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Derry Girls Original Sites Tour
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Derry Girls Original Sites Tour

By Derry Guided Tours
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Ages 13-90
Duration: 1h 30m
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Live guide: English
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  • Private Walking Tour.
What's not included
  • Food and drinks


Start:
  • Union Hall Pl, Londonderry BT48 6LU, UK
End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 40985P9

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    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Most travellers can participate
    • As the tours are all private there is a minimum of 2 adults.
    • For families travelling with 1 adult please contact me to arrange a tour.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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    • Union Hall Pl, Londonderry BT48 6LU, UK
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    • Derry Guided Tours
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      United Kingdom
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    • susanmO5304MZ
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Look no further - Here is THE Derry Tour to take
      Here's a shout out for a fab walking tour of Derry. Gleann Doherty and his colleagues provide a variety of options to choose from. We wanted a bit of the history of Bloody Sunday as well as locations for the Derry Girls (TV Show). Gleann was spot on with just the right amount of each (even had a few extra insights on the TV show). Strongly recommend. He does Derry and Donegal tours. Also, read the website to see his personal connection to Bloody Sunday. I agree with their website - The Best!
      Written 14 June 2024
    • N335NQjasonb
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Excellent detailed tour of Derry and the Bogside and its most famous murals! Well worth doing!
      Angela gave us a very detailed tour of the murals in the Bogside, especially emotive as she grew up in this area during The Troubles and so had a lot of personal stories to tell, really adding to the experience. Although she had one persuasion, she was very respectful that not everybody would feel the way she did about Northern Ireland and its place in the UK, which was welcomed. Our tour lasted for two hours and was very fascinating. The meeting point at the Tower Museum was easy to find and communication between us and the tour operator was great. Highly recommended, a great way to learn about the history of Derry and the Bogside and see some of its most famous murals and reminders of The Troubles.
      Written 28 May 2024
    • rosannee247
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Derry Walking tour of Bloody Sunday in Bogside region of Derry
      My goodness this walking tour of Bloody Sunday in the Bogside region of Derry was one I won’t soon forget. It was educational and sobering, but yet humorous at the same time thanks to Gleann (the owner) and it was so heartwarming to meet him. We our grateful to have had 2 hours with Gleann sharing his very personal history of such a tragedy. This tour is an absolute must.
      Written 15 May 2024
    • shonapscott
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Bog side guided tour
      Excellent, informative and personal. Noel was a wealth of knowledge having lived it. Great perspective. We all came away with greater understanding.
      Written 8 May 2024
    • Tim784
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      A great stay
      First morning no hot buffet breakfast but cold buffet and cereals available. The waitress informed us about this but said we could order from the a la carte breakfast menu which we did- my friend had the 2 duck egg omelette with ham. I asked for a smaller one duck egg omelette with cheese and tomato which was equally delicious. On our second morning full hot buffet available which was superb. Service was excellent. Disliked · There was nothing I could really fault. Front desk staff were excellent. Spacious room. The hotel opened last year and you have to walk over the Peace Bridge to get to the main walled city but that wasn't an issue. I was allowed to use the Spa area but didn't have time to book a treatment. Maybe one issue we were in room 128 and it was a bit of a pain to get there going through several doors where you either needed your key card or had to press a button to progress,
      Written 19 March 2024
    • A6743WBmarkg
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Bogside Mural tour
      I would highly recommend this tour with Gleann. He was extremely knowledgeable. The experience is very moving. There is a great deal of history in the area.
      Written 26 February 2024
    • damienger
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Brandywell, Bogside, Creggan, Doire
      Our guide Gleann was warm and personable. He is very knowledgeable about the history of his city, and as a native of Derry city he can provide an intimate insight into the real experiences of the local community during the conflict in the North of Ireland. We would highly recommend this tour, it is an important part of irish history in Derry.
      Written 4 February 2024
    • FarAway27547146730
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      A wonderful morning in the Derry City 😃
      The tour guide had shown us a true side of Derry. I was amazed by the passion and the knowledge the guide had. I would strongly recommend this truthful and mesmerising tour !
