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The historic Maiden City

Walk in beautiful countryside

Local Attractions close to Molenan Luxury Self Catering Cottages

This cottage is ideally located being close to the historic maiden city of Londonderry, known locally as Derry in Northern Ireland, on the border with Co Donegal. For exercise you can walk or cycle to the City along the specially constructed cycle path just a few hundred meters from the cottage. Derry is the capital city of the North West of Northern Ireland - a vibrant city full of culture which has been awarded 'UK City of Culture 2013'. The City of Londonderry / Derry is famed for its many festivals, the historic walls, museums, nightlife and of course that all important shopping scene.

Attractions in the city that are worth a visit include:

Martin McCrossan's City Tour of the Walls

The Guildhall

Tower Museum

Museum of Free Derry

Saint Columb’s Cathedral

The Apprentice Boys Memorial Hall

Millennium Forum

The Playhouse

The city of Derry is host to the annual May City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival, an international event which is famous for an atmosphere that will take your breath away. The Banks of the Foyle Halloween Carnival, Ireland’s largest street festival, brings an incredible visual spectacle to the city that thrills thousands year after year. The city holds various summer events including the Foyle Regatta, Gasyard Feile, Foyle Cup, Maiden City Festival & Celtronic Festivals.

Other Attractions within easy reach of Molenan Self Catering Cottages

There is no shortage of things to do on the North Coast the most obvious being the famous tourist attractions that are on the doorstep of Molenan Cottages. The North Coast is full of scenic beauty that is unique to our region including Dunluce Castle, Bushmills Distillery and also Ireland’s premier tourist attraction, The Giant’s Causeway, which has become widely known as the eight wonder of the world! If this doesn’t appeal to you the spectacular coastline provides plenty of alternatives including walks along the blue flag beaches or surfing the waves!

Causeway Coast

The Giants Causeway

Dunluce Castle

Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge

Bushmills Distillery

Downhill & Mussenden Temple

Royal Portrush Golf Club

Donegal and Tyrone

Ulster American Folk Park

Glenveagh National Park

There are also a number of peaceful walks around the attached farm and tours can be provided by prior arrangement.


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