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Meet your guide at the Tower Museum, conveniently located in the heart of Derry. Because this is a private tour, you have the flexibility of selecting a departure time that works best for your itinerary.

Follow your guide to the Bogside district of Derry, remembered as the crucible of Ireland’s modern-day conflict. See the Free Derry Wall, the Bogside murals found across the district, the site of the Bloody Sunday massacre, and other key landmarks in the area.

As you go, your guide will share facts and stories about Derry’s modern-day history, beginning with the partition of Ireland and covering the Battle of the Bogside, Bloody Sunday and its legacy, and other events from the Troubles.

The tour ends at the Bloody Sunday Monument.

Locations visited
Bloody Sunday Memorial
Free Derry Corner
Derry Guided Tours
Overview

On this informative tour, you’ll learn all about Derry’s modern-day history, including the events of the Troubles and their contemporary legacy in the city. Visit the Bogside district, see the site of the Bloody Sunday massacre, view the area’s murals, and—thanks to the flexibility and convenience of a private guide—have the opportunity to personally connect with the city’s complex heritage and legacy.

Highlights
  • A private guide makes for a personal and intimate way to discover
  • See the Bogside murals, Bloody Sunday site, and other key landmarks
  • Learn all about the city’s complex history and legacy from your guide
  • Choose a tour time that works best for your itinerary
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A hugely informative tour of the Bogside

Being from the Republic and visiting Derry for the first time, we wanted to get a real insight into the history of the city's Bogside area. We would have been aware of the area during the Troubles but wanted to learn more about the community...More

4  Thank anthonymcg_irl
Gleann D, Owner at Derry Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi anthonymcg_irl, the tour does give a good insight into the conflict that took place here. The your is designed to keep events in order and use the landmarks and murals to explain the times. I enjoyed the pint in Peadar's later that night. Go...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Best Tour Ever

Gleann provided myself and my family with the best tour guided experience we have ever been on. Both my children, 10 and 17 years old, loved the tour. My daughter who generally finds history a bit boring was fully engaged for the entire tour and...More

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Gleann D, Owner at Derry Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Im talking to u, thank you for the opportunity to show your family around the Bogside and to be able to explain the history to them. The murals and landmarks really do make a difference and does bring the history to life. Glad that...More

Reviewed July 30, 2018
An informative and interesting experience

A friend and I, from west Belfast travelled to Derry today Monday 30th July 2018, to avail of the bloody Sunday walking tour. We were pleased to see that people from all over the world were genuinely interested in what happened in Ireland on that...More

1  Thank Anne m
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile
An amazing look into Irish History and Culture

The Derry Guided Tours cover topics like the walls of the city, to events of the Civil Rights movement in the late 1960's. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable, and had a personal connection to the Civil Rights movement which helped us really understand why...More

Thank StevenC2000
Gleann D, Owner at Derry Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Hi, with the tours all being private we can adapt and change the tours to suit individuals and groups. Our guides have a good understanding of Irish history and can explain some of the complicated events that took place. Thank you for your recommendation of...More

Reviewed July 7, 2018
A highlight of our trip

My husband and I took this private guided tour with Gleann and we both agree that not only was it a highlight of our trip but that it is one of the best tours we have ever taken. What made it so special was not...More

2  Thank kpter
Gleann D, Owner at Derry Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Hi, for this tour to be described as the best tour you have ever done is absolutely fantastic to hear, thanks a lot for that. With the private tours that we do we always make sure they are delivered to the highest level. Our guides...More

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pcsavino
September 10, 2018|
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Response from Derry Guided T | Property representative |
These private walking tours would last for 90 minutes.
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Gerard W
July 2, 2018|
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Response from Derry Guided T | Property representative |
Hi Gerard, If you go to our web site Derry Guided Tours we can arrange it through email from there.
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Sandra B
July 1, 2018|
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Response from Derry Guided T | Property representative |
As these are private tours there is no minimum, so 1 person private tours are common.
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