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Shipquay Street

Derry, Northern Ireland
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A great piece of history

As locals we pass through almost daily and rarley give the gate a second glance yet if we are in... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
RonaldJames
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County Londonderry, United Kingdom
Guildhall to the Diamind

From the Guildhall uphill to the Diamond a selection of bars and restaurants plus access up onto... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
Lambretta101
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Gourock, United Kingdom
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This street is home to a craft market, where local craftspeople sell their knitwear, pottery and glassware.
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  • Average36%
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Derry, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

As locals we pass through almost daily and rarley give the gate a second glance yet if we are in another city we go to see places like this.

Thank RonaldJames
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

From the Guildhall uphill to the Diamond a selection of bars and restaurants plus access up onto The Walls at Shipquay Gate. Throughout the year there's entertainment and food stalls set up in the Square to the left at the bottom of Shipquay Street at...More

1  Thank Lambretta101
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Another great history lesson through ancient architecture. Really a must for a quick stop off when checking out all of the gates.

Thank coachee1313
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

This used to be the main commercial street of the city and still has a lovely historical feeling to it. Old shops combined with the adjacent Richmond centre with more modern offerings. Its a steep walk - one of the steepest hill main streets in...More

2  Thank Johnindee
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We strolled around looking at the great architecture, ancient walls & found the Craft Village...which was quite a find. Nice shops with local handmade products. My favorite was Number 19 Craft & Design which is a consortium of fashion and design pieces. I bought several...More

1  Thank LPLoveToTravel
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Derry's premier city centre shopping attraction welcomes all visitors. It's a great place with loads going on and close to all that central Derry has to offer.

Thank Londonbusker
Reviewed 9 January 2015

This street is only about 300 meters, on a steep slope, from the war memorial in the Diamond, down to the Guildhall. It has two bars, several shops, Nando's, the entrance to both the Craft Village and the Richmond Shopping Centre, the Donegal Shop, an...More

1  Thank letterkennycaint
Reviewed 29 April 2012

this is a changing place that takes on a different personality with the time of day and also the time of the year

Thank brian c
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