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Tower House

Tower House 34 Quay Street, Bangor BT20 5ED, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9127 0069
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Historic

A truly historic landmark which is not the oldest building on the island if Ireland but is the... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
E1209AWjohn
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Good place for a tourist-info office

The tower house is now the tourist information office in Bangor, which seems very apt. Local... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
DavidC856
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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24 Oct 2017
“Historic”
4 Apr 2017
“Good place for a tourist-info office”
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Tower House 34 Quay Street, Bangor BT20 5ED, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9127 0069
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

A truly historic landmark which is not the oldest building on the island if Ireland but is the oldest building on the island under continual use since building

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Reviewed 4 April 2017

The tower house is now the tourist information office in Bangor, which seems very apt. Local leaflets are in the main part of the building, and attractions in the rest of the province are displayed in the tower. The history of the tower is displayed...More

Thank DavidC856
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The Tower House was originally Bangor's Custom House. It was built in 1637 by Sir James Hamilton, the area's Scottish Landlord. The building was added to the "List of Buildings of Special Interest" in 1979 and is now protected by the DOE. It now functions...More

1  Thank Robert W
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Great information centre with very enthusiastic and helpful woman The range of information is very useful and she advised us on many local areas

1  Thank Deb G
Reviewed 3 April 2016

One of Bangors landmarks and historical points. Good restaurants nearby and the Marina is opposite. Get a photograph.

1  Thank Recoupniltd R
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Great historical attraction beautifully maintained with helpful staff and a wonderful location with great views

1  Thank E1209AWjohn
Reviewed 4 September 2015

This is another original building sitting at the sea front and now houses the Tourist Information Centre - provides loads of information on local events along with quite an extensive offering of locally made gifts - staff are really helpful regarding the local area

1  Thank coffeetime93
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Didn't get to see much of this building. The little tourist info and sho inside was quaint and staffed with some friendly Bangorians.,

1  Thank Chris W
Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

It's a building that jump into ur eyes. Combining old and new is interesting to watch. I didn't have time to go inside but only ly from outside is enjoyable

1  Thank Perseo D
Reviewed 12 October 2014

I tried visiting Tower House which is Bangor's Tourist Information Centre but was disappointed to find it is closed on Sundays (except in July & August) so I unfortunately cannot comment on the information available inside. I can, however, comment on the fascinating exterior of...More

1  Thank Original T-Bird
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