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5 Outdoor Activities in County Derry to do this Summer

The school holidays are almost here! Fill your summer with fun and adventure in County Derry. Here’s 5 amazing outdoor activities that will get your blood pumping:   1. Climbing at Carrowmena Activity Centre Situated in the outskirts of Limavady, Carrowmena Activity Centre offers a wide range of activities for all ages to enjoy. Try […]

Visit Derry’s Award Winning Members – NI Tourism Awards 2017 & North West Business Awards

The NI Tourism Awards 2017 took place this year on 18th May at Enniskillen Castle in County Fermanagh.  The ceremony, which takes place every year, is organised by Tourism Northern Ireland and this years event was sponsored by DIAGEO. The annual black tie event, regarded as the highlight of the tourism calendar, recognised 37 of the […]

Foyle Maritime Festival clinches ‘Best Tourism Event’ at NW Business Awards

Derry City and Strabane District Council has notched up a further award at the North West Business Awards which took place at the weekend for its 2016 Foyle Maritime Festival that took place over nine days in the city, in July 2016. Two Council festivals had been nominated under the ‘Best Tourism Event or Initiative’ […]

Local Businesses Win at this Year’s NI Tourism Awards!

Last night, the Visit Derry team attended the annual NI Tourism Awards in Enniskillen Castle, County Fermanagh. The ceremony, which takes place every year, is organised by Tourism Northern Ireland and this years event was sponsored by DIAGEO. The annual black tie event, regarded as the highlight of the tourism calendar, recognised 37 of the industry’s […]

All New Earhart Arts Festival Kicks Off at Studio 2!

Friday 19th May sees the official start of what is hoped will become one of the city’s premier Cultural Arts Festival events with the launch of the Earhart Arts Festival 2017 in Studio 2. The new and enhanced programme which will also celebrate the 85th Anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s historical first ever Trans-Atlantic Flight by a […]