Bangor, Northern Ireland
Bangor is an popular Edwardian seaside resort with a small harbour serving as the headquarters of the Royal Ulster Yacht Club. About 555, St. Comgall founded a monastery at Bangor, which became a renowned centre for learning. The Danes destroyed the town in the 9th century, but it was partially rebuilt by St. Malachy in the 12th century and part of his stone church remains.
If you are looking for good weather in Ireland, you are most likely to find it here in Bangor. It enjoys one of the sunniest, driest climates in Ireland.
Bangor is the third largest town in Northern Ireland, after Belfast and Londonderry, and has been voted the most desirable place to live in Northern Ireland.
Things to see and do
* Bangor Castle
* Bangor Abbey
* Pickie Fun Park
* Coastal Path Walk
* Bangor Marina
Cruise Season - March to Nov
Currency - Pound Sterling (£)
Time – GMT plus 0 hours
Language – Irish and English
Land area - 19.7 km2
Population – 61,026
Electricity - British-style plug with two flat blades and one flat grounding blade
International Country Telephone Code - +44
Port location - Bangor Marina is the second largest marina in Ireland and is situated on the southern shores of Belfast Lough
George Best Belfast City Airport is 16km away
Belfast International Airport is 48km away
Bangor Railway Station