Bangor on Dee is located approximately 5.5 miles south east of Wrexham and is set adjacent to the A525 Wrexham to Whitchurch Road.
The conservation area encompasses the heart of the village which sits within a natural hollow alongside the River Dee. The village has uninterrupted long distance views west to the Berwyn Mountains and to the east, the Bickerton Hills.
The Bangor on Dee Conservation Area was first designated in March 1971 and its boundary amended and reduced in November 1999. The Bangor on Dee Conservation Area Character Assessment and Management Plan was adopted in July 2010. The Bangor on Dee Conservation Area article 4(2) direction came into effect on September 3, 2010.