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#meetinderry 1 Conference Guide Where a ‘Legen Derry’ Experience Awaits… @VisitDerry @VisitDerryNews VisitDerryCity
2 contents A #LEGENDERRY EXPERIENCE #meetinderry WELCOME 3 The city has enjoyed some phenomenal successes ‘LegenDerry’ experience for your clients! A guided in recent years. In 2013 Derry was named as tour of the 17th Century Walled city is our top CONTENTS A #LEGENDERRY WELCOME the inaugural UK City of Culture, a prestigious status which showcased our outstanding attraction and we can further enhance by adding animated characters and period re-enactments cultural heritage, celebrated our shared history to really offer a living history experience. A LegenDerry Welcome 2 Welcome to Derry~Londonderry! Located and journey to peace and captured the spirit Mayor’s Address 4 in the stunning North West of Ireland, of the destination - a small city packed with We know our destination inside out and have this charming city is renowned as one of Destination Map 5 charisma and personality. placed a real focus on creating ‘experiential’ the finest 17th Century Walled cities in itineraries - why just listen to a ‘trad’ Irish music Conference Venues 6 Europe, full of fascinating culture. This Derry’s compact size creates a natural Conference session when you can pick up a ‘bodhran’ (Irish When the Business is Done 24 vibrant destination offers an opportunity Village framed by the 17th Century City Walls, drum) and play? to step back in time and enjoy a city that Where to Stay 31 all easily accessible by foot. From contemporary is youthful, vibrant and rich in its history venues and residential properties, to historic Don’t just drink an Irish coffee while you’re here; On Derry’s Doorstep 36 both ancient and living. You are invited to buildings and quirky spaces there is something to learn the skilful art of pouring so you can master Access 40 be part of our incredible story at the most suit every requirement, and with day delegates it at home! Delegates can also check out living exciting time in our history. Testimonials 42 starting at less than £25.00 we guarantee value history at the Ulster American Folk Park, have for money without compromising on quality. an exclusive lunch with a Duke & Duchess, try Conference Support 44 afternoon tea in a 5* Irish castle or adrenaline Hub Map 46 The social aspects of a conference are just as pumping team building experiences including valuable as the academic content where after a treetop safaris and zorbing. Cult HBO series Game busy conference, delegates can kick back, relax of Thrones was filmed across Northern Ireland’s and network with their industry colleagues. spectacular landscapes and guided tours of key People buy from people and we place a real locations depart regularly from the city. emphasis on creating an atmosphere to inspire those connections. As the saying goes, eat, drink Our idyllic position linking the Causeway and be merry – here you can enjoy the finest Coastal Route with the award winning Wild locally sourced produce including ‘from pier to Atlantic Way offers an opportunity to create plate’ fresh seafood from neighbouring County WOW factor programmes for incentive groups Donegal. Keeping it local is important to us and and less than a 1 hour transfer takes you we love to include locally produced beverages the UNESCO World Heritage Site the Giant’s such as Walled City Brewery and Northbound Causeway and Bushmills Whiskey Distillery, the craft beers or award winning ‘The Quiet Man’ oldest licenced distillery in the world! To the West whiskey to help you create standout menus! of the city delegates can marvel at the stunning natural beauty of Co. Donegal, home to fabulous Derry’s unique heritage allows us to continually attractions such Glenveagh National Park and develop and theme new product content. The Doagh Famine Village not to mention some of the team at Visit Derry will work in close partnership best links golf courses in Europe and gateway to with you to create authentic, memorable and the spectacular ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ - the longest exclusive programmes and really ensure a defined coastal touring route in the world! Named by Lonely Planet as a ‘Top 10 City in the World’ and winner of the inaugural ‘UK City of Culture 2013’, we are a city of international excellence, inspired locally, and we guarantee a #LegenDerry experience!
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6 CONFERENCE VENUES A #LEGENDERRY EXPERIENCE #meetinderry CONFERENCE VENUES 7 millennium forum CONFERENCE VENUES 3 New Market Street, BT48 6EB t: +44 (28) 7127 2772 e: firstname.lastname@example.org www.millenniumforum.co.uk The No.1 choice for conferencing, the Millennium Forum leads the way in both large & small scale events offering meeting space from 2 to 1000 delegates. A variety of spaces are available within this state of the art building; its 15 function suites can accommodate a huge array of events, and have the facilities to cater for conferences, seminars, fairs, exhibitions, banquets, lectures, business meetings, press launches and executive interviews. A customizable auditorium with multiple layout capabilities due to its hydraulic