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City Walking Tours

11 Carlisle Road, Derry BT48 6JJ, Northern Ireland
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Excellent Tour

We took the tour led by John, and it was very interesting and informative! I always like to hear... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Andy437
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Awesome Tour!!!

This was the perfect Derry walking tour! The guide was incredible - so knowledgeable, great stories... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Overseas_22
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La Paz, Bolivia
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Martin McCrossan City Tours is the original and best tour of the city operating for over 20 years. The only Tourism NI 5 star tour of the city covering a range of subjects. Open 7 days a week tours at 10am,12noon,2pm and 4pm everyday only £4pp. Complimentary tea or coffee available. No need to book - just show up! Private tours also available on request with group rates . Step on guides available to do coach tours and part coach and part walk. Blue Badge Guide also available on request .
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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11 Carlisle Road, Derry BT48 6JJ, Northern Ireland
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"martin mccrossan"
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"thanks john"
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"cup of tea"
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"excellent value"
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"free cuppa"
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"northern ireland"
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"visiting derry"
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"informative tour"
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"his knowledge"
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"past and present"
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"his passion"
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"private tour"
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"second to none"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took the tour led by John, and it was very interesting and informative! I always like to hear people speaking with passion about their city, and John is certainly passionate about sharing Derry's lively history. And they even managed to arrange for the sun...More

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walkerderry, Manager at City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Andy I am so happy that you enjoyed your tour with John ! All our guides are so passionate about the city and it’s full history and we are glad that this is reflected when sharing our knowledge with visitors! We also always try...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the perfect Derry walking tour! The guide was incredible - so knowledgeable, great stories and jokes, and willing to talk with you about what it is like to live in Derry, both during The Troubles and after. The tour was just the right...More

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walkerderry, Manager at City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Thank you so much for leaving your wonderful comments about our tour! To say that you have been on hundreds of tours throughout the world and that ours is one of the best is most certainly one of the kindest compliments we can receive!...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed this tour. Our guide Tony was really entertaining and delivered the information in a really humorous way. I would highly recommend taking this tour if visiting Derry and at £4 per person which includes a free tea or coffee is ridiculously cheap. No...More

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walkerderry, Manager at City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi TravelBug! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review for our tour. I am so happy that you enjoyed your time spent with our amazing guide Tony and I’m glad that you found it both interesting and entertaining! Charlene McCrossan

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the city tour of Derry, was an easy walk. Our guide was really informative and spoke clearly, it was so much information to take in!! Kind of wish the tour went down to the bogside and to the peace bridge but it was no...More

Thank Sarah B
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walkerderry, Manager at City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sarah , Thank you so much for taking the time to review our tour and I am so glad you enjoyed it! I am sorry that you were disappointed that our regular public tour does not go into the bogside or over the peace...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great experience. I have a hearing problem but Gavin, our tour guide is very clear, informative, and great sense of Irish humour. I actually followed the whole tour no problem. 1 hour is all you need to understand the specular history of Londonderry.More

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walkerderry, Manager at City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi tippgail, Thank you for taking the time to review our tour! We really appreciate it! It is great that despite your hearing problem you were still able to understand our great guide, Garvin. I am so happy that you enjoyed your time spent with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our walking tour - entertaining and informative - and not too long! Finished off with a lovely (free) cuppa. Incredible value for money - highly recommended.More

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walkerderry, Manager at City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi MartiMc, I am so happy that you enjoyed your time spent with our company. We try our best to ensure that our tour is a good balance of entertaining and informative and I am so happy that you agree with this! I am glad...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic tour that took us all over the Derry's walls as John, the tour guide, summarized the History of Derry. He talked about the plantations, the urban evolution of the city and, of course, about The Troubles started in this very same place. Thank you...More

Thank Virginia L
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walkerderry, Manager at City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Virginia Thank you so much for taking the time to review our tour . I am so happy that you enjoyed your tour with John , we like to give our visitors a full history of the city., He certainly has a great passion...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a ‘must do’ in Derry. Our guide John showed and told us all about this city and it’s history with vim & vigour in a most passionate way. There is no better way to learn about the many different historical buildings, events and...More

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walkerderry, Manager at City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Carmel , Thank you so much for your amazing review for John. As you say John does most certainly have a great passion for our city and it’s history and has plenty of stories along the way to keep our visitors entertained. I am...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

John was an amazing guide. We have done city tours all over the world and he is one of the best we have been with. It really adds something to a tour when a guide has such passion and pride for his city and country....More

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walkerderry, Manager at City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thank you so much for your amazing review! To hear that you have been on many tours all over the world and that ours is one of the best is such a compliment! We really do value our employees - John is certainly amazing!...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Garvin was amazing. He shared some really personal stories with us which really helped us appreciate the history of Derry. Really recommend doing one of these tours

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walkerderry, Manager at City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thanks for your review. I’m so happy that you enjoyed your tour with Garvin ! He really is an excellent guide and so passionate about our city. I will pass on your kind comments to him he will be delighted. Thanks Charlene McCrossan

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Kell's B
26 March 2018|
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Response from walkerderry | Property representative |
Hi - yes you can do the tour using a mobility scooter - we cater for all needs. Hope to see you soon Thanks
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Jennel74
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.
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Seanie_13
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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
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