Bangor Things to Do

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  • 1. Roman Camp

    The name ‘Roman Camp’ is somewhat deceiving, in that there is no evidence of a settlement existing there in Roman Times. Archaeological findings tell us that it was in fact the Normans that first...

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  • 2. Bangor University

    Bangor University commands a fine vantage position overlooking the centre of Bangor and beyond. These great Edwardian buildings were created by Thomas Hare....

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  • 3. The Porch of the Penrhyn Arms Hotel

    The porch remains as a memorial to the fact that the University, founded in 1884, was first established here, only moving to its present sites from 1910. The...

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  • 4. Penrhyn Castle

    Penrhyn Castle is a mighty, majestic Castle which sits on a hillside to the East of Bangor. It is owned and maintained to a very high standard by the National...

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  • 5. Port Penrhyn

    Port Penrhyn is a great area just East of Bangor Pier. It was an important port in the 19th century, exporting the slates produced at the Penrhyn Quarry....

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  • 6. Visit the Cathedral

    The origins of the city date back to the founding of a monastic establishment on the site of Bangor Cathedral by the Celtic saint Deiniol in the early 6th...

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  • 7. A Great Pier

    Bangor Pier is the second longest in Wales and also the 9th longest in the British Isles, being 1,500 feet (or 472 metres). The name of the Pier is Garth Pier...

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  • 8. North Wales Path

    The North Wales path goes from Bangor, along the coast to Prestatyn, past Conwy. We did the walk with the intention of camping in the hills above Penmaenmawr by...

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  • 9. Hendre Hall

    On the outskirts of Bangor at Tal y Bont you’ll find Hendre Hall– one of the best preserved Victorian farmyards in Britain. Not only can you wonder around the...

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  • 10. Aber Falls

    Thousands of visitors flock to the scenic Rhaeadr Fawr or Aber Falls every year, It is located between the Carneddau mountain range and the coast just off the...

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  • 11. Port Penrhyn

    The history of Port Penrhyn can be traced to 1713 were it had been recorded that some14 shipments totalling 415,000 slates had been sent to Dublin. In 1720,...

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  • 12. Walk to Menai Bridge

    After visiting the Pier a 40 minute walk along the Raised Coast Rd will take you to The Menai Bridge and crossing it to the Small town of the same name. great...

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  • 13. Bangor Museum and Art Gallery

    Bangor Museum and Art Gallery have an interesting exhibition of local antiquities and changing displays of Welsh art.It is open Tuesday to Friday 12:30 -...

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  • 14. having a good night.

    bangor is a great place, night life for such a small town is excellent, However certain protocols MUST be observed.... 1) The locals.. These people are the...

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  • 15. Bangor Pier (Y Garth)

    The fully restored Bangor Pier stretches out into the Menai Strait, appearing to almost reach Anglesey. Built in 1896, this attractive pier is a pleasant place...

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  • 16. Garth Pier

    Bangor has the second longest pier in Wales, and the eigth longest in the UK. Garth Pier stretched over half way to the Isle of Anglesy. It came close to...

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  • 17. Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

    Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), is the highest mountain in Wales and EnglandIt is located in Snowdonia National Park, The summit lies at an altitude of 1,085 metres (3,560...

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  • 18. The Penrhyn Arms Hotel

    What is now the University of Bangor first started off In 1884 as the University College of North Wales and was situated in an old coaching house called The...

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  • 19. North Wales Heroes Memorial

    The war memorial is dated 1923 and was designed by the architect D Wynne Thomas. A competition was held to design a war memorial and the rules stated that the...

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  • 20. Dominican Friary Foundations

    Foundations of parts of the cloister and church of a medieval monastic establishment were recorded at the turn of the 20th century. This has been identified as...

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  • 21. Llandegai

    Llandegai (occasionally spelt Llandygai) The alternative spelling Llandygai appeared on roadsigns in the 1980s and 90s but has more recently been reverted to...

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  • 22. Bangor Cathedral

    Bangor Cathedral is one of the earliest monastic settlements in all of the UK. being founded by St. Deiniol in the year 525 (more than 70 years before...

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  • 23. Glanrafon Hill

    The most straight forward way to get from lower Bangor to upper Bangor is to walk up Allt Glanrafon (Glanrafon Hill) which starts off at the side of the student...

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  • 24. Penrhyn Castle

    Penrhyn Castle is a 19th century Neo-Norman fantasy, It was built for the Pennant family in a grandiose style. Cathedral-like in proportion and extravagant in...

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  • 25. Bangor University

    From http://www.bangor.ac.uk/about/history.php.enThe University was founded as a direct result of a campaign in the late nineteenth century for higher education...

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