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Address: | Runs parallel to Strand Road, Derry, Northern Ireland
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Excellent walkways along the river

Scenic River with excellent walks along the quay or on the opposite side of the river. Lots of use with walkers, runners, cyclists, dog walkers and families, bright well lit path... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
CBHegarty
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Derry, United Kingdom
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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I thought that it would be busy and I would see lots of small posts and different type of sailing boats, maybe it was too cold for the locals

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Derry, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Scenic River with excellent walks along the quay or on the opposite side of the river. Lots of use with walkers, runners, cyclists, dog walkers and families, bright well lit path for a view of the lovely River.

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Larne
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127 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Great we walking path runs right down the river popular with runners, bikers and walkers. Worth taking a camera with you.

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Vélez de Benaudalla, Andalucia, Spain
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121 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

It's hardly surprising that the city's tourist information always prominently features photos of the River Foyle, it does place Derry-Londonderry in a beautiful setting. The river or lough is also an important wetland habitat as a train ride between Bellarena and Derry shows.

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Port Stephens NSW. Australia
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75 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Great River , wonderful harbour & the reason Derry was built here with all its fortifications to protect shipping & residents. It now divides the OLD Derry on northern side from new Derry on southern side.Has 2 great bridges giving access.

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Limavady, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

The Sainsbury's Supermarket in Derry is located on the banks of the River Foyle and there is pedestrian/cycle route along the river side. There are a number of sculptures representing a family emigrating from the city and surrounding areas in times past. A number of generations are represented with the older generation remaining behind. Well worth seeing. Also in the... More 

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Thank David F
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44 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Just enjoyed a wonderful week during the Maritime Festival here when the Round the World Clippeers entered the Foyle. The city council outdid themselves and welcomed at least 150,000 visitors. The beautiful quayside walk was bedecked with flowers and about 30 market stalls lined it. Every day it was thronged and the atmosphere was electric. on the final night -Saturday-... More 

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Thank Madeline M
Scotland
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456 reviews
161 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Large river which had a festival on it while we were there. All very nice and good to attract some tourists in to the town. Not sure how many of the locals participated.

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Londonderry Co.Derry
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

The twelve tall mast yachts competing in the round the world clipper race, along with a supporting flotilla, make a very impressive and spectacular sight on the River Foyle during their visit to Londonderry. Many side shows and entertainments make for a great day out for all the family

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Derry, null, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Fabulous scenes on the Foyle this week, as Clipperfest starts today and runs till Tuesday 12th. Really great effort by Derrycityandstrabanedistrictcouncil, Quayside flower boxes really stunning.

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