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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice wall walk with good views and well maintained. Not wheelchair friendly though. Takes about 40 mins to do and is steep in parts.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cejsmith
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great walk Recommend ~ One will appreciate the how it is for both sides in this great City / sad as most of it is.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Desiree M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The only way to get the proper story of the walls is to get on the MARTIN McCROSSAN tours of the walls. Meeting outside the main entrance of Foyleside Shopping centre at 10am, noon,2pm and 4pm you’re taken by excellent tour guides on a gentle...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ailbebeirnebeirne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just love Derry.... What a fantastic, amazing city. Every time I’m over ‘home’ I try to get to walk around the walls. Historical, interesting, beautiful.. so many words to describe them. Fabulous views out across the city from the waterside to the bog and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A complete wall around the city that mark the definition of the city and the history of the whole Ireland. There are different gates with different level of importance but nevertheless with unique beauty

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank funa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can get on the walls from different locations. It is very interesting if you have time to visit the Tower Museum before you walk the walls.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gertrudecarey
Reviewed January 16, 2019

After a walking tour of the Bogside it was good to get a different perspective on the more recent history as well as a good overview of the general history of Derry.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Rod W
Reviewed January 14, 2019

Excellent walk with great views of the City and plaques to explain history. Gives you a greater insight into what went on in times past and the many lives that were lost in conflict.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Leslie J M
Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

Here with family walking the city wall was the one thing everyone wanted to do. Weather was a bit wet on and off but this didn’t take from the walk on them wall. Easy walk which takes you right into the centre of town ie...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GrantS670
Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

Possibly the most complete city walls in the U.K. and Ireland. Plenty of info boards to tell you the fascinating history of the siege. Best place to start is Guildhall Square then go into the Tower Museum afterwards which tells the story of Derry in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Anne v
September 23, 2018|
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Response from JACK M | Reviewed this property |
The walk itself does not have many steps & even with average fitness is quite manageable.
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akirkpatrick1808
August 12, 2018|
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Response from Lorraine A | Reviewed this property |
No, you can do it yourself. But it’s not expensive to do the tour and the guide provides valuable insights into the city’s history and difficult conflicts.
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Jennifer R
March 8, 2018|
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Response from quigley1977 | Reviewed this property |
10-5 on a Sunday
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