Museum of Free Derry
St Eugene's Cathedral
Go west and find legenderry boxers, a Bogside "battle" and a garden of calm
Welcome to Derry / Londonderry and, in particular, the Cityside, as the western half of this historic city is known.
On this walking tour, we’ll visit several locations in the west side of the city, including an area called the Bogside. Sometimes described as the cockpit of ‘the Troubles’, it became world famous during the late 1960s for violent clashes, later referred to as ‘the Battle of the Bogside’.
We’ll peruse popular murals like The Petrol Bomber, Bernadette, and the Bloody Sunday collection and, in a politically neutral way, cover some of the other sites that define the area. Fellow tour guide, Mr Terry Brown of Walled City Tours, will join us to share his perspective at some of the locations along the way.
You’ll also hear stories about:
• Two of the city's greatest boxers, Jim “Spider” and his son Billy "Spider" Kelly, and how they got their
• St Columba and how the sacred well was formed
• The murals, monuments and memorials dedicated to the Troubles
• A Victorian-era garden of tranquility in the city centre
• The revival of the ancient languages of the natives and the planters
• Derry pigs and what made them so happy
|Included||Lifetime access to this tour in English
Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata
VoiceMap App for Android and iOS
|Excluded||Food and drink
Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route
Smartphone and headphones
|Know before you book||This is a self-guided audio tour.
Entrance fees to all attractions mentioned on the tour are excluded from the price.
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|Booking Cut-off||No booking cut-off applies|
|Valid||From date booked|
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|Address:||Visit Derry, 1 Waterloo Place, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, BT48|
|Directions:||The start place for the tour is the Visit Derry Visitor Information Centre on Waterloo Place. The easiest way to find the starting place is to go to the major landmark of the Guildhall, which is close by and visible from the Peace Bridge and the Bus Station. Keep the Guildhall on your right and the City Walls on your left, and walk through Shipquay Place to Waterloo Place. The Visitor Information Centre is a modern tower building on your left just past the end of the Walls (Cowards Bastion/Magazine Gate) and is opposite the Northern Counties Building on your right.|
|Start Location Notes||Visit Derry, 1 Waterloo Place, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, BT48|
|Cancellation Cut-off:||24 hours|
|Cancellation Notes:||Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund|
|TOUR DOWNLOAD VOUCHER||RETAIL PRICE||NET RATE|
|Voucher Access Code||6-64 years||$5.99||Available on request|
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