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City Tours

#1 of 18 Tours in Derry
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Address: 11 Carlisle Road, Derry BT48 6JJ, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44-28-7127-1996

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Made our day

With only 1 day in the city we wanted to make sure we got a feel of the history so went for this city tour. The tour itself was great, so interesting. Neither of us wanted it to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

With only 1 day in the city we wanted to make sure we got a feel of the history so went for this city tour. The tour itself was great, so interesting. Neither of us wanted it to end, we could have listened to John's stories for the rest of the day. A must do while you're here.

Thank konnie21
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was on the Shamrockers tour and we had a city tour included. I can't express how amazing Garvin is! He is a truly wonderful guide and local of Derry. He literally wears Derry's heart on his sleeve. He spoke so dramatically and eloquently that I was captivated the entire time our group was with him. He always spoke the... More 

Thank Natalie C
Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Even though I know Derry I decided to take the tour to see more. It lasted an hour, covered all the essentials and did not hold back on its commentary. However it was pre-recorded and was not exactly u to date, e.g. referring to Fr/Bishop Daly but not commenting on the fact he had just died, or referring to a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Even though it was raining for most of the hour and a half, Dermott gave us a fascinating insight into the history of Derry along with the more recent troubles. Although the tour didn't include the full circuit of the walls it was something to not be missed. After doing the tour and having a lovely tea, coffee and food... More 

Thank ChrisGandTheBean
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We're very independent travellers and didn't originally intend to get a guided walking tour around Derry, but we bumped into tour guide John McNulty at the information centre, and took a gamble on joining his next group - I say a gamble, because you never know what these tours will be like - but we're delighted that we did. He... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must do in Derry giving you a snapshot of history at a great pace allowing you to walk around the walls seeing different aspects and areas of the city.

Thank Matt L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic tour with John. The whole song and dance, literally. Nice surprise song by William at the church. Great insight into the city's past

Thank Jamie W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Derry with the Shamrocker Adventures. The Tour with Garvin was epic. Just wonderful, with such a passion. I loved the stories he told us. It was really, really good. And for me as a german easy to understand because of the irish accent.

Thank Susan K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Ms. McCrossen, who carries on the family business with the same quality and love of the city of Derry that made her father one of the best. Fun and funny, but totally knowledgeable about all things Derry. She even handled some tough political questions with an objective and informative response.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good tour and worth every penny. Complementary coffee/tea at the end. Would not have been able to pick up as much without a tour. Guide was friendly and knowledgeable. Would recommend it.

Thank Pat C

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