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Best things to do in Londonderry

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

“Spend a day in Derry City walking the ancient walls, guided tours available throughout the City. Greatest City I have ever visited, filled with heritage, culture, shopping, nightlife. Walking the Peace Bridge is a beautiful experience.”
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Shopping Centre
“Foyleside Shopping centre has a large food court, Mc Donalds and plenty of Highstreet brands like H&M, Topshop, River Island, Next and Easons. It connected to Debenhams and has 2 multi-storey carparks.”
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History Museum
“The Tower Museum is a must see visitor attraction. Permanent exhibitions at the museum include the Story of Derry and An Armada Shipwreck - La Trinidad Valencera. The museum also boasts the only open air viewing facility in the heart of the city centre with stunning panoramic views of the city and River Foyle. Temporary exhibitions are also displayed throughout the year.”
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“Waterloo place is filled with bars all with live music from top to bottom. You will find that Peadar O'Donnells is a small but traditional pub filled with culture and music every night.”
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“30 mins drive from moville . great spot for families Amusement's & 7 screen cinema, 10 pin bowling, casino pool tables, Bar & restaurant.”
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Point of Interest
“The Peace bridge is located behind the Guildhall Square. The famous footbridge leads to Ebrington Square where you will find popular restaurants. It also leads to St Columb's park with nature walks and several children's play areas and a coffee shop.”
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“Lots of various local craftpeople, lovely to potter around and enjoy the city”
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“This place not only serves up their own craft beers but they also have a fantastic menu, with great views over the Peace Bridge. You may need reservations, so get in touch with them if you'd like to go!”
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“"This scenic and tranquil park is located on the outskirts of Limavady and offers spectacular riverside views and woodland walks along with opportunities for salmon and trout fishing, canoeing, rock climbing and orienteering."”
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Music Venue
“Small, busy, atmospheric bar, always with good music and a joyous inclusive vibe”
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“Free Derry Corner in the Bogside is Central to the Bogside murals and the history of the local area.”
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Shopping Centre
“Richmond Centre has high street brands and local business stalls for something unique. At the back of the Richmond Centre, Cafe Nero has an outside seating area. This exit will also lead you to Primark, Foyleside and Debenhams.”
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Monument / Landmark
“The Guildhall is a building in which the elected members of Derry City Council meet. It was built in 1890.”
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“This is a busy restaurant, lot of buzz about it, good food & cocktails and of course very experienced friendly staff ( have to mention staff as my son works here) lol”
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“Beautiful park which includes Foyle Arena a leisure and events facility and is a centre of excellence for indoor wall climbing, judo and wrestling. It also has a 25m swimming pool and fitness suite. It is only a 15 minute walk away.”
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“Primrose is a local run restaurant/delicatessen serving homemade pastries and cakes. It is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner using local suppliers for their ingredients. Booking on the weekends is advised.”
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