Christmas Time in Castle Park, Tourist Attractions in Bangor Northern Ireland

A Tour of Castle Park

Bangor Castle Park will likely be the first place you see in Bangor, where the Town Hall (or Bangor Castle as it’s also known)…

Viaduct Bridge, Autumn Crawfordsburn Country Park Bangor Northern Ireland

Crawfordsburn Country Park

It has to have been a good 15 to 20 years since I last explored the top forests of Crawfordsburn Country Park. Or at…

Ye' Olde Heritage Stuff

Brompton Bay by Jenny Watts Cave on Bangor Coastal Path

Jenny Watts Treasure Hunt

We put together the Jenny Watts Treasure Hunt back in 2015 to encourage local kids and young folk to explore the history of Bangor…

North Down Museum, North Down Bangor Museum in Northern Ireland

Bangor’s Heritage Centre (Museum)

The name ‘North Down Museum’ is a little misleading for visitors to Bangor, given it’s named after the local borough council, just to keep…

Town Hall Bangor in Snow, Attractions in Bangor Northern Ireland

A Brief History of Bangor

The recordings and artefacts of Bangor’s earlier beginnings date back to circa 500BC, during the late Bronze Age, where significant treasures found in the…

Essential Eats

Chicken Sekuwa Cooked in Tandoor from Yaks Nepalese Food Bangor Abbey Street

Yaks Bangor: Eats from the Himalaya

Outside of traditional chip shops in Bangor, it’s pretty much standard Chinese, Indians, pizza and kebabs that make up the culinary landscape of Bangor’s…

The Travel Blog

Gorges Verdon, Road Trip in Southern France and Borders June

The Ultimate Road Trip in France

Through this somewhat ridiculous near-month long road trip in France and surrounding borders, we share the sheer diversity of travel during summer in France…

Wetherspoons Burgers, Traditional Northern Ireland Food and Drink

Essential Eating in Scotland

Before my adventures into the exciting (and ridiculously unhealthy) world of Scottish cuisine I really never quite realised how many Scottish foods and drinks…