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Bangor, lying on the south shore of Belfast Lough at the neck of the Ards Peninsula, is a Belfast dormitory town and seaside resort. The colony was founded by Scottish settlers in the 17C and became a holiday resort two centuries later. It offers safe sandy beaches, a seawater swimming pool, several yacht clubs and a golf course. In the late 1980s, the whole seafront was refurbished with a fun park and a very popular marina (560 berths).

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  • Ulster Folk and Transport Museum Recommended Recommended

    rd. Bangor GB - Holywood BT18 0EU

    Set in the grounds of Cultra Manor, this is one of the largest and most interesting museums in the whole of Ireland - and fun, too! The busy coastal road (A2) crosses the estate. To the south is the remarkable open-air folk museum dedicated to villag..

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  • North Down Heritage Centre

    Town Hall. Castle Park GB - Bangor BT20 4BT

    The heritage centre is located in a service wing of Bangor castle. The history of Bangor abbey, the arrival of the Scots and the golden age of Bangor as a seaside resort are described in the centre. The Prehistory section on the first floor covers th..

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  • Old Custom House and Tower

    34 Quay Street GB - Bangor BT20

    In 1620, Sir James Hamilton received permission to develop Bangor's inlets into a harbour. In 1637, with financial assistance from the Crown, he had a customs house built (now the Tourist Office) in imposing Scots Baronial style with watchtowers, cro..

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Hotels Bangor

  • Marine Court Hotel

    The Marina, 18-20 Quay Street GB - Bangor Northern Ireland BT20 5ED

    Beautifully situated on the seafront at Bangor, County Down, this hotel has superb views over Belfast Lough, with Bangor Marina in the foreground. Only 15 minutes from Belfast City Airport and directly linked by rail to both Londonderry and Dubli..

  • Clandeboye Lodge Hotel

    10 Estate Road, Clandeboye GB - Bangor Northern Ireland BT19 1UR

    With a contemporary design and a cosy atmosphere, Clandeboye Lodge is just 5 minutes’ drive from Bangor. There are beautiful landscaped sculpture gardens and the stylish rooms have free Wi-Fi. The 4-star rooms all have scenic views across the surrou..

  • Rayanne House

    60 Demesne Road GB - Holywood BT18 9EX

    Featuring 5-star accommodation, the award-winning Rayanne House is in a quiet setting with spectacular views over Belfast Lough. This historic Victorian property offers free Wi-Fi and is just 5 miles from Belfast centre. Holywood Golf Club is 100 met..

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