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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 6 days ago via mobile

We've done the Malin Head tour and It was perfect! Michael is a great person and really funny. One thing that I appreciate is that the day before of the tour I told him about making some changes on the route and he answered me...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you, like us do not want to drive, then it is essential you contact Michael Cooper to get you about. Remember it’s not just getting you from place to place on time comfortably but being able to deviate from the main roads. In our...More

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent visit of Derry managed by Michael Cooper ! We have learn a lot about Ireland story and the political events in Derry. Micheal had realize the perfect visit trought the story of this visit. It was exactly what we wanted ! Thanks a lot...More

Thank JeromeAriane6
Reviewed October 5, 2018

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 September 17, 2018

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

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