Bangor and the area

A student city in scenic surroundings

Bangor is situated on the North Wales coast, between the mountains and the sea. Bangor's location makes it the perfect place to get involved in sports and outdoor activities. There are also historic towns and villages and ancient castles nearby for you to explore.

The Adventure Starts Here - Zip World Velocity

Did you know that Bangor is located a few miles away from the world's fastest zip line? Five of our students were brave enough to give it a go. Take a look!

The mountains of Snowdonia

Bangor University’s location, on the doorstep of the Snowdonia National Park, is one of the most beautiful university settings in the whole of the UK. Watch the video to see stunning views of the Snowdonia Mountains. This video was filmed by Tom Hecht, a former student of Bangor University.