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Explore the Walled City when staying at the Everglades Hotel

Located 5 minutes from the Everglades Hotel, the iconic Derry city walls are a must-see for visitors to the city of Derry - Londonderry.

Steeped in history, the city is the only remaining completely walled city in Ireland and one of the finest walled cities in Europe. The Walls were built during from 1613-1618 by the honourable, the Irish Society as a defence from England and Scotland. They are approximately 1.5km in circumference and form a beautiful walkway around the inner city overlooking wonderful local attractions including the Bogside and Fountain areas of the city.

Vistors to the city can enjoy one of the award-winning walking tours available from McCrossans walking tours. With over fifty natural and built attractions in the region, such as Derry’s Walls, The Bogside, The Peoples Gallery (Murals) The Bloody Sunday Story, The History of the Apprentice Boys, The Marching Season Traditions the walking tour has been listed by many as one of the best experiences they have had on their travels and a must do when visiting Derry.

Leaving from 11 Carlisle Road, BT48 6JJ daily at 10.00am, 12.00 noon, 2.00pm and 4.00pm the tour there is no need to book, just turn up. Other times can be arranged if requested. Tours normally last one hour and cost £4 per person.

Click here to download an interactive map with details of locations the tour covers.