Walking Tours

Walking Tours of Derry City

Derry has a long and interesting history and culture dating back over 1500 years. the city centre itself is enclosed within Ireland’s only complete set of walls. From its humble foundations linked to the monastery set up by Saint Columba in the 6th century to the thriving City of Culture today, Derry is a must see for anyone visiting the island.

The walking tour gives a comprehensive account of the troubles of recent years including an intriguing insight into the Free Derry Area and Bloody Sunday, an infamous day in Derry’s history when on the 30th January 1972 British Soldiers opened fire on a civil right march which resulted in the deaths of 14 innocents and a huge number of protester being seriously injured.

The walking tour which encompasses the Derry walls gives a insightful account of the Siege of Derry (1689) when the Catholic King James and his army had the city gates closed to them by the inhabitants who were loyal to the protestant king William of Orange. The tour also covers various other interesting periods of the City’s history, including:

  • Early History
  • Plantation
  • 17th-century upheavals
  • 18th and 19th centuries
  • Partition: The Foundation of the Irish Republic
  • Troubles

Tours Cost 4 pound per person and last one hour.

All our tours are given by highly trained local tour guides who have achieved a World Host Standard of Tourism and Leisure.

For more information or to book a tour please contact:

Email: Ronnie@thetaxi-co.com

Phone: 02871 362134

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