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Address: Bangor BT20 4BN, Northern Ireland
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Pretty historic parkland surrounding current townhall

Historic parkland home of Colin Bateman's teenage drinking haunt. Old trees dating to 17th century and beautiful manicured gardens and a stunning walled garden

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 January 2017
E1209AWjohn
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

Historic parkland home of Colin Bateman's teenage drinking haunt. Old trees dating to 17th century and beautiful manicured gardens and a stunning walled garden

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Thank E1209AWjohn
Bangor, United Kingdom
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243 reviews
148 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This park is very picturesque and very accessible for the main railway and bus depots in Bangor. It houses the Town Hall and Coffee Cure Restaurant. When people get married in the Town Hall, Castle Park becomes a beautiful setting for photographs.

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Thank thewanderinggypsy
Bangor, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Castle Park- Great for long or short walks, close to Bangor Castle and beside the Bangor Castle walled gardens! Beautiful area and great to see the seasons change :) Brilliant to do outdoor/adventure activities with the kids such as collecting conkers or finding cute animals! Free and easy to get to :D best going during the day as teenagers can... More 

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Thank sammybakewell95
Windsor, United Kingdom
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454 reviews
192 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Lots of space to take a long walk, for the kids to play in the newly built playground, or just wander around enjoying the views. There's a cafe at the castle and don't miss the walled gardens. Parking is plentiful. Lots of dog walkers too.

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Thank Jeannie2207
Belfast, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Nice park, lots of trees and shrubbery throughout. Also a lot of winding paths through it which make for a nice walk. There's free parking by the castle which is next to park. Its not enclosed and there are roads on a few sides so not great for dogs that don't recall well.

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Thank kathryntheegg
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I visited her yesterday for a picnic with my 18 month old daughter. It was perfect there are picnic tables in a large green so she could safely run around. There are lots of rubbish bins also which is nice when picnicking. After we walked threw the grounds to the walled garden the walk is lovely but also easy to... More 

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Thank bronagh s
Bangor, United Kingdom
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189 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

A very old park with lots of ancient and interesting trees, some of which are named and described on little signs. There are various walks you can follow and none of them are difficult or long as the park is quite compact. A favourite place for dog walkers.

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Thank Alan1Bangor
Belfast, United Kingdom
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374 reviews
228 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

It's not the biggest park but there is a well laid out walking route with hard paths which wind their way around the area and show off the trees. If you are lucky, and don't have a dog accompanying you, you may see grey squirrels feeding on the ground and running up the tree trunks. At this time of year... More 

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Thank John A
Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

A great park for a nice stroll or dander about. Dogs should be kept on leashes thoe thats my only gripe

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Thank Theauldsampler
belfast
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164 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

This is a really nice place to walk away from the hustle bustle of the town centre. It has a lovely walled garden with nice plants and sculptures. There is good parking and it is also very close to Bangor railway station and bus station if you are arriving by public transport.

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