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“Wedding celebration”
Review of Bangor Castle

Bangor Castle
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We attended the wedding of a cousin recently in the civic room of the town hall.
Plenty of seating available in the wood pannelled hall with an impressive stained glass window as a backdrop.

Thank John A
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

you must see bangor museum at the castle,you will be amazed at the history of bangor,and surrounding areas like the Abbey,Groomsport and bangor town itself.One of the first abbeys,folks leaving from groomsport in the potato famine for America ,the list goes on and on,you will love it. PS.it also has a great cafe for lunch !!

Thank lowrod
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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

There are aspects of this building that have redeeming qualities. There is a bit of a museum and a dining facility,that is actually quite good. It is a big venue for non-church weddings and the photo facility is quite good. Really good views of the train station and the Police station. It is home to some of the Bangor Council offices, so of questionable value. Castle, it is not. Recommended, not really.

Thank DLP555
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

More of a large country house than a castle. Used now as Council Offices and for weddings.
It was completed in 1852 for the Hon Robert Edward Ward - in the Elizabethan-jacobean revival style and had no fewer than 35 bedrooms with a huge salon for musical recitals (now used as the Council Chamber).
The inside can only be seen "by arrangement", for weddings or on Council business.

Worth seeing for its architecture and formal gardens along with other attractions in the area.

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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

The castle itself is now the Town Hall so you can't go inside. The building is more of a huge country house than a castle but it does have crenellations and small towers. You can walk round the formal gardens at the front and visit the museum at the back. There is also a very nice cafe. Don't miss the park and walled gardens which once provided food for the castle owners.

Thank Jeannie2207
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