Bala

Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.
Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.

General Information

Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of WalesUnited Kingdom and sits on the northern side of Bala Lake, Wale's largest natural lake.  This town is popular as a base for tourists experiencing the surrounding mountains and Snowdonia National Park, as well as water-sports enthusiasts.  The lake is also known for the gwyniad, an unusual fish related to the salmon.  There is a narrow-gauge railway which goes alongside the lake shore from Llanuwchllyn.

Bala is a very popular town especially in the summer months bustling with tourists.  The Afon Tryweryn river which runs through Bala, is famous for its white water kayaking, with national and international events being held here.  With two sailing clubs and a number of companies providing water-sport equipment, tourists will never be without something to do.  Bala holds the 'Wa Bala' music festival each year, showcasing local Welsh bands.

The area surrounding Bala, is beautiful with a dramatic scenery of mountains and valleys, providing endless walks and hikes for outdoor lovers. 

Things to do and see in Bala

There are many attractions in and around Bala to keep all ages of tourists entertained.  Some of the activities are :-

  • Stained Glass workshops - Llangower
  • Bala Lake Railway
  • Caerau Uchaf Gardens - private garden open to the public
  • Corris Craft Centre
  • Encaustic Art Workshop - Llanfor
  • Bala Adventure and Water Sports Centre
  • Corris Mine Explorers
  • Tan yr Hall Gallery - original works of art
  • Penllyn Leisure Centre - swimming pool with water slides
  • Golf Club​
  • Bala Sailing Club
  • Guided Walking
  • Pony Trekking
  • Fishing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Wind Surfing

The mountains of Aran Fawddwy and Arenig Fawr are a hikers paradise.  Please see the activities directory for more information on all there is on offer.

Accommodation in Bala

Accommodation in Bala caters for everyone from various campsites and self-catering units to bed and breakfast's and hotels.  During the water-sport season, the campsites are festive with tourists.  Please view the accommodation directory for more information on what is available.

Restaurants and Businesses in Bala

There are many businesses which provide outlets from retail to industry and wholesale with a range of facilities available, including; shops, cafés, pubs and inns. 

The restaurant and business directories will provide more information, or you can add your own free business listing.

Bala Tourism Office Information
Web address: http://www.visitbala.org/
Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.Bala​ is located in the Gwynedd region of Wales, United Kingdom.

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