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Things to do in Bangor

Located on the north west coast of Wales near to Anglesey, Bangor is one of the smallest cities in Britain but has a large student population

Are you looking for things to do in Bangor? We've got plenty of great ideas for you and places to go in your leisure time.



Penrhyn Castle

Stunning National Trust country house and ideal family day out.
LL57 4HN


Greenwood Forest Park

Award winning visitor attraction. Theme park and adventure fun world. Great family day out.
Y Felinheli
LL56 4QN


Recommended by Julie Davies, Bangor


Vaynol Estate

The wonderful Vaynol Estate sits majestically on the banks of the Menai Straits close to Bangor, North Wales.
LL57 4BP


Beaumaris Castle

The most technically perfect castle in Britain has few equals.
Castle Street
Isle of Anglesey
LL58 8AP


Penmon Priory FREE

Remains of the priory dating from the thirteenth century, when the house became part of the Augustinian order.
Isle of Anglesey
LL58 8SP


Carneddau And Glyderau FREE

National Trust - Experience the wildest scenery that Snowdonia has to offer.
Tan y Celyn
North Wales
LL57 3LX


Bryn Celli Ddu Burial Chamber FREE

Impressive Neolithic chambered tomb, with partially restored entrance passage and mound, on the site of a former henge monument.
LL61 6DQ


Penmon Dovecote FREE

Built in about 1600 by Sir Richard Bulkeley, the dovecot had room for up to 1,000 nests.
LL58 8RR


Penmon, St Seiriol's Well FREE

A small chamber surrounds the 'holy well' attributed to the sixth-century saint.
Isle of Anglesey
LL58 8SP


Penmon Cross FREE

A finely decorated tenth-century pillar cross.
Isle of Anglesey
LL58 8SP


Pili Palas Nature World

Family days out on Anglesey at Pili Palas can be a magical experience for all the family – whatever the weather.
Penmynydd Road
Menai Bridge
LL59 5RP

Recommended by Tim Yates, St Helens
“Butterfly and bird palace. Interesting and educational for kids.”


Plas Newydd Country House And Gardens

National Trust - Handsome 18th-century house in breathtaking location.
LL61 6DQ


  Water sports

Bangor Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool suitable for all ages.
Ffordd Y Garth
LL57 2SD

Recommended by Samuel Addo, Bangor


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Didn't find anything? Why not try further afield?

Douglas (65.5 miles)
Peel (72.5 miles)
Llandudno (14 miles)
Southport (54.5 miles)
Ormskirk (56.3 miles)
Anglesey (8.5 miles)
Map directions
Conwy (13 miles)
Colwyn Bay (17.2 miles)
Rhyll (27.1 miles)
Caernarfon (8.5 miles)
Nefyn (25.9 miles)
Pwllheli (26.3 miles)
Aberystwyth (56.1 miles)
New Quay (70.6 miles)
Oswestry (51.4 miles)
Newtown (60 miles)
Shrewsbury (67.5 miles)
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