BangorSituated in Gwynedd, Bangor is one of the smallest cities in Britain but that in no way detracts from the charm of this quaint location but, if anything, it simply adds an extra layer of allure.

In recent times, Bangor University has been one of the beacons of excellence for Welsh education and the student base add to the estimated 17,000 people currently living there.

Geography

Bangor lies close to the Isle of Anglesey and is close to the Ogwen River. It is easily accessible by road and is very close to the coastline, meaning a trip to the beach is just a short journey away from you during your trip to the idyllic city.

What is there to see and do?

Bangor has many attractions and activities, including:

Bangor Pier
Penrhyn Castle
Bangor Cathedral
Open events at Bangor University
National Nature Reserve
Gwynedd Museum
Zip World
Many pubs & clubs

Shopping in Bangor

As an almost archaically styled city on the North Wales coast, you can expect plenty of delightful boutique shops to be dotted around Bangor as well as all the regular chain stores you’d come to expect from a modern and thriving location.

Events on in Bangor

To fit the student lifestyle, Bangor has many nightclubs and public houses which all provide great nights out for you and your party. Whether you’re after a hectic night out or simply want to unwind in a small pub in the corner, there’s much in the way of nightlife in this city.

Should you be after events fit for the whole family, the Bangor New Music Festival has been a staple of the events calendar in the city for over a decade and is going from strength to strength with each edition. Experience the newest and most exciting in music acts every year at Bangor University.

“Bangor bus tour” by www.flickr.com/photos/nationalassemblyforwales

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