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Our Top 10 things to See & Do around Derry

Historic Derry City Walls

Derry is the only in tact walled city in Ireland and one the finest examples in Europe.  The historic Derry walls are over 400 years old and the best way to enjoy these is to take one of the award winning walking tours.

Peace Bridge

Walk along the banks of the River Foyle and cross the stunning Peace Bridge to the Ebrington Site which has Walled City Brewery and access to St Columb's Park.

The Museum of Free Derry

Visit the Museum of Free Derry and learn about the struggle for civil rights, The Battle of the Bogside, Internment, Free Derry and Bloody Sunday.

Tower Museum

Visit award winning Tower Museum which tells The Story of Derry and An Armada Shipwreck.

Millennium Forum

Built inside the city walls, this theatre offers everything from drama to dance, musicals to comedians and kids shows. So a must do thing when visiting Derry is to enjoy a show at the Millennium Forum.

Giants Causeway

The Giant's Causeway is an hours drive from Derry in County Antrim on the Causeway Coast.  It is an area of over 40,000 basalt columns caused by an ancient volcanic eruption. It is classified as a World Heritage Site and National Nature Reserve.  The journey to the Giants Causeway is one of the most stunning in Ireland.

Apprentice Boys Memorial Hall

Visit the Apprentice Boys Memorial Hall which has an exhibition and artefacts about The Siege 1688 -1689 and The Apprentice Boys Association.

Riverwatch Aquarium and Visitor Centre

Riverwatch Aquarium and Visitor Centre is fun for all the family and a great wet weather option.  Watch the fish swim about the tanks and learn about our local wildlife.

The Bogside Artists & Free Derry Corner

Take a guide tour by the Bogside Artists who created the world famous People’s Gallery in the Bogside area of the Derry.

The Guildhall

Visit The Guildhall which is neo-gothic style, one of the most striking buildings in the North West.  It was originally built in 1887 by The Honourable The Irish Society.  It has interactive tourist information point, an exhibition on the Plantation and beautiful stain glass window.