The Silverbirch Hotel
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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Interesting city, Derry. It's long history of battles, sieges, Luftwaffe bombings, and more recent confrontations between Irish Nationalists and British soldiers is, one would hope, on a more peaceful path. Our tour director, who once worked in the City Hall, told us that the Hall has often been mistaken for a church given its design and the fact that it features a huge pipe organ ...
... on Facebook to remember birthdays! (I wrote Ro Birthday on my forehead in March so I would remember and then had a shower…)
I went to the information centre first (like I do everywhere I go because I forget literally everything I look up before I get there because I never write it down and even if I do I lose the piece of paper) and got a list of things to do when I am in Derry. Or Londonderry…I still don’t ...
... only to find his credit card had been cancelled, so he was stuck! Darren was able to talk to the security guard at the station in Belfast and they ended up letting him on the next bus to Derry for free, which was so nice. So after a few hours chilling, jamming and eating, Joshua from the US arrived, and after a quick chat, he went to his room to use the wifi and try to sort out his card problems! Eventually it got to about midnight and Darren, Daz and ...
... is still here...to be seen in wall pics and slogans.
The old town is a walled city..you can walk the entire town from the battlements.
Old church buildings go back 1500 years.
There are monuments to the Apprentice Boys...Bogga road,and other things associated with the 900 year conflict between Catholics and Protestant England.
We had a look inside a couple of the cities prominent buildings one of which was the Neo- Gothic ...
... the 2013 City of Culture festivities. While walking through the Murals I was stopped by a gentleman who had experience The Troubles and offered to show me the area and describe what happened. He had a very one-sided perspective but it was interesting to hear his view. Derry/Londonderry didn't feel as welcoming as the other areas I had been and it's for this reason I was back in my room by 19:00. Derry/Londonderry is the ...