Activities

OAKFIRE ADVENTURES

We at Oakfire endeavour to make our activity destination as best as possible. We have scoured the world looking for activities that best suit our unique and varied terrain.

We are forever evolving, tweaking, planning and working hard to make your experience our number one priority. We are located on the outskirts of Derry-Londonderry and are accessible from all parts of Northern Ireland and beyond.

Perfect for corporate events, sports teams, stag parties, birthdays or simply a fun day out, Oakfire provides an exhilarating alternative to those looking to have a great time.

address: The Oaks, 227 Glenshane Road, BT47 3EW
phone number: +44 (0)800121 6242
web: www.oakfireadventures.com

BRUNSWICK MOVIEBOWL

Brunswick Moviebowl is the foremost entertainment and cinema complex in the North West. Comprising of 10 pin bowling, seven screen cinema, Martha's Vineyard fully licensed restaurant, Boulevard Cafe diner, Banana's Adventure Park, American pool lounge and interactive video games. Brunswick Moviebowl has something for everyone- that's why we are "Number 1 for Family Fun".

address: Brunswick Lane, Pennyburn Industrial Estate, Derry, BT48 0LU
phone number: +44 (028) 7137 1999
web: www.brunswickmoviebowl.com

LOCK N LOAD

Lock n’ Load is the North's largest purpose built Airsoft and supplies center with a Close Quarter Battle Arena and 9 Lane Shooting Range!

Choose between Airsoft, Paintballing, Laser Tag or Nerf Wars and enter your game.

address: 34 Balliniska Road, Derry, BT48 0LY
phone number: +44 (028) 7127 9050
web: www.locknloadderry.com

JUMP LANES NI LTD

Jump Lanes is the first trampoline park in the North West. It is perfect for a family fun day with our large trampolines catering from 5 years & above. This is a great facilitiy for the kids to bounce off all their excess energy and have fun at the same time. Take advantage of our party packages with our American Diner.

address: 7 - 9 Glenaden Complex , Altnagelvin Business Park, Trench Road, Derry, BT48 3UB
phone number: +44 (028) 7134 3132
web: www.jumplanesderry.com

IRISH COFFEE CONNOISSEUR

Welcome to the city of Derry-Londonderry - once the biggest exporters of whiskey in the world.

Now is your opportunity to enjoy the history and art of creating the world famous Irish Coffee with the Irish Coffee Connoisseur.

You’ll get to taste the Irish Coffee and also get the chance to create your own if you're up for the challenge.

The Irish Coffee Connoisseur uses Derry-Londonderry's own Quiet Man Irish Whiskey in all demonstrations, which is distilled and bottled locally.

address: Traditional Irish Cottage, The Craft Village, Shipquay Street, Derry, BT48 6AR
phone number: +44 07834 914 111
email: irishcoffeeconnoisseur@gmail.com

GAME OF THRONES TOURS - THE LEGENDERRY IRON ISLANDS TOUR

Did you know that Northern Ireland is one of the most important film locations for HBO's epic fantasy series, Game of Thrones?
Downhill beach featured as Dragonstone, Ballintoy Harbour as the Iron Islands in seasons 2 and 6, Larrybane Quarry featured as Renly's Camp in the Stormlands and the Dark Hedges featured as the Kingsroad.

Our coach tours are much more that 'sightseeing' tours. We have Iron Born costumes, swords and shields on the coach, free to use at no extra cost. All entrance fees are included. Our guides will show you how and exactly where lots of iconic scenes were shot.

This is more that just a tour - it's the one and only Legenderry Iron Islands 'Adventure'

Tickets can be purchased at Hostel Connect

address: Visit Derry, Visitor Information Centre, Derry, BT48 6AT
phone number: +44 (028) 7126 7284
web: 
www.gameofthronestours.com

Foylehov Activity Centre

Foylehov Activity Centre is the only Hovercrafting Centre in Northern Ireland as well as home to the only Powerturn Off Road Buggies in Northern Ireland. In addition we have Archery, Laser Tag / Laser Combat, Football Golf and Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting.

So whether you are an adrenaline junky seeking an action-packed adventure or you want to have a more competitive day, learning new skills, we have the perfect outdoor activities for you.

address: 71 Carrowclare Road,, Limavady,  BT49 9EB
phone number: +44 (028) 777 22235
web: www.foylehov.com

FLAVOURS OF THE SPERRIN MOUNTAINS

Experience immersive slow adventures in the Sperrin area of outstanding natural beauty.

Apart from the wonderful scenery and ecology we will visit two of the region's passionate slow food producer, Dart Mountain Cheese and Bradkeel Farm. Come along and enjoy some great Irish craic on this unique tour.

address: 14 Altnagelvin Park, Waterside, Derry, BT47 2LU
phone number: +44 (028) 7131 8473
web: www.slowadventureni.com

FEAST OR FAMINE - IRISH FOOD HERITAGE PROJECT

Award-winning chef, author and passionate Irish food campaigner, Emmett McCourt, offers an exclusive specialist event catering dining experience that promotes and celebrates local artisan produce together with a narrated and compelling Irish food story. A custom-made high-tech demonstration kitchen with exclusive Irish street food menus is available for events.

address: 162 Gortgar Road, Greysteel, Derry, BT47 3DB
phone number: +44 (077) 4990 3652
web: www.feastorfamine.ie

FAR AND WILD

Far and Wild is the leading eco-adventure company in the North West of Ireland. Our service focuses on developing people through adventure sport and sustaining the environment.