moveable floor. A team of dedicated professional staff are on hand to help and advice when planning your event. With the latest AV capabilities, LCD projectors and Wi-Fi in every breakout space, the Forum’s conference and technical staff have the knowledge and resources you require to ensure a successful experience for all your delegates. From West End Shows to Large scale Conferences, the forum really is the place “Where great Business Performs!” Meeting Room Capacity Accommodation Room/Suite name Seating Capacity Dimensions N/A Natural Daylight Metres/ Feet Restaurant Boardroom Classroom U-Shape Banquet Theatre Capacity 130 Main Auditorium 998 150 60 240 80 500m2 7 Danske Bank Studio 115 100 40 100 40 144m2 3 Millennium Room 50 40 40 50 40 73m2 7 Diamond Room 40 25 20 20 20 25m2 7 East Wall 100 40 30 40 30 75m2 3 Farquhar Room 60 30 30 40 30 75m2 3 Green Room 35 25 20 20 20 25m2 3
8 residential venues A #LEGENDERRY EXPERIENCE #meetinderry residential venues 9 BEECH HILL COUNTRY HOUSE HOTEL**** Best Western Plus White Horse Hotel **** 32 Ardmore Road, BT47 3QP 68 Clooney Road, BT47 3PA t: +44 (28) 7134 9279 t: +44 (28) 7186 0606 e: email@example.com e: firstname.lastname@example.org www.beech-hill.com www.whitehorsehotel.biz Beech Hill Country House Hotel, located 2 miles One of the most accessible conference facilities in from the centre of Derry-Londonderry was built the North West, 6km from the city and 1km from the in 1729 and is situated in 32 acres of parkland and City of Derry Airport. The Best Western White Horse landscaped gardens. Hotel combines warmth and elegance with modern facilities. The hotel offers 58 ensuite bedrooms and Our family owned and run 4 star hotel is known superb range of leisure facilities which include a worldwide for its warm welcomes, excellent 20 metre swimming pool, spa, steam room, sauna, comfort, tranquil atmosphere and award winning beauty rooms and gymnasium. restaurant. In the manor house five conference rooms are available that will hold up to 100 delegates The White Horse Hotel boasts 5 conference rooms while an adjacent fully appointed marquee pavilion that are suitable for a wide range of events. Each accommodates up to 500 delegates. room is equipped with the necessary facilities to ensure that your conference runs smoothly. The The hotel has 31 luxurious bedrooms and suites, hotel offers complimentary Wi-Fi and car parking to many of which retain their original Georgian all delegates. elegance and offer fine views of the estate. On site car parking is free along with complimentary wifi Our two largest conference rooms, the Wilsboro and daily newspaper to all guests. Suite and the Campsey Suite have their own private bar and reception areas. Other facilities include gallery lounge, 6km of multi activity trails, walled garden and World Our dedicated and experienced team will be at hand War II museum. Activities such as golf, fishing and throughout your event to ensure all your needs are horse riding can be arranged. Our richly forested attended to. woodland and gardens make Beech Hill an ideal location for team building activities. Meeting Room Capacity Accommodation Meeting Room Capacity Accommodation Room/Suite name Seating Capacity Dimensions No. of Rooms 57 Room/Suite name Seating Capacity Dimensions No. of Rooms 31 Suites 2 Natural Daylight Heritage 11 Disabled 1 Metres/ Feet Superior 16 Boardroom Classroom Natural Daylight Restaurant U-Shape Junior Suite 2 Banquet Theatre Metres/ Feet Master Suite 2 Boardroom Classroom Capacity 120 U-Shape Banquet Theatre Restaurant Garden 20 15 6 6 10 7.6x4.8m 3 Capacity 80 Skipton Hall 100 60 40 70 30 70x25ft 3 Eglinton 50 30 30 30 40 11.5x6m 3 Library 40 20 23 30 15 24x16ft 3 Campsey 200 100 50 120 60 12.4x10.8m 3 Morning Room 20 15 12 12 10 16x17.5ft 3 Wilsboro 600 400 60 400 60 29.7x15.7m 3 Master Suite 20 15 12 12 10 16x17.5ft 3 Wilsboro Reception 50 40 25 40 25 7.5x14m 7 Marquee 500 250 150 300 150 30x15m 3
10 residential venues A #LEGENDERRY EXPERIENCE #meetinderry residential venues 11 BISHOP’S GATE HOTEL city hotel**** 24 Bishop Street, Derry, BT486PP Queens Quay, BT48 7AS t: +44 (28) 7114 0300 t: +44 (28) 7136 5800 e: email@example.com e: firstname.lastname@example.org www.bishopsgatehotelderry.com www.cityhotelderry.com Perfectly positioned within the historic city walls, City Hotel Derry is committed to delivering the nestled in the heart of the “Cathedral Quarter”, highest standards of service to ensure that your and once frequented by the likes of W.B. Yeats and meeting or event, whether it large or small, is Sir Winston Churchill, the old Northern Counties productive and excellent value for money. building completed its re-birth on Friday 4th March 2016 when it opened its renowned revolving door for The entire first floor is comprised of 9 meetings rooms the first time as “Bishop’s Gate Hotel”. fully dedicated to conference and banqueting. The hotel has recently opened a VIP 7th floor boasting During its reincarnation no detail has been left 12 luxury suites, ideal for keynote speakers and to chance; this iconic landmark is the epitome distinguished guests. of Edwardian elegance; an intimate urban oasis featuring 30 luxurious guestrooms, including 2 The Corinthian Ballroom