From ancient city walls to vibrant modern living, Londonderry’s got it all – and it’s the UK’s City of Culture 2013!
Everything you need from banking hours to tourist information centres
Hours are generally Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 4.30pm with some open on Saturday morning. Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) dispense cash at hundreds of locations including banks, garages, and shopping centres. Using a credit card in an ATM is an easy way of obtaining sterling if you are travelling from the Republic of Ireland or abroad.
Multi-storey and off-street car parks have hourly tariffs depending on location. On-street pay and display zones are clearly marked. Pay attention to restriction notices that display morning and evening rush hour clearways and bus lanes when in operation.
Generally Monday to Saturday, 11.30am to 11pm, Sundays from 12.30pm to 10pm. Many bars in Londonderry have later opening hours on Thursday to Saturday. Children are not permitted on licensed premises. No alcohol may be served to under 18s.
Ulsterbus serves Londonderry, the whole of Northern Ireland and Belfast suburbs.
City Centre shops generally open Monday to Saturday, from 9.30am to 5.30pm (Thursday until 9pm). Some larger stores open Sunday from 1pm to 5pm. Neighbourhood stores and garage forecourt convenience shops often open much longer, 24 hours in many cases.
Check out the Londonderry Tourist Office (44 Foyle Street) for tourist information and help.
Need to know
Discover Northern Ireland website
Northern Ireland Tourist Board website
06 Jul 2013 - 06 Jul 2013
22 Jul 2013 - 27 Jul 2013
03 Aug 2013 - 10 Aug 2013
20 Nov 2013 - 24 Nov 2013