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Paws for Gin in Bangor - Experience AND 2024

Tour departs from Bangor Abbey, 1 St Malachy's Way / Newtownards Road, Bangor, County Down, BT20 4JE
Person walking with a dog on a lead


Part of Experience Ards and North Down 2024. Click here to see the full programme. 


Join Tour Guide Nicky Jones of Experience and Explore NI and discover the history of Bangor on this dog friendly walking tour.

After the tour enjoy a Copeland Gin cocktail in The Nines' beer garden, located along Bangor seafront.

Your four-legged friend will receive a pawsome goody bag (for your dog).

Things to note
Meet at Bangor Abbey.

No concessions.

Strictly one dog per purchased ticket.

Under 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult and also purchase a full price ticket.

Please dress for warmth and comfort as dictated by the weather.

Tour covers uneven ground. Please wear appropriate footwear. 

The tour is approximately an hours walk around the city centre, with regular stops which would require a low level of fitness.

All dogs must remain on lead for the duration of the tour.

Tour allows for one dog per ticket. Ratio - 1 human:1 dog.

Please bring water for your dog, and poop bags.

Tickets close 24 hrs before.

Getting there

By car: from Belfast follow A2 to Bangor Town Centre. On street parking nearby. Parking available on Abbey Street.

Car parking | Ards and North Down Borough Council

By public transport: Train or bus to Bangor Station. From the main station entrance, turn right heading up Abbey Street towards the traffic junction with the Newtownards Road, and walk approximately 15-10 minutes until arriving at Bangor Abbey. See Translink for timetables.


Tour covers uneven ground and some inclines, please wear suitable shoes.
This experience may not be suitable for wheelchair users / those with mobility issues - Please contact the Visitor Information Centre team for more information.   

Where practicable ANDBC will aim to accommodate carers and be as inclusive as possible. Due to the variety and nature of the programme this requires assessment on a case-by-case basis. If you require further information in relation to this, please call Bangor Visitor Information Centre on 028 9127 0069, and they will be able to address your enquiry.


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Online booking fees apply. Avoid the booking fee and buy direct through our Visitor Information Centres.

All details subject to change.


For more information on safe alcohol consumption, visit the Drink Aware website.


Provider Preferences

  • Dogs Welcome Inside

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Ticket£17.00 per ticket

Online booking fees apply. Avoid the booking fee and buy direct through our Visitor Information Centres.

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11am - 12.30pm (15 Sept 2024)

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