Londonderry, Derry, Doire or even 'Legenderry' as it has been recently renamed, is a centre of culture and creativity. In recent years the city has unveiled to all-comers the creative vibrancy of spirit that has always been apparent to those who knew her best.
Tower Museum tells the tale of Derry’s vivid history, from its geological development millions of years ago, focusing on the Plantation, the Siege of Derry and the city’s troubled political past.
The Harbour Museum focuses on the city of Derry’s strong maritime connections. The famous Derry City Walls may never have been penetrated, even though several of the City’s ancient buildings were demolished due to the sieges that took place through the years. The City Walls of Derry are over 400 years old and are recorded as one 'World's 1001 Historic Sites You Must See Before You Die (UNESCO)'
The Apprentice Boy’s Memorial Hall is where the Siege of Derry celebrations take place each year and it is well worth a visit. One building that amazingly survived the Siege of Derry is the magnificent St Columb’s Cathedral. Built in 1633, the cathedral is the city’s most historic building and is filled with centuries of relics and artefacts.
The Wild Atlantic Way is the spectacular coastline of the West of Ireland, stretching from Co.Donegal in the North right down through 7 counties to the most southern point of Ireland in Co.Cork. This touring route is a perfect way to explore the breathtaking scenery the west Coast and some of the greatest attractions that Ireland has to offer.