      Written 20 January 2024
    • W4327AZmichaelp
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Not to be missed
      A must if you’re in Derry. Our guide, Gleann Doherty, is an expert on the city’s history and will tailor your tour to your interests/based on your questions. His content knowledge spans hundreds of years and is more than comfortable talking about Derry today. I learned a ton and had a blast!
      Written 3 January 2024
    • F1685OOsimonem
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      The BEST tour in Derry!
      The BEST tour! We had a private tour on Saturday with Angela as our guide through the bogside and city walls and we could have walked with her and listened and talked for hours and hours. So special to have a local guide, the tour was so amazing and educational. We could not recommend this tour enough, a must if you are visiting Derry. GRMA
      Written 14 November 2023
    • P9676XFjohnh
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Dodged the rain for a great walk
      It was a rainy day but fortunately stayed dry enough for our 90 minute tour around the walls. Gleann was a great guide and knew his city. Pointed out both old and not so old features as we walked the mile around the city wall. Definitely worth the time and effort spent. However, beware it is a fairly long walk with lots of steps and steep slopes. If you have walking issues this may not be suitable. Check before you book.
      Written 4 November 2023
    • garm0n
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Derry guided tours
      Gleann was informative, interesting, humorous and the whole tour was very moving! Everybody in the UK should be made aware of the true reasons behind the troubles! This is explained perfectly by Glan, as we would call him in Wales! Pob lwc Glan!!
      Written 27 October 2023
    • Y1543YSjimp
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Derry Girls & Bloody Sunday Tours
      Gleann was a wonderful guide - certainly knew his stuff but more than that was personable & happy to chat about life in general & growing up in Derry in particular. He was also very helpful with restaurant suggestions & options for our ongoing travels. Would thoroughly recommend this business Jim
      Written 17 October 2023
    • J6169ASdavidl
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      4.0 of 5 bubbles
      Brilliant tour, shame about the mural
      We booked the tour of the Bogside and murals but our wonderful guide, Angela, gave us a tour of the walls too. Very informative tour. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable. Just one negative thing to point out, nothing to do with the tour as such. I had really been looking forward to seeing the You Are Now Entering Free Derry mural. This is an iconic mural and I was really looking forward to seeing it close up and getting a photograph. However, when we got there the mural had been defaced (not an exaggeration) by pro-Palestinian graffiti. Apparently this graffiti was put on the mural by a political 'artist' of some renown. Personally I do not think it is appropriate to be drawing a lazy comparison between the Troubles in Northern Ireland and the present conflict in the middle east. Secondly, the people of Derry should realise that this graffiti is extremely offensive to people from Israel or those of a Jewish persuasion. Free Derry corner is an iconic mural which I believe should be kept as original as possible and not be used for making statements in relation to foreign conflicts which have little or no relevance to Derry's own fascinating history.
      Written 15 October 2023
    • mikebW8983CA
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      4.0 of 5 bubbles
      Very Informative Tour
      During our 13 day coach tour of Ireland, this was one of our tour excursions. We started with a little bus tour of the city, and then got off and walked around the wall. Our guide was really good, and explained a lot of the history of the troubles time period, and all about the wall. The wall has been very well preserved, and it was neat to see it close up, and to understand its' history and, sadly, its purpose.
      Written 1 October 2023
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    Fiona Mc
    London, UK8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Aug 2021
    I really recommend taking a guided tour with Gleann, whether you're a native or a visitor. My American cousin wanted to connect with her Irish roots and understand Northern Ireland history and politics. She's also a huge Derry Girls fan. So we combined the two, on a walking tour with Gleann in August 2021. I'm a Derry Girl myself but I learned some new things from him, and we had a great time. He has a degree in Irish history and politics, and really knows his stuff. He's good fun, too. Highly recommended.
    Written 9 August 2021
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    Hi Fiona, thank you for your review of your private Derry Girls/ Derry history tour. Glad you all enjoyed it. There's always more pressure with a Derry native on the tour but glad there were a couple of surprises in the history for you. Thanks again.
    Written 10 August 2021
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    jasonbbarber
    Dunfermline, UK59 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Aug 2022
    Superb tour of Derry, both in terms of the historical/political side of the city as well as the more recent Derry Girls locations.

