Derry, Northern Ireland: A View from the Walls of Derry, Roaring Meg Canons and St Columb Long Tower Church

The walls of Derry are remarkably still intact, surviving the Siege of Derry in 1689. They stand about 20 feet tall and wide and encircle the town of Derry. From these walls you will see the Apprentice Boys Memorial Hall (where the boys resided who closed the gates of Derry as King James Catholic forces approached, walk past watchtowers and 17th century "Roaring Meg" Canons shown in the picture below. The Walls of Derry are impressive; the history that took place on them and around them is definitely worth a visit!

Derry Walls, Canons, St Columba's Church