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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. 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. 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.
      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.

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      Highlights

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      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      Celtronic returns for the 22nd year with an amazing lineup of the best electronic music artists…

      This image contains details of the Foyle Obon Japanese Festival taking place on Saturday 28th May from 5.30pm at The Playtrail.
      LocationDerry

      In Japan, Obon is one of the most important annual festivals, combining family, food, dance and…

      An image of Amelia Earhart with dates commemorating her transatlantic solo flight.
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      On May 21, 1932, 34-year-old Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic solo,…

      Poster for Coronas upcoming concert in Derry~Londonderry with support from Ryan McMullan
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      Live@thesquare presents The Coronas Saturday 28th May 2022

      The image shows the O'Neill's Foyle Cup logo

      O'Neill's Foyle Cup is back for 2022. Ireland's premier youth soccer event will attract hundred…

      Visit Derry Pass
      LocationDERRY

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

      Poster promoting Nile Rodgers & Chic upcoming concert on June 26th 2022
      LocationDerry

      Celtronic have announced that legendary hitmaker Nile Rodgers and his group Chic will return for a…

      Poster detailing dates for this years Every Voice Festival
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      The Every Voice Festival returns 20th - 26th June 2022 Allegri and Orchestra NorthWest will…

      Donegal Wild Atlantic Marathon

      The Donegal Wild Atlantic Marathon Voted “The Most Scenic  Marathon in the World” by it’s runners…

      image of Brooke Park looking towards the city
      LocationDerry

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

      Cathal Breslin, Pianist & Sabrina Hu, Flutist
      LocationDerry

      The Walled City Music Festival returns June 2022

      Poster for Stendhall Festival 30th June - 2nd July 2022
      LocationLimavady

      Roll up, Roll up the Amazing Stendhal Festival, returns for 2022. Kick start your summer with…

      St Columb's Park
      LocationDerry

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

      In Your Space Circus
      LocationDerry

      In Your Space Circus is a circus school and street theatre company. We work with people of all ages…

      Anchor Bar Londonderry
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      One of the oldest family run bars in Derry and steeped in history. With friendly staff and relaxing…

      Dart Mountain Cheese
      LocationDERRY

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

      Brooke Park Leisure Centre
      LocationDerry

      Leisure centre including main hall, two squash courts, fitness suite,steam room, tennis courts,…

      D. Cooley Jewellers
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      We are the sole producers of the Derry History Jewellery inscribed with 8 icons of various aspects…

      Foyle Maritime Festival
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      Get ready for summer 2022, when the most highly anticipated maritime event in the North West of…

      Our Place in Space - In Your Space Circus Performances
      LocationDERRY

      Our Place in Space, part of UNBOXED: Creativity in the UK, is an epic scale model of the solar…

      The Pickled Duck Cafe
      LocationDerry

      The Pickled Duck is a new addition to Derry’s cafe scene on a prime location on the Guildhall…

      The Gate Bistro and Cocktail Bar
      LocationDerry/Londonderry

      Order cocktails or a bottle of fine wine, the perfect accompaniment to our any of the delicious…

      Bogside History Tours
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      We offer a walking tour of Derry Bogside that gives students and tourists a first hand and on-site…

      Waterfoot Restaurant
      LocationLondonderry

      Be prepared to be impressed with the dining experience at The Waterfoot Restaurant. Renowned for…

      More Highlights

      Poster for Celtronic 2022
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      Celtronic returns for the 22nd year with an amazing lineup of the best electronic music artists…

      This image contains details of the Foyle Obon Japanese Festival taking place on Saturday 28th May from 5.30pm at The Playtrail.
      LocationDerry

      In Japan, Obon is one of the most important annual festivals, combining family, food, dance and…

      An image of Amelia Earhart with dates commemorating her transatlantic solo flight.
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      On May 21, 1932, 34-year-old Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic solo,…

      Poster for Coronas upcoming concert in Derry~Londonderry with support from Ryan McMullan
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      Live@thesquare presents The Coronas Saturday 28th May 2022

      The image shows the O'Neill's Foyle Cup logo

      O'Neill's Foyle Cup is back for 2022. Ireland's premier youth soccer event will attract hundred…

      Visit Derry Pass
      LocationDERRY

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

      Poster promoting Nile Rodgers & Chic upcoming concert on June 26th 2022
      LocationDerry

      Celtronic have announced that legendary hitmaker Nile Rodgers and his group Chic will return for a…

      Poster detailing dates for this years Every Voice Festival
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      The Every Voice Festival returns 20th - 26th June 2022 Allegri and Orchestra NorthWest will…

      Donegal Wild Atlantic Marathon

      The Donegal Wild Atlantic Marathon Voted “The Most Scenic  Marathon in the World” by it’s runners…

      image of Brooke Park looking towards the city
      LocationDerry

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

      Cathal Breslin, Pianist & Sabrina Hu, Flutist
      LocationDerry

      The Walled City Music Festival returns June 2022

      Poster for Stendhall Festival 30th June - 2nd July 2022
      LocationLimavady

      Roll up, Roll up the Amazing Stendhal Festival, returns for 2022. Kick start your summer with…

