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  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. 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. 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.
    2. 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.
    3. 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!
    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. 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.

    6. A family horse riding in Derry - Londonderry

      Looking for inspiration for a quick getaway this summer with the kids? Then visit the historic Walled City of Derry~Londonderry, there’s bucket loads to do with kids both big and small, we guarantee it will be pretty legenderry with helpings of memories made along the way.

    7. 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.
    8. 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.
    9. 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.
    10. 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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