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McNamara's Famous Guided Walking Tours

94 Butlers Wharf, Derry BT47 6SR, Northern Ireland
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Ronan walking tour was gripping from the first moment to last word - mixed with humor & overflowing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MRGESG
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Houston, Texas
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Gripping stories and amazing history

Wow from start to finish!!! We did this in conjunction with Shamrocker tours, but something they... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
Bismi196
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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McNamara Tours offers varied and engaging walking and bus tours around the historic city of Derry: - City Walls - Guildhall - St Columba's Cathedral - Tower Museum - Railway Museum
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94 Butlers Wharf, Derry BT47 6SR, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ronan walking tour was gripping from the first moment to last word - mixed with humor & overflowing with information. Ronan discusses the origins of the riff &, more importantly offers hope for future through reaching across the divide & teaching our children to be...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Wow from start to finish!!! We did this in conjunction with Shamrocker tours, but something they should always have as part of their tour!! Garvin was amazing from start to finish, any man with that much passion about their city is someone to listen to....More

Thank Bismi196
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We recently did a walking tour of Derry with Gavin, as part of our CIE Tour of Ireland. We first drove through the city on the bus then got out to walk. Gavin was great, funny and he really knew his history of Derry. We...More

Thank dranke
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Absolutely brilliant I would highly recommend this. I had a wonderful day. Very reasonable and so informative.

Thank Patricia G
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Garvin was a great guide, being able to share his personal experiences with us. Was able to capture the emotion appropriately and provided all the information. Also gave us information about what to do for Halloween, where to eat and drink etc. Would highly recommend,...More

Thank Katherine T
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Our recent walking tour with Ronan gave us enormous insight into the troubles in Northern Islands past. It was good to have a man who lived the times talk about the events of the time. Highly, highly recommend this tour & we will be taking...More

Thank OZreview1
Reviewed 29 October 2016

A highlight of our tour of Ireland and Northern Ireland in July. Totally unexpected but Ronan both enlightened us about the Troubles in Derry and inspired us to remember what is truly important! Very highly recommended!

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Thank you Ronan for telling the stories the way you do. I had only a basic understanding of the troubles but after your tour I feel very informed. You used very simple anecdotes to explain a very complex conflict in an unbiased way.

Thank Kellie I
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I'm a tour operator and booked a group for a walking tour of Derry with Ronan McNamara leading the tour. All of our guests were impressed with Ronan's ability to describe the details of the culture and history, while remaining entertaining and fun. It was...More

Thank mindieburgoyne
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Ronan is witty, articulate, passionate and extremely knowledgeable. He has that very rare gift of bring history to life. Many guides know history but Ronan brings it to life.

Thank DonJonovan
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Debra W
Hi, I am looking to booking a tour for 7adults and a 14yo. We are interested in the tour with the city wall. We are thinking of May 3rd first thing in the morning. Are you able to accommodate us? debra
9 April 2017|
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Response from OZreview1 | Reviewed this property |
You would need to book directly with McNamara's, or through the Concierge at your hotel. It is well worth the experience. Very passionate & knowledgeable. Enjoy.
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