Derrie Danders - City Walls Detailed History Walking Tours
In this introductory tour, you will "Walk in the Footsteps of History".
Available for private groups from 1 up to 15 people max. Numbers are restricted for quality purposes - no large impersonal tours here.
Prices and Availability may vary depending on days and times, and seasonality.
Available Options include
1. Private Group Tour (1-15 places)
2. Small Group Public Tour (1-2 places)
This tour gives a history of the city from its origins to the modern day, including St Columba, the impact of Vikings, Normans and Irish chieftains, the Plantation of Ulster, the building of its iconic Walls, the siege of Derry in 1688/89, the aftermath and Scots/Irish emigration to the USA, industrialisation, railways and bridge building, the 1840s potato famine and native Irish emigration to the USA, the Home Rule crisis and partition, the role of the city in two World Wars , the recent Troubles and the peace process.
Flexible audio tours also available - separately listed on ViatorItinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Shipquay Gate, Shipquay Street, Derry Northern Ireland
In this section of the tour we will be able to see the Walls of Derry, the Guildhall, the Tower Museum, oldest cannons on the Walls and views of Peace Bridge. We will consider the history of the city from its origins to plantation and the building of the Walls.
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
Ferryquay Gate, Ferryquay Street, Derry Northern Ireland
From this section of the tour we will be looking at Ferryquay Gate, the Playhouse, St Columb's Cathedral and the Fountain Estate, as well as discussing aspects of the sieges history of the city
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
Bishop Gate, Bishop Street, Derry Northern Ireland
In this section of the tour we will be looking at Bishops Gate, Double Bastion, St Augustine's Church,Walkers Plinth, Apprentice Boys Memorial Hall, and First Derry Presbyterian Church.
Duration: 20 minutesStop At:
Butcher's Gate, Butcher Street, Derry Northern Ireland
In this section of the tour we will be looking at the section of the Walls from Butcher Gate back to Shipquay Place, and considering more aspects of the city's history from the time of the siege to the present day. We will also visit the Craft Village.
Duration: 15 minutesStop At:
Guildhall Shipquay Place, Derry BT48 6DQ Northern Ireland
A brief introduction only to the Guildhall.
Duration: 5 minutes
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"A wheelchair and stroller accessible route can be arranged for private group tours - please request at time of booking."
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
Duración: 105 To 120 Minutes
Lugar de comienzo:
Visit Derry, 1 Waterloo Pl, Londonderry BT48 6BT, UK
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.