offers superb views of suites, a resident’s lounge, fitness area, restaurant, the River Foyle, iconic Peace bridge and Guildhall. champagne and cocktail bar and a 90-person Combined with its clean lines & mood lighting, this capacity ballroom. stylish Ballroom will complement any event. The Writers Room, an opulent boardroom with executive seating, large oval table and built in projection, is the ideal venue to impress any client. Meeting Room Capacity Accommodation Room/Suite name Seating Capacity Dimensions No of Rooms 158 Natural Daylight Twins 18 Metres/ Feet Double 60 Boardroom Classroom Meeting Room Capacity Accommodation U-Shape Suites 5 Banquet Theatre Room/Suite name Seating Capacity Dimensions Family 34 No of Rooms 30 Disabled 8 Twins 5 Natural Daylight Corinthian Ballroom 350 150 80 300 65 316.5m2 3 Deluxe 21 Metres/ Feet Double 23 Corinthian 1 180 75 44 110 33 180.18m2 Boardroom 3 Classroom Suites 2 U-Shape Banquet Theatre Corinthian 2 130 60 40 110 29 136.5m2 3 Restaurant Corinthian 3 70 30 20 60 15 83.46m2 3 Restaurant Capacity 170 Northern Counties 90 - 40 90 36 30ft x 78ft 3 Writers Room - - 18 32 - 66.6m2 3 Ballroom Capacity 60 Hervey 20 - 20 30 14 50ft x 57ft 3 Hervey Suite - - 10 12 - 33.32m2 3 Berkeley Suite 16 10 14 14 - 27.93m2 3 McCorkell Suite 40 24 20 34 20 52.08m2 3 Amelia Suite 30 20 16 24 17 46.2m2 7 Alexander Room 100 60 40 70 40 112m2 3
12 residential venues A #LEGENDERRY EXPERIENCE #meetinderry residential venues 13 hastings everglades hotel **** ROE PARK RESORT **** Prehen Road, BT47 2NH 10 Lisakelly Road, Limavady, BT49 9FB t: +44 (28) 7132 1066 t: 028 7772 2222 e: email@example.com e: meet.events@RoeParkResort.com www.hastingshotels.com www.roeparkresort.com The stylish four star Everglades Hotel, situated on the The Roe Park Resort is one of the most unique banks of the River Foyle, is the ideal base from which conference and events venues in Northern Ireland to discover the 17th Century walled City of Derry and with facilities to accomodate up to 400 delegates in a all the delights of the North West. stunning parkland setting. The Grand Ballroom is one of the largest hotel suites in Situated just 15 minutes from the City of Derry the North West, and is suitable for large conferences, Airport in Limavady, County Derry-Londonderry, our exhibitions, banquets and fashion shows of up to 600 7 flexible function suites feature the latest in audio- guests. Complimentary parking is also available on visual equipment, making the hotel an ideal venue for site for 200 vehicles. business meetings, events and conferences. At the Hastings Hotels Group we are passionate about With free WiFi internet access throughout, free parking food and believe that eating is one of life’s greatest for up to 300 cars, two restaurants, two bars, access pleasures. We embrace the use of carefully selected to The Spa and an 18 hole golf course on-site we are local and seasonal quality foods to enable our chefs uniquely suited to developing a memorable package to prepare and create the most delicious dishes in our for any budget. kitchens. The Island of Ireland has a proud heritage of farming and fishing, resulting in an abundance of It’s no wonder that the Roe Park Resort has won sensational produce and at Hastings Hotels we strive consistent praise from conference organisers and to give all our guests a true taste of this in everything business users as a unique, individual and truly we serve. memorable conference venue in Northern Ireland. All prices inclusive of VAT. Meeting Room Capacity Accommodation Meeting Room Capacity Accommodation Room/Suite name Seating Capacity Dimensions No. of Rooms 64 Twin 34 Room/Suite name Seating Capacity Dimensions No. of Rooms 118 Double 26 Twins/Doubles 100 Natural Daylight Natural Daylight Suites 3 Suite 8 Metres/ Feet Metres/ Feet Disabled 1 Disabled Access 2 Boardroom Boardroom Classroom Classroom U-Shape Banquet U-Shape Theatre Banquet Theatre Restaurant Restaurant Capacity 100 Greens Restaurant 140 Grand Ballroom 600 180 80 450 50 390m2 3 Roe Park Suite 450 190 - 250 - 335sqm 3 Coach House 300 Key Suite 120 56 52 80 35 178m2 3 Alexander Suite 120 60 50 80 40 112sqm 7 Key Largo 100 40 42 84 30 121m2 3 Ross Suite 120 60 50 80 40 115sqm 3 Key West 40 12 26 24 18 46m2 3 Thackery Suite 100 50 40 70 30 94sqm 7 Key Adams 20 N/A 12 12 10 32m2 3 Earls Room 50 24 25 50 20 57.6sqm 3 Key Biscayne 20 N/A 12 12 10 26m2 3 Drumceatt Room 50 24 25 50 20 59.6sqm 3
14 residential venues A #LEGENDERRY EXPERIENCE #meetinderry UNIQUE venues 15 waterfoot hotel *** BALLYSCULLION PARK Caw Roundabout, BT47 6TB 61 Ballyscullion Road, Bellaghy, BT45 8NA t: +44 (28) 7134 5500 t: 07729 856504 e: firstname.lastname@example.org e: email@example.com www.waterfoothotel.com www.ballyscullionpark.com The Waterfoot Hotel is a chic, stunning, urban 3* Hotel Ballyscullion Park offers the ideal location in Northern located in the Waterside area of Derry-Londonderry. Ireland for conferences and corporate events. With our Just a short drive away from the historic Derry Walls Ringrose Room, Stables Room and Marquee venue we and iconic Peace Bridge, and just 5miles from the City of cater for large and small conferences. We have a one Derry Airport, this Hotel hosts an array