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McNamara's Famous Guided Walking Tours

McNamara's Famous Guided Walking Tours
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McNamara Tours offers varied and engaging walking and bus tours around the historic city of Derry: - City Walls - Guildhall - St Columba's Cathedral - Tower Museum - Railway Museum
94 Butlers Wharf, Derry BT47 6SR, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

Very good tour of the city walls with Peter this morning . Peter is a very Personable, friendly local guide. We all enjoyed the experience

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Brigid M
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Ronan gives an amazing tour and story of the Derry/Londonderry area, including the times of the troubles and even further back in history. He has a great speaking voice and accent and puts you in the places and times as they happened. The walk is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 24, 2018

We did this on our 3rd day in Ireland, whilst visiting several sites in Northern Ireland. We parked at the Foyleside Mall, in their car park garage and tried to find exactly where to begin this tour. Turns out, it starts right by a mall...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

Our contiki group participated in a walking tour of the city center and walls with Ronan. He was absolutely captivating! Never have I had so much appreciation for someone sharing their time with us. The walk was so informative and in-depth, and time just fly...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 4, 2018

Denise, daughter of the founder of McNamara’s Famous Guided Walking Tours, led our tour group through history as we explored historic Derry. We walked a portion of the ancient wall (Denise walked backwards while easily conversing) learning about the ancient wars fought. Important city sites...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ruth W
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

Our family of six with children aged 14, 12, 11 and 9 had an amazing private tour with Ronan today. His tour was engaging and informative, such a knowledgeable, personable and passionate man!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend...we were lucky enough to have the daughter of the founder - she was informative, thoughtful, and a wonderful champion for Northern Ireland and its future!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

We were part of a CIE tour that visited Derry in early October. A guided city tour was part of our itinerary. Ronan was our guide and provided an unbiased historical perspective of the unrest in Northern Ireland over the decades (and longer). It was...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 417ChrisJ
Reviewed October 5, 2017

We had the pleasure of Ronan providing a Derry Walking Tour as an Insight Vacations excursion. Ronan is a great story teller with lots of fact based knowledge and history. An excellent speaker, Ronan's exuberance made everything vivid and history seemed to come to life....More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Bob M
Reviewed September 24, 2017

My wife and I were part of a CIE tour group who spent a short time in Derry in early July. Ronan McNamara provided us with an engaging history of Derry's walls and the Troubles there in the 1970s and 1980s. He completed his talk...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Response from OZreview1 | Reviewed this property |
You would need to book directly with McNamara's, or through the Concierge at your hotel. It is well worth the experience. Very passionate & knowledgeable. Enjoy.