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Unlock the Walled City

  1. Embrace Your City Escape Offers
    Embrace Your City Escape with our amazing accommodation offers! Experience all the Walled City has to offer with offers starting from just £109 per couple. Check them out.
  2. City Escape Competition
    Win a weekend break for two to the Walled City of Derry~Londonderry.
  3. Things to Do
    There’s so much to discover in the Walled City with bucket loads of activities to suit all taste. Derry is home to it all. Discover our 400-year-old City Walls, award-winning museums and theatres or why not try your hand at one of our water attractions, like Stand Up Paddleboarding. Take a step through history and go on a walking tour – we promise they won’t disappoint.
  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 Stansted, Glasgow, Liverpool and Majorca. Or, fly to Belfast International Airport or Belfast City Airport and hop on the Airporter which will take you directly into the city centre.
  5. 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.
  6. Outdoor Adventures
    Feel the wind on your back and sun on your face as you enjoy a plethora of outdoor adventures in the city and region. From stand up paddle boarding on the beautiful River Foyle to adrenaline junkies and thrill seekers looking to pilot a hovercraft over grass and water at Limitless Adventure Centre, there’s plenty to do.
  7. Afternoon Tea
    Afternoon tea is the perfect experience for you and your pals on your weekend break to Derry~Londonderry and a great way to taste some of our amazing cuisine. Book your afternoon tea in the eloquent setting of some of our finest boutique hotels, or along the quay overlooking the River Foyle.
  8. Derry Girls
    Come and visit the place that inspired Derry Girl Lisa McGee’s award winning TV show. Enjoy a Derry Girls screen walking tour, taking you to some of the show’s most iconic filming locations. You'll also get the chance to get your selfie taken outside the famous Derry Girls Mural. Afterwards, enjoy a Derry Girls themed afternoon tea, featuring a cream horns, cones of chips, a crisp sarnie and more!
  9. These are the top ten reasons to Visit Derry and this is a picture of the Peace Bridge in Derry.

    There are so many great reasons to visit Derry~Londonderry but here’s a few suggestions.

    26 Apr 2021
  10. The Tower Museum houses two permanent exhibitions The Story of Derry and An Armada Shipwreck - La Trinidad Valencera as well as other temporary exhibitions. The top of the Museum provides an open air viewing facility in the heart of the city centre.
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  11. Fashioned in neo-gothic style, the Guildhall is one of the most striking buildings in the North West and was originally built in 1887. The building now boasts a multifaceted tourism experience providing a central hub for visitors exploring the city
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  12. 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.
  13. Headline Events
    Known as a 'festival city' there's plenty to keep you entertained on your next visit to the Walled City. So if it's theatre shows, music events, cultural weekends or even world-famous festivals, we have it all.
  14. 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.
  15. Recreation and Leisure
    From our giant 17th Century Walls, award winning museums, sumptuous spas and our shopping malls – we’re a city with lots of things to do and discover. So whatever the reason for your trip, you’ll be guaranteed a LegenDerry experience.

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Highlights

Visit Derry Pass
LocationDERRY

The Visit Derry Pass is the Official Sightseeing ticket for the Walled City of Derry~Londonderry.

The Grill Restaurant at the Everglades Hotel
LocationLondonderry

Hastings Everglades Grill Restaurant provides the ultimate experience in local culinary delights.…

Claudy Cycle Hire
LocationClaudy

Explore the North West of Ireland with Claudy Cycles, and make us your first choice for Cycle Hire.

Strabane Visitor Information Centre
LocationStrabane

The centre offers a wide range of information and services to visitors and locals alike.

Riversdale Leisure Centre
LocationStrabane

Riversdale Leisure Centre offers a wide range of activities and services ranging from swimming,…

17th Century City Walls
LocationDerry

Derry~Londonderry is the only remaining completely walled city in Ireland and is one of the finest…

Wild Atlantic Distillery & Gin School
LocationCastlederg

Meet the people behind the distillery in a fun and friendly environment just 15 miles from the Wild…

The Gobbins
LocationIslandmagee

On the thrilling Gobbins Experience, nature isn’t content to just sit back and be admired. It…

Royal Portrush Golf Club
LocationPortrush

Founded in 1888, the legendary Royal Portrush Golf Club has two Championship Courses - the renowned…

Hill of The O’Neill and Ranfurly House Arts & Visitor Centre
LocationDungannon

Discover the history of the O’Neills, the Flight of the Earls and the Plantation of Ulster at the…