    Lara was our brilliant guide for just the two of us, myself and my teenage daughter whilst we had a an all too brief stay in Derry.

    Really informative tour with just the right mixture of serious topics then lightened by visiting various locations used in the TV show. Ideal mix and just what we after.

    Excellent value too, only the two of us on the tour and would definitely recommend this for any family or group, rather than the more traditional "large party" who might not be able to hear or see everything along the way.

    Would definitely do this again on our next stay!
    Written 9 August 2022
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    Hi Jason, glad to hear yourself and daughter enjoyed the tour. There isnangood balance of Derry Girls locations and Derry history. Thank you for your review.
    Written 1 February 2023
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    Lauren F
    Indianapolis, IN27 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Gleann was a fantastic tour guide, knowledgable about both the show and other elements of Derry history and current events. He took us all over the city, including on the walls, pointing out places where the show was filmed (even some of the latest season). He was especially helpful in providing context for parts of the show we as Americans didn’t fully grasp. Would highly recommend for any fan of the show.
    Written 29 April 2022
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    Hi Lauren, thank you for your review of your tour. Glad you enjoyed the tour and Derry. Thanks again fornyour review, it's greatly appreciated.
    Written 3 May 2022
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    Faye M
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    Aug 2021 • Family
    A really good tour, Gleann was an excellent guide. Really knowledgeable on both the show and Derry. We got a great sense of the context of the show and of the recent and not so recent history of the city. Our 2 teenagers enjoyed it too and they are a hard crowd to please.
    Written 12 August 2021
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    Hi Faye, happy to hear you ell enjoyed your Derry Girls tour. The children were excellent and seemed to enjoy it as well. Thanks for your great review of your time on the tour.
    Written 12 August 2021
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    Wobblybaker
    90 contributions
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    Jul 2022
    Fantastic tour. Gleann was a fantastic guide who made you feel really relaxed. He was extremely knowledgeable and gave a fantastic insight to some of the issues that were being addressed. This tour is both Derry Girls and historical which was brilliant. Gleann asked before we started what we were looking to get from the tour and he delivered on what we asked. Overall this was a highlight of our trip to Derry and I would recommend this tour if you are looking for a great couple of hours.
    Written 27 July 2022
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    kevin h
    12 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This tour was great. Angela was our tour guide. It was our first time in Derry as we did a day trip from Donegal while staying family.
    Angela is is a history teacher as was my daughter on the tour. Angela as a life long Derry resident lived the history of the time so not only did we get a great tour of the show she gave us lots of information about history of Derry especially around the troubles and the civil rights issues associated with the troubles and she pointed out many of the murals and the history behind them. Similar to the show Angela was able to speak to the everyday life as a teenager in Derry in a difficult time.
    Highly recommended as not only do you get to see the sights of a beloved television show you also get an amazing history lesson. Best walking tour I have been on.
    Written 29 August 2022
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    Hi Kevin, Angela is a great guide and great to hear you enjoyed your tour. Thank you for a great review.
    Written 1 February 2023
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    Stephanie S
    7 contributions
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    Aug 2022 • Family
    Wow! This tour was the one of the highlights of our trip! Through the tour I fell in love with the city of Derry and learned so much about the show, the Derry people and it’s history.

    Our tour guide Angela was fantastic! She is a Derry Girl herself and her perspective of the history is what made this tour so unique. Angela was able to infuse the show with her own experiences and she as able to really hone in on the history of Derry.

    Highly recommend it - and highly suggest you finish series 3 before going on it. Can’t recommend enough!
    Written 30 August 2022
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    Hi Steph, thank you for a great review of your tour. Great to hear you enjoyed your tour and time in Derry.
    Written 1 February 2023
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    Sarah
    County Sligo, Ireland2 contributions
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    Our tour through the city was just brilliant, so informative our guide Angela ensured that it was really interesting giving us facts from the Derry Girls show, Derry history & hints of her own experience growing up in the area. Had a 13 year old with me who told me she really enjoyed it & was heading home to re-watch the series to spot all the places we had been on our tour. Great day!
    Written 23 October 2022
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    Hi, great to hear you all enjoyed the tour and enjoy the show even more after doing the tour. No mean feat to entertain a teenager lol. Thank you for your great review.
    Written 1 February 2023
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    anna123
    Belfast, UK7 contributions
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    Brilliant tour with Gleann! It was very informative about the history of Derry while also visiting sites from Derry Girls and having a laugh about the famous lines in the show. Gleann was a great tour guide, very friendly and good craic. We would recommend this tour to any Derry Girls fans visiting the city.
    Written 25 October 2021
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    Hi Anna, thank you for reviewing you tour, it's greatly appreciated. Glad you both enjoyed your tour I enjoyed the craic myself. Thanks again.
    Written 26 October 2021
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    Joyce
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    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Oct 2022 • Friends
    Fantastic tour around the Derry Girls locations and the Bogside. Gleann is an extremely knowledgeable guide and is very funny and excellent at explaining the meaning behind some scenes which we had missed due to not being in Derry during the time the programmmes are portrayed. His explanation of the events in the Bogside were very poignant and heartfelt. Lots of stories that should have more light shone on them. All in all a very enjoyable and revealing experience.
    Written 16 October 2022
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    Hi, glad you enjoyed your tour, both the locations and history. Thank you for the great review.
    Written 1 February 2023
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