County Derry

These are the most significant landmarks, buildings and monuments in County Derry

One of Northern Ireland’s most iconic and photographed buildings is falling off a cliff

The Mussenden Temple was built in 1785 and forms part of the estate of Frederick Augustus Hervey 'the Earl Bishop', Bishop of Derry and Earl of Bristol. It is perched dramatically on a 120 ft [...]

Danny Boy, The O’Cahan’s & The Flight of the Earls

Dungiven Castle, Dungiven, County Derry Dungiven Castle was the ancestral home of the O'Cahans who ruled this area for hundreds of years. In 1607 Sir Donnell O’Cahan was implicated in treason and had his lands and [...]

The highest pub in Ireland

The Ponderosa Pub is located on the Glenshane Pass in co.Derry. It was established around c.1900 but started its life as a little farmhouse on the Derry to Belfast road. This is the highest pub in [...]

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