By Steven Dickens

ISBN-10: 1445632780

ISBN-13: 9781445632780

Bangor, within the county of Gwynedd and traditionally part of Caernarfonshire, has a wealthy and historical earlier, recorded within the pages of this booklet. Bangor potential ‘a wattled enclosure’ in previous Welsh and the town is among the smallest in Britain, with nearly part its inhabitants Welsh-speaking. Bangor has a college, based in 1884 and a cathedral, whose bishopric is without doubt one of the oldest in Britain, with its origins within the 6th century. It allegedly has the longest excessive road in Wales and singer and actress Duffy used to be born the following. the town has hosted the nationwide Eisteddfod 8 times.

Nearby, the Penrhyn Slate Quarry at Bethesda has exported its items internationally. in the barriers of Gwynedd, the nationwide Park of Snowdonia, its appealing and breathtaking panoramas and scenic cities and villages also are represented right here: Ogwen Valley, Nant Ffrancon cross, Llanberis, Caernarfon, Llanfairfechan, Penmaenmawr, Anglesey and the Menai Strait.

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