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Visiting Bangor and North Wales

Second European Symposium in Celtic Studies, 31 July - 03 August 2017 : Conference Location

The 2nd European Symposium of Celtic Studies will take place in Main Arts, Bangor University, College Road, Bangor LL57 2DG.

Located between the Menai Strait and Snowdonia National Park, the city of Bangor lies in one of the most beautiful and scenic parts of the United Kingdom. For further information about Bangor and the area, visit the Information for Visitors pages on the main Bangor University website. For video clips, interactive panoramic images and a photo gallery, visit our Virtual Tour site.

Download the Bangor University campus map

  • Main Arts Building is building no. 51 on the map of Bangor University provided on this page.
  • The University’s Halls of Residence are in Fridoedd village, nos. 17–33 on the same map.

Travelling to the University

By Road

The University has good road connections from the A55 North Wales Expressway. Use postcode for route planning.

By Rail

Bangor railway station has frequent connections provided by Virgin Trains and Arriva Trains Wales.

By Bus & Coach

Bangor is served by National Express coaches with local bus services provided by Arriva Buses Wales and other local bus companies. TravelineCymru provide details of all bus services.

By Air

Bangor’s closest major airports are Manchester and Liverpool John Lennon; both have good road and rail links. The local Anglesey Airport provides daily flights to Cardiff.

By Sea

The port of Holyhead (about 30 minutes from Bangor by car or train) has ferry services to Ireland provided by Irish Ferries and Stena Line.

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