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County Londonderry - a great place to explore history, culture and scenic beauty!

County Londonderry offers rural peace and tranquillity, as well as the vibrant and historic attractions such as the Walled City of Derry and Mussenden Temple. There are a wide variety of things to see and do…
Derry City itself has a number of museums, galleries and theatres that offer the inquisitive tourist great knowledge and entertainment. Check out the Tower Museum, the Museum of Free Derry, the Harbour museum and the Workhouse Museum.

There are also thriving musical and literary scenes to enjoy as well as Cruise Boat Tours and Inner City Walking Tours where you can relive the city’s past. If you want a taste of the tranquil and peaceful life head to Mussenden Temple with its spectacular views of the Atlantic or visit the deciduous forests at Banagher and Ness Wood, where the Burntollet River flows over the highest waterfalls in Northern Ireland.

Visit www.derryvisitor.com for further information.

Here is a list of attractions and activities for you to explore in County Londonderry…

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The Playhouse, Londonderry/Derry

Award winning Community Art Centre featuring year round programming of local, national and international Theatre, Dance, Visual Arts, Education and Outreach, and Art Resources. Admission charges will apply to performances held at the venue.

Bellaghy Bawn, Bellaghy, Magherafelt

Built around 1619 by Sir Baptist Jones, Bellaghy Bawn is a fortified house and bawn (the defensive wall surrounding an Irish tower house).

Natural High NW, Londonderry/Derry

Outdoor pursuits provider offering canoeing/kayaking, climbing, gorge walking, hill walking, coast leering, archery, orienteering and environmental awareness sessions to all age groups and abilities.

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