Things To Do

Lots of fun for everyone

  • If arriving by train we are 2 minutes drive from the station or 10 minutes walk.
  • In Bangor itself you have the University which has over 10,000 students attending every year.
  • Then there is Penrhyn castle which is historically connected to the Penrhyn slate quarry, a really interesting day out.
  • Snowdon mountain railway 20 minutes drive from bangor
  • Beaumaris Castle, on the isle of Anglesey, 20 minutes drive from Bangor
  • Caernarfon Castle, 20 minutes drive from Bangor
  • Snowdonia, 20 minutes drive from Bangor
  • Irish Ferry for Dublin 20 minutes away

Bangor is an historic University and Cathedral City which is dominated by the “college on the hill”. It has a busy high street shopping area, good restaurants and fun nightlife. The Hotel overlooks the 1500 ft Victorian pier, which was fully restored in 1988, and provides the best views of the Menai Strait and surrounding countryside. A short drive over Telford’s Menai Bridge takes you onto Anglesey with its many bays and beaches. For outdoor enthusiasts Snowdonia National Park offers everything for walking, climbing, canoeing and biking.

The Garth Guest House is conveniently situated across the road to Bangor’s newly refurbished Aquatics and Healthy Lifestyles Centre.

The £850,000 makeover includes four new diving boards, a bubble machine and video facilities for recording and replaying dives.The building has also been given a new ceiling with LED smart lighting and eight new indoor Wattbikes. It boasts a larger fitness room looking over the pool, with state of the art gym equipment, an array of fitness classes and activities and even a sauna!  

For more information: Bangor Aquatics and Healthy Lifestyles Centre

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