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Cadeirlan Bangor Cathedral

Closed Now: 10:30 - 15:30
Open today: 10:30 - 15:30
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Lovely place to visit

Quite an impressive cathedral with large grounds. Well worth a visit if in the area. Especially... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
eifioncymru
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Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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Friendly welcome

Not one of the great cathedrals but interesting nonetheless. Super welcome from the volunteers who... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
JohnUK
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London, United Kingdom
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All reviews well worth a visit mouse hunt wooden roof quiet contemplation stained glass windows interesting history interesting place gift shop mice carvings volunteers prayer clergy mouseman century guidebook architecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My rating of this Holy place relates to my disappointment on this visit, not to the Cathedral itself, which is outstandingly beautiful and well worth a visit. I visited this magnificent place a few years ago and was greatly impressed, not just by the architecture...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

We travelled some distance to view the display of poppies to commemorate the armistice and the end of World War 1 - the whole place was closed! - never expected that if a City Centre Cathedral - on checking opening times were on the website...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Kelly H, Administrator at Cadeirlan Bangor Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2018

We are sorry that you found our Cathedral closed. We too are sad that we are currently not able to open for more hours in a day. Following a number of incidents we can only open the Cathedral when we have at least two volunteers...More

Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Quite an impressive cathedral with large grounds. Well worth a visit if in the area. Especially those interested in religion

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank eifioncymru
Reviewed 8 September 2018

A place of calm and tranquillity. It was an overcast day when we arrived at the cathedral. The visit was an eye opener. We were told about the mouseman carvings so we set off on a tour of the interior of the cathedral to find...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Noreen E
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I frequent the Cathedral for quiet contemplation and Prayers. It's a shame that Cathedrals gave to have Shops etc to raise money, when the Church is so wealthy.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

On any trip to Bangor spare time for a walk around the Cathedral, it’s not a massive building like you would find most places but has a unique history and gives a great insight into the area and it’s past. The team there were fantastic,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank jameslC6337NA
Reviewed 27 June 2018

A beautiful cathedral with the customary wooden carvings and impressive stained glass windows. A much needed sanctuary where you can appreciate the tranquility and engage in quiet contemplation.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank kensmoon
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Not one of the great cathedrals but interesting nonetheless. Super welcome from the volunteers who pointed out features of interest. Good guidebook and free leaflet if you don't want to pay for one. Don't miss the lovely monument in the bookshop!

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank JohnUK
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Unusual,and calm atmosphere I visited in Lent so the atmosphere was rightly quite somber. Interesting layout and some huge unusual photographs on the wes wall. It is worth visiting and makes BG a donation to support this building

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Hols2014
Reviewed 14 February 2018 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

Date of experience: February 2018
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Mary D
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Response from Kelly H | Property representative |
13th Dec 1,000 candles 7.30pm 17th Dec 9 Lessons – 1pm 24th Dec Christingle Service 4pm 24th Dec Bilingual Eucharist 10am 24th Dec Midnight Mass 11pm 25th Dec Said Eucharist 8am 25th Dec Cymun Bendigaid 9.30am 25th... More
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