Castlerock Golf Club, County Londonderry
First-class spots in our second city.
Deep in the stunning Roe Valley Country Park, you’ll find one of Northern Ireland’s best golf resorts. The Roe Park Resort gives you a beautiful parkland course with spectacular views across Lough Foyle, the Inishowen Peninsula and Binevenagh Mountain. Add that to facilities that include the driving range, practice holes, indoor interactive video coaching system and much more. This is golfing heaven.
Castlerock Golf Club
Castlerock is another stunning links course - two courses, in fact - on the Causeway Coastal Route. You’ll play a par-5 that’s been described as one of the most scenic holes in Irish golf and take on the famous ‘Leg O’Mutton’, a 200-yard par-3 with a raised green, a railway line to the right, and a stream to the left.
Bishops Gate Hotel
Here’s the perfect city hideaway, somewhere packed with history but with all the contemporary comforts you’ll ever need. This former Victorian clubhouse has actually hosted Winston Churchill and W.B. Yeats. But today, it’s a chic hotel blending classic and contemporary in its Wig Champagne Bar and The Gown Restaurant.
Flavours of the city
As you would expect from one of Europe’s youngest cities, the social and culinary scenes here are lively, adventurous and cool. Some of the best new spots include the Walled City Brewery, which was named the Best Gastro Pub in Ireland (Irish Restaurant Awards 2017), The Shipquay Restaurant, another example of the ‘classic with a contemporary twist’ vibe that Derry-Londonderry has mastered, and Paedar O’Donnell’s, the home of live traditional music in the city.
A tour of Derry-Londonderry’s 400-year-old city walls is an absolute must for every visitor. These 17th Century fortifications have a fascinating history and make this the last completely walled city in Ireland and one of the finest examples in Europe. Don’t miss your chance to explore them and meet ‘Roaring Meg’, the ear-splitting cannon used during the 1641 Siege.
Foyle Golf Club
Foyle International Golf Centre gives you access to a championship standard par-71 course on the outskirts of Northern Ireland’s second city. And the course attracts some pretty famous visitors – on 21st May 1932, after a gruelling 15-hour flight, Amelia Earhart had an emergency landing on what is now the 6th green!
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