of spaces ideally event per day policy, providing you with exclusivity suited for conferences, meetings and events. We have of the entire venue, accommodation and parking. five dedicated function centres, each of them providing the flexibility to tailor your exact requirements. Everything you will need: • Projector and screen for presentations Our trained and dedicated Conference and Events • Free wifi team will be on hand to ensure your event, is our • Approved caterers for all your dietary needs priority. The Waterfoot Hotel offers 44 stylish • Onsite parking bedrooms with over 200 complimentary car parking • Onsite accommodation spaces available. With complimentary Wi-Fi and • 40 minutes from Belfast leading edge technology, delegates can expect • 55 mins from Derry-Londonderry comfort, individual attention and an experience that • Picturesque gardens for your guests to relax and provides the very best in hospitality. unwind in the outdoors • Fire pit provided in evenings for a relaxed setting Our contemporary and spacious Wine Bar is the • Bar facilities perfect backdrop to our cuisine offering - where exceptional is standard. Whilst our traditional Irish Snug Bar presents the perfect ambience in which to enjoy a pint of the finest black stuff. Meeting Room Capacity Accommodation Meeting Room Capacity Accommodation Room/Suite name Seating Capacity Dimensions Doubles 20 Room/Suite name Seating Capacity Dimensions No. of Rooms 16 Twins 22 Double Rooms 3 Natural Daylight Suite 1 Twin Rooms 13 Metres/ Feet Natural Daylight Family Room 2 Boardroom Classroom Metres/ Feet U-Shape Banquet Boardroom Theatre Classroom Restaurant Restaurant U-Shape Banquet Theatre Wine Bar Capacity 140 Ringrose Room 80 Waterfoot 1 382 162 70 240 70 24m x 12.3m 3 Ringrose Room 120 80 48 60 90 6 x 14.5m 3 Marquee 200 Waterfoot 2 60 32 24 40 20 7.6m x 8.2m 3 Stables Room 90 60 42 60 60 6 x 11m 7 Waterfoot 3 60 32 24 40 20 6.8m x 8.2m 3 Marquee 200 200 180 220 200 15 x 30m 3 Waterfoot 4 120 64 48 80 40 14.4m x 8.2m 3 Studio 5 100 40 30 80 28 12.5m x 7.6m 3
16 unique venues A #LEGENDERRY EXPERIENCE #meetinderry unique Co.venues Derry 2117 21 Co. 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18 unique venues A #LEGENDERRY EXPERIENCE #meetinderry unique venues 19 Foyle Arena THE GUILDHALL 2 Limavady Road, Derry, BT47 6JY Guildhall Square, BT48 6DQ Tel: +44 (28) 71 376555 t: +44 (28) 7125 3253 e: Steve.Setterfield@derrystrabane.com e: firstname.lastname@example.org www.foylearena.com www.derrystrabane.com/guildhall Set in the scenic grounds of St Columb’s Park, the The Guildhall is one of Derry’s most recognisable impressive Foyle Arena is the latest addition to the landmarks and has been at the heart of city life since city’s range of conferencing facilities. 1890. The newly opened leisure and events space is a The grade ‘A’ listed building is important for many striking state of the art facility boasting a 2000 reasons – historical, architectural, cultural and capacity arena with the versatility to accommodate political - and has played an important role in every type of event including gala dinners, the wider regeneration of the city. Following its conferences and exhibitions. extensive restoration in 2013, the Guildhall is the ideal venue to welcome your delegates to the city With free onsite car parking the Arena is a five minute with a drinks reception hosted by the Lord Mayor. walk into the city centre across the Peace Bridge. An It’s stunning location adjacent to the City Walls and ideal location for events of all sizes. overlooking the River Foyle means it is also perfect for a gala dinner in the atmospheric Main Hall. Cafe facility onsite where light refreshments are available. Meeting Room Capacity Accommodation Meeting Room Capacity Accommodation Room/Suite name Seating Capacity Dimensions N/A Room/Suite name Seating Capacity Dimensions N/A Natural Daylight Restaurant Restaurant Natural Daylight Metres/ Feet Boardroom Metres/ Feet Classroom Cafe Cafe 21 Boardroom Classroom U-Shape Banquet Theatre U-Shape Banquet Theatre Main Arena 2000 500 - 800 - 36x 36m y Main Hall 550 120 - 200 250 15.16x23.45m 3 (no stage extension) Whitakker Suite 60 20 - 30 12 11.4mx7.76m 3 (opened)* * columns in Whittaker Suite restrict layouts
20 unique venues A #LEGENDERRY EXPERIENCE #meetinderry unique venues 21 THE PLAYHOUSE St Columb’s Hall 5-7 Artillery Street BT48 6RG Orchard Street, Derry, BT48 6EG t: +44 (28) 7126 8027 t: 028 7126 6676 e: email@example.com e: firstname.lastname@example.org www.derryplayhouse.co.uk www.stcolumbshall.com If you’re organising a meeting, conference, reception, St Columb’s Hall was built in 1886, this architecturally banquet, launch, etc., then why not consider the city’s stunning building is situated in the heart of the newest and most unique conference venue, the Award city next to Derry’s city walls and adjacent to the Winning The Playhouse Arts and Conference Centre. Millennium Forum. The Playhouse is one of Ireland’s largest arts centre Under the new ownership of The Garvan O’Doherty and is housed in two beautiful “B1” Listed buildings Group, this historic listed building is undergoing a right in the heart of Derry City, beside the Historic major £2million refurbishment