Derry~Londonderry is a compact city easy to explore; there are plenty of lively pubs, clubs and nightspots, world-class restaurants and an impressive arts and music scene to discover. There are great walking opportunities along the historic 400 year-old walls.
The city’s history and evolution, is explained in The Story of Derry at the Tower Museum. This permanent exhibition is the city’s journey through many centuries from its geological origins through its Christian, maritime, emigration, economic and more recent political events.
Within the walls is a progressive, dynamic arts environment where new writing, film and dramatic arts flourish. The city is bulging with galleries and art spaces, such as the Void, and Centre For Contemporary Art, along with a number of smaller galleries.
Derry-Londonderry is situated in one of the most picturesque areas of Ireland; the City is a perfect base to explore the wilds of Donegal, as well as the spectacular north coast with its areas of outstanding natural beauty.
The world famous Giant’s Causeway is less than an hour’s drive away.
Home to the world famous Irish whiskey distillery.
Encapsulating the villages of Bellarena, Downhill, Castlerock and Benone Beach, it's an area of outstanding natural beauty, offering spectacular panoramic views.
To the west of the city lies Donegal, home of Ireland’s most popular peaks, including Mount Errigal, its highest peak.
Take in the stunning coastline, most notably Malin Head, with its spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean.