Derrie Danders endeavour to deliver top quality, informative and entertaining walking tours to enhance your visit to the city of Derry / Londonderry. We strive to be politically neutral and historically accurate, and
are currently 5 star rated on Viator / Trip Advisor, Airbnb Experiences, Toursbylocals, Google and VoiceMap. We also proudly feature on Discover Northern Ireland's "Giant Experiences".
So why not linger longer in Londonderry, and enjoy a dander around Derry.
Famous and Forgotten Sieges - Private Walking Tour
We detail many of the sites of the Famous Siege of Derry in 1688/89 in detail and explain their historical significance. We also discuss other lesser known sieges and battles in the city's history, both ancient and modern.
Scots Irish (Ulster Scots) Connections - Private Walking Tour
Discover the fascinating history of the Scots who settled in Ulster, their role in the city and throughout the province and the island of Ireland, and their emigration to the New World and in particular their subsequent role in the formation of the United States.
LegenDerry Musical Mystery Walking Tour
A lively exploration of the many musical connections of this Legenderry city. In this tour we talk about "all kinds" of every genre of music from "the town I have loved so well." Check out the accompanying Spotify Playlist ahead of your tour.
"Real" Derry Girls History Walking Tour
Influential Women of the Walled City - aka The "Real Derry Girls" Tour. This tour covers women with connections to the city, who have made their mark in the fields of politics, music, archaeology, arts and literature, some of whom have plaques to their honour but also includes modern community workers and of course the Derry Girls and the Factory Girls.
Shirt Factory Heritage - Private Walking Tour
A heritage trail of the locations of the old factory buildings in the city where we explore the history of this important industry in our city, while also telling stories of the famed factory girls (and boys) who played such an important role in the city's history.
Blue Plaques of the Maiden City Walking Tour
In this tour, we visit a number of the blue and other commemorative plaques located around the city. The tour focuses on literature, music and other cultural activities and on the impact that certain local luminaries have made, not just on this city, but throughout the world.
Our premium tours include an experience, Blue Plaques of the Maiden City, which is endorsed by the Tourism NI "Embrace a Giant Spirit" campaign.
VoiceMap Audio Tours
Do you require a flexible alternative to walking tours due to your schedule or are you concerned about being in groups?
Bespoke and Customised
Derrie Danders are able to design bespoke walking tours (and day trips excluding transport) to include a number of add-on visits both within and outside the city.