Welcome to Derry Blue Badge Guide!

Award winning tours of Ireland with Michael Cooper and his team

Derry Blue Badge Guide is one of Ireland’s largest and fastest growing tourist guiding companies. Based in Derry, it offers Award Winning tours of Derry, Belfast and all areas of the country, including the world famous 17th century Derry Walls, the Bogside (location of Bloody Sunday), the murals, peacewalls, Titanic quarter in Belfast and the famous Wild Atlantic Way and Causeway Coastal Route. Tours of Armagh, Fermanagh, Sligo and the Sperrins including the Ulster American Folk Park are also a speciality. We can also assist those interested in doing genealogical research during their visit to Ireland. All of the city tours are available as either walking tours, by coach or also as car tours in our fully insured private hire vehicles.

Our tours

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Our tours
Wild Atlantic Way Donegal Derry Tours Belfast Tours Dublin Tours Causeway Coastal Route Mourne Coastal Route Sligo Leitrim Fermanagh Armagh Game of Thrones Tours Inishower Tour Donegal Highlands Arranmore Island South Donegal Galway Tour Cork Tour Ireland's Ancient East

Wild Atlantic Way

The North-West section includes the spectacular scenery of Ireland’s most northern point at Malin Head, countless beaches of the highest quality dotted along the coast of [...] Read more →


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Derry Tours

The political tour version visits the Bogside and uses the local monuments and murals to explore the origins of the conflict from the plantation to partition and the emergence of the [...] Read more →

Our coach tour, includes the city cemetery, the former St Columbs college building, the city walls and [...] Read more →

On our walking tour, we proceed to the walls where the history of the plantation and the impact of the famous siege of 1689 is explained beside the famous [...] Read more →

Belfast Tours

The political tour you can hear of the origins of the ‘Troubles’ from the Norman Invasion through the plantation, the Williamite wars, the Penal laws, [...] Read more →

With the coach tour you can visit the Titanic Quarter where the tumultuous story of the Titanic is related either by your guide or [...] Read more →

The walking tour departs from City Hall, the tour visits the Linenhall library before proceeding down Donegall Place and Royal Avenue whilst recounting how Belfast [...] Read more →

Dublin Tours

Our three hour Dublin walking tour begins with a walk along O’Connell Street to explain the massive impact of the 1916 Easter Rising, a [...] Read more →

Our Dublin coach tour begins on O’Connell Street and includes views of the GPO, the headquarters of the Easter Rising and a drive past the [...] Read more →

Causeway Coastal Route

We offer two options for the Causeway Coastal Route, both including the visit of the Giant's Causeway, UNESCO's World Heritage Site.

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Mourne Coastal Route

Our route takes us to Audleystown castle (used to film The Twins in Game of Thrones) followed by CastleWard (the actual Winterfell castle location in the same series).  Read more →


Sligo Leitrim

Our journey begins with a drive through county Donegal before we stop in Donegal town for a short walk around the town centre and break. We then continue into county Sligo where we visit the grave of [...] Read more →


We depart for a scenic trip around lower Lough Erne with the chance to view Devenish Island, one of the key monastic sites in the county. We then depart for Belleek for [...] Read more →


Armagh’s land falls away from its rugged south with Carrigatuke, Lislea and Camlough mountains, to rolling drumlin country in the middle and west of the county and finally [...] Read more →

The South Armagh area is famous for its political history, its ancient Celtic history and mythology and its stunning scenes. Those interested in the political and ancient history of [...] Read more →

Game of Thrones Tours

Did you know that the North of Ireland is the mist important film location for HBO’s epic series GAME OF THRONES? HBO considered no less than [...] Read more →

Inishower Tour

The Inishowen peninsula is one of Ireland’s untapped gems and has become famous because in April 2016 the Star Wars crew began filming scenes for [...] Read more →

Donegal Highlands

Visit the spectacular highlands of Donegal, one of Irelands most desolate yet spectacular regions. Read more →

Arranmore Island

Located in the Donegal Gaeltacht, Arranmore Island (Oileán Árainn Mhór) is three miles off the Donegal mainland. The island scenery is characteristic of the Rosses area of Donegal with [...] Read more →

South Donegal

Through Letterkenny in the centre of the county to Glenties and Ardara where you have a chance to explore the numerous shops in the village which retail the world famous Donegal tweed. Read more →

Galway Tour

Discover the rich history and cultural heritage of Galway city, and the good thing about Galway is that it’s fairly compact and easy enough to get around on foot. Read more →

Cork Tour

Our offers for visit Country Cork (and surrounding area) is divided in three fantastics tours:
Slea Head in dingle Peninsula (Country Kerry), Sheep's Head Peninsula (Country Cork) and Kinsale - Clonakilty (West Cork). Read more →

Ireland's Ancient East

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Derry Blue Badge Guide also offers both full and half-day tours of all regions of Ireland by coach and private driver guide tours. Popular areas include Belfast, Dublin, the Giant’s Causeway Coast, the Antrim Glens, Donegal Highlands, South Donegal and Arranmore Island. We also offer specialised tours covering the Game of Thrones filming locations.  

Tours are available in all the main European languages and all of our step on and private driver guides are fully accredited. We will also be happy to assist you in designing a bespoke itinerary on request and can also assist in organising accommodation, restaurants, airport/port pick-ups and much more through his extensive contacts in the industry. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Derry Blue Badge Guide – Coast to Coast tour of Ireland

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