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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, Edinburgh, Manchester 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. Home of 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.

  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.
    1. 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
      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. All 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 in Derry-Londonderry.
      3. 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.
      4. 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.

      Embrace The Walled City 

      Highlights

      image of Brooke Park looking towards the city
      LocationDerry

      Brook Park is an 8 hectare public park located 1km NorthWest of the City Centre.

      Group on horseback leaving the stables as part of the Saddle Up by the Sea experience with Crindle Stables
      LocationLimavady

      Explore the beauty of the rugged Causeway Coast and Glens on horseback, where the Binevenagh…

      Umi
      LocationDerry

      We are an Asian fusion restaurant that serves sushi, dumplings, tapas style small plates with a…

      Group on the Peace Bridge in Derry~Londonderry with guide David from Derrie Danders
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      Combine sight-seeing and history on a fascinating guided stroll through the streets of…

      St Columb's Park
      LocationDerry

      St Columb's Park is a 70 acre park located on the Limavady Road.

      Group listening to the guide and enjoying the Beer Masterclass at the Walled City Brewery in Derry~Londondonderry
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      For craft beer aficionados, anyone with a thirst for a fun experience, or essentially anyone who…

      Photo of Codetta
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      Join award-winning, internationally-renowned Derry chamber choir Codetta for a late-night…

      Image of Phil Coulter
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      2022 marks the legendary Phil Coulter’s 80th birthday year and the 10th edition of the City of…

      Visit Derry Pass
      LocationDERRY

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

      Foodie City Cycle
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      Tuck into some of the leading foodie highlights on your guided spin with Far and Wild.

      McNamara Tours
      LocationLondonderry

      Catering for all types of groups and individuals; Historical Societies, Schools, Church Groups,…

      Carnival Parade
      LocationDerry

      Departing from Queen's Quay Car Park at 7pm, the Carnival Parade will bring the festival to a…

      Creggan Country Park
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      Creggan Country Park is a not for profit watersports, outdoor pursuits and angling facility based…

      Checkpoint Charlie, Derry
      LocationDerry

      Checkpoint Charlie is a unique gift and souvenir shop in the city centre. We stock bespoke, Derry…

      Derry Halloween
      LocationDerry~Londonerry

      From 28 - 31 October, Europe's Biggest Halloween Festival returns as The Walled City comes alive…

      Jimeoin looking to his left side, confused, against a  bold, light blue background.
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      A not-to-be-missed hilarious night of world-class stand-up comedy and pure-and-simple great Craic!

      Photo of Rajaton
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      The Finnish word Rajaton translates as "boundless" – accurately describing this six-voice a…

      Garden of Reflection
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

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

      An array of performers including acrobats, and dancers wearing sugar skull masks, amongst a vast crowd with their hands in the air. Background of a st
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      Like nothing you've ever seen before!

      White Horse Adventure
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      Listen to stories of locals, times gone by and nature as you trek whilst taking in panoramic views…

      Sea Safari and Marine Heritage Boat Trip

      Enjoy a two-hour sea safari tour with bird watching opportunities and  possibility of spotting…

      Derry's Famous Beer and Cheese Tour - Slow Adventure
      LocationLONDONDERRY

      Visit Northbound Brewery to get inside the life of working brewery, taste the brews on offer and…

      Lake of Shadows Hotel, Buncrana, Co.Donegal
      LocationBuncrana

      Situated in the heart of Buncrana town this Donegal Hotel has been operating for well over the last…

      Tracy's Bar Derry
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      A traditional Irish pub situated at the corner of two of Derry's most popular streets; William…

      More Highlights

      image of Brooke Park looking towards the city
      LocationDerry

      Brook Park is an 8 hectare public park located 1km NorthWest of the City Centre.

      Group on horseback leaving the stables as part of the Saddle Up by the Sea experience with Crindle Stables
      LocationLimavady

      Explore the beauty of the rugged Causeway Coast and Glens on horseback, where the Binevenagh…

      Umi
      LocationDerry

      We are an Asian fusion restaurant that serves sushi, dumplings, tapas style small plates with a…

      Group on the Peace Bridge in Derry~Londonderry with guide David from Derrie Danders
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      Combine sight-seeing and history on a fascinating guided stroll through the streets of…

      St Columb's Park
      LocationDerry

      St Columb's Park is a 70 acre park located on the Limavady Road.

      Group listening to the guide and enjoying the Beer Masterclass at the Walled City Brewery in Derry~Londondonderry
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      For craft beer aficionados, anyone with a thirst for a fun experience, or essentially anyone who…

      Photo of Codetta
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      Join award-winning, internationally-renowned Derry chamber choir Codetta for a late-night…

      Image of Phil Coulter
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      2022 marks the legendary Phil Coulter’s 80th birthday year and the 10th edition of the City of…

      Visit Derry Pass
      LocationDERRY

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

      Foodie City Cycle
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      Tuck into some of the leading foodie highlights on your guided spin with Far and Wild.

