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Derrie Danders "Walk in the Footsteps of History" 2 Hour Walking Tour

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Stop At: Shipquay Gate, Shipquay Street, Derry Northern Ireland

In this section of the tour we will be able to see the Walls of Derry, the Guildhall, the Tower Museum, oldest cannons on the Walls and views of Peace Bridge. We will consider the history of the city from its origins to plantation and the building of the Walls.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ferryquay Gate, Ferryquay Street, Derry Northern Ireland

From this section of the tour we will be looking at Ferryquay Gate, the Playhouse, St Columb's Cathedral and the Fountain Estate, as well as discussing aspects of the sieges history of the city

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bishop Gate, Bishop Street, Derry Northern Ireland

In this section of the tour we will be looking at Bishops Gate, Double Bastion, St Augustine's Church,Walkers Plinth, Apprentice Boys Memorial Hall, and First Derry Presbyterian Church.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Butcher's Gate, Butcher Street, Derry Northern Ireland

In this section of the tour we will be looking at the section of the Walls from Butcher Gate back to Shipquay Place, and considering more aspects of the city's history from the time of the siege to the present day.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Guildhall Shipquay Place, Derry BT48 6DQ Northern Ireland

A brief introduction only to the Guildhall.
Historic building with stained glass windows,plantation exhibition and council chamber (Only available during 9.30,11.30 and 2.30 tours)

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Peace bridge, Queens quay, Derry Northern Ireland

2011 Modern Bridge

Duration: 10 minutes
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Departure Point
Shipquay Place, Shipquay Pl, Londonderry BT48, UK
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Exclusions
  • Coffee and/or Tea
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 1 September 2019

I was the only guest on the tour and so the tour could be personalised to what I wanted to look at and know more about. Tour guide was very friendly and amenable to helping me to take pictures of myself in various locations. I...More

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Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank jayneshores
TheDoug1964, Owner at Derrie Danders Walking Tours and Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2019

Hi Jayne, Many thanks for your great review and positive comments.It was a pleasure to guide you around my historic city. David

Reviewed 18 August 2019 via mobile

David was an excellent guide who took us all around the walls sometimes on the walls and sometimes off to see interesting things. We have lived in the city for many years but learnt lots on this tour and also really enjoyed finding out more...More

4  Thank Kane5
TheDoug1964, Owner at Derrie Danders Walking Tours and Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2019

Thank you for your positive review. Unfortunately the weather was not kind, but its good to hear that you and your family were educated and entertained and learned more about your home city.

Reviewed 10 August 2019 via mobile

Definitely recommend this tour - friendly knowledgeable guide . Gives a good insight into the city .

Date of experience: August 2019
4  Thank Carol W
TheDoug1964, Owner at Derrie Danders Walking Tours and Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2019

Thank you for your positive comments.It was a pleasure to guide you both around the historic city of Derry/Londonderry and hopefully will see you return again in the future.

Reviewed 11 July 2019 via mobile

Booked a tour of the walls with my 4 sisters as an activity for a birthday weekend. David was very knowledgeable about the city, his enthusiasm kept us fully engaged. The 2 hour tour flew by. Would definitely recommend a Derrie dander when visiting the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
3  Thank CATHY H
TheDoug1964, Owner at Derrie Danders Walking Tours and Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2019

Hi Cathy, it was a pleasure to host you and your sisters. Thank you for your business and your great review. David

Reviewed 8 July 2019 via mobile

David was very amenable and managed to slot us in for a last minute tour and I’m so glad we made the effort to have a guided tour of the walls. From Druid’s to Derry girls he had in depth knowledge that really brought the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
3  Thank fjb1961
TheDoug1964, Owner at Derrie Danders Walking Tours and Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2019

Hi fjb 1961, Many thanks for your review done back in July. - Only recently got full accessibility to my Trip Advisor listing to allow me to respond. I'm glad you had an enjoyable visit to my home city and enjoyed your tour and subsequent...More

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