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Meirionydd County Show

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Wa!Bala Music Festival

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White Lion Royal Hotel
"I think the White lion royal hotel is a fantastic place to stay! All staff are very polite and freindly and really go out of their way to help you. Iworked ..." More

White Lion Royal Hotel
"Good Points: Cosy , clean, friendly, good food , what more could want. General review: We enjoyed our stay ,it was a pity we couldn't have stayed longer.Perhaps next year.

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White Lion Royal Hotel
"Good Points: Cosy , clean, friendly, good food , what more could want. General review: We enjoyed our stay ,it was a pity we couldn't have stayed longer.Perhaps next year.

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"Lots to see and do,we went water rafting ,cannoing,walking,mountain biking,and did a bit of relaxing, in the evening we went to a small restaurant on the high street called awel ..." More

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Latest reviews | Events in Bala | 10 Places to Stay

Bala is located in the Welsh County of Gwynedd is Snowdonia with a stunning backdrop of mountains and nestling against the banks of Bala Lake or Llyn Tegid as it is more locally known and is the largest natural body of water in inland Wales. The town centre consists of a main street with a variety of local shops and is a popular tourist destination for those who enjoy windsurfing on the lake because of the unique geography of the area the winds sweep down the mountain valley creating the sometimes ideal conditions. The lake also plays host to fishermen as well as the Gwyniad – a are fish unique to this lake, it is a type of land locked herring a member of the whitefish family. For those who prefer a stroll through the picturesque mountains or to use their mountina bikes then Bala has plenty of variety to offer. Alongside the lake is Bala Miniature Railway the train ravels around the lake using locomotives that were formerly used in the local slate quarries. Bala is to be found just off the A494 and is also a popular place to stop if you are travelling further into mid Wales.

Accountant

Hill & Roberts

Attraction

Bala Lake Railway

Budget

Pen Isar LLan Bunk House *book online*

Camping

Glanllyn Lakeside Caravan & Camping Park
Pen Y Bont Touring & Camping Park
Pen-y-Garth Lodges
Tytandderwen Caravan Park

Cottage

Cae Derwen
Hirnant at Llancrch-Yr-Eryr
Pen Y Garth
Pen-Isar Llan Cottage

Doctor

Meddygfa

Estate Agent

Dodd’s Property World
Tom Parry & Co

Golf Club

Bala

Holiday Park

Pen-y-Garth Lodges

Pub and Bar

Awel Yr Aran restaurant
Eagles Inn
Goat Hotel

Restaurant

Badell Aur Restaurant

Eagles Inn
Goat Hotel
Pale Hall Hotel
Plas Yn Dre

School

Ysgol Beuno Sant
Ysgol Bro Tryweryn

Self-Catering

Featherdown Farm
Hirnant at Llancrch-Yr-Eryr
Pen-Isar Llan Cottage
Pen-y-Garth Lodges

Solicitor

Thomas Andrews & Partners

Taxi

Derwen Hire Taxi Service
Global Taxis

Tour Guide

Adventure Plus

Sports Clubs

Bala CC (Cricket)
Bala Katamaran Club (Sailing)

Shops

Rhianfa Flowers
Meirion Awen
Rowlands Pharmacy

Activities

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The National Whitewater Centre(Water Sports)

Places to Stay near Bala

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White Lion Royal Hotel (0.26 miles)

White Lion Royal Hotel

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The White Lion Royal Hotel, built 1752, reopened after extensive renovation to a 4 star Coaching Inn standard. Close to Snowdonia National Park (an area of outstanding natural beauty) and the ... More

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Bodiwan (0.28 miles)

Bodiwan

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Bodiwan is a grade II listed building steeped in local history rooms are kept in the character of the house ... More

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Cysgod y Coed Bed and Breakfast (0.68 miles)

Cysgod y Coed Bed and Breakfast

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Cysgod y Coed Bed Breakfast is situated in the sleepy village of Llanfor just a 10 minute walk from the bustling town of Bala, in the Snowdonia National Park, North ... More

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Pen-Isar Llan Cottage (0.68 miles)

Pen-Isar Llan Cottage
The large cottage is perfect for families or groups of friends who want a 'home away from home' budget accommodation that is great value for money. The cottage comfortably sleeps up 4-6 guests and is ... More | visit website
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Abercelyn Country House (1.18 miles)

Abercelyn Country House

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Bed and breakfast accommodation is provided in an 18th century, Grade II listed, former rectory set in landscaped gardens overlooking Bala Lake. The bright spacious bedrooms are all en-suite. Relaxing ... More

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The Railway Cottage (2.43 miles)

The Railway Cottage

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A rural, quiet setting.New purpose built extension providing high quality en-suite facilities, including a conservatory for sole use by guests during their stay. We can provide either a double or ... More

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Tair Felin Farm Guesthouse (2.49 miles)

Tair Felin Farm Guesthouse

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Tair Felin is a traditional stone built Welsh Farmhouse situated in the stunning Snowdonia National Park. The National Whitewater Centre (Canolfan Tryweryn) is one mile away and the busy market ... More

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Erw Feuirg Farm Guesthouse (2.96 miles)

Erw Feuirg Farm Guesthouse

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Lovely open views of the Berwyn Mountains. Ideal location for touring Snwodonia National Park, walking or water sport activities. A typical Welsh Farm. Less than an hour from the seaside ... More

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Tyddyn Llan Hotel (6.50 miles)

Tyddyn Llan Hotel

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Tyddyn Llan, a small elegant Georgian Country House with an award winning restaurant and luxurious accommodation is in a peaceful location with beautiful gardens in an area of remarkable natural ... More

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Pentre-Bach (6.50 miles)

Pentre-Bach
Pentre Bach is situated in a beautiful valley at the foot of the magnificent Berwyn Nature Reserve and mountains in south-east Snowdonia. It is surrounded by its own fields and woodland in countryside which stretches ... More | visit website

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