      McNamara Tours
      LocationLondonderry

      Catering for all types of groups and individuals; Historical Societies, Schools, Church Groups,…

      Carnival Parade
      LocationDerry

      Departing from Queen's Quay Car Park at 7pm, the Carnival Parade will bring the festival to a…

      Creggan Country Park
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      Creggan Country Park is a not for profit watersports, outdoor pursuits and angling facility based…

      Checkpoint Charlie, Derry
      LocationDerry

      Checkpoint Charlie is a unique gift and souvenir shop in the city centre. We stock bespoke, Derry…

      Derry Halloween
      LocationDerry~Londonerry

      From 28 - 31 October, Europe's Biggest Halloween Festival returns as The Walled City comes alive…

      Jimeoin looking to his left side, confused, against a  bold, light blue background.
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      A not-to-be-missed hilarious night of world-class stand-up comedy and pure-and-simple great Craic!

      Photo of Rajaton
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      The Finnish word Rajaton translates as "boundless" – accurately describing this six-voice a…

      Garden of Reflection
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

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

      An array of performers including acrobats, and dancers wearing sugar skull masks, amongst a vast crowd with their hands in the air. Background of a st
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      Like nothing you've ever seen before!

      White Horse Adventure
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      Listen to stories of locals, times gone by and nature as you trek whilst taking in panoramic views…

      Sea Safari and Marine Heritage Boat Trip

      Enjoy a two-hour sea safari tour with bird watching opportunities and  possibility of spotting…

      Derry's Famous Beer and Cheese Tour - Slow Adventure
      LocationLONDONDERRY

      Visit Northbound Brewery to get inside the life of working brewery, taste the brews on offer and…

      Lake of Shadows Hotel, Buncrana, Co.Donegal
      LocationBuncrana

      Situated in the heart of Buncrana town this Donegal Hotel has been operating for well over the last…

      Tracy's Bar Derry
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      A traditional Irish pub situated at the corner of two of Derry's most popular streets; William…

      More Highlights

      image of Brooke Park looking towards the city
      LocationDerry

      Brook Park is an 8 hectare public park located 1km NorthWest of the City Centre.

      Group on horseback leaving the stables as part of the Saddle Up by the Sea experience with Crindle Stables
      LocationLimavady

      Explore the beauty of the rugged Causeway Coast and Glens on horseback, where the Binevenagh…

      Umi
      LocationDerry

      We are an Asian fusion restaurant that serves sushi, dumplings, tapas style small plates with a…

      Group on the Peace Bridge in Derry~Londonderry with guide David from Derrie Danders
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      Combine sight-seeing and history on a fascinating guided stroll through the streets of…

      St Columb's Park
      LocationDerry

      St Columb's Park is a 70 acre park located on the Limavady Road.

      Group listening to the guide and enjoying the Beer Masterclass at the Walled City Brewery in Derry~Londondonderry
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      For craft beer aficionados, anyone with a thirst for a fun experience, or essentially anyone who…

      Photo of Codetta
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      Join award-winning, internationally-renowned Derry chamber choir Codetta for a late-night…

      Image of Phil Coulter
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      2022 marks the legendary Phil Coulter’s 80th birthday year and the 10th edition of the City of…

      Visit Derry Pass
      LocationDERRY

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

      Foodie City Cycle
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      Tuck into some of the leading foodie highlights on your guided spin with Far and Wild.

      McNamara Tours
      LocationLondonderry

      Catering for all types of groups and individuals; Historical Societies, Schools, Church Groups,…

      Carnival Parade
      LocationDerry

      Departing from Queen's Quay Car Park at 7pm, the Carnival Parade will bring the festival to a…

      Creggan Country Park
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      Creggan Country Park is a not for profit watersports, outdoor pursuits and angling facility based…

      Checkpoint Charlie, Derry
      LocationDerry

      Checkpoint Charlie is a unique gift and souvenir shop in the city centre. We stock bespoke, Derry…

      Derry Halloween
      LocationDerry~Londonerry

      From 28 - 31 October, Europe's Biggest Halloween Festival returns as The Walled City comes alive…

      Jimeoin looking to his left side, confused, against a  bold, light blue background.
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      A not-to-be-missed hilarious night of world-class stand-up comedy and pure-and-simple great Craic!

      Photo of Rajaton
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      The Finnish word Rajaton translates as "boundless" – accurately describing this six-voice a…

      Garden of Reflection
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

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

      An array of performers including acrobats, and dancers wearing sugar skull masks, amongst a vast crowd with their hands in the air. Background of a st
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      Like nothing you've ever seen before!

      White Horse Adventure
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      Listen to stories of locals, times gone by and nature as you trek whilst taking in panoramic views…

      Sea Safari and Marine Heritage Boat Trip

      Enjoy a two-hour sea safari tour with bird watching opportunities and  possibility of spotting…

      Derry's Famous Beer and Cheese Tour - Slow Adventure
      LocationLONDONDERRY

      Visit Northbound Brewery to get inside the life of working brewery, taste the brews on offer and…

      Lake of Shadows Hotel, Buncrana, Co.Donegal
      LocationBuncrana

      Situated in the heart of Buncrana town this Donegal Hotel has been operating for well over the last…

      Tracy's Bar Derry
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      A traditional Irish pub situated at the corner of two of Derry's most popular streets; William…

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