Derry City Shore Excursion.

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Tour Number

Activity Level

176061


Categories

Youth and Family, Local Experience, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Must have adult supervision.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Derry Walls and Bloody Sunday-Bogside Murals Private Walking Tour.


Tour begins at the Tower Museum on Magazine Street just inside the city walls and just off Guildhall Square. The Derry Walls Bloody Sunday and Bogside and murals tour will begin with a historical walking tour of Derry's Walls, taking in the older history of the area from St. Colmcille, Plantation of Ulster, Siege of Derry, 1798 Rebellion and landmarks.

Part two of the walking tour will take you into the heart of the Bogside district of Derry, the crucible of the modern day conflict in Ireland. This tour will begin at Free Derry Wall and take you round the Bogside murals and the site of the massacre of Bloody Sunday and finish at the Bloody Sunday monument in view of the Derry Walls, it will look at the key periods leading up to and during the 'troubles'.

Itinerary

The walking tour will begin on Derry's walls and take in some of the older history of Ireland and Derry. We then go down in to the Bogside area of Derry and cover periods including, Civil Rights, Bloody Sunday and the peace process.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Suggested by Guide: Tower Museum on Magazine Street just inside the city walls and just off Guildhall Square. Union Hall Place, Derry City, BT48 6LU.

Duration: 3 hours

Transportation

There is generally a complimentary shuttle bus from cruise ship port that will leave you at the Tourist Information Centre in central Derry. Walking tours. Tour arrangements are flexible.

What’s Included

Other: Private guided walking tour of Derry Walls and Bogside area. Taking in some 1500 years of Irish history. If you wish to break up the tour and take lunch in between then that is an option. Lunch not included in price.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

40 GBP - If you want lunch or to take on some drinks.

What’s Extra

Other: Lunch or drinks on the day.

A Recent Review of this tour

Gleann was responsive to all our inquiries prior to our tour, and gave our group a very informative insight to the past and more recent history of Derry. We all thoroughly enjoyed our morning with him, and would highly recommend his tour to anyone wishing to gain greater insight of the area.
Vince O'Brien

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    199 USD(for up to 4 people) (duration: 3 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    176061


    Categories

    Youth and Family, Local Experience, First Time Visitor, City

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. Must have adult supervision.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 4

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent)

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