Shop Local in The Walled City

The Festive season is fast approaching and there is never a better time to support your local community than by shopping local.

We encourage you to show the love this Christmas with those closest to you by shopping in the businesses that are closest to you!

Here are just a few of our top picks on the local businesses in Derry/Londonderry to help you find something for everyone on your Christmas list…

John Paul florist

John Paul has over 15 year’s experience & is one of Irelands leading Floral Designers, having been commissioned to design pieces for high profile events, royalty, visiting heads of state as well as a host of celebrity clients! Need a Christmas table arrangement or a new wreath for your door this festive season? John Paul offers a range of absolutely beautiful arrangements to suit your needs.

Find out more online here

Legenderry Food Larder

The LegenDerry Food Network is a public and private sector initiative designed to help grow Derry and Strabane as a foodie destination. It is supported by the Niche EU INTERREG Project.

The Legenderry Larder is an incredible collection of award winning artisan food products from Legenderry Food producers. Presented in a wonderful gift box, it includes products that have won Great Taste Awards, Blas na hEireann and World Cheese Award prizes over the last number of years.

Available to purchase online here

The Everglades Hotel

Give the gift of a luxury with a Hastings Hotels Gift Card which can be spent in each of our seven hotels across a range of experiences and best of all they do not expire. Choose from a range of luxurious experiences in The Everglades Hotel to suit everyone on your Christmas list:

Derry Girls Afternoon Tea for 2 – Inspired by the hit TV show, featuring the Cream horn shared by Granda Joe & his floosy, a cone of chips in homage to the Chippy fiasco, the famous Derry sausage roll baps (so unnecessary…but so good!!), a classic Tayto Cheese & Onion crisp sarnie, as well as a host of local tray bake favourites that would make Ma Mary proud. Those who book our Derry Girls Afternoon Tea will also receive an exclusive Derry Girls Duck!

Sunday Buffet Vouchers – Sunday is a day for the family with our famous Sunday Buffet Lunch! Enjoy a sumptuous Sunday Buffet for two adults and two children, with an array of unique dished, succulent roasts and decadent desserts that will appeal to all taste buds.

Overnight Stays – The Everglades Hotel is a stylish first choice for visitors to Northern Ireland’s fascinating second city. Overlooking the River Foyle with views across to the Hills of Donegal, this four star destination provides a bright and comfortable welcome to Derry~Londonderry, the lively heritage and cultural centre of the North West.

Number19 Craft & design shop

A Collective of Artist/Designers from the North West of Ireland selling contemporary crafts & artisan giftware. Located in the beautiful setting of The Craft Village in the heart of Derry City. Featuring a range of gorgeous gifts handmade locally by artists and designers.

Find out more online here

Walled City Brewery


The Walled City Brewery makes uniquely local, premium quality, fabulously flavoursome craft beers in small artisan batches, using recipes that Masterbrewer James has been painstakingly perfecting over the last 12 years. A family-run Craft Brewery & Eatery creating uniquely local, fabulously flavoursome small batches of artisan beer and food.

Whether it’s a range of craft beer, a gift voucher to experience a tour of Walled City Brewery or a bottle of locally produced Gin, you’ll find something for everyone on your list.

Find out more online here

The UseLess Shop


The UseLess Shop aim to provide alternative products to single use and plastic.

Offering Bamboo toothbrushes, stainless steel razors, refillable shampoo & conditioner, skin care, organic produce as well as a community hub to live and breathe local. Support a local business which absolutely zero shoppers remorse!

Find out more online here

Derry Nice Things 

Derry Nice Things was started almost by chance back in 2015. Having always loved vintage travel posters and being a proud Derry man, Ryan set out one day to search high and low for one from his home town to hang on my walls at home. He soon realised that these prints were extremely difficult to come by so he set about creating his own. The first few designs proved very popular with family and friends so Ryan began working on a variety of scenes which were special to him. He soon had a range of local scenes of Derry and Donegal and was encouraged to showcase them at Christmas markets and craft fairs. The response was overwhelming and from there he began regularly attending more market events not only in Derry, but further afield.

Why not explore Derry Nice Things online and find a print that is special to you.

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