project to covert this Walls. The famous buildings’ have just had a major space into a multi-purpose entertainment facility. refurbishment and have subsequently won numerous awards. The Main Auditorium is the largest space in the venue accommodating up to 860 pax theatre style, this elegant space is the perfect backdrop for gala dinners, Facilities include: award presentations or key note speeches available • 175 state of art theatre (including cinema screen) for hire from April 2013. To keep up to date with St • Dance Studio with panoramic views of the city Columb’s Hall development check out the venue’s • State of the art sound and lighting systems website. • Vaious large and small rooms for hire (including full size automated cinema screen), • Wireless Broadband lecterns, flipcharts, etc. • Infra-red hearing system • Portable staging • Tea/coffee making • Air-conditioning • Only 30 metres from Foyleside Shopping Centre for • 2 x Lifts & chirlift easy parking • In-house technican • A unique collection of historic buildings with real • Equipment available includes projectors, screens Meeting Room Capacity Accommodation character Meeting Room Capacity Accommodation Room/Suite name Seating Capacity Dimensions N/A Room/Suite name Seating Capacity Dimensions N/A Natural Daylight Restaurant Natural Daylight Metres/ Feet Boardroom Classroom Restaurant N/A Metres/ Feet U-Shape Banquet Boardroom Theatre Classroom U-Shape Banquet N/A Theatre Main Auditoirum 860 175 80 320 60 388m2 3 Theatre - 180 40 120 30 22x8.5m 3 Balcony Room 90 40 40 120 - - 3 Dance Studio 175 180 40 100 30 16.5x8.5m 3 Green Room - 40 20 20 15 9.5x7m 3 Cinema 129 - - - - - 3 Art Room - 30 25 - - 5.5x8.5m 3 Function Room 80 40 30 90 - - 3 Gallery - 180 40 100 30 15.41x7.94m 3 Ball Room 90 40 40 100 - - 3 Plaza - - - - - 10x8m 3
22 CO. DONEGAL venues A #LEGENDERRY EXPERIENCE #meetinderry CO. DONEGAL venues 23 inishowen gateway*** Lough Eske Castle, a Solís Hotel & Spa***** Railway Road, Buncrana, Co Donegal Donegal Town, Co Donegal t: 00353 7493 61144 t: 00 353 (0)74 97 25100 e: email@example.com e: Reservations.firstname.lastname@example.org www.inishowengateway.com www.solishotels.com/lougheskecastle Located along the sandy shores of Lough Swilly and Lough Eske Castle, a Solis Hotel & Spa, Donegal’s only a short 15 minute drive from Derry city our hotel only five-star castle hotel is located on the Wild boasts superb, panoramic views across Buncrana Atlantic Way in the Northwest of Ireland. Golf Course and Lisfannon beach and makes an ideal conference venue. The 96 bedroom castle, with facilities for up to 300 delegates, has been lovingly restored to blend its With an excellent selection of banqueting menus historic past with a dash of contemporary elegance. available our conference rooms have been built with Recent awards include that of earning a spot as one an emphasis on comfort, convenience, and the latest of Condé Nast’s top three luxury Ireland hotels and in modern technology and design. Luxury Hotel of the Year 2017. We offer you the opportunity to lose yourself and The unspoilt countryside, combined with the wide relax surrounded by natural beauty, amongst the array of outdoor activities makes Donegal a premier scenic beauty of Inishowen. We would be happy to destination for conference, events, team building, and help you organise outdoor and indoor activities or incentive groups. Lough Eske Castle is available for workshops. exclusive hire. Meeting Room Capacity Accommodation Meeting Room Capacity Accommodation Room/Suite name Seating Capacity Dimensions Superior 4 Room/Suite name Seating Capacity Dimensions Disabled Access 6 Twin Doubles 5 Twin Doubles 26 Natural Daylight Natural Daylight Doubles 70 Doubles 70 Metres/ Feet Metres/ Feet Suites 1 Suites 16 Boardroom Boardroom Classroom Classroom U-Shape U-Shape Banquet Banquet Theatre Theatre Restaurant Restaurant Capacity 88 Capacity 90 Lisfannon Suite 650 400 - 500 - 3 Ballroom 400 250 100 100 280 640m2 3 Lisfannon Suite Half 380 150 - 230 - 3 Glencar Suite 60 40 22 22 40 112m2 3 2 Swilly Suite 250 150 - 170 - 3 Oak Boardroom 20 14 16 16 20 51m 3 Railway Room 40 25 25 40 25 3
24 WHEN THE BUSINESS IS DONE A #LEGENDERRY EXPERIENCE #meetinderry when the business is done 25 when the business is done Nowadays there is as much focus and Civic Welcome | The Guildhall emphasis on unique evening events and social programmes as there is This spectacular venue is located adjacent to the iconic city Walls overlooking the on academic content and Derry is Peace Bridge and is ideal for Civic receptions home to many quirky venues and where guests will be officially welcomed to unusual historic connections. In the the city with a wine reception hosted by the current budget conscious climate, Lord Mayor. The Guildhall is also a stunning the excellent value for money in gala dinner venue; treat your delegates to a Derry~Londonderry - day delegate banquet of the finest locally sourced cuisine with the Guildhall’s magnificent concert rates from as little as £25.00! - organ as a backdrop. ensures organisers can facilitate a fantastic event whilst adhering to tighter budget lines yet still offering delegates excellent, locally sourced produce and outstanding entertainment!
