Let’s move to Bangor, County Down: cheery charm and Belfast’s smart set

Let’s move to Bangor, County Down: cheery charm and Belfast’s smart set
 

What’s going for it? Bangor is quite the surprise. I’m not sure what I was expecting but I think it involved grey pebbledash. The town is full of cheer. Victorian townhouses painted the colour of sweeties. Freshly paved streets with perky new trees, as if civic dignitaries were expecting the Queen on Tuesday. Being a seaside town in the British Isles, it has that inevitable double edge of joy and sorrow, but here joy gets the upper hand. Partly that’s down to wealth. This area has long been nicknamed the Gold Coast, pulling in Belfast’s rich for more than a century. While we’re not quite... read more

 
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