Help Wikitravel grow by contributing to an article! Learn how.
New users, please see Help or go to the Pub to ask questions.

Difference between revisions of "County Londonderry"

From Wikitravel
Jump to: navigation, search
(Stay)
(Get in)
(16 intermediate revisions by 12 users not shown)
Line 10: Line 10:
 
* [[Magherafelt]]
 
* [[Magherafelt]]
 
* [[Portstewart]]
 
* [[Portstewart]]
 +
* [[Draperstown]]
 +
* [[The Sixtowns]]
 +
 
===Villages===
 
===Villages===
 
* [[Bellaghy]]
 
* [[Bellaghy]]
Line 17: Line 20:
  
 
==Understand==
 
==Understand==
 +
Derry has a 70% Roman Catholic majority, avoid wearing clothes with Rangers or Celtic football shirts on, equally try and avoid wearing anything at all with a Union Jack flag (UK Flag) on it.
  
 
==Talk==
 
==Talk==
 +
The common language of Northern Ireland is English, however Irish maybe spoken in certain areas, it is not necessary to understand Irish to get by. It is best to be respective to both cultures (Nationalist and Unionist) in Londonderry, and it is wise not to refer to Londonderry as such in largely Nationalist areas, particularly at night - with simply Derry the preferred, safe term.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
 +
By far the easiest way to Londonderry is by road access from throughout Ireland (Northern Ireland to the East and South) and the Republic Of Ireland (the near West - Donegal). There is also an international airport offering both seasonal and scheduled flights. There are frequent bus services from various locations throughout Ireland (see Bus Eireann) and there is also a less frequently used rail service from Belfast.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
Line 31: Line 37:
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
'''Timberquay Restaurant & Wine Bar''', Strand Road: A new vibrant dining experience located on the banks of the River Foyle [http://www.timberquay.com www.timberquay.com].
 
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
 +
  
 
==Stay==
 
==Stay==
'''BT48 Apartotel''' - 5 Star Self Catering Accommodation, luxury 1-3 bedroom apartments on the banks of the River Foyle:[http://www.derrycityaparthotel.com www.derrycityaparthotel.com]
 
  
*'''Derry Accommodation''', - Hotel, self catering and b&B accommodation throughout the Historic Walled City:[http://www.derryaccommodation.com www.derryaccommodation.com]
 
  
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==
Line 46: Line 50:
  
  
{{isIn|Northern_Ireland}}
+
{{IsPartOf|Northern Ireland}}
 
{{outline}}
 
{{outline}}

Revision as of 18:09, 30 June 2011

County Londonderry or County Derry is located in Northern Ireland. The name of the county is a point of political dispute, with unionists advocating the longer name, and nationalists advocating the shorter. A common attempt at compromise is to refer to the county as "Londonderry" and the city as "Derry", but this is not universally accepted.

Contents

Cities, towns and villages

Map of County Londonderry

Cities

Towns

Villages

Other destinations

Understand

Derry has a 70% Roman Catholic majority, avoid wearing clothes with Rangers or Celtic football shirts on, equally try and avoid wearing anything at all with a Union Jack flag (UK Flag) on it.

Talk

The common language of Northern Ireland is English, however Irish maybe spoken in certain areas, it is not necessary to understand Irish to get by. It is best to be respective to both cultures (Nationalist and Unionist) in Londonderry, and it is wise not to refer to Londonderry as such in largely Nationalist areas, particularly at night - with simply Derry the preferred, safe term.

Get in

By far the easiest way to Londonderry is by road access from throughout Ireland (Northern Ireland to the East and South) and the Republic Of Ireland (the near West - Donegal). There is also an international airport offering both seasonal and scheduled flights. There are frequent bus services from various locations throughout Ireland (see Bus Eireann) and there is also a less frequently used rail service from Belfast.

Get around

See

Itineraries

Do

Eat

Drink

Stay

Get out




This article is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!


Variants

Actions

Destination Docents

In other languages

other sites