One Hour Walled City Bridge Tour

Join our unique small-group one-hour bike tour and discover Derry's top 'must see' locations and hidden gems.
10am, 12.30pm & 3pm daily / 1 hour duration / £12 per person

 

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The Walled City Bridge Tour is a 1 hour guided tour made up of 24 stops and a distance of 8km. This tour takes in the Peace Bridge and Walled City and gives the rider an insight into the route which leaves from the Visit Derry offices on Foyle Street…it’s the one tour in Derry that shows a little bit of everything along the way!

The Peace Bridge.

Cycle over our magnificent Peace Bridge aka Bendy Bridge. Find out about out secret naval bases, Ireland's largest public space and what the steel poles are sticking out from the ground.

The Guildhall.

Find out more about this 120 year old award winning building where the Saville Inquiry into Bloody Sunday took place. Also discover what's on top of the Clock Tower and what does it have to do with the Siege of Derry?

The Bloody Sunday Monument.

Did you know 'Sunday Bloody Sunday' was originally written by John Lennon not U2? We will tell you more about the biggest investigation in British history and the Bloody Sunday Massacre.

The Derry Walls.

Celebrating their 400th anniversary cycle alongside, in and around Derry's Historic Walled City, Ireland's only completely Walled City and one of the finest walled cities in Europe.

Walled City Bridge Tour
Frequently Asked Questions

Got a question that's not answered? See our full FAQs here or call to chat with us.

What time does the tour start?

10am, 12.30pm and 3pm Monday-Saturday.

Where does the tour start from?

The meeting point for the Walled City Bridges tour is Visit Derry, directions here.

Does the tour include bike hire?

Yes, you get to ride one of our very lovely folding bikes. The 7 Speed Shimano hub gear makes negotiating small hills easier with the advantage of being able to change gears when the bike is stationary. The Shimano Revoshift setup are very user-friendly and require a simple twist forward obackwards for gear change.

Do you operate in the rain?

We run rain or shine. Complementary ponchos are available if required.

How long does the tour last?

The Walled City Bridges Bike Tour lasts approximately 1 hour.

Where does the tour end?

Back at Visit Derrry, where free tea and coffee can be found!

Do you go on roads?

Our tours use the safest and most scenic routes possible. We primarily ride on dedicated cycle paths and green-ways or on quiet back streets. We appreciate that for some people the idea of cycling in traffic can be a daunting prospect so our guides make every effort to allay fears and build confidence. By the end of the ride we are certain that you will have a smile on your face and agree that a bicycle is the best way to get around Derry!

Is the tour suitable for children?

We accept all kids over 12 years old. For families with smaller kids we recommend booking a private tour with us.

Walled City Bike Tour

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Route highlights

Take in all the best views of Derry.

What people say.

Was on the first ever tour today, great bikes and facilities and so much history in and around the town it’s a great activity, highly recommend!

Darren Bradley

Husband Alex and I did the 2 hour Derry bicycle tour today with Kevin and loved every minute. We saw much of historic Derry and learned so much from Kevin, a knowledgeable, careful and open-minded guy. Highly recommend.

Cathy Kovarik Primm

Thank you kevin. Great wee bike tour of our beautiful city. All our ladies had a great time. Check it out folks. You’re in for a treat!

Monica Downey

A must do for anyone visiting Derry! Kevin was fun and knowledgeable. A beautiful tale of the city of Derry.

Ryan Dailey

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