Bangor Visitor information
An Introduction to Bangor
Bangor is a city in Gwynedd unitary authority, northwest Wales. It is the oldest city in Wales and one of the UK's smallest cities. Historically, it is known as a university city, with over half of its population being students. The city allegedly has the longest High Street in Wales and the United Kingdom.
Activities of Interest in Bangor
Bangor boasts many attractions, including Menai Suspension bridge, Greenwood Forest Park, Storiel (the folk museum for Gwynedd county) and Penrhyn Castle. The city also has numerous eating and shopping attractions.
Getting to Bangor
From London - Get on the M1 from A4201, Outer Cir, Avenue Road and A41, Continue on M1. Take M6, M6 Toll, M6 and M56 to Bypass Rd/A494 in Cheshire West and Chester. Take North Wales Expry/A55 to Deiniol Rd/A5 in Bangor
Exit the A55 at junction 9 and follow the signs to Ysbyty Gwynedd (Gwynedd Hospital). Do not turn into the hospital but continue straight ahead for 1 kilometre. At the first roundabout, turn left up the hill (Belmont Road). After 250 meters, turn right onto Ffriddoedd Road. When you see Coleg Menai sites on your right, turn left up the drive to Neuadd Reichel (signposted).
By Train: There are regular trains to Bangor from London Euston in the South and Manchester and Liverpool in the North, which changes taking place at Chester. The accommodation is a 10-minute walk from Bangor train station.