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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Bed & Breakfast
“Quite a drive away but definetly worth it. They're one of Europes highest Marine Cliffs overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.”
  • 60 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
“Only a 13 Min Drive away. Great for Cycling/ Wallking/ Castle Tour/ Gardens”
  • 51 locals recommend
Tourist Information Center
“One of our favourite spots for walking and hiking and bring the dogs. Bit of a trek to get to (In the middle of Donegal), but even the journey there is beautiful and well worth it alone. Great for all types of weather with appropriate attire.”
  • 29 locals recommend
“Spend a day in Derry City walking the ancient walls, guided tours available throughout the City. Greatest City I have ever visited, filled with heritage, culture, shopping, nightlife. Walking the Peace Bridge is a beautiful experience.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Foyleside Shopping centre has a large food court, Mc Donalds and plenty of Highstreet brands like H&M, Topshop, River Island, Next and Easons. It connected to Debenhams and has 2 multi-storey carparks.”
  • 6 locals recommend
“Immerse yourself in the story of Irish Immigration and the adventure that takes you from the thatched cottages of Ulster, on board a full scale emigrant sailing ship, to log cabins of the American frontier. Meet an array of costumed characters with traditional crafts to show, tales to tell and food to share. Visit -”
  • 10 locals recommend
“A trip to Glenveagh Castle is very enjoyable. Interesting history with great walks and fantastic gardens.”
  • 14 locals recommend
“View into 3 different counties from this hilltop location. Amazing views of both lough Swilly and Foyle. Site of ancient hilltop stone ringfort. Not to be missed”
  • 11 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Wonderful beaches, walking trails.... Costs E5 to park in the park itself, or park for free at Ards Friary and walk into the park.”
  • 15 locals recommend
“Award-winning Gastropub popular with locals and tourists. Family run for generations and offering a very warm welcome”
  • 16 locals recommend
History Museum
“A fabulous mini museum with lovely staff, stunning scenery, great shopping and decent lunch options”
  • 8 locals recommend
History Museum
“The Tower Museum is a must see visitor attraction. Permanent exhibitions at the museum include the Story of Derry and An Armada Shipwreck - La Trinidad Valencera. The museum also boasts the only open air viewing facility in the heart of the city centre with stunning panoramic views of the city and River Foyle. Temporary exhibitions are also displayed throughout the year.”
  • 14 locals recommend
“On a rainy day it’s a great place to catch a movie, go bowling, let the kids play in the arcade or the soft play area called Bananas. You can also eat in the cafe or restaurant/bar. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“Most Northernly part of Ireland. Whales/Dolphins can be spotted along the shoreline. Stunning views and pleasant pathway along edge. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
“Waterloo place is filled with bars all with live music from top to bottom. You will find that Peadar O'Donnells is a small but traditional pub filled with culture and music every night.”
  • 11 locals recommend
“Lots of various local craftpeople, lovely to potter around and enjoy the city”
  • 5 locals recommend