About Derry - Londonderry
Welcome to Derry~Londonderry, one of Europe’s finest Walled cities and the only completely Walled city in Ireland. You are invited to be part of our incredible story at the most exciting time in our history.
For further information on the city and help planning your visit please contact the Visit Derry Team:
T: +44 2871 377577
Let us introduce you to a buzzing, youthful city full of life alongside an ancient destination steeped in history. Take a trip back in time strolling along the magnificent 17th Century Walls, built by the Guilds of London in 1613 and home to one of the largest collections of Cannon in Europe. Check out one of the many museums and discover the fascinating history and heritage of this charming city. Derry is often referred to as Ireland’s ‘City of Song’ and is renowned for its lively cultural scene. See its home grown artists and performers in action at one of the many cutting edge live music venues and atmospheric theatres. Or simply relax and sample some of Ireland’s best cuisine and locally sourced seafood at an array of cosmopolitan cafes and restaurants.
Derry~Londonderry is the ideal base to explore the rest of this captivating region. To the East of the city lies the stunning North Antrim Coast, home to UNESCO World Heritage Site the Giant’s Causeway and the world’s oldest licenced whiskey distillery, Bushmills. To the West you will find the stunning natural beauty, rugged wilderness and endless golden beaches of Co Donegal, gateway to the ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ which is the world’s longest defined coastal touring route and home to some of the best links golf courses in Ireland.
Winner of the inaugural UK City of Culture 2013 and named by acclaimed travel publication Lonely Planet as a ‘Top 10 City in the World’ there really is no better time to Visit Derry. We hope to welcome the International Association for Suicide Prevention Congress to our city and create a ‘LegenDerry’ Congress experience for your delegates thanks to the people, place and culture of this unique region!