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Travel to Bangor by public transport and enjoy free children's activities

19 July

If you take a day trip to Bangor by bus or rail during summer 2013 you can enjoy a free swim or round of mini-golf.  Bangor Aurora Aquatic and Leisure Complex, Pickie Fun Park, Translink and North Down Borough Council have come together to give you a great value day out for the whole family.

Enjoy a FREE child swim at Bangor Aurora Aquatic and Leisure Complex * or a FREE round of mini golf for a child at Pickie Fun Park*; simply present your Translink ticket on the day of purchase to claim one of these great deals.

Bangor Aurora Aquatic and Leisure Complex is Bangor’s newest attraction, featuring a 50 metre swimming pool, leisure waters and extensive gym facilities in the heart of Bangor. The ever popular Pickie Fun Park which received a complete makeover in 2012 features giant pedal swans, an 18 hole mini-golf course, Pickie Puffer Steam train, electric cars, a play park and splash pad.

Whilst in Bangor explore nearby FREE attractions such Bangor Castle Walled Garden, North Down Museum and Project 24 or take a rest and enjoy lunch in one of the town’s eateries. All of which are just a short walk from Bangor Aurora Aquatic and Leisure Complex , Bangor Bus and Rail Station and Pickie Fun Park.

To make this offer even better value for money Translink are offering a 1/3 off day return tickets to Bangor by train (After 9.30am). Or you can bring the whole family with the Translink Family and Friends Ticket which entitles you to unlimited day travel by bus or rail throughout Northern Ireland. The Translink Family and Friends Ticket costs £20 and is valid for 2 adults and up to 4 children. See for more information.

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Attraction offers end 30 September 2013
*Free child swim or free child’s mini golf only valid when purchased with an adult ticket for the activity.

Places To Visit

Pickie Funpark, Bangor

Pickie Funpark is one of the top ten visitor attractions in Northern Ireland. The park provides a fun day out for all: An 18-hole mini-golf course, giant pedal swans, Pickie Puffer train, children's play area, children's electric car track and more

North Down Museum, Bangor

Visit North Down Museum to explore the fascinating saga of the North Down area from the Bronze Age to the present day. The Museum takes you on a journey through Early Christian heritage and the Vikings to Scottish Settlers and the Victorians.

Bangor Castle Walled Garden, Bangor

It is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the peace and quiet. Varieties of flowers, plants, fruit and vegetables mix with sculptures and a unique fountain with a tongue twister!

Bangor Aurora Aquatic & Leisure Complex, Bangor

North Down has excellent leisure and sports facilities.

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