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Address: Gasyard Center | Lecky Road, Derry, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 00447793285972
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I only had myself and a few other people on this tour, so the guy who took it made it very close and personal. We still got all the detail a larger tour group would have got, but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 16, 2015
Lisa M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

I only had myself and a few other people on this tour, so the guy who took it made it very close and personal. We still got all the detail a larger tour group would have got, but it felt like he was taking around a bunch of friends rather than a group of strangers. Such a lot of history... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

When you get to Derry you'll see flyers for a LOT of walking tours. After asking around, I found many people recommending Free Derry Tours. I'm glad I listened. My guide, Adrian Callen, was friendly and knowledgeable. Not only did I learn a lot, but basically felt like I'd taken an afternoon walk with a good friend. While he definitely... More 

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Thank Jim H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Our tour was with George who grew up yards from Free Derry corner, his insight into events and his knowledge regarding the history of the bogside was first class. We would definitely recommend this tour to anyone wanting to learn more about Derry

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Thank Anthony K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

My fiancé and I had Paul as our guide, who's own father was unfortunately immortalized as a murder victim at the hands of the British Army on Bloody Sunday. It was just the two of us and Paul, which made the tour very personal. I have always had an interest in the history of Ireland and the struggles for the... More 

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Thank Brian G
Birmingham U.K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Went with Paul who has an in depth knowledge of Derrys history and particularly the events around Bloody Sunday when his father was shot dead. He has also been involved in dozens of enquiries since. It is pleasing that the truth is now known - however justice is still to be done.

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Thank hansardtony
Matlock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Shocking, yet somehow a 'Must Do'. Paul, whose own father was shot on 'Bloody Sunday', gave a passionate, deeply-felt talk that moved the group while sticking to facts, information, while acknowledging that others' have their 'stories' too. Without it I'd have understood much less about what I subsequently saw and heard, whether at the Bogside Artists (who painted the famous... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Very authentic, informative and heart-touching tour of Free Derry, the area on the Bogside, where Bloody Sunday and the events connected with it took place. You also learn a lot of background knowledge about the beautiful mural paintings. Our tour guide was the brother of one of the innocent civilians shot dead by the British Army on Bloody Sunday. History... More 

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Thank Simi S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

I came to derry from Canada and had the tour around derry with Laura, she was extremely knowledgable about the culture and history of Derry and all around Ireland, would recommend this tour and would give Laura a 5 star rating as she was able to answer every question we had in full detail, the young lady had taught us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The experience was informational, entertaining and emotionally moving - all in one. Laura was excellent and very knowledgeable, and had the ability to connect so many dots - not just about Derry but about Ireland and 'the troubles' and things connected. Highly recommended for a friendly and informative experience.

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Thank FrikLange
Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Laura was an excellent guide. She has a broad knowledge of the local and broader context of the Free Derry history. Her enthusiastic delivery and ability to address any questions asked was impressive and led to an enjoyable, informative and moving visit to the area. A good tour to add to your visit to the Museum of Free Derry.

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