Derry is a fantastic base to explore Northern Ireland’s delights. Dramatic coastlines, glacial valleys and mountains dotted with Norman Castles, Celtic and Christian monuments all within easy driving distance. Maldron Hotel Derry offers city centre location with convenient access to the major roads and complimentary car parking (subject to availability).
The Giant’s Causeway
The Giant’s Causeway is a must see, renowned for its polygonal columns of layered basalt, it is the only UNESCO World Heritage Site in Northern Ireland. Located only 45 mins from the hotel it is steeped in myth and legend and has attracted visitors for centuries with its outstanding natural beauty. The Causeway Coast has proved a most popular trail for tourists with its stunning views of the North Antrim Coast and the dramatic landscape of the Giant’s Causeway.
The Wild Atlantic Way
The Wild Atlantic Way is the spectacular coastline of the West of Ireland, stretching from Co. Donegal in the North right down through 7 counties to the most southern point of Ireland in Co.Cork. This touring route is a perfect way to explore the breathtaking scenery the west Coast and some of the greatest attractions that Ireland has to offer.
Game Of Thrones
Twenty six locations across Northern Ireland feature in the Game of Thrones. Binevenagh is the closest location to Derry city, just over 24 miles. The plateau and steep cliffs extend for over 6 miles across the peninsula of Magilligan and feature as the Dothraki Grasslands in seasons 5 and 6. A few miles up the coast, Downhill Beach was the setting for Dragonstone and Portstweart Strand the Coast of Dorne where Jamie Lanister landed to bring his niece Myrcella back to King’s Landing. Discover more here.