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