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Bala is a Walkers are Welcome town

Bala is a "Walkers are Welcome" town - for walking routes and ideas try our walking section and GoBala for Trails

See Bala on TripAdvisor
See Bala on TripAdvisor


Tourism information for Bala & Penllyn, in the Welsh Lake District, Snowdonia, Wales

Croeso, Bienvenue, Willkommen, Failte, Benvenuto, Welcome

Welcome to "Visit Bala", the official website of Bala & Penllyn Tourism Association. Bala & Penllyn is a perfect holiday destination to visit throughout the year. But don't just take our word - see why the Bala area is special.

Accommodation in the area caters for all needs, from camp-sites and self-catering cottages to bed and breakfast accommodation, budget accommodation and hotels. There's also plenty to do for all the family, couples, outdoor enthusiasts - with events, attractions and outdoor activities all set in stunning mountain and lake scenery. Be inspired for the great outdoors, family fun, romance and indulgence or preserving the planet. There are also a wide range of facilities available, including: shops, cafés, restaurants, pubs and Inns. There are traditional shops in the High Street including gifts, an art gallery and the "Best Butcher in Wales".

If you are looking for somewhere special there are Gold Award Country Houses, the Welsh Guest House of the year (the Good Hotel Guide) and excellent restaurants with awards including one with a Michelin Star.

This website will help you plan your visit with information on travel, accommodation, eating out, activities, attractions and events. You will be able to organise your perfect stay in Bala & Penllyn in the Welsh Lake District, Snowdonia.

The Tourism Information Centre in Bala, is run by Gwynedd Council, not the Bala & Penllyn Tourism Association who provide this website.

For tourism information, go to Obtain Brochures and Information or link directly to the Visit Bala Brochure and Visit Bala Map Leaflet.

Official World Record for Bala:
the largest Welsh Cake in the World

Mary Jones World (Heritage Centre, Llanycil) now open

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