Bala & Penllyn Tourism Association

What the Bala & Penllyn Tourism Association does and how to be a member

The Bala & Penllyn Tourism Association exists to promote tourism in the Bala & Penllyn area and to publicise, promote, develop and market Bala & Penllyn for tourism with resultant economic benefit to the area.

The Association was set-up as a sub-group of Antur Penllyn, the regeneration organisation for the area. Anyone with an interest in the success of tourism in the Bala & Penllyn area is welcome to join and thus support the Association and its objectives, whether they have a tourism business or not.

The Association is a non-profit making voluntary, community organisation run by members for the benefit of members and the local community. The officers of the Association are:

  • Chair: Jonathan Smith
  • Secretary: Linda Woodrich
  • Treasurer: John Bisby
  • Media Officer: Heledd Roberts

Members who assist the officers include:

  • PEG representative: Carol Kayshaw

Members of the Association include those involved with accommodation, attractions, activities, restaurants and shops.

The Association meets regularly and prospective members are welcome to attend a meeting before joining.

The Association sets-up sub-committees on specific areas and this Website was developed by the marketing sub-committee.

Why become a member of Bala & Penllyn Tourism Association
  • Membership £70.00 to include Website entry, additional entries £15, per annum
  • Support & promote Bala & Penllyn as a tourism destination
  • Community partnership working together
  • Keep up to date with opportunities in Gwynedd for marketing and customer care
  • Increased revenue  for your business
  • Training opportunities
  • Visiting speakers
  • Raise funds for local projects
  • Free entry into Caerau Uchaf Gardens, Sarnau
  • Discounts at Bala Adventure & Watersports Centre
  • 10% off if you join both Mid Wales Tourism and North Wales Tourism (when joining the 2nd)


For further information contact a member of the Committee: Jonathan Smith (Chair) 07775658335

If you wish to join the Association you can register for membership from the Members page on this Website or you can contact the association using the contact form here

If you wish to advertise on this Website, you can do this by joining the Association - by downloading the membership form from the “Members” page on this Website or you can contact the Association using our contact form.


Bala and Penllyn Tourism Association