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The city has a wealth of outdoor activities to suit all ages and abilities. An urban destination located in an idyllic setting on the River Foyle with the backdrop of the Donegal hills the city is in close proximity to spectacular countryside, coastal routes and award-winning beaches that ensure there’s always a reason to be out and about!

The River Foyle really is the vein that supplies the lifeblood to Derry and is also one of the richest fishing rivers in Europe, teeming with salmon and trout.  Or why not venture to the fascinating country and forest parks throughout the area that are sure to inspire you to explore more of this great region e.g Learmount Forest Park, Ness Woods Country Park, Muff Glen and many more…

If cycling is your game, then you should follow the Foyle Valley CycleRoute, connecting the historic walled city to the border towns of Lifford and Strabane. The route comprises of a series of traffic-free paths and quiet country roads, which are a joy to ride. Or contact Far and Wild for some of their tailored events.

Tee off at the local parkland courses namely City of Derry, Foyle International and Faughan Valley Golf Courses. For the more challenging golfer sample some of the world’s most internationally renowned golf courses located on your doorstep, including Ballyliffin in Donegal and Royal Portrush – ranked as one of the world’s top twenty courses.

Leisure Opportunities

Just Kayak

Welcome to JustKayak Canoing and Activity centre. Located at the well renowned Diving Platform in Moville, Co Donegal.The attractive building, with its curved and arc-shaped lines, was designed by the late Greencastle architect Liam McCormick.

The Jungle NI

The Jungle NI is an innovative and award-winning outdoor adventure provider.

Claudy Cycle Hire (available at Londonderry/Derry TIC)

Claudy, Londonderry/Derry
Explore the North West of Ireland with Claudy Cycles, and make us your first choice for Cycle Hire. Now available to hire from Londonderry/Derry TIC.

Foyle Marina

The Foyle Marina is located on the River Foyle in the historic maritime city of Derry~Londonderry.

Foyle International Golf Centre And Golf Shop

Foyle International Golf Centre boasts a championship standard par 71 course, set on the outskirts of the historic Walled City of Derry, overlooking the famous Donegal hills.

Barrontop Fun Farm and Pony Trekking

Dunamanagh, Strabane
An open farm with a large variety of baby animals and rare breeds. Large indoor soft play area and bouncy castle, adventure playground, tearoom and gift shop. Optional extras include cart rides, face painting and pony rides.

Oakfire Adventures

We at Oakfire endeavour to make our activity destination as best as possible. We have scoured the world looking for activities that best suit our unique and varied terrain.

Campsie Karting Centre

Eglinton, Londonderry/Derry
Now rated a 4* Activity Centre by NITB. We are the only indoor karting centre in the Northwest. We have 22 new fast karts.

City Of Derry Golf Club

City of Derry has picture postcard views over the River Foyle and the Donegal hills. The championship Prehen course is an enjoyable test for golfers of all standards, with lush green fairways threading their way through mature woodland. A …

Far and Wild

Far and Wild is the leading company offering green adventures in the North West of Ireland for all ages and abilities.

Carrowmena Activity Centre

Carrowmena Activity Centre is set at the foot of Binevenagh along the Causeway Coastal Route in the beautiful Roe Valley just off the Lough Foyle. We offer hostel accommodation and camping onsite with activities that include: archery, …

Brunswick Moviebowl

Brunswick Moviebowl is the foremost entertainment and cinema complex in the North West.

Adventure Sports Northwest

Adventure Sports was set up in the heart of the North West as a mobile unit , with easy access to some of the finest beaches, rivers and mountains. Whether it’s surfing, climbing, gorge walking etc the North West has it.

Templemore Sports Complex

‘The Complex’ offers a comprehensive range of indoor and outdoor facilities which provide a wide cross-sectional programme of activities with something guaranteed for all ages.

Castlefin X-Treme Karting

We are the largest outdoor race track in the region. Over 1,000m long and 80m wide, fully flood lit, with a straight and intense goose neck swiping corners for the unforgettable karting experience. From 8 years old up.

Cycle Inishowen

Cycle Inishowen offer cycling tours and holidays of the beautiful Inishowen peninsula in County Donegal, North-West Ireland.

St Columb’s Park Leisure Centre

Set in a beautiful wooded parkland, this centre boasts excellent outdoor facilities. Indoors, the centre is well equipped to cater for most dry side activities to suit all age groups. Please book in advance.

Faughan Valley Golf Club

Eglinton, Londonderry/Derry
This 18 hole course on the banks of the River Faughan contains a host of water hazards including the lake on the third. With the green protruding out into the lake, the approach shot needs must be accurate to avoid a watery grave, especially …

Creggan Country Park

Creggan Country Park is a modern facility, perched high over Derry providing a spectacular viewing platform. The site incorporates a complete compliment of Watersports (including canoeing, kayaking, sailing, pedalboating, windsurfing, pier …

North West Golf Club

Established in 1891, The Northwest Golf Club has often been dubbed by Cecil Barcroft, the ‘St Andrews if of Ireland’ as it draws its links comparisons with that of the famous Scottish links.

Ness Country Park

Killaloo, Londonderry/Derry
In the steep, wooded Glen of the Burntollet River, south-west of Derry City, lies Ness Country park. 55 hectares of mixed woodland along with open parkland make up the Park which extends along both sides of the Burntollet River. **Path on East Bank Closed Due to Subsidence.**

Tom’s Fishing Tackle Shop

Fly fishing specialists. Stocking a complete range of tackle and baits for game/course and sea fishing. Live bait, maggots and worms always in stock. Stockists of all leading brands.

City Swimming Baths

The City Baths has more to offer than simply swimming. The facility now offers a fitness suite, sunbed and a first class steam room.

Lough Swilly Marina

Lough Swilly Marina is located at Fahan, on the western shore of the Inishowen Peninsula, in Co. Donegal.

Adventure Sports North West

Adventure Sports North West was set up in the North West of Ireland as a mobile unit, with easy access to some of the finest beaches, rivers and mountains Ireland has to offer. Whether it is surfing, climbing, gorge walking or whatever you fancy the north west has it!

Brooke Park Leisure Centre

Leisure centre including main hall, two squash courts, fitness suite,steam room, tennis courts, outdoor football pitches and bowling green.

Brandywell Sports Centre

Located beside the Brandywell Soccer Stadium – home to Derry City Football Club it offers a range of facilities to the general public – including 5-a-Side indoor hall, handball and racquetball court.

Pilots Row Centre

Based in city centre, holds various exhibitions. Cafeteria: Mon-Fri breakfast 10.00am-12.00pm; lunches 12.00-14.00. Comhaltas Irish Traditional music, set dancing, etc.19.30 on Tuesdays. Original local name plates of bogside area, local photos …

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