Leisure Activities

Corris Mine Explorers

Join one of Wales' top Mine Explorers and enter the dark abandoned workings of an old Welsh slate mine. Adventurous, historic, fun and completely authentic. Try something different.

King Arthur’s Labyrinth in Corris

An underground storytelling adventure hidden deep beneath the mountains of Southern Snowdonia. Sail through the magical waterfall into a mysterious world of myths, legends and King Arthur.

Walking Trails

Walking Trails for everyone on GoBala, THE source for Trails in the Bala & Penllyn area, where you can enjoy the stunning mountain & lake scenery of Snowdonia and experience the rich heritage of the area

Penllyn Leisure Centre

Leisure facilities include swimming, sports hall with courts, fitness room and Sauna

Encaustic Art Workshop

Encaustic means to burn in. I use hot wax and hot or cold tools to create images. Its great fun to do and the great thing is that you don't need to be an artist to have a go. You will go home with artwork that you can feel proud of.

illuminarte Stained Glass Workshop

Looking for something different to do during your stay in Bala? How about a fun, creative day out making a piece of stained glass at one of our workshops.- suitable for all abilities - ages 13 years plus. Illuminarte's log cabin studio is easy to find right next to Bala Lake Railway Station and Bala Sailing Club - just 10 minutes walk from Town.

Bala Sailing Club

Bala Sailing Club is set at the north-east end of Bala Lake giving easy access to the largest & possibly the most picturesque sailing water in Wales. The International Moths described Bala as "The Lake Garda of the North"!

Bala Golf Club

This 10-hole course is laid out on a plateau nearly 1000 feet above sea level


The Gorwelion Centre, which is located on the edge of Bala, includes, a café/restaurant, gift shop and plant sales, gardens, exhibition spaces, meeting rooms, an amphitheatre and an outdoor play area. There is a children’s indoor adventure zone with "Soft Play" included in the price of a Children's meal.

Corris Craft Centre

Come along to the Corris Craft Centre for hands-on fun activities and 9 craft studios where you'll find the talented designer-makers at work. There's also a range of exciting visitor attractions and activities, a Welsh food and drink shop and Y Crochan café.

Ten Pin Bowling at Glan-llyn

Get Wet

Get Wet provide a wide range of Outdoor Activities to suit everyone! Get wet currently has 2 public access high ropes courses and a paintball site! Situated near Bala in North Wales, we offer activities to