Bala is Full of things to do.

We are currently collating a list of things we like doing and things people enjoyed doing in and around Bala when they stayed at one of the cottages

Coed Y DInas

A truly fab day of shopping, browsing and eating for all the family.

Bodnant Welsh Food Centre

Bodnant Welsh Food Centre is located at Furnace Farm, in the stunning surroundings of the Conwy Valley.

  • Attraction Name:
    Bodnant Welsh Food Centre
  • Location:
    Bodnant Welsh Food, Furnace Farm, Tal-y-cafn, Conwy, LL28 5RP
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Attractions of Snowdonia

Snowdonia is bursting with exciting and unique attractions ready for you to explore

Gypsy Wood

Come and experience the Gypsy Wood Magic at our Fun Filled Activity Park… we are unique in North Wales!

Go Ape

We’re the UK’s no.1 forest adventure with 27 adventures UK wide

Llangollen Climbing

Llangollen Climbing Centre is a purpose-built indoor facility in the centre of Llangollen

TT Adventure

Tree Top adventure is a unique, fully equipped high ropes centre

National Slate Museum

The National Slate Museum offers a day full of enjoyment and education in a dramatically beautiful landscape.

Bwlch Nant yr Arian

Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Centre is a little piece of heaven in the Cambrian Mountains

Y Den

The Den is an indoor play centre suitable for children under the age of 12 or a height of 4"9.

Meirion Mill

Crafts Gifts and Country Clothing


Activity courses, adventure holidays & activity breaks

Springs Spa, Denbigh

This luxury Spa offers a world of tranquility where you can leave all your stresses behind.

Events North Wales

Rural Events for 2019

Bala Sailing Club

The most picturesque sailing water in Wales.

Rhug Estate - Organic Farm

Our farm is full of historic sights, both natural and man-made

Moma Cymru

Galleries open daily


Welcome To The Glassblobbery - Handmade Glass Sculptures

Coarse Fishing - Gro Fishing

Llyn y Gro is situated near to the village of Sarnau on the A494, some 3-4 miles north of the market town of Bala.


Cadw is a Welsh word which means 'to keep'. Cadw is the Welsh Assembly Government's historic environment division.

Welsh Mountain Zoo

Set in North Wales, high above Colwyn Bay with panoramic views and breathtaking scenery.

Chester Zoo

Every visit to Chester Zoo is a unique and exciting experience. The UK’s number one Zoo, close to the historic city of Chester,

Corris Mine Explorers

Step back in time with Corris Mine Explorers in Mid Wales as you explore the workings of an old Welsh Slate Mine

Snowdonia - The Attractions - Visitor’s Guide

Snowdonia, the hauntingly beautiful heartland of North Wales, has been attracting visitors for generations.

Centre for Alternative Technology - CATS

If you've wondered it, we've tried it. If we haven't tried it, we will.

Inigo Jones Slateworks

Inigo Jones Slate Works was founded in 1861 primarily to produce school writing slates.

Glasfryn Activities & Bowling Centre

Come and enjoy a great family day out in North Wales

Castles….and more Castles!!!

Cadw is a Welsh word which means 'to keep'. Cadw is the Welsh Assembly Government's historic environment division

Green Wood Forest Park /  Gelli Gyffwdd

There's a day packed with adventure and fun for you and all your family at GreenWood Forest Park.


Sygun Copper Mine is one of the wonders of Wales

Electric Mountain

One of the UK's most dynamic electricity generators


Our aim is to make high quality Welsh creative talents accessible to all

Clwb Golff Y Bala Golf Club

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

Llechwedd Slate Caverns

"A 'must do' day out, in and around Snowdonia"

Shell Island

Shell Island has three bathing beaches

Caerau Uchaf

Caerau Uchaf has the highest private garden open to the public in North Wales

Bwlch Gwyn Pony Trecking Centre

Bwlchgwyn Farm Pony Trekking Centre is a family run business


PORTMEIRION is open to day visitors every day

The Bodnant Garden Centre

Bodnant Garden was voted the winner of "The National Trust Gardens Award"

Horse Drawn Boats

Llangollen Wharf is one of the major attractions in the North Wales market town of Llangollen.

King Arthur’s Labyrinth

King Arthur's Labyrinth Underground Adventure

Canolfan Tryweryn

National White Water Centre

Rheilffordd Llyn Tegid / Bala Lake Railway

Rheilffordd Llyn Tegid (Bala Lake Railway) offers a delightful 9-mile return journey alongside Bala Lake (Llyn Tegid).

Bala Adventure & Watersports

For years Bala Watersports have been making holiday memories that last a lifetime.

Get Wet - The Adventure Company

Get Wet High Ropes, Paintball and Outdoor Adventure

  • Attraction Name:
    Get Wet - The Adventure Company
  • Location:
    Get Wet, Coed Craig Crogen, nr Llandderfel, Gwynedd, LL21 0SY, UK.
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Adventure Mountain Ewe-phoria

Adventure Mountain .... it’s waiting to be explored

Neuadd Buddug - Cinema

We are very fortunate to have an excellent cinema in Bala - please support this very important community venue!

Pili Palas

A day out at Pili Palas can be a magical experience for all the family whatever the weather!


New Barn being born!!!! ....YSGUBOR

We have an exciting project currently under way to join Carreg y Nant and Tyddyn LLiw to create YSGUBOR. This barn will sleep 8 guests 2 x double rooms and 2 x twin rooms. We’ll have a relaxing living space on the 1st floor with pool table and a huge kitchen on ground floor. There will be a new bbq area and a new hot tub to accommodate a full house. Bookings, unbelievably, are coming in fast as we open in November. Don’t leave it too late to book if you have specific dates for your break. Please keep checking our facebook pages for pictures and updates! Bala Cottages + Bythynnod Bryn Caled Cottages
Hope to see you soon x

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  • Lovely cottage in a stunning location

    Very cosy, private and peaceful, with stunning views and an awesome hot tub! Super friendly owners!

    Lovely cottage in a stunning location