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Explore Bangor in United Kingdom

Bangor in the region of N Ireland with its 60,385 inhabitants is a town in United Kingdom - some 316 mi or ( 509 km ) North-West of London , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Bangor

Current time in Bangor is now 10:23 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/London " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Whitehead, Moneyreagh, Millisle, Manchester, and Liverpool. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Whitehead . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Bangor ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


forked lightning over bangor northern ireland

1:25 min by voodoochilled1
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i was lucky to catch this video of forked lightning last month which as you will see if i hadnt moved my camera when i did i would have missed it completely. watch upper left of screen between 20 and ..

Speed Your Journey

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Another chorus from our April 2007 concert - the well loved "Speed Your Journey" from "Nabucco" by Verdi ..

Bangor Northern Ireland

7:29 min by Chris Maginnis
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Sunny day out in Bangor Northern Ireland Sunday April 10th 2011 ..

North channel. Ireland / Scotland. Long Distance swimming, Bangor Northern Ireland

3:53 min by BCLRJ
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Ireland / Scotland / Ireland same distance as the English Channel. 1st attempt was in 1928 by Mercedes Gleitze. ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Bangor Castle

Bangor Castle in Bangor, Northern Ireland, was completed in 1852 for The Hon Robert Edward Ward. This imposing building is not so much a castle as an elegant mansion in the Elizabethan-Jacobean revival style. It has 35 bedrooms and incorporates a huge salon for musical recitals. When the then municipal authority, Bangor Borough Council, acquired the Castle and grounds, the music saloon became the Council Chamber.

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Located at 54.66 -5.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Bangor, County Down, Castles in County Down, Grade A listed buildings, Houses completed in 1852, Register of Parks, Gardens and Demesnes of Special Historic Interest

Bangor Abbey

Bangor Abbey was established by Saint Comgall in 558 in Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland and was famous for its learning and austere rule. It is not to be confused with the even older abbey in Wales on the site of Bangor Cathedral. Bangor Abbey was a centre of learning which trained missionaries in the Middle Ages. It used to be called the "Light of the World". It was from here that St. Columbanus set out on his famous missionary journey to Europe.

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Located at 54.66 -5.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 12th-century church buildings, 558 establishments, Archaeological sites in County Down, Augustinian monasteries in Northern Ireland, Bangor, County Down, Buildings and structures in County Down, Christian monasteries established in the 6th century, Christian monasteries in Northern Ireland, Franciscan monasteries in Northern Ireland, Grade A listed buildings, Religion in County Down

Bangor railway station, Northern Ireland

Bangor railway station is a terminal railway station which serves the town of Bangor in County Down, Northern Ireland.

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Located at 54.66 -5.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Bangor, County Down, Railway stations in County Down, Railway stations opened in 1865, Railway stations served by NI Railways

Ward Park

Ward Park is situated in Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland. The 37 acre park contains 10 tennis courts, a duck pond and a selection of wildfowl housed in breeding pens. On the 1 September 2007, the Northern Irish band Snow Patrol performed a special gig at Ward Park to a crowd of 30,000 people, supported by Ash, We Are Scientists and various other smaller bands. In Summer 2010 Snow Patrol returned to Ward Park, Bangor with an estimated crowd of 40,000 people.

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Located at 54.66 -5.66 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Bangor, County Down, Parks in County Down

Tonic Cinema

The Tonic Cinema was built in 1936 in Bangor, Northern Ireland. At the time it was the largest Cinema in Ireland with 2,001 seats. It was demolished in 1992 following a fire. The old Compton Theatre Organ, formerly in the Tonic Cinema, is now in the care of Bangor Academy School.

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Located at 54.66 -5.66 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Bangor, County Down, Buildings and structures demolished in 1992, Cinemas in Northern Ireland