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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Bangor, Gwynedd

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 228 fun things to do in Bangor for you and the family to discover, including beaches, indoor and soft play areas and tourist attractions. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 123 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Bangor day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Bangor with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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GreenWood Family Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Y Felinheli
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

A fantastic family outdoor adventure awaits at GreenWood Family Park… packed full of quirky thrill rides, activities, playground areas and much more...

The Play Centre

  • Bangor
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

At The Play Centre parents can relax in their comfy zones with complimentary newspapers and magazines and from an extensive menu whilst the children...

Penrhyn Castle

  • Bangor
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Penrhyn Castle is a huge 19th-century neo-Norman castle that straddles Snowdonia and the Menai Strait and is an iconic historical visit for all those...

Ribride Adventure Boat Tours

  • Anglesey
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

RibRide Adventure Boat Tours Kids love RibRides! Fast exciting turns and high speeds get their attention and then we make sure they leave our boats w...

Puffin Island Pleasure Cruise5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Anglesey
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Puffin Island Pleasure Cruise from Beaumaris Pier, is a very popular pleasure cruise that provides stunning panoramic views of Pennon lighthouse, Puf...

Pili Palas Nature World

  • Anglesey
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Pili Palas Nature World is Anglesey's top family award winning attraction. With something for everyone, the day will fly by whatever the weather. Wit...

Beaumaris Gaol

  • Anglesey
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

This Victorian Gaol (Jail) was built by Hansom (famous for the Hansom Cab) in 1829. The gaol features the only original tread wheel in situ in Britai...

The Beaumaris Treasure Trail

  • Beaumaris
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

There's great fun to be had by all the family as you search for and solve the clues on the Beaumaris self-guided treasure hunt themed Treasure Trail....



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Beaumaris beach

  • Beaumaris
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

If you’re looking for a quiet section of coast to explore, then Beaumaris beach in North Wales is definitely the beach for you. Made up of sand and s...

Beaumaris Castle

  • Beaumaris
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Beaumaris Castle on the Island of Anglesey is the great unfinished masterpiece built as one of the 'iron ring' of North Wales castles by the English...

LlanfairPG Station

  • Llanfairpwllgwyngyll
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch otherwise known as LlanfairPG Station. It translates as St. Mary's Church in the hollow of...

Zip World Penrhyn Quarry5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bethesda
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Zip World Penrhyn Quarry has the longest zip wire in Europe and it's the nearest thing to flying you're ever likely to get! A much more prolonged exp...

Red Wharf Bay

  • Pentraeth
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Take the kids, and the dog, and set off on a seaside adventure at Red Wharf Bay in North Wales! This sandy beach is dog friendly all year long, so th...

Piggery Pottery

  • Caernarfon
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Drop in for a pottery painting session at Piggery Pottery and make something you could never buy in a shop! It’s no secret that kids love getting cre...

Plas Menai National Outdoor Centre

  • Caernarfon
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Plas Menai National Outdoor Centre If you are looking for an action packed day out, grab your towel and swimming togs and head over to Plas Menai, th...

Plas Menai Beach

  • Y Felinheli
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a dog-friendly beach in North Wales? Grab the family and head down to Plas Menai Beach, where the kids and the dog will have a great time...

Llanfairfechan Beach

  • Llanfairfechan
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Head down to Llanfairfechan beach in North Wales, a great pebbled beach that’s perfect for little explorers to go on adventures.  Got water babies? B...

St Davids Beach

  • Benllech
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

At St Davids Beach in North Wales, your little explorers will love running along this sandy beach down to the sea, just don’t forget to pack the swim...

Benllech Beach

  • Benllech
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a great beach to take the kids for a dip? Head down to Benllech beach in North Wales for a great sandy beach that’s perfect for going for...

National Slate Museum

  • Llanberis
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The National Slate Museum is not so much a museum as a pocket of history. Slate-splitting demonstrations by craftsmen reveal the skills and artistry...

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