Caterina's Bistro - Da Vinci's
LocationLondonderry

Enjoy a foodie experience like no other at Da Vinci's Hotel, Derry. Caterina's Bistro offers award…

Duncreggan Student Village
LocationLondonderry

Large number of apartments available in a secure location- perfect for large groups requiring…

Foyleside Shopping Centre
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Largest shopping centre in the North West of Ireland: 50 shops including M&S, Dunnes, H&M, Next,…

Quayside Centre
LocationDerry

Quayside Centre is centrally located in Derry~Londonderry, along the banks of the Foyle. At…

Colmcille logo
LocationDerry

1500 years ago, one of Ireland’s most famous sons was born in Gartan, Co. Donegal. With strong…

The Old Docks Bar & Grill
LocationDerry-Londonderry

New Bar & Grill opened in Derry-Londonderry.

Dart Mountain Cheese
LocationDERRY

Dart Mountain Cheese make a range of award-winning in small batches using the finest local milk. We…

Walled City Markets
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Derry City & Strabane District Council is delighted to welcome back the Walled City Market on the…

Garden of Reflection
LocationDerry~Londonderry

The City Centre Garden of Reflection project is a partnership between Inner City Trust, Derry and…

Brit Movie Tours
LocationDerry/Londonderry

Brit Movie Tours is the premier provider of Film and TV location sightseeing tours in the UK. We…

The Jungle NI
LocationMoneymore

Nestled in an enchanting woodland in the very heart of Northern Ireland, just 45 minutes from…

Millennium Forum
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Built just inside the walled area on Newmarket Street is the Millennium Forum, opened in 2001. The…

Erin Cottage
LocationLondonderry

In the heart of Derry, within it’s historic City walls and opposite St Columb’s Cathedral lies a…

Sion Stables - Museum
LocationSion Mills

Sion Stables is a visitor attraction located in the historic linen village of Sion Mills on the A5,…

More Highlights

Visit Derry Pass
LocationDERRY

The Visit Derry Pass is the Official Sightseeing ticket for the Walled City of Derry~Londonderry.

The Grill Restaurant at the Everglades Hotel
LocationLondonderry

Hastings Everglades Grill Restaurant provides the ultimate experience in local culinary delights.…

Claudy Cycle Hire
LocationClaudy

Explore the North West of Ireland with Claudy Cycles, and make us your first choice for Cycle Hire.

Strabane Visitor Information Centre
LocationStrabane

The centre offers a wide range of information and services to visitors and locals alike.

Riversdale Leisure Centre
LocationStrabane

Riversdale Leisure Centre offers a wide range of activities and services ranging from swimming,…

17th Century City Walls
LocationDerry

Derry~Londonderry is the only remaining completely walled city in Ireland and is one of the finest…

Wild Atlantic Distillery & Gin School
LocationCastlederg

Meet the people behind the distillery in a fun and friendly environment just 15 miles from the Wild…

The Gobbins
LocationIslandmagee

On the thrilling Gobbins Experience, nature isn’t content to just sit back and be admired. It…

Royal Portrush Golf Club
LocationPortrush

Founded in 1888, the legendary Royal Portrush Golf Club has two Championship Courses - the renowned…

Hill of The O’Neill and Ranfurly House Arts & Visitor Centre
LocationDungannon

Discover the history of the O’Neills, the Flight of the Earls and the Plantation of Ulster at the…

Caterina's Bistro - Da Vinci's
LocationLondonderry

Enjoy a foodie experience like no other at Da Vinci's Hotel, Derry. Caterina's Bistro offers award…

Duncreggan Student Village
LocationLondonderry

Large number of apartments available in a secure location- perfect for large groups requiring…

Foyleside Shopping Centre
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Largest shopping centre in the North West of Ireland: 50 shops including M&S, Dunnes, H&M, Next,…

Quayside Centre
LocationDerry

Quayside Centre is centrally located in Derry~Londonderry, along the banks of the Foyle. At…

Colmcille logo
LocationDerry

1500 years ago, one of Ireland’s most famous sons was born in Gartan, Co. Donegal. With strong…

The Old Docks Bar & Grill
LocationDerry-Londonderry

New Bar & Grill opened in Derry-Londonderry.

