry~Londonderry reopens the pathways of the Halloween travellers of the past.
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