26 when the business is done A #LEGENDERRY EXPERIENCE #meetinderry when the business is done 27 Thirsty Work! A busy conference is thirsty work! Continue your networking at the Walled City Brewery for fabulously flavoursome craft beers accompanied by delicious homemade tapas style cuisine. Named by Hot Press Magazine as ‘Best Gastropub in Ireland’ this is a fantastic quirky venue ideal for up to 100 delegates. The award winning Quiet Man is the first whiskey to be bottled in Derry in almost a century and a new distillery and visitor centre will open in Summer 2018 – a fabulous experience with Guided Tour: an outdoor garden terrace ideal for whiskey 17th Century Walled City sampling and corporate events. Derry~Londonderry is one of the finest examples of a Walled city in Europe and 2018 will commemorate the 400th Anniversary of the iconic 17th Century Walls. Lasting approximately 1 hour, a guided walking or bus tour are some of our most popular social activities and easily incorporated into any A Taste of Ireland conference programme. Delegates will find themselves transported back in time to the ‘A Taste of Ireland’ in the quirky 17th Century 17th Century – why not incorporate some themed Craft Village is a memorable social living history and surprise your delegates with event which guarantees the WOW factor! horses, gunpowder and heated debate between Popular activities include a Guinness and a few infamous characters from the Siege of Oyster reception, traditional Ceili dancing, craft Derry! Whilst on the Walls, you can also visit demonstrations such as pottery and basket St Columb’s Cathedral, built in 1633, the first weaving, food demonstrations and delegates of its kind built after the Reformation. The can even learn the art of pouring the perfect pint historic cathedral has a museum which houses of Guinness or enjoy some Bushmills whiskey the births, deaths and marriages records tasting! The Irish Coffee Connoisseur dating back to the 1600’s, flags, weaponry and literature from the Siege of Derry, the Using the award-winning and locally distilled original locks to the City’s four gates, furniture ‘The Quiet Man’ whiskey, ‘The Irish Coffee gifted to the Cathedral by the famous Thomas Connoisseur’ offers a fantastic 1 hour Irish Chippendale and some of the oldest examples coffee making masterclass within the quaint of Irish silver on record. surrounds of the Thatched Cottage at the Craft Village. Guests can not only enjoy sampling this sumptuous treat but learn the skilful art of pouring so they can master it at home! This fun activity also includes a ‘trad’ Irish music session where guests can join in the ‘craic’, pick up a ‘bodhran’ (Irish drum) and play!
28 when the business is done A #LEGENDERRY EXPERIENCE #meetinderry when the business is done 29 Shared History & Journey to Peace The City with the Shortest Drive to The Opens Discover the city’s recent political history and Thanks to the ongoing successes of our three the North West Coast of Ireland. journey to peace with a visit to the Museum Majors Champions Rory McIlroy, Graeme of Free Derry which recently reopened after McDowell and Darren Clarke plus our Consider The City with the Shortest Drive to outstanding links and parkland golf courses, The Opens! for your golfing clients - less than a a £2.4m extension and narrates the 1960s Northern Ireland is now one of the most sought 1 hour drive from Portstewart Golf Club host of civil rights era known as The Troubles, the after golf destinations in the world! the Irish Open 2017, Royal Portrush Golf Club Free Derry Irish nationalist movement in the host of The Open 2019 and Ballyliffin Golf Club early 1970s and details of Bloody Sunday. The North West region recently won the (Co. Donegal) host of the Irish Open 2019. Located in the Bogside district amongst the prestigious International Association of Golf iconic Murals known as ‘The People’s Gallery’ Tour Operators European Golf Destination of which were painted by The Bogside Artists, the Year and Derry~Londonderry is the perfect the museum’s exhibits include photographs, location for golfers to base themselves and posters, film footage, letters and personal play a range of Championship Courses along artefacts. Experience will also include a visit to the Siege Museum which details the Siege of Londonderry and the Associated Clubs of the Apprentice Boys of Derry. Destination Delicious Here in Derry we know a thing or two about food. Choose from glam gala dinners in historic venues, country chic marquee settings, rustic BBQ’s or a seafood sampling experience – or go all out and try a Game of Thrones themed banquet! We guarantee the finest of locally sourced produce. For smaller groups, check out the Made in Derry Food Tour, a 4 hour dine around sampling a variety of local delights, or earn brownie points at home with a cookery and cocktail masterclass led by multi award winning Brown’s Restaurant Head Chef Ian Orr, named as Chef of the Year Ireland by Georgina Campbell and who represented the North West of Ireland on BBC’s Great British Menu.
30 when the business is done A #LEGENDERRY EXPERIENCE #meetinderry accommodation 31 Accommodation The compact Derry~Londonderry offers delegates are guaranteed a good deal in an array of accommodation ranging from Derry. A warm welcome awaits you! contemporary city centre hotels to chic country manors and affordable hotel Visit Derry are happy to offer a chains. complimentary accommodation booking The city is renowned for its excellent value service ensuring a quick and easy booking for money and with accommodation rates process for your delegates. from as little as £65.00 per night your Calling all Game of Thrones Fans! Much of the epic HBO series is filmed right here in Northern Ireland and Derry~Londonderry is within close proximity to key filming sites such as Downhill Beach, Carrick-A-Rede and the North Antrim Coast. Enjoy a Game of Thrones tour and trek deep into old growth forests, along wild sea cliffs, across rocky beaches, into caves and crumbling medieval ruins. Get into character and try some of the Stark and Iron Born cloaks, swords, shields and helms which make for some amazing selfies!
