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Top Picks - County Londonderry

Some of the main things to see and do in County Londonderry and the city of Derry~Londonderry.

Places To Visit

Ballyronan Marina, Ballyronan, Magherafelt

Situated on the picturesque western shores of Lough Neagh, this award winning marina is ideal for the water sports enthuasiast. There are walks around the marina as well as picnic areas and a park for children.

St Columb's Cathedral, Londonderry/Derry

Dominating the skyline on all approaches to the city of Londonderry is Saint Columb's Cathedral, which has stood on its prominent site inside the famous walls of Derry since 1633. Dedicated to the name of Saint Columba (Columb)

Ness Country Park, Killaloo, Londonderry/Derry

In the steep, wooded Glen of the Burntollet River, south-west of Derry/Londonderry, lies Ness Country park. 55 hectares of mixed woodland along with open parkland make up the Park which extends along both sides of the Burntollet River.

Portstewart Strand and Barmouth, Portstewart

Between Portstewart and the mouth of the River Bann lies the golden sands and domineering sand dunes of Portrush Strand Beach. This area of natural beauty and of scientific interest is owned and managed by the National Trust.

Roe Valley Country Park, Limavady

This scenic and tranquil park on the outskirts of Limavady offers spectacular riverside views and woodland walks along with opportunities for salmon and trout fishing, canoeing, rock climbing and orienteering.

Mussenden Temple and Downhill Demesne, Castlerock, Coleraine

Mussenden Temple is located in the beautiful surroundings of Downhill Demesne near Castlerock in County Londonderry. Explore the ruins of the 18th-century mansion of an eccentric Earl Bishop. Awe inspiring views, colourful gardens and events all year

Springhill House, Moneymore, Magherafelt

Step back to 1912 as you experience the Lenox-Conyngham home on the morning they left to board Titanic. See the exhibition, featuring pieces from the Titanic era, including 11-year-old Eileen Lenox-Conyngham’s letter, written on Titanic headed paper.

The Guildhall, Londonderry/Derry

Fashioned in neo-gothic style, the Guildhall is one of the most striking buildings in the North West and was originally built in 1887. The building now boasts a multifaceted tourism experience providing a central hub for visitors exploring the city

17th Century City Walls, Londonderry/Derry

Londonderry/Derry is the only remaining completely walled city in Ireland and is one of the finest examples of Walled Cities in Europe. A walk around the walls reveals a city crammed full of history, heritage, interest and a vibrant cultural scene.

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