Categories: Itineraries

Looking for inspiration for your next trip to the historic Walled City? then why not check out this 48 hour itinerary here and book your next LegenDerry adventure today! 

Getting Here:

Did you know that we're just a 90 minute drive from Belfast and three hour drive from Dublin. The Walled City has never been easier to access. We're the perfect base for exploring Derry and beyond; the Walled City, where the Wild Atlantic Way meets the Causeway Coastal Route. For more information on how to get here, click here. 

You've Arrived

Once you arrive, your first stop is to check into your accommodation. We have a wide range of hotels, B&Bs, and self catering accommodation available. If you're looking for some inspo, check them out here. And for Welcome Back offers, starting from just £85 per couple, check them out here. 

BRUNCH

You've dropped off your bags and settled into your accommodation, it's time to grab some food. There are loads of places to eat in Derry, we are know for our Legenderry food after all. Venture to Primrose on the Quay and enjoy a morning stroll along the beautiful Quay.

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WALKING TOUR

Go on a Walking Tour and discover the city. 

You'll enjoy exploring our Walled City, we're a compactable walking city with everything within easy reach. Why not take part in one of the many walking tours available, from historical tours, to Derry Girls screen tours, there's lots ot see and do. 

CRAFT VILLAGE 

Head to the Craft Village and check out the distinctive delights of the hidden jewel in Derry’s crown. It has lots to offer, including the quaintest of shops that sell the best in locally produced handmade products. Check out some of the shops here, including the Walled City Crafters and Number 19 Craft and Design.

Then, venture into the The Cottage Craft Gallery and Craft Shop and enjoy a spot of lunch and warm up by the open fire. 

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MUSEUMS 

Derry is a city with a story to tell, and with a plethora of museums on our doorsteps there's plenty to explore. 

Head to the Siege Museum and learn all about the story of the Siege of Londonderry in 1688-89 and the developments  of the Apprentice Boys Association. Or check out the Tower Museum and see it's two permanent exhibitions, 'The Story of Derry' and 'An Armada Shipwreck'. 

Visit the Bogside and explore the Peoples' Gallery and check out some of our world-famous murals. afterwards, visit the Museum of Free Derry and hear about the people's story of government oppression, the struggle for civil rights, the Battle of the Bogside, free Derry and Bloody Sunday.  

PEACE BRIDGE

Take a dander over the Peace Bridge. Designed to connect the two sides of the River Foyle, the Peace Bridge has become one of our must-see visitor attractions within the city. 

DINNER

Time for dinner. Dine in one of our award winning restaurants, like the Walled City Brewery.

DAY TWO

COFFEE SHOP

Start your day off with coffee from 9ine Hostages Coffee Co, trust us - you won't regret it! For more coffee shops, click here

STAND UP PADDLE BOARDING ON THE RIVER FOYLE

Time to try out Stand Up Paddle Boarding with Far and Wild. It's an experience like no other, as you discover the city from the outside in! 

LUNCH

You've most certainly worked up an appetite - now it's time to enjoy some lunch in one of the many fabulous eateries in and around the city, like The Scullery Cafe. 

HORSE RIDING

Take a ten minute car journey and escape to the countryside and enjoy some horse riding lessons with City of Derry Equestrian Centre. 

Or if you fancy going horse riding on the beach, then take a 20 minute drive out of the city to Crindle Stables in Limavady, there you'll be able to ride at Downhill beach, with the stunning backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean.  

BROOKE PARK

Before heading to dinner, why not take a stroll through the city's stunning Brooke Park. Located within walking distance of the city centre, the park is the perfect place to watch the sunset go down and work up an appetite. 

DINNER

There's plenty of places to enjoy good food in the Walled City, like Soda and Starch. It's intimate setting, in the Craft Village, brings to an end the perfect two day break.