Welcome to Derry (Londonderry)
Northern Ireland's second-largest city continues to flourish as an artistic and cultural hub. Derry's city centre was given a striking makeover for its year as the UK City of Culture 2013, with the new Peace Bridge, Ebrington Sq, and the redevelopment of the waterfront and Guildhall area making the most of the city's splendid riverside setting.There's lots of history to absorb here, from the Siege of Derry to the... Read More
Top experiences in Derry (Londonderry)
Derry (Londonderry) activities
Bloody Sunday and Bogside Murals Private Walking Tour
Departing from the Tower Museum in the city centre, this private Bloody Sunday and Bogside murals tour will take you into the heart of the Bogside district of Derry, the crucible of the modern day conflict in Ireland. This 90-minute walking tour will begin at Free Derry Wall and take you around some of the Bogside murals.The modern history of Derry is explored in the Bogside tour. Subjects range from the partition of Ireland and the creation of the six-county state, widespread religious discrimination against Irish Catholics, Civil Rights period, Battle of the Bogside 1969, Bloody Sunday massacre January 1972 and covers both inquiries in to Bloody Sunday and the conflict that occurred here afterwards.These tours are ideal for school and university groups studying Irish history as well as peace and reconciliation studies.