Derry is a buzz with those looking to enjoy shopping or a visit to the City to explore the sights.Take in Derrys History which can be found on a tour of its City Walls and the Bogside Murals. Equally why not enjoy a drive around the surrounding area taking in Hampstead Hall Garden, Culmore Road, Derry, a city garden in Derry’s suburbs and Prehen House.
Derry also has some wonderful beaches on its doorstep Downhill Beach being one of them and take a drive out along the Causewaycoastal Route and stop at the lovely seaside town of Portstewart, well know also for its golf course out there and visit the beautiful Inishowen area. For those looking to clear some cobwebs why not explore the Sperrin Mountain range.
Derry has lots to explore from Creggan County Park for walking and lots of water sports and the many statues and sculptures in Derry the most famous being the Hands Across the Divide which depicts a theme of reconciliation. Enjoy modern day engineering at its best in Derry as can be seen in the Peace bridge which crosses over the River Foyle and offers great views back over the city of Derry, built as a symbol of unification for all communities in Northern Ireland, beautifully lit up by night!
Take the Derry City Tour which abounds with the citys history a very insightful tour for those interested in Derrys history also available is the Bogside History Tour, a great value and highly informative tour giving the history of the troubles and Bloody Sunday. The Mussenden Temple is located in the beautiful surroundings of Downhill Demesne near Castlerock in County Londonderry. The Tower Museum, Union Hall Place is located within the Derry city’s historic walls. Access to Derry is made simple by the City of Derry Airport located just 7 miles form Derry City.
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