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 centers. Using a credit card in an ATM is an easy way of obtaining sterling if you are traveling from the Republic of Ireland or abroad.
Multi-storey and off-street car parks have hourly rates 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.
Generally Monday to Saturday, 11.30am to 11pm, Sundays from 12.30pm to 10pm. Many bars in the city of Derry have later opening hours Thursday through Saturday. Children are not permitted on licensed premises. No alcohol may be served to under 18s.
The two main bus companies operating in the city of Derry are Citibus (serving the city and surrounds) and Ulsterbus (serving the whole of Northern).
City center shops generally open Monday to Saturday, from 9.30am to 5.30pm (Thursday until 9pm). Some larger stores open Sunday from 1pm to 5pm. Neighborhood stores and garage convenience shops often open much longer, 24 hours in many cases.
Check out the City of Derry Tourist Information Centre (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