Spring and Summer in Stricklands Glen Fairy Glen Bangor West Northern Ireland

Strickland’s Glen Coastal Loop

“We’re so lucky to have this on our doorstep”. This would be the daily chitchat of locals on our ‘self-isolation escapes’ as we follow…

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

Drone Footage over Bangor Northern Ireland Town Hall by Allan Wilson

Treasure Hunt: Bangor Town Centre

This is one of our resurrected ‘Jenny Watts Treasure Hunts’ only made simpler and more ‘tourist-friendly’ with circle routes and easier questions and answers….

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

Spicy Feast from Yaks Nepalese Food in Bangor Northern Ireland

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

Train-Crossing-Glenfinnan-Viaduct-Harry-Potter-Bridge. Places to Visit in Scotland

Guide to the Hogwarts Express!

First off, there are a few things to be aware before considering a visit to Glenfinnan Viaduct. First off, this seemingly off-the-beaten-path tourist attraction…