Londonderry travel guide

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You're Going to Love Derry

Londonderry or "Derry", as it's commonly known, has a history that's rich, a present that's easygoing and familiar, and an overall "heart of the Irish" vibe that Northern Ireland is so well known for. Its political history is close to the surface and memorialized through its public spaces, art, and even architecture. But its people, cuisine, and natural beauty will take you back to a simpler time.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Derry

Top activities & attractions in Londonderry

When to Visit Derry

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The best time to go to Derry is the summer months during June, July, and August. September can also be good. Temperatures during the summer average 73.

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How to Get to Derry

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Where to Stay in Derry

A former country-house-turned-hotel, Beech Hill Country House Hotel's claim to fame is that Bill and Hillary Clinton stayed during their visit. If you're looking for something inexpensive but still centrally located, check into the Travelodge Derry Hotel. Budget travelers will love the Derry City Independent Hostel.

Popular Neighborhoods in Derry

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How to Get Around Derry

The Cost of Living in Derry

Shopping Streets

Foyleside and Richmond Centre are your main haunts for shopping, as well as typically UK brands like Marks & Spencer and Dunnes Stores. Lovers of local markets converge at Guildhall Square.

Groceries and Other

A quart of milk costs around £0.88 and a dozen eggs costs approximately £2.

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Where to Eat in Derry

What about dinner in an old boathouse? Quaywest Restaurant serves up fresh food by the riverside: homemade fish cakes meets Indian chicken skewers and 6oz steak burgers. Two can dine comfortably for £30.