Viking raids, Titanic tales and ancient literature: the hallowed grounds of County Down’s Bangor Abbey hold a long and fascinating past. Established by Saint Comgall in 558AD, it was saved from ruin by the Ulster Scots in the 17th century. Interesting features include a memorial to the Titanic’s assistant surgeon, local man John Edward Simpson; stunning stained-glass windows; and a beautiful mural behind the alter. Click the pin for insight into more sacred places around County Down.
Central Fish Hall One of the oldest shops in Bangor, this has been in continual ownership of the McKeown family for over 100 years. A Bangor institution! Still a top class fish mongers, with a mouth watering display of the fruits of the sea, freshly caught. Their fish scampi second to none. Bottom of High Street, Bangor, Co Down, Northern Ireland. Produce often used in the at least 7 bar/resto/bistros in 10/15M on either side of the street.