Co. Derry/Londonderry/

Being close to the border between the north and the south, Co. Londonderry itself and the city of Derry is a perfect place to base yourself before or after your journey along the World famous Causeway Coastal Route. Whenever visiting the region myself, I'll always start in Belfast and work my way along the coast to Derry, but whichever way round you choose, this county along with its great bastion city of Derry doesn't disappoint and will always offer a warm welcome. I'm not going to get bogged down on all the politics and troubles of Derry's past, as the region is all about tourism not terrorism nowadays.  From heritage centres to great cathedrals, from Tapas to Ulster fry's, this county has all you'll need to get to grips on how cultures have intertwined over the decades and one thing's for sure, it won't be long before your learning the odd Gaelic word or two.  

 

I mentioned a second ago, that the county itself intertwines very closely with the south, in fact from the City of Derry itself, the border is only a short few miles away and so, even if you don't have the correct currency, most businesses accept both, but if you really want to be sure, there are a number of currency exchanges at all border towns and villages, all offering quite competitive rates. If you are looking at visiting the historic sites of the county, I think the best piece of advice I can give you, is to visit those attractions on both sides of the spectrum. Both have a different story to tell, but all are done in a balanced way and by doing so, it helps you learn on a deeper level, just exactly what journey the people of this county have been on.

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Apparo Restaurant with Rooms
Apparo Restaurant with Rooms
Situated in the village of Draperstown, Apparo is the place to relax in the elegance and comfort of our recently refurbished restaurant and stylish bedrooms. ...
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Apprentice Boys Memorial Hall
Apprentice Boys Memorial Hall
The Apprentice Boys of Derry Museum and Exhibition is a permanent display of the history of the "Siege of Londonderry" and of the Associated Clubs of the Apprentice...
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Badgers Bar
Badgers Bar
Badgers Bar has been serving the freshest locally produced food and drink for over 30 years. They are located in the heart of Derry,...
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Ballyscullion Park
Ballyscullion Park
Ballyscullion Park is located in the heart of the Northern Irish countryside, an hour out from Belfast. They offer exclusive use of their private property for weddings and conferences....
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Bob & Berts
Bob & Berts
At Bob and Berts we strive to bring something unique, different and quirky. Both in atmosphere and in the taste of our carefully selected coffee. Hope to see you soon....
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Cathedral View B&B
Cathedral View B&B
Cathedral View is a family run Bed & Breakfast with 6 bedrooms, just minutes from the city centre and offering quality accommodation at great value. This 100 year old...
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City Walking Tours
City Walking Tours
City Tours is a company with a difference. Based in the heart of the historic city of Derry, this innovative tourism venture, owned by local man Martin McCrossan, puts...
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City of Derry Accommodation
City of Derry Accommodation
City of Derry Accommodation offers a range of charming bed and breakfasts and self-catering guest accommodation....
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Clearwater House B&B
Clearwater House B&B
Being in Mid Ulster you're never far from most of what Northern Ireland has to offer....
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Drumcorn Farm Cottage
Drumcorn Farm Cottage
Set in beautiful, tranquil countryside 3 miles from the Historic City of Londonderry / Derry and only 10 minutes from Donegal with marvelous scenery. Relax in a...
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Fitzroys Bistro
Fitzroys Bistro
Fitzroys restaurant is situate just outside the historic wall of the City of Derry at the top of Carlisle Road and Junction of Bridge Street. Great food at great prices with...
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Gate Lodge Cottage
Gate Lodge Cottage
The Gatelodge is a mid-19th century gatehouse located south-west of the City of Londonderry in Northern Ireland enjoying rural views over the River Foyle, ideal for...
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Groarty House & Manor B&B
Groarty House & Manor B&B
Groarty House & Manor offers charming bed and breakfast accommodation in Derry, Londonderry, neighbouring the stunning County Donegal....
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Guapo Fresh Mexican
Guapo Fresh Mexican
Every morning we start FRESH at Guapo. Our food is homemade and cooked using the finest, fresh ingredients. From our slow cooked meats to our daily...
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Heathside Country Bed & Breakfast
Heathside Country Bed & Breakfast
Heathside Country Bed & Breakfast really couldn’t be any better situated. Nestled perfectly away from the hustle and bustle of the bright city lights...
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Legenderry Warehouse No1
Legenderry Warehouse No1
Legenderry Warehouse No.1 is a Coffee Shop, newly opened in the heart of the Maiden City. Located next door to one of the cities focal buildings, the Guildhall, it is sure...
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Lough Foyle Ferry
Lough Foyle Ferry
When planning your next road trip, be sure to make use of Lough Foyle Ferry which makes the Wild Atlantic Way and the Causeway Coastal Route accessible to all....
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Mountain View & Stables
Mountain View & Stables
Mountain View & Stables is situated in a beautiful equestrian centre in the lush suburbs of Derry City, making it perfect for any horse-loving individual ...
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