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omg thats challange for me walk up that street its lovely and view down to wards the guild hall wow... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Derry, United Kingdom
Good exercise and lots of shops and restaurants

This street starts at the river in front of Guildhall and goes uphill all the way to the Diamond... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
London, Canada
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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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Reviewed 29 September 2018

Shipquay Street is one of the key access points in the centre of Derry. It is one of the four streets that project from the Diamond, where Derry's War Memorial is located. It is one of the steepest streets in the city offering a unique...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Q6956EObrendanm
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We were at the Richmond centre Londonderry on sat 11th Aug outside a young girl from Holland and Barrett lend my husband who is in his 60s a chair to watch the parade outside as he has multiple sclerosis and was sore standing. She kindle...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lizNorthernIreland
Reviewed 18 June 2018

omg thats challange for me walk up that street its lovely and view down to wards the guild hall wow lovely views and old building are fantastic to see yes visit there its lovely was there 17th june be there again on 18th june love...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank derrycity22
Reviewed 21 March 2018

This street starts at the river in front of Guildhall and goes uphill all the way to the Diamond with the War Memorial in the centre. There is an inn, some businesses, some shops as well as some restaurants along this stretch of road. The...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank silverbrook
Reviewed 3 February 2018

The walled city of Derry has a lot of gates and this is another historic gate that is worth seeing, walking through or both.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank JimmyJackk
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.

Date of experience: October 2017
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

Date of experience: October 2017
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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.

Date of experience: August 2017
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

Date of experience: November 2016
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

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank LPLoveToTravel
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