32 accommodation A #LEGENDERRY EXPERIENCE #meetinderry accommodation 33 Beech Hill Country House Hotel **** Bishop’s Gate Hotel 32 Ardmore Road Rooms: 31 24 Bishop Street, Rooms: 30 BT47 3QP BT48 6PP T: +44 (28) 7134 9279 T: +44 (28) 7114 0300 E: email@example.com W: beech-hill.com E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: bishopsgatehotelderry.com Beech Hill is a privately owned country house hotel, 2 miles from Londonderry. Elegance of country Perfectly positioned within the historic city walls in the heart of Derry City’s Cathedral Quarter, this living combined with charm, character and style. Superb grounds surrounding hotel, matched by superb luxury boutique hotel blends stunning Edwardian architecture whilst exceeding the contemporary needs cuisine using locally sourced produce. LCN Hotel of the Year 2013, Irish Restaurant Association Best Hotel of its guests. Named by Trip Advisor’s Travellers Choice Awards as the Number 2 Hotel in the UK, Restaurant in County Derry, John & Sally McKenna Best in Ireland. Closed 24th & 25th Dec. this beautiful property features 30 luxury rooms and suites, fitness room, the Hervey Library, Northern Counties Ballroom and Wig & Gown Champagne Restaurant. The Belfray Country Inn **** City Hotel **** 171 Glenshane Road Rooms: 19 14–18 Queen’s Quay Rooms: 158 BT47 3EN BT48 7AS t: +44 (28) 7130 1480 t: +44 (28) 7136 5800 e: email@example.com W: belfraycountryinn.co.uk e: firstname.lastname@example.org W: cityhotelderry.com Welcome to the award winning Belfray Country Inn located only a few minutes drive from the City of The City Hotel, is perfectly located overlooking the River Foyle for exploring this historic and vibrant Derry. Our 19 well appointed bedrooms offer a choice of accommodation & combine tasteful décor Walled City. The hotel offers 158 spacious guest rooms, Conference & Banqueting facilities for up to 450 with the character of the building. Enjoy fine food in our Belfray Bistro or Palace Restaurant and with delegates, full Health & Fitness Club with indoor heated pool, Thompsons Restaurant, Coppins Bar and free car parking The Belfray Country Inn is the ideal base for which to explore the delights of the North secure parking (Limited to 40 spaces). West. Conference and Banqueting facilities available for up to 200 people in our lavish Ballroom. Best Western Plus White Horse Hotel **** Da Vinci’s Hotel **** 68 Clooney Road Rooms: 58 15 Culmore Road Rooms: 64 Campsie, BT47 3PA BT48 8JB t: +44 (28) 7186 0606 t: +44 (28) 7127 9111 e: email@example.com W: whitehorsehotel.biz e: firstname.lastname@example.org W: davincishotelderry.com A 4 star luxury family run Hotel offering excellent value for money. Relax in our Leisure Centre with Da Vinci’s Hotel is renowned in the City of Derry for outstanding staff, great food and value for money. 20m Heated Pool, Steam Room, Sauna & Bubble Jet Spa. Book a Massage at our Beauty Rooms before Situated less than 1 mile away from the vibrant Walled City. We offer 65 contemporary spacious bedrooms, sampling local produce cooked with flair in our Award Winning Restaurant & Bar “68 Clooney”. The an award winning traditional bar, an atmospheric restaurant, free weekend entertainment, free Wifi and hotel has now completed extensive refurbishment of all public & conference facilities. We offer weekend complimentary secure car parking. entertainment, free Wi-Fi & ample free car parking. 5 miles from the city centre.
34 accommodation A #LEGENDERRY EXPERIENCE #meetinderry accommodation 35 Derry City Travelodge Premier Inn *** 22-24 Strand Road Rooms: 44 Crescent Link, Rooms: 60 BT48 7AB Lisneal, BT47 6SA t 0870 1911 733 t: 0871 527 9414 e email@example.com W: Travelodge.ie/derry-hotel e: firstname.lastname@example.org W: premierinn.com Located in the heart of the city, within walking distance to the city’s walls and local attractions. All rooms Ideally located on the Waterside of the City - just 10 minutes drive from the City of Derry Airport and 5 minutes are based on room only with breakfast served daily. drive from the city centre. The hotel is an ideal base for the Crescent Link Retail Park - 5 minutes walk away. Our Premier Inn has everything you’d expect, incredibly comfy beds in every room and the Brewers Fayre serving pub food as it should be, along with the all you can eat Premier breakfast. HASTINGS Everglades Hotel **** SHIPQUAY Hotel 41–53 Prehen Road Rooms: 64 15-17 Shipquay Street, Rooms: 21 BT47 2NH BT48 6DJ t: +44 (28) 7132 1066 T: +44 (28) 7126 7266 e: email@example.com W: hastingshotels.com E: firstname.lastname@example.org W:shipquayhotel.com Derry’s newest and coolest boutique hotel, located on Derry’s famous Shipquay Street. Overlooking If easy-going is your thing, then the luxurious but laid-back Everglades hotel, just 5 minutes from Derry the Old City Walls and Derry’s famous Guildhall, The Shipquay is a luxurious and intimate boutique City Centre, is your kind of place. A place to relax in comfortable surroundings, enjoy good home- townhouse hotel. With 21 bedrooms, many with views over the city’s famous landmarks, delicious food cooked food, have a pint by the fireside, and make friends. Where everything is easy and nothing is too & wine in the restaurant and moreish cocktails in Lock & Quay Bar, The Shipquay oozes personality, much trouble. character and style throughout. MALDRON Hotel **** Waterfoot Hotel *** Butcher Street Rooms: 93 Caw Roundabout, Waterside Rooms: 44 BT48 6HL BT47 6TB t: +44 (28) 7137 1000 t: +44 (28) 7134 5500 e: email@example.com W: maldronhotelderry.com e: firstname.lastname@example.org W: waterfoothotel.com This chic and unique hotel with its excellent location is a 5 minute drive from the City of Derry Airport or into the The Maldron Hotel is a stylish contemporary hotel, the only hotel located within the historic city walls. city centre. This hotel is ideal for business, leisure & sightseeing. The new Ebrington site and Peace Bridge is a Our enviable location is just a short walk to the main shopping area, this truly is the perfect base leisurely 15 minute walk from the hotel giving you easy access into the city centre. With exceptional high standards to explore the wonderful city. Facilities include 90 bedrooms, 3 suites, café style bar, award winning of food and service it provides a very warm welcome and the very best in hospitality. restaurant, 5 designated conference suites, fitness suite and private on site car park. COMING SOON: 2019 Holiday Inn Express Hotel, Strand Road – 117 bedrooms 2020 The Ebrington Hotel, Ebrington Square – 150 bedrooms
36 on derry’s doorstep A #LEGENDERRY EXPERIENCE #meetinderry on derry’s doorstep 37 On Derry’s Doorstep Derry~Londonderry, where the Wild Atlantic Way meets the Causeway Coastal Route acts as an ideal hub from which you can explore the beauty of the North West of Ireland. Take advantage of the city’s fantastic location and explore the rest of the region; less than a 1 hour drive takes you along the magnificent Causeway Coastal Route which sweeps eastward from the Foyle Estuary taking in major visitor attractions such as the UNESCO World Heritage Site the Giant’s Causeway, Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge and Bushmills Whiskey Distillery, the oldest licensed distillery in the world! Northern Ireland was a key filming location for HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ series and the Causeway Coastal Route featured heavily throughout the series. To the South of the city lie the Sperrin Mountains, a stunning area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and to the West you can marvel at the natural beauty of Co. Donegal, home to the spectacular Malin Head – Ireland’s most northerly point located on the picturesque Inishowen Peninsula, and fabulous attractions such Glenveagh National Park and Doagh Famine Village, not to mention some of the best links golf courses in Europe and gateway to the award-winning ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ - the longest defined coastal touring route in the world. With its spectacular coast spotted with sea stacks, blue flag beaches and off shore islands it’s no wonder Donegal was recently named by ‘National Geographic’ as ‘Coolest Place of the Planet 2017!’ , and also featured as a location on the new Star Wars movie!
