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The River Foyle

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Address: Derry, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44-028-7126-7284

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Inspiring Walk Across

A larger river than I thought the River Foyle runs fast and right throughout Derry. The Peace Bridge which spans the River is a should visit site and a nice walk with great views

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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Pompano Beach, Florida
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Pompano Beach, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

A larger river than I thought the River Foyle runs fast and right throughout Derry. The Peace Bridge which spans the River is a should visit site and a nice walk with great views

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

It was on my 'to do' list. We crossed the River Foyle on a warm April day but it was still very chilly on the bridge. The bridge is a beautiful structure and the views from the bridge are interesting.

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Lisburn
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

If you are in Derry it's the main natural feature, with a good path, enjoy it. Relax why hurry, see the walls while you are at it. Go over the bridge. And if your wallet is not nailed shut go and see the museum too.The others are free.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I had no idea of the importance of the River Foyle and its important role during WWII. I also need not realize that it was so close to the Atlantic Ocean.

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Armagh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Another visitor must, lots of history behind this river, worth finding out about it. More fascinating than you would think, not just a strip of flowing water, it was a great benefit/asset to industry in and around Derry/Londonderry.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

If you come to the city you can't avoid the river foyle. Steeped in history and divides the city, but it really does stink some days - especially near Domino's in the waterside.

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West Wendover, Nevada USA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We felt that the river was best viewed at night, especially overlooking it from the Peace Bridge! It is wide and beautiful, though I wouldn't try swimming it...Yikes! ;-)

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Largs, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Great place to tie up to and be in the city - also a nice area. That said the port staff and cafe where you pay are most unwelcoming on initial contact making Derry feel like somewhere you should avoid. HOWEVER the locals make up for it big time with a warm welcome. Do not let initial reactions put you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We stayed at the Da Vinci hotel and the river walk from there into the centre and across the peace bridge is beautiful, both day and at night, great views of the city

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Walking along the River Foyle in Derry is a great way to spend some time. The Peace Bridge & downtown sights are accessible, and there are lovely flowers on the railings.

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