As an Adventure-mark accredited company, our staff are highly trained and provide professional support to ensure your activity meets your specific needs. We are an Activity Activity Provider for the Duke of Edinburgh's Award.

Our activities include kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, mountain-biking, coasteering, rock-climbing, archery, team challenges, Boom Boards and hiking.

We have a special commitment to help make adventure-sport fully accessible to all people and work actively with disabled groups and clients, women and girls and socially marginalised groups to help make this a reality.

address: St Columb's Park House, 4 Limvady Road, Derry, BT47 6JY
phone number: +44 (07775) 911 198
web: www.farandwild.org

ESCAPE ROOMS DERRY

Uncover Major Plott's deadly secret plan at Escape Rooms Derry. You have just one hour to crack the code before he returns in this exciting and challenging Escape game. Escape Room Games are a great new entertainment craze that are sweeping the world.

Imagine that you are a live version of Cluedo, or you and your friends are starring your own version of the Crystal Maze. At Escape Rooms Derry, you will be locked up in a themed room for an hour, given a mission and challenged to complete your mission within the hour.

Work as a team and solve the clues to open the safe where spymaster supreme, Major Plott, is storing his secret plan. The game is perfect for all ages and group sizes, from couples to families, hen parties to team building.

address: 22 Great James Street, Top floor, Derry, BT48 7DA
phone number: +44(073) 8890 4438
web: www.escaperoomsderry.com

DERRY CITY FOOTBALL CLUB

Derry City Football Club, founded 1928, is a professional football club based in Derry, Northern Ireland. Derry City's home ground is the municipal Brandywell Stadium, situated just south-west of the Bogside in the Brandywell area of Derry.
The club is known for its community spirit, and the supporters have played a pivotal role in the survival and successes of the club.

address: Brandywell Stadium, Lone Moor Road, Derry, BT48 9LB
phone number: +44 (028) 7137 3111
web: www.derrycityfc.net

CLAUDY CYCLE HIRE AT VISIT DERRY

Explore the North West of Ireland with Claudy Cycles, and make us your first choice for Cycle Hire. Now available to hire from Visit Derry.

Explore the Sperrin Mountains, Derry & North West Ireland by hiring a bicycle for the day or even longer. Claudy Cycles is located near Derry City in County Derry/Londonderry and brilliant for tourists and residents who want to escape for a short period of time.

You are really spoilt for choice as there is an abundance of cycle routes in the North West. Hire a bicycle from Claudy Cycles and there are many routes you can explore such as the Foyle Valley Cycle Route which joins the ancient walled city of Derry to the border towns of Lifford and Strabane. Or if you wish for stunning scenery and blissfully quiet roads & paths you may want to explore The Inis Eoghain Cycleway, which is a 55km cycleway that follows the River Foyle in Derry to Lough Swilly in County Donegal.

address: 556 Baranailt Road, Claudy, BT47 4EF
phone number: +44(028) 7133 8128
web: www.claudycycles.co.uk

CAMPSIE KARTING CENTRE

We are Northern Ireland's newest and most exciting indoor racing circuit. High powered brand new Sodi karts for Adults and Juniors over the age of 8 years are all welcome to come and feel the thrill and excitement of our 400m circuit and purpose built facility.

Now open, our new 18 hole crazy golf course (only £3 per person) and Northern Ireland's only Paintball Target Range.

We at Campsie Karting Centre now have the largest Indoor Paintball Arena in Northern Ireland. Our Arena is based on Tournament Style Paintball, and the games are recognised internationally as the best formats for Paintball completions. We use low impact Paintball Markers and 50cal Paint-balls, as a result it does not hit as hard but is a lot more accurate.

address: Unit 12, Campsie Industrial Estate, Derry, BT47 3XX
phone number: +44(028) 7181 4500
web: campsiekartingcentre.co.uk

DERRY BIKE TOURS

Derry Bike Tours will take you further and open your eyes to the beauty of the River Foyle and see more than just what's inside our Historic Walled City.

A selection of top of the range folding bikes to choose from with high specification & hub gears, meticulously maintained including safety equipment provided so we can go further and see more together.

A leisurely pace along both sides of the river, biking through wonderful woodland and our spectacular city nature reserve encountering flora and fauna, birds, wildlife and locals on route recommending the best places for food & drink along our soon to be famous greenway.

address: 44 Foyle Street, Derry, BT48 6AT
phone number: +44(07955) 599 224
web: www.derrybiketours.com

 

Attractions

Step back in time and relive the city’s past on a historic Walled City Guided Walking Tour, Bus Tour or Taxi Tour, where you’ll discover a wealth of history, including the unexpected landing of Amelia Earhart on her historic solo flight across the Atlantic in 1932. Situated on the Waterside area is Riverwatch at the Lough’s Agency which provides the opportunity to explore the Foyle and Carlingford Loughs. The Workhouse Museum tells the story of the famine and the Battle of the Atlantic. Prehen House is home to one of Ireland’s greatest love stories, the legend of Half Hung McNaughton.

Arts & Culture

Derry is undoubtedly full of many forward thinkers, so it’s no surprise to learn that we have some big ideas for the future. The opening of the Millennium Forum, the North West’s largest purpose built theatre, has been the catalyst for development in the arts and conference/exhibiton facilities. It launches its vibrant programme of events appealing to a wide audience of both locals and visitors from near and far. Indeed added to this the Playhouse Theatre and Waterside Theatre the city really is a hub for the arts. The evolving Cathedral Quarter has been earmarked for development into an area devoted to the arts, with plans for even more major development in the not too distant future.

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