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Local Attractions

There is always something to do in the Bala area. Browse through our listings and use the menu to list entries by category of things to do in the Bala area, Wales.

Bala Adventure and Water Sports Centre

Bala Adventure and Water Sports Centre

Bala Lake Foreshore, Bala, Gwynedd

Telephone: 01678 521059

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We have some of the most qualified and experienced coaches in Britain, with all the latest equipment for courses and hire to make your time with us both enjoyable and unforgettable. Great people, great location, great kit.

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Corris Mine Explorers

Corris Mine Explorers

Corris Mine Explorers, Corris Craft Centre, Corris, Machynlleth, Powys

Telephone: 01654 761244

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A rare opportunity to explore the abandoned workings of an old Welsh slate mine with one of Wales’ top Mine Explorers. 130 years of mining history captured and awaiting discovery.

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Corris Craft Centre

Corris Craft Centre

Corris Craft Centre Corris Machynlleth SY20 9RF

Telephone: 01654 761584

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Home to 9 craft studios and the resident designer-makers. See work in progress, meet the designer-makers and buy from their unique range of products. Make your own crafts. Disabled Access.

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King Arthur’s Labyrinth in Corris

King Arthur’s Labyrinth in Corris

King Arthur’s Labyrinth Corris Craft Centre Corris Machynlleth SY20 9RF

Telephone: 01654 761584

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Sail with a Dark Age boatman on this Underground Storytelling Adventure. Pass through a waterfall and back across a thousand years into the depths of the Labyrinth.

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Encaustic Art Workshop

Encaustic Art Workshop

Cysgod y Coed, Llanfor, Bala, Gwynedd

Telephone: 01678 520036 or 07896634483

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This type of painting is great fun and is achievable for most people. Painting with hot wax & hot tools.

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Bala Lake Railway - Rheilffordd Llyn Tegid

Bala Lake Railway - Rheilffordd Llyn Tegid

Bala Lake Railway Ltd The Station Llanuwchllyn Gwynedd

Telephone: 01678 540666

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Rheilffordd Llyn Tegid (Bala Lake Railway) offers a delightful 9-mile return journey alongside Bala Lake (Llyn Tegid), through the beautiful and natural Snowdonia National Park. The Bala Lake Railway was named as the 'Best Small Railway 2012’ by the Heritage Railway Association

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Caerau Uchaf Gardens

Caerau Uchaf Gardens

Caerau Uchaf, Sarnau, Bala, Gwynedd

Telephone: 01678 530493

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Caerau Uchaf has the hightest private garden open to the public in North Wales at over 1,000ft.  The Gardens were started in 1994 and are being added to all of the time.  They are owned by Toby and Stephanie Hickish of Summers Gardens Ltd. an award winning Garden Design and Landscaping Company, always happy to give advice or talk to keen gardeners. 

  • plant sales
  • cafe
  • adventure playground
  • pets corner.

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Canolfan y Plase

Canolfan y Plase

Canolfan y Plase, Y Bala, Gwynedd

Telephone: 01678 520320

Exhibitions of artistic and historical interest are regularly staged.

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Stained Glass Workshop

Stained Glass Workshop

Lake Cottage, Llangower, Bala, Gwynedd

Telephone: 01678 520256

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illumin-arte is a small Stained Glass workshop in a beautiful location on the edge of Llyn Tegid (Bala Lake)., Situated on the outskirts of Bala Town in North Wales and within the Snowdonia National Park.

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The Glassblobbery - Croeso / Welcome

The Glassblobbery - Croeso / Welcome

Glan Yr Afon Hall, Glanrafon, Corwen, LL21 0HA

Telephone: 44 (0)1490 460440

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Lamp worked glass sculptures with a quirky sense of humour.  Beware there may be dragons.

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Tan yr Hall Gallery

Tan yr Hall Gallery

58 High Street, Bala, Gwynedd

From wonderful original works of art to the smallest print, oriel Tan yr Hall gallery in Bala, Gwynedd, aims to have something for everyone's taste and pocket.

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