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Around Foyleside

If you are looking for things to do in and around Derry/Londonderry here a few of our suggestions:

Harbour Museum

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This museum is housed in the former Londonderry Port & Harbour Commissioner’s offices which were built in 1882. It is designed as a traditional style museum housing the city’s maritime heritage.It also contains a range of miscellaneous artefacts.

Historic Walls of Derry

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A walk around the walls in Londonderry reveals a splendid city crammed full of history, heritage, interest and a vibrant cultural scene.The Walls, which are approximately 1.5km in circumference, form a walkway around the inner city and provide a unique promenade from which the layout of the original town which still preserves its Renaissance Style street plan to this day.

Peace Bridge

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The famous Peace Bridge which opened June 2011, is a pedestrian and cycle bridge across the River Foyle, and is the city’s third river crossing. Costing over £14m to build, the bridge crosses the river from the Cityside to Waterside.

Saint Columb’s Cathedral

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Dominating the skyline on all approaches to the city of Londonderry is Saint Columb’s Cathedral, which has stood on its prominent site inside the famous walls of Derry since 1633. Dedicated to the name of Saint Columba (Columb)

The Bogside People’s Gallery of Murals

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The Bogside Artists have created an open-air mural gallery in the famous Bogside area of the city.

Tower Museum

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The Tower Museum houses two permanent exhibitions The Story of Derry and An Armada Shipwreck – La Trinidad Valencera as well as other temporary exhibitions. The top of the Museum provides an open air viewing facility in the heart of the city centre.