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Our most recommended County Londonderry Activities

  • Derry: Walled City Private Tour

    1. Derry: Walled City Private Tour

    Discover the long history of Derry and the surrounding area on this city walls walking tour. Derry is one of the longest continuously used areas of land in Ireland, dating back some six thousand years. This walking tour takes the 1.4 km circuitous route along the walls. Learn how St Colmcille set his monastery on the island of Doire in 546 before going to Iona in the western isles of Scotland, bringing Christianity to Britain. Hear about Queen Elizabeth I's advance into Ulster, bringing Anglicization and the Protestant religion, then the Irish response to this invasion that led to the Nine Years War 1594-1603, ending with the Flight of the Earls in 1607. Discover why the famous City Walls were built, and why the name of the city is still contested following Derry's change to Londonderry under King James I. Immerse yourself in the history of the Siege of Derry, The Fountain Estate, Derr...

    Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and had a great sense of humor. Thoroughly enjoyable and a great way to see Derry. Highly recommended.

  • Derry: Bloody Sunday & Bogside Murals Walking Tour

    2. Derry: Bloody Sunday & Bogside Murals Walking Tour

    Begin at the Free Derry Wall and let your local guide take your back in time, through the history of Northern Ireland. Beginning with the partition of Ireland, weave your way through the decades, through the troubles, the peace process and finish with a deeper understanding of the main issues that prevail today. Explore the famous Bogside Murals - the striking artworks that have become central to the neighborhood's identity. Discover the site of the Bloody Sunday Massacre, the controversial moment when British Soldiers fired into protestors in 1972, and pause at the memorial to the massacre looking over the Derry Walls.  

    An excellent tour. Our guide Michael was obviously very knowledgable about the subject and conveyed that knowledge very well.

  • Derry/Londonderry: Attractions Pass

    3. Derry/Londonderry: Attractions Pass

    See the very best of the Walled City, Derry~Londonderry with an official sightseeing Visit Derry Pass. Get entry to 10 city centre attractions for one great price, on a one or two day pass. Learn about the fascinating history on a walking tour and take in some of the iconic attractions, all included with your Visit Derry Pass. Embark on a Bogside History Walking Tour, or a Martin McCrossan City Walking Tour. Explore the City and simply get your pass scanned at each attraction you wish to visit. Go to the Saint Columba Heritage Centre, Siege Museum, St Augustine's Church, St Columb's Cathedral, St Eugene's Cathedral, The Guildhall, The Museum of Free Derry and the Tower Museum.

  • Derry: Derry Girls TV Show Filming Locations Tour

    4. Derry: Derry Girls TV Show Filming Locations Tour

    Visit the walled city of Derry, the only fully walled city in Ireland and Britain, for a fun filled tour of the film locations from the comedy TV show Derry Girls. Explore some of the show’s most iconic filming locations, such as Bishop's Gate, Long Tower Church, Dennis Wee Shop and the all new Derry Girls mural. Stop by Pump Street and learn the difference between a cream horn and a cream finger, and try one for yourself if you fancy it. Along the way, listen to your guide share stories about the local history of Derry as you wander through some of the city’s most beloved landmarks.

    Fantastic experience which was very insightful and fun and I would highly recommend it!

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What people are saying about County Londonderry

We combined this tour with the Bloody Sunday and Bogside Murals tour. Gleann was a first rate guide - engaging, knowledgeable, informative and directly connected to the city and the events. We would highly recommended him.

Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and had a great sense of humor. Thoroughly enjoyable and a great way to see Derry. Highly recommended.

An excellent tour. Our guide Michael was obviously very knowledgable about the subject and conveyed that knowledge very well.

Fantastic experience which was very insightful and fun and I would highly recommend it!

Moving and insightful guide to what happened and to the personalities involved