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“First class walking tour of Derry”
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Tours n' Trails
Ranked #11 of 20 Tours in Derry
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Owner description: Daily walking tours around the historic walls of Derry-Londonderry, Bogside.Depart Tourist information centre, Foyle Street: 11am & 3pm (other times on request) Step on guides for coach operator's for Donegal & Giant's Causeway available.'Come along and enjoy our guides local stories and maybe a song or two'.
Reviewed 11 June 2014

Finola led our group of twelve Rotarians from Denbigh, North Wales on a city walking tour. She was a fount of knowledge on the history of Derry an Northern Ireland and gave a very personal and balanced view of all that has happened to this beautiful country over the years. Her professionalism and warmth is second to non and Finola went the extra mile to make us welcome in this great City. We also briefly met with the talented Eilish and wish them both the very best for the future. Hope to see you again.
Gwynn Parry

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Reviewed 26 May 2014

I asked Finola to arrange a tour of the Bogside and Walls of Derry last weekend for a group of friends from England and Wales.It was a reunion of flat mates from the late 60s and early 70s plus partners.
We had a brilliant time,she spent twice as long as the usual tour guides with us!finishing off with free tea and coffee in Benningans pub,which had music on that Sat night.On the Sunday she tailored a bus tour of Donegal for us,fitting in with our time schedule perfectly,as many were flying out that night , highly recommend this personalised tour service,real quality,loads banter and craic.Much nicer than more corporate tours I have experienced!

Thank Marie H
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Reviewed 18 May 2014

Finola delivered a brilliant, tailor-made tour of Derry. We were a group of 12 fairly serious visitors, most from England, and we had asked for a tour that would highlight the recent political background and events. Finola kindly arranged for the Museum of Free Derry to be specially opened on a Sunday and then conducted us around the Bogside, movingly describing the history of this area. Then we climbed up to the city walls, where she showed us the principal sites and described their historical context. Finola is a very enthusiastic, knowledgeable and entertaining guide, with real local knowledge, who kept us enthralled for over two hours. It was a highlight of the holiday and very reasonably priced.

Thank Mike Y
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Reviewed 6 October 2013

Finola and Eilis brought our 51 pupils on an excellent tour of the Walls of Derry. The group are all preparing to sit Leaving Certificate History (state secondary school senior exams) and already had a solid baseline knowledge of the city's troubled history. However, the tour and the astute observations and commentary by our guides was excellent. We walked, talked and listened for a thoroughly engrossing morning. Thank you.

Thank Sarah A
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Reviewed 27 September 2013

Eilish kept me enthralled with stories from darkest history to the present day. Never did she just trot out facts and figures. I can't believe how much I learned yet how fast the time went. Eilish even snuck us into an archaelogical dig. i hadnt planend to go back to Derry but now I definitely want to.

Thank BeckyBDublin
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