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City Tours

11 Carlisle Road, Derry BT48 6JJ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7127 1996
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Political History Tour

John is a very knowledgeable and experienced tour guide. While he was very good at his job, I found... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lismore, Australia
The Martin McCrossan Historical Walking Tour is outstanding

I would recommend the Martin McCrossan walking tour of Derry for two reasons. I saw a good... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sydney, Australia
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11 Carlisle Road, Derry BT48 6JJ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7127 1996
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Reviewed yesterday

John is a very knowledgeable and experienced tour guide. While he was very good at his job, I found him a little overdramatic for my taste. Every time he was telling you something pivotal or tragic, he would raise his voice, as if he was...More

Thank kerilou
Reviewed 5 days ago

I would recommend the Martin McCrossan walking tour of Derry for two reasons. I saw a good part of the old walled city. But more importantly, the tour gave me a historical perspective and insight into the centuries of bitter fighting in Ireland in general,...More

Thank DerAlteBach
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great tour today with John, he was both knowledgeable, funny, informative and sympathetic. Put simply he made the tour. If you go to Derry, you must go on this your. Thanks again John.

Thank guesteur
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The city tour was a good introduction to the city. Our guide was very knowledgeable and humorous, as well as clearly proud of the recent progress in resolving the "troubles". Well worth the 4 pounds for the tour, which leaves at 10,12, and 14 from...More

Thank kuznitz2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good balance and good humour. Concentrates on walk around walls and pointing sites below but does not wander Bogside. Deals with history back to 1600's so appreciation for all that has gone on. It was exactly what we wanted- about an hour or so.

Thank YVRTripper
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For a tour of the city, a walk in the wall, and more historical information than my brain can remember. And you get a free coffee at the end! Garvin was our guide and he is very knowledgeable about his dear city and passionate about...More

Thank coooky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I done the walking tour yesterday with family and a friend from Texas. Garvin was our guide, he is the best tour guide I ever had, his knowledge and enthusiasm were great, Garvin is from Derry, his pride and love for his city are great...More

Thank brianan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great tour of an interesting structure, Derry's City Wall, and the history of the city.  Lots of info stuffed into an hour-plus stroll.

Thank Kairho1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to learn about the complicated and very interesting history of Derry, you won't do better than this. Our guide was John McNulty and he was both entertaining and informative. He was also very balanced in a city with a turbulent history. The...More

Thank Alec L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had John as our guide and he was brilliant. Gave us a great idea of the conflicts and the eventual resolution to some peace in the area. We highly recommend a tour with this company

Thank frankst
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How long of a walk is it?
9 May 2017|
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Response from walkerderry | Property representative |
Hi Jennel74 Our regular walking tours that go everyday at 10am, 12noon, 2pm and 4pm last approximately one hour fifteen minutes.
Where would be the best place to park for the tour if we were driving from letterkenny and is there a charge
20 July 2016|
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Response from SalemJC | Reviewed this property |
There is pay parking right at the Foyleside Shopping Centre where the tour begins. Monday through Saturday it opens at 7:30am, and on Sunday it opens at 11:30am. There is also a pay & display car park on Carlisle Road. If... More
We are going on a very short visit to Derry on Sunday, we would like to go on the tour on Monday morning. we are staying in da Vinci hotel, how do we go about arranging this?
12 July 2016|
Response from SalemJC | Reviewed this property |
There is no need to precook the tour. Just show up. They run every 2 hours (at 10, 12, 2, and 4). Meet at 11 Carlisle Road which is right outside of the Foyleside Shopping mall. You will love it. Enjoy!