Destination guide

The majestic setting of Bangor is ready to explore

Enjoy the cathedral and other features of Bangor. This city's university setting, mountain views and bars attract many visitors, and its welcoming and walkable location add to the charm. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Bangor

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Bangor a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pyg Track (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Miner's Track (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Rhyd Ddu Path (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Watkin Path (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Llyn Dinas (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Gelert's Grave (12.4 mi / 20 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Bangor

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bangor is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Llanfairfechan Beach (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Mount Snowdon (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Red Wharf Bay (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Llyn Dinas (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Swallow Falls (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • National Trust's Bodnant Garden (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Bangor

The nearest airport is in Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), located 51.8 mi (83.4 km) from the city center.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Bangor Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Bangor?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,392 vacation rentals near Bangor. From 798 Cottages to 798 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bangor for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Bangor?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Bangor. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bangor University: 2,144 vacation rentals
  • Menai Bridge: 2,190 vacation rentals
  • Bangor Station: 2,146 vacation rentals
  • Penrhyn Castle: 2,084 vacation rentals
  • Bangor Cathedral: 2,142 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bangor listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Bangor?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 798 Cottages in Bangor. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bangor include:

  • Cabins: 798 rentals available
  • Houses: 485 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 798 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bangor?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 22 vacation rentals with pool available in Bangor. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.