County Derry-Londonderry is one of the most interesting places to visit in Northern Ireland and has lots of history attached to the area. The city of Londonderry is ideal to spend a weekend. The Tower Museum charts the city’s history from the Siege of Derry to the Spanish Armada and the recent political past.
At the Museum of Free Derry in the Bogside the living history of the Troubles and Bloody Sunday are displayed. The city walls are superb to explore and St Columbs cathedral a major feature of this city. The Apprentice Boys Memorial Hall and the Guildhall are also impressive buildings and the former the focus of the Siege of Derry celebrations each year. Visit the Bogside Murals now an iconic part of the city.
There are many walking and horse riding opportunities around County Londonderry with a fabulous coastline and the Sperrins nearby.
Many people come to this part of Northern Ireland to see the magnificent basalt rock formations of the Giant’s Causeway- one of the major attractions in the area.
Visit a traditional pub in the area, try local whisky from Bushmills and enjoy the fresh local fish. At Creggan Country Park the watersports on offer include sailing, fishing and windsurfing. Golf is available at Faugham Valley Golf Course and at Foyle international. With Ballyliffin and Royal Portrush, two of the most renowned course in the world, this area is a major attraction for golfers. The area has fishing tuition, diving sites off the coast and an array of coastal birdwatching. There are many small villages and beautiful farmland here and with opportunities ranging from coastal walks and simple relaxation in the most unspoilt countryside around this is an excellent place for a holiday.