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Bala Lake

Bala Lake

Bala Lake

Cycle Route, free entry

LL23 7AD



There are many opportunities for cycling on quiet roads in the Bala & Penllyn area, southern Snowdonia, you can find out more from the GoBala website which includes six cycling routes and other cycling possibilities.

There are routes along valleys and challenging hill climbs including the highest road pass in Wales “Bwlch y Groes”, its not a surprise that Bala is the home of the annual Wild Wales Challenge cycling event and two Triathlons each year. A cycling leaflet can be downloaded from GoBala (

The Tegid Trail is a linear, mainly level trail on tarmac with excellent views of the lake and hills around Bala Lake (Llyn Tegid). It is suitable for wheelchairs, mobility scooters, pushchairs etc. and there is access to the lake shore at several places (via steps). Along a busy road (A494) and the trail is shared with bikes.

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPostboxPublic toilets

Children welcome

Park & Display Car Parks:The Green LL23 7NG; Stryd y Plase LL23 7SW.

Open all the time


Free entry


LL23 7AD

Location and nearby places


Plan route to Bala and Penllyn using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SH 926359  Lat: 52.91033 Long: -3.59841


A5 west from Llangollen, then A494.

By Bus: T3 Bus Service: Barmouth-Dolgellau-Llanycil-Bala-Wrexham

Public Transport Information Service:

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 21 miles from Blaenau Ffestiniog station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

Park & Display