One of Britain’s smallest cities, the picturesque university city of Bangor in perfectly located for exploring the north Wales coast, Anglesey, the Llyn Peninsula and Snowdonia National Park; the perfect spot for a holiday cottage in Wales.
A focal point of this city is Bangor cathedral; a 6th century building that has undergone several metamorphoses in its lifetime, but remains one of the oldest bishoprics in Great Britain. Located behind the cathedral is the Gwynedd Museum and gallery, where you can immerse yourself in the rich history and heritage of the area.
Penryhn Castle is another iconic landmark; this Norman castle was once a fortified manor house, built around 1822. It’s been beautifully maintained offering visitors the chance to step back in time, where they can see Norman style furniture, two art galleries, a doll museum and an industrial railway museum.
Bangor offers some excellent outdoor attractions and several enjoyable activities for those who wish to get out and about. The Victorian Pier that opened in 1896 is still in use today and makes a great location for a stroll in the sunshine or a spot of fishing with local anglers. The city is located in a region of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and for those keen on walking or rock climbing; the mountains of Snowdonia are conveniently close by. Water sports in the Menai Strait are also a popular pastime for many, and canoeing or kayaking can be enjoyed by those who don’t mind getting a bit wet. The region is also ideal for exploring by bicycle and a visit to the Britannia or Menai Suspension Bridge is an excellent way to enjoy the surrounding view.
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