Derry is situated in Northern Ireland in the north west. It is one of the only fully walled cities in Ireland.
The main city of Derry is of the same name as the county, and is also known as Londonderry which dates back to the 6th century. Derry is very close to County Donegal in the Republic of Ireland and shares a dramatic landscape and coastline with its neighbour. In addition to spectacular views over the Atlantic Ocean, Derry also has the dramatic Sperrin Mountain range, the River Foyle and the Burntollet River and pretty seaside towns such as Portrush and Portstewart. There are plenty of Derry hotels in the city and county where you can enjoy short hotel breaks and hotel deals Derry.
In Derry city there is the famous St.Columb’s Cathedral which can be seen from miles away and the Walls of Derry – which themselves can be explored, the Guildhall and the Tower Museum – which in addition to telling the Story of Derry, also includes information on “An Armada Shipwreck”. Outside of Derry city there is the Bellaghy Bawn Museum, which provides an insight into the history of the Ulster Plantation and also the writings of the famous Irish poet Seamus Heaney. The Mussenden Temple which is owned and managed by the National Trust for Northern Ireland and forms part of the Downhill Estate & Mussenden Temple visitor attraction. It was built in the late 1780’s as a library and was based on the Temple of Vesta in Italy. There are excellent choices of Derry hotels and Derry guesthouses throughout the county.
For a more leisurely way to explore Derry, why not take a boat trip on the River Foyle or for those who active pursuits there is a wide selection of activities, including hill walking, gorge walking, kayaking and canoeing, golf, sailing and equestrian sports to enjoy.
Whatever your reason for visiting Derry you can book fully approved Derry hotels and Derry guesthouses located throughout the county on the Ireland Hotels website. Just use the accommodation search box featured on this page to find a Derry hotel or guesthouse to meet your needs.
Owned and managed by the O'Hara Family for four generations. The Brown Trout has comfortable accommodation and a family friendly welcome. Open fires in the winter and a challenging golf course in the summer. Dogs are welcome and we have live music every Saturday night.