If you are looking for a holiday that offer you the opportunity to get out and about as well as indulging in a range of exciting activities, then a Bangor holiday is the ideal option for you. The city of Bangor is located close to the Menai Strait and although it is regarded as one of the smallest cities in Wales, it has a lot to offer its visitors. A Bangor holiday rental house is the perfect base from which to indulge in a variety of outdoor pursuits as well as taking in the wonderful attractions that the city and surrounding area has to offer.
Visitors on a Bangor holiday will not be stuck for things to do. The city has a wide range of activities available including golf, walking, cycling, horse riding, tennis, swimming, paintball, football, rock climbing and abseiling. Watersports are also available on a Bangor holiday including water skiing, surfing, fishing, sailing and diving. Bangor also has its own pier, Garth Pier, which is the second longest in Wales.
If you can tear yourself away from your comfortable Bangor holiday rental house then there are many places worth visiting in the surrounding area. One of the most popular is the small village with one of the longest names in the world, namely Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch! The small village is located approximately 4 miles west of Bangor and many people like to have their photograph taken next to the very, very long railway station sign.
Also worth a visit is Penrhyn Castle in the small village of Llandegai. Approximately 10 minutes journey from the city of Bangor, this manor house has been built in the style of a Neo-Norman castle. It was rebuilt in the 18th century and had some extensive work done to it in the 19th century. Visitors will love strolling through the luxurious state rooms and there are many interesting items to be viewed here, including a slate bed made for Queen Victoria which weighs one tonne!
Travellers on a Bangor holiday will be pleased to hear that they can expect sunny, warm summers and cool winters. The warmest months of the year to have a Bangor holiday rental house are July and August, when the temperature can reach as high as 31°C. The average temperature during the summer months is still a pleasant 18°C. The coldest month of the year tends to be January when the temperature falls to around 7°C during the day. The wettest time to have a Bangor holiday is between the months of October and February. The average annual rainfall for the area is 36 inches, with most of this falling within the wetter months.
Travel to Bangor, North Wales Travellers on a Bangor holiday can arrive at either Manchester Airport (MAN) or Liverpool Airport (LPL) which are both under two hours away from the city. Airlines that have regular, cheap flights to the area include British Airways, Eastern Airways, Air Southwest and BMI. Travellers can depart from several UK airports including Gatwick (LGW), Heathrow (LHR), Southampton(SOU), Aberdeen (ABZ) and Newquay (NQY).