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Derry Blue Badge Guide


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“michael cooper”(65 reviews)
“his knowledge”(22 reviews)
“half day tour”(6 reviews)
Michael Cooper offers fantastic guided tours of Derry and the wider north of Ireland which are great value and extremely informative. Michael Cooper is the only Blue Badge guide in Derry-the highest accreditation in the guiding industry. Michaels...more
30 Norburgh Park, Derry BT48 0RQ, Northern Ireland
+44 7743 175709
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Aidan, our guide for our tours of Derry (murals, the Troubles, Bogside, etc), the Giant's Causeway, and Belfast, was outstanding. Derry-born and raised, he was personable, and knowledgeable to the utmost -- even providing a first-hand account of his experience in the Bogside on Bloody...More

Thank Lorna H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We contacted Michael through the Derry Blue Badge Guide Website and were provided with information and suggestions for the tour we were looking for. We found him to be very accommodating right from the beginning. We greatly enjoyed our full day tour visiting some of...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

This is the second year in a row that Michael and Aidan have taken us on tours we designed ourselves. Both our experiences were absolutely fantastic in every way. We simply cannot express just how good their service was in every respect. They both are...More

Thank Nancy K
Reviewed July 21, 2018

Fantastic experience. Corresponded with Michael via email and confirmed the details he offered/we sought. My family emigrated from Co. Donegal to the US mid 19th century and we were taking three generations to explore Ireland and do a little genealogy sleuthing. Michael was aware of...More

Thank Grant M
Reviewed July 20, 2018

We had a wonderful 2 days exploring the Donegal Highlands and Derry City with our exceptional guide Aidan. Even though we are familiar with the history of Ireland, he provided so much more in terms of detail and real stories with unbiased clarity. He was...More

Thank MesmerisedNot
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Greatly enjoyed my half day tour visiting some of the famous sites near Derry, especially the Game of Thrones filming sites. Not only was Michael an excellent guide, his deep knowledge of the area and Ireland's history greatly added to my enjoyment of the tour....More

Thank MeekThakur
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Having learned about the Blude Badge guides and their certification program, we were thrilled that Mr. Cooper could meet us and help us locate our family roots outside of Derry. As we drove, he gave us so much history to put our history in perspective...More

Thank lapwing66
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Michael took my dad and myself around Derry, Bogside and the walls. We really enjoyed his explanations and real stories while visiting these historic corners. Michael was very kind and he replied to all the questions and comments that we had regarding the history of...More

Thank IanireR1
Reviewed June 28, 2018

Booked a Causeway Coast tour with Michael as we had read on-line that he supplied a great tour result. The night before the tour we received an email from Michael stating he could not take us on the tour and he now had commitments in...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Mickey and his team have an excellent knowledge of Irish history, geography and emigration. My wife and I primarily toured Fermanagh and Tyrone. Our guide, Aidan, was an awesome tour guide who provided a brilliant, nonpartisan, objective and breathtaking tour of the region. We highly...More

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