38 on derry’s doorstep A #LEGENDERRY EXPERIENCE #meetinderry on derry’s doorstep 39 Ulster American Folk Park & Fermanagh Lakelands Fermanagh boasts one of the most uncongested lakes in Europe – Lough Erne. To discover the true character of the Erne, charter a cruiser from one of the many hire companies and meander your way through the Lakeland paradise. Also on this trip visit the Ulster American Folk Park which is a living history museum of emigration which tells the story of the millions of people who emigrated from these shores throughout the 18th and 19th Centuries. Professional Conference And Support Organisers When bringing a conference to the North West, there are a range of professional conference organisers who are at hand with good local knowledge and who have excellent relationships with venues and suppliers. Abbey Conference & Events 22 Bridge Street Lower, Dublin W: abbeyconference.ie E: email@example.com T: +353 (0) 1 6909475 Giants Causeway & Bushmills Distillery ND Events 15 Market Place, Lisburn BT28 1AN The Giant’s Causeway is at the heart of the “One of the World’s Great Railway Journeys” W: ndevents.co.uk Atlantic coastline. Enjoy a guided tour of (as detailed by Michael Palin in his railway E: firstname.lastname@example.org the Causeway itself and visit the array of journey from Derry to Kerry), sweeps out of the T: +44 77 8979 1321 attractions such as Dunluce Castle, Carrick- historic city along the Banks of the River Foyle a-Rede Rope Bridge and the Antrim Glens. towards the North Antrim Coast passing the The Bushmills Distillery is the oldest licensed majestic Mussenden Temple and stunning Blue LIBRA Events whiskey distillery in the world, established in Flag beaches of this unique region. 8 Upper Crescent, Belfast, BT7 1NT 1608. A one hour guided tour of the distillery W: libra-events.com will educate delegates on the craft and skills E: email@example.com of making an Irish Single Malt whiskey. T: +44 28 9032 8887
40 access A #LEGENDERRY EXPERIENCE #meetinderry access 41 AIRporter Foyle Street Depot, Derry. t: +44(28) 7126 2261 t: +44(28) 7126 9996 www.airporter.co.uk Europa Bus Centre Belfast. AIRporter provides the only direct coach t: +44(28) 9066 6630 service between the Belfast Airports, Belfast City Centre and Derry in the North West. Busaras, Dublin. AIRporter operates a scheduled coach service t: +353 (0) 8366111 between Belfast International Airport, George www.translink.co.uk Best Belfast City Airport, Belfast City Centre and Derry seven days a week. The award- Northern Ireland Rail (NIR) provides Derry winning service includes free WiFi on board with intercity services to Belfast. Also they the coaches and tickets can be booked online provide an efficient intercity service operates in advance. Preferential rates available for between Dublin and Belfast central with a conference delegates. journey time of 2 hours and connected services from all major towns and cities in Ireland. By Air t: +44(28) 7134 2228 Belfast International Airport (BFS) www.translink.co.uk/NI-Railways City of Derry Airport (LDY) Airport Road, Co. Derry, BT47 3GY. t: +44 (28) 9448 4848 www.belfastairport.com Ulsterbus t: +44 (28) 7181 0784 Located 75 minutes from Derry city centre, e: firstname.lastname@example.org the International Airport is served by major www.cityofderryairportcom airlines with direct flights from many UK and European destinations, also there is a direct The City of Derry Airport is located 7 miles service from Newark, USA. from Derry City Centre and offers direct access to Glasgow International Airport and George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD) Liverpool Airport with Ryanair (Ryanair.com) and to London Stansted with BMI (flybmi.com) t: +44 (28) 9093 9093 www.belfastcityairport.com Dublin Airport (DUB) Located 90 minutes from Derry city centre, the t: +353 (0) 1 8141111 City Airport is served by major airlines with www.dublinairport.com direct flights from the main UK destinations. Located less than a four hour drive from Derry Dublin Airport has scheduled services from most UK and European destinations, Canada and United States.
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