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Tours of Derry will bring you on an amazing journey through world famous Derry City!

  • If you want to ask more questions about Derry’s past, your guide can answer
  • Tours are private, so you won’t be fighting to ask questions and see sights
  • Tours are also short, so you don’t wear yourself out walking around the city
Tours of Derry will bring you on an amazing journey through world famous Derry City!
From $194.40
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Tours of Derry will bring you on an amazing journey through world famous Derry City!
From $194.40
Uncover Derry’s history as told through its streetscape on a walking tour. If you’re new to the city, these tours are a great opportunity not only to walk around the city’s many historical landmarks, but also to get better acquainted with Derry’s long story. Choose a tour based on your interests: walk around sites of pivotal events in The Troubles, explore ancient ruins and constructions, or visit the Derry Port and Harbor and hear about its history of emigration.
What to Expect
We offer a range of tours of the City of Derry, including specialised tours of Bogside area,where we live!
This area has been directly involved in many of the key events of the ‘Troubles’, including Bloody Sunday, Battle of the Bogside, and the Hunger strikes.
It has now been transformed into a modern, vibrant estate and the famous political murals of which chronicle the history of the conflict have made the area one of the most popular visitor attractions in the city.
Our expert guides can explain the history of the area in detail and can offer a unique insight into the ongoing peace process by providing the opportunity for groups to engage with leading political figures who are directly involved in the process.
We also offer tours of Derry’s famous 17th century walls, which are the only intact set of ramparts left in Britain and Ireland. Other tours on offer include the story of emigration from Derry’s port, which should be especially interesting to US, Australian, Canadian and British visitors of Irish extract
Walking tours will last approximately 1 hour and a half.

Popular Tour Topics Include:
• The Origins of the Conflict
• The Civil Rights Movement
• The Beginning of the Conflict
• Free Derry
• The Battle of the Bogside
• Internment
• Bloody Sunday
• Operation Motorman
• The Hunger Strikes
• The Current Peace Process
Reviews (47)
1 - 5 of 47 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rory is awesome!

Rory is an excellent tour guide. Very informative, and you can tell by the way he tells the stories and explains the situation that he has a real passion for his work. I’m from Canada and don’t know much about the history and fighting between...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bluerose979
Reviewed October 26, 2018
Evening Walking tour of the Walls and the Bogside.

Ruairi gave a well planned tour which covered the history of Derry from the Middle Ages to the present day. He was extremely knowledgeable and answered any questions we had. Would highly recommend this tour for anyone looking for a fair and balanced historical tour...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Black47
Reviewed October 24, 2018
Very informative tour!

We took the tour with a Paddywagon Tour group and it was absolutely fantastic. Rory (sorry, I don't know how to spell his name!) was very knowledgeable and gave us a whole picture of the conflict and reconciliation happening in the area. It was really...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Amanda V
Reviewed October 23, 2018
Very informative and friendly

Great tour of the city, including city walls. Was with a group of various travelers. Rory gave us overview as we walked and then answered tons of questions from the group. Great way to see the city in as short time. Would highly recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank olgajane50
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile
Amazing tour!

Had an amazing experience during this tour through Derry! Would absolutely recommend. Full of history and scenery!

Thank K9558NHolivias
toursofderry1, Owner at Tours of Derry, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2018

Thanks Olivia! Really appreciate your lovely review

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Response from Mary Ann G | Reviewed this property |
Good luck on your ancestral research. While in the Belfast area, inquire at the local libraries and parish churches.