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…

Thatching Roof of the Old Inn Crawfordsburn Hotel, Bangor

The Charming Village of Crawfordsburn

If looking for alternative scenery when visiting Bangor, my favourite out-of-town hotel option would undoubtedly be the Old Inn Crawfordsburn Hotel (aka Crawfordsburn Inn),…

Marine Court Hotel, Best Hotels in Bangor Seafront Town Centre, Northern Ireland

Where to Stay in Bangor?

In Bangor’s heyday there would have been hundreds of hotels dotted throughout the town, only these days there’s barely a handful of consistent accommodations…

Ye' Olde Heritage Stuff

Half Castle, North Down Coastal Path. Bangor to Strickland's Glen. Northern Ireland

The Legend of Jenny Watts

According to legend Jenny Watts was the youngest daughter of Jack Watts owner of the Jolly Fisherman, a tavern to the west of the…

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…

Out and About

Sunset at Giants Causeway, Free Entry to the Giants Causeway N Ireland

Free Entry to the Giant’s Causeway

People locally here know that there is Free Entry to the Giants Causeway, whereas most tourists think that it is exclusively a paid tourist attraction,…

Things to Do in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland for me is the perfect road trip destination, with short distances between close-knit tourist attractions, well-maintained roads, and just so much sightseeing…