      St Columb's Park
      LocationDerry

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

      In Your Space Circus
      LocationDerry

      In Your Space Circus is a circus school and street theatre company. We work with people of all ages…

      Anchor Bar Londonderry
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      One of the oldest family run bars in Derry and steeped in history. With friendly staff and relaxing…

      Dart Mountain Cheese
      LocationDERRY

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

      Brooke Park Leisure Centre
      LocationDerry

      Leisure centre including main hall, two squash courts, fitness suite,steam room, tennis courts,…

      D. Cooley Jewellers
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      We are the sole producers of the Derry History Jewellery inscribed with 8 icons of various aspects…

      Foyle Maritime Festival
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      Get ready for summer 2022, when the most highly anticipated maritime event in the North West of…

      Our Place in Space - In Your Space Circus Performances
      LocationDERRY

      Our Place in Space, part of UNBOXED: Creativity in the UK, is an epic scale model of the solar…

      The Pickled Duck Cafe
      LocationDerry

      The Pickled Duck is a new addition to Derry’s cafe scene on a prime location on the Guildhall…

      The Gate Bistro and Cocktail Bar
      LocationDerry/Londonderry

      Order cocktails or a bottle of fine wine, the perfect accompaniment to our any of the delicious…

      Bogside History Tours
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      We offer a walking tour of Derry Bogside that gives students and tourists a first hand and on-site…

      Waterfoot Restaurant
      LocationLondonderry

      Be prepared to be impressed with the dining experience at The Waterfoot Restaurant. Renowned for…

      More Highlights

      Poster for Celtronic 2022
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      Celtronic returns for the 22nd year with an amazing lineup of the best electronic music artists…

      This image contains details of the Foyle Obon Japanese Festival taking place on Saturday 28th May from 5.30pm at The Playtrail.
      LocationDerry

      In Japan, Obon is one of the most important annual festivals, combining family, food, dance and…

      An image of Amelia Earhart with dates commemorating her transatlantic solo flight.
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      On May 21, 1932, 34-year-old Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic solo,…

      Poster for Coronas upcoming concert in Derry~Londonderry with support from Ryan McMullan
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      Live@thesquare presents The Coronas Saturday 28th May 2022

      The image shows the O'Neill's Foyle Cup logo

      O'Neill's Foyle Cup is back for 2022. Ireland's premier youth soccer event will attract hundred…

      Visit Derry Pass
      LocationDERRY

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

      Poster promoting Nile Rodgers & Chic upcoming concert on June 26th 2022
      LocationDerry

      Celtronic have announced that legendary hitmaker Nile Rodgers and his group Chic will return for a…

      Poster detailing dates for this years Every Voice Festival
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      The Every Voice Festival returns 20th - 26th June 2022 Allegri and Orchestra NorthWest will…

      Donegal Wild Atlantic Marathon

      The Donegal Wild Atlantic Marathon Voted “The Most Scenic  Marathon in the World” by it’s runners…

      image of Brooke Park looking towards the city
      LocationDerry

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

      Cathal Breslin, Pianist & Sabrina Hu, Flutist
      LocationDerry

      The Walled City Music Festival returns June 2022

      Poster for Stendhall Festival 30th June - 2nd July 2022
      LocationLimavady

      Roll up, Roll up the Amazing Stendhal Festival, returns for 2022. Kick start your summer with…

      St Columb's Park
      LocationDerry

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

      In Your Space Circus
      LocationDerry

      In Your Space Circus is a circus school and street theatre company. We work with people of all ages…

      Anchor Bar Londonderry
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      One of the oldest family run bars in Derry and steeped in history. With friendly staff and relaxing…

      Dart Mountain Cheese
      LocationDERRY

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

      Brooke Park Leisure Centre
      LocationDerry

      Leisure centre including main hall, two squash courts, fitness suite,steam room, tennis courts,…

      D. Cooley Jewellers
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      We are the sole producers of the Derry History Jewellery inscribed with 8 icons of various aspects…

      Foyle Maritime Festival
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      Get ready for summer 2022, when the most highly anticipated maritime event in the North West of…

      Our Place in Space - In Your Space Circus Performances
      LocationDERRY

      Our Place in Space, part of UNBOXED: Creativity in the UK, is an epic scale model of the solar…

      The Pickled Duck Cafe
      LocationDerry

      The Pickled Duck is a new addition to Derry’s cafe scene on a prime location on the Guildhall…

      The Gate Bistro and Cocktail Bar
      LocationDerry/Londonderry

      Order cocktails or a bottle of fine wine, the perfect accompaniment to our any of the delicious…

      Bogside History Tours
      LocationDerry~Londonderry

      We offer a walking tour of Derry Bogside that gives students and tourists a first hand and on-site…

      Waterfoot Restaurant
      LocationLondonderry

      Be prepared to be impressed with the dining experience at The Waterfoot Restaurant. Renowned for…

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