Local Attractions

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.


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.

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.

Caerau Uchaf Gardens

An informal café and gardens, with extra entertainment for Children, our Home!

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

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.

Mary Jones World

The new state-of-the-art visitor and education centre will give people the opportunity to discover the story of Mary Jones and Thomas Charles, and learn about the impact of the world's best-selling book not only in Wales but the rest of the world.

Canolfan y Plase

Heritage Centre: presenting, preserving and promoting our heritage

Bala Lake Railway

Railway trips Llanuwchllyn to Bala and return with stunning views of the lake & mountains