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Bangor Cathedral

Cathedral Close, Bangor LL57 1RL, Wales
+44 1248 354999
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Amazing place

I visited here when I had some time to kill whilst waiting on my daughter do some shopping. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris M
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Must see in central Bangor

Interesting and old Cathedral, dating back to the 11th century. I did not expect much, but was... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
Stefan S
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Cathedral Close, Bangor LL57 1RL, Wales
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"well worth a visit"
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"mouse hunt"
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"wooden carvings"
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"warm welcome"
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"interesting place"
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"interesting history"
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"stained glass windows"
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"north wales"
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"mice"
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"choir"
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"prayer"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here when I had some time to kill whilst waiting on my daughter do some shopping. The history and facts about the cathedral are very interesting. Inside it is beautiful with a powerful feeling of wellbeing and hope. I read a few stories...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

Interesting and old Cathedral, dating back to the 11th century. I did not expect much, but was pleasantly surprised - I liked the interior, with ist wooden roof and the very nice windows. There is a charming little chapel room to the right. Well worth...More

1  Thank Stefan S
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Bangor Cathedral is small and absolutely beautiful with magnificent wooden carvings and stained glass windows it is well worth a visit, the gentleman who greeted us when we entered was very helpful explaining things giving us a brochure and leaving us to enjoy the Cathedral...More

2  Thank 70ish
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

I am sure this is a delightful cathedral church. Unfortunately I could not gain access. I came on two occasions, only to discover that the advertised opening times are meaningless. Early closing on both days. I thought Anglican cathedrals were places where regular services are...More

3  Thank Simon R
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Kelly H, Cathedral at Bangor Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

We are sorry that you found our Cathedral closed. If you could let us know where it was advertised incorrectly then we will rectify this. We too are sad that we are currently not able to open on a Saturday afternoon. Following a number of...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

I attended a memorial service here one Saturday afternoon. Thankfully I reconnoitred this site the night before, as my Tom Tom postcode locator was way out and parking's not the best. Found fairly centrally within the city. The surrounding grounds were clean with basic grassed...More

1  Thank Scott D
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Visited the cathedral on the off chance when settling my daughter at Bangor university, the gentleman that greeted us was very warm and pleasant with a wealth of knowledge. He encouraged us to participate in the mouse hunt activity around the cathedral with our youngest...More

1  Thank Edwardsandco
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Beautiful cathedral a must see. Nice grounds, interesting history. Good gift shop also. Good local attraction

1  Thank tonyeds1976
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

This cathedral was thoroughly welcoming and the little morning communion was peaceful and prayerful. The building is set down from the twin and is surrounded by lovely gardens. I would say that the exterior is a bit grubby, but Bangor doesn't have funds for a...More

1  Thank vanessa22_13
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Interesting and peaceful. If your in Bangor you must go and see this Cathedral, it is well worth the visit. The whole city is worth going to. What more could you ask for, history, seaside, countryside, shopping and nice people. Bangor is the whole package.

1  Thank BarbnLuke
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

enjoyed a quick visit to the Cathedral and we were pleasantly impressed by the architecture on the ceiling and the windows at the end. A nice chatty man at the entrance gave us a leaflet and made us felt welcome.

2  Thank Stefano915
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Response from Kelly H | Property representative |
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