One of the smallest, but most charming cities in the UK has much more to offer than meets the eye...
So, better go explore it while you can!
Here's a list of the top 8 things for you to do in Bangor:
- Sample the local eateries
Whether you're looking for a national chain restaurant or want to try out the local favourites, Bangor has plenty of delicious options for everyone.
Where? Blue Sky Café, Noodle One, Ty Golchi, Whistlestop on the Pier, 1815
- Grab a drink
Primarily a student-packed city, the area is filled with bars, pubs, and cafés that will quench your thirst any time of the day.
Where? Rascals Café Bar, Varsity, Tap and Spile, Patrick’s Bar, The White Lion
- Head to the theatre
If you want to watch a new release or see an innovative art performance, then you're in the right place! Check out these theatres for what's happening now...
Where? Pontio Arts and Innovation Centre, National Wales Theatre
- Explore the local area
Being one of the oldest cities in Wales, Bangor has quite a few historical sites to explore and they're all definitely worth a visit!
Where? Penrhyn Castle, Clock Tower, Storiel, Bangor Cathedral, Garth (Bangor) Pier
- Shop 'til you drop
With the longest high street in Wales, you'll find everything from your typical high street shops to chic independent boutiques - what more could you need?
Where? Bangor High Street, Deiniol Shopping Centre
- Head to the beach
With the sea practically on Bangor's doorstep, it's worth heading to some of the nearby beaches for a picnic and some sun.
Where? Beaumaris Beach, Lleiniog Beach, Newborough Warren, Llanddona Beach
- Be adventurous
Surrounded by the sea and national parks, Bangor is a go-to destination for adventure. You could try your hand at surfing, zip lining, kayaking, fishing and much more!
Where? Surf Snowdonia, Zip World, Snowdonia National Park, CWM Idwal National Nature Reserve, Starida Sea Services
- Hit up the music festival
Check out the Bangor Music Festival and experience contemporary music artists at their finest. It's an event you definitely don't want to miss.
Where? Bangor Music Festival