Dart Mountain Cheese
LocationDERRY

Dart Mountain Cheese make a range of award-winning in small batches using the finest local milk. We…

Walled City Markets
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Derry City & Strabane District Council is delighted to welcome back the Walled City Market on the…

Garden of Reflection
LocationDerry~Londonderry

The City Centre Garden of Reflection project is a partnership between Inner City Trust, Derry and…

Brit Movie Tours
LocationDerry/Londonderry

Brit Movie Tours is the premier provider of Film and TV location sightseeing tours in the UK. We…

The Jungle NI
LocationMoneymore

Nestled in an enchanting woodland in the very heart of Northern Ireland, just 45 minutes from…

Millennium Forum
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Built just inside the walled area on Newmarket Street is the Millennium Forum, opened in 2001. The…

Erin Cottage
LocationLondonderry

In the heart of Derry, within it’s historic City walls and opposite St Columb’s Cathedral lies a…

Sion Stables - Museum
LocationSion Mills

Sion Stables is a visitor attraction located in the historic linen village of Sion Mills on the A5,…

More Highlights

Visit Derry Pass
LocationDERRY

The Visit Derry Pass is the Official Sightseeing ticket for the Walled City of Derry~Londonderry.

The Grill Restaurant at the Everglades Hotel
LocationLondonderry

Hastings Everglades Grill Restaurant provides the ultimate experience in local culinary delights.…

Claudy Cycle Hire
LocationClaudy

Explore the North West of Ireland with Claudy Cycles, and make us your first choice for Cycle Hire.

Strabane Visitor Information Centre
LocationStrabane

The centre offers a wide range of information and services to visitors and locals alike.

Riversdale Leisure Centre
LocationStrabane

Riversdale Leisure Centre offers a wide range of activities and services ranging from swimming,…

17th Century City Walls
LocationDerry

Derry~Londonderry is the only remaining completely walled city in Ireland and is one of the finest…

Wild Atlantic Distillery & Gin School
LocationCastlederg

Meet the people behind the distillery in a fun and friendly environment just 15 miles from the Wild…

The Gobbins
LocationIslandmagee

On the thrilling Gobbins Experience, nature isn’t content to just sit back and be admired. It…

Royal Portrush Golf Club
LocationPortrush

Founded in 1888, the legendary Royal Portrush Golf Club has two Championship Courses - the renowned…

Hill of The O’Neill and Ranfurly House Arts & Visitor Centre
LocationDungannon

Discover the history of the O’Neills, the Flight of the Earls and the Plantation of Ulster at the…

Caterina's Bistro - Da Vinci's
LocationLondonderry

Enjoy a foodie experience like no other at Da Vinci's Hotel, Derry. Caterina's Bistro offers award…

Duncreggan Student Village
LocationLondonderry

Large number of apartments available in a secure location- perfect for large groups requiring…

Foyleside Shopping Centre
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Largest shopping centre in the North West of Ireland: 50 shops including M&S, Dunnes, H&M, Next,…

Quayside Centre
LocationDerry

Quayside Centre is centrally located in Derry~Londonderry, along the banks of the Foyle. At…

Colmcille logo
LocationDerry

1500 years ago, one of Ireland’s most famous sons was born in Gartan, Co. Donegal. With strong…

The Old Docks Bar & Grill
LocationDerry-Londonderry

New Bar & Grill opened in Derry-Londonderry.

Dart Mountain Cheese
LocationDERRY

Dart Mountain Cheese make a range of award-winning in small batches using the finest local milk. We…

Walled City Markets
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Derry City & Strabane District Council is delighted to welcome back the Walled City Market on the…

Garden of Reflection
LocationDerry~Londonderry

The City Centre Garden of Reflection project is a partnership between Inner City Trust, Derry and…

Brit Movie Tours
LocationDerry/Londonderry

Brit Movie Tours is the premier provider of Film and TV location sightseeing tours in the UK. We…

The Jungle NI
LocationMoneymore

Nestled in an enchanting woodland in the very heart of Northern Ireland, just 45 minutes from…

Millennium Forum
LocationDerry~Londonderry

Built just inside the walled area on Newmarket Street is the Millennium Forum, opened in 2001. The…

Erin Cottage
LocationLondonderry

In the heart of Derry, within it’s historic City walls and opposite St Columb’s Cathedral lies a…

Sion Stables - Museum
LocationSion Mills

Sion Stables is a visitor attraction located in the historic linen village of Sion Mills on the A5,…

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