5 Amazing Experiences in Derry Your Dad Will Thank You For

Father’s Day 2017 is fast approaching! Still searching for the perfect gift? Check out some of these ideas and treat him to an experience in the Walled City he’ll never forget!


1. Laser Tag at Lock n’ Load

Locknload Derry

Who said he was too old for laser tag? Not us! With over 5,000 square feet of black light combat arena and the latest systems in Laser Tag, witness real lasers fire from your guns and others as they try to take you down! Play in a dense fog, with flashing lights and pumping music and defend your team!

Website: www.locknloadderry.com


2. Stand-up Paddle Boarding on the River Foyle!

Far and wild stand up paddle boarding derry

The first and only historic city tour by Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) in Ireland – be prepared for a completely unique and stress-free take on seeing the city with local adventure tour company – Far and Wild. A perfect way to experience the historic city from a completely exhilarating perspective!

Website: www.farandwild.org


3. Craft Beer tasting at Walled City Brewery


Northern Ireland’s only restaurant/brewery combo, Walled City Brewery, is a unique dining experience and a must-visit for beer lovers! Try the craft beers, brewed to perfection on site, and sink your teeth in to mouthwatering tapas or ‘Beer Cheesy Chips’!

Beer + Food – what could be better? Just make sure Dad drinks responsibly!

Website: www.walledcitybrewery.com


4. The Legenderry Iron Islands Tour


Is your dad a massive GoT fan? Game of Thrones Tours operates this full day experience every Saturday, departing from the Visit Derry Visitor Information Centre. Explore the filming locations of HBO’s Game of Thrones, including The Dark Hedges – through which Arya and Gendry escaped King’s Landing, and the Giant’s Causeway! You’ll even get the chance to dress up in Iron Born costumes, swords and shields on the coach!

Website: www.gameofthronestours.com


5. Golfing at Foyle Golf Centre


Looking for a competitive challenge? You’ll find it on Foyle Golf Centre’s 18 hole ‘Earhart’ championship length course! If it’s fun you’re after, try the 9 hole, ‘Woodlands’ Par 3 or Footgolf course. Perfect for the Dad who fancies himself as the next Tiger Woods!

Website: www.foylegolfcentre.co.uk



Did this article help you find the perfect Father’s Day gift? Let us know in the comments!

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