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  1. Birds eye view of Bangor Marina
    Bangor Marina is located right in the heart of Bangor city centre close to all major road, rail and air transport networks. The Marina lies at the mouth of Belfast Lough offering exceptional access to world class yacht racing waters.
    1. Photo of people enjoying rides on the Giant Swans pedal boats on the blue waters of the man made pond at Pickie Funpark
      Enjoy a fun day out at Pickie Fun Park. Try out the 18-hole mini-golf course, giant pedal swans, Pickie Puffer train, children's play area, children's electric car track and more.
      1. External building of museum with adjoining Town Hall building in background
        Visit North Down Museum to explore the fascinating saga of the North Down area from the Bronze Age to the present day. The Museum takes you on a journey through Early Christian heritage and the Vikings to Scottish Settlers and the Victorians.
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      2. Bangor Castle Walled Garden, walkway to fountain
        It is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the peace and quiet. Varieties of flowers, plants, fruit and vegetables mix with sculptures and a unique fountain with a tongue twister! We are thrilled that the Walled Garden is now open all year round (except on particular holidays). Please see opening hours.
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      3. Image of the front of Bangor Abbey on a bright sunny day
        Founded in 558AD the main body of the building dates from 1830's, the tower from 15th century and steeple dates around 1693. Interesting gravestones include a memorial to the assistant surgeon of the Titanic, local man John Edward Simpson.
        1. Helen's Bay beach
          This relatively flat scenic coastline known as the North Down Coastal Path extends from Holywood in the west to Orlock in the east. The path passes through coastline and parkland. Historic relics and flora and fauna are found in abundance, including the grey seals which can be spotted offshore.
        2. Photo of the brightly coloured bandstand where live music takes place in the summer months
          A perfect park in the centre of Bangor. An ideal spot to enjoy the local wildlife and feed the ducks.
          1. Photo of Formula 1 race car
            Race around an indoor karting track designed by Formula One superstar Eddie Irvine. Enjoy the adrenaline rush as you make your way around the track racing your friends.
            1. Image of the leisure waters at Bangor Aurora including play Pirate ship and water slides
              Bangor Aurora Leisure complex is situated in the heart of Bangor. Featuring 3 swimming pools, leisure waters and extensive gym facilities the Aurora offers a great family fun day out.
              1. Image of the front entrance to the Omniplex
                Omniplex located close to Bangor town centre showing the latest releases.
              2. A print
                Seacourt is a friendly open-access print workshop based in the seaside town of Bangor, Northern Ireland
              3. Photo showing view from golf club across the green
                Bangor Golf Club is situated on the outskirts of Bangor overlooking Belfast lough and the Antrim Hills. It is a Private Members Club with upwards of 1,000 playing and social members. Bangor Golf Club was founded in 1903 with a nine hole golf course.
              4. Photo of golfers in play on the green
                Premier pay and play golf facility with open Stableford every Friday. Visitors are always most welcome to come along and play the course..
              5. Photo of golfers in play on the green with waters of Belfast Lough in background
                There has been a course at Carnalea for over 100 years. Indeed Carnalea became Ireland’s first municipal golf club in 1927. Its beautiful seaside setting has superb views over Belfast Lough and the Antrim hills beyond. Long on history and ...
              6. Photo of Club house and a golfer on the green to the forefront
                36 Holes. There are two courses in wooded undulating parkland/heathland with clusters of gorse bushes and copses ready to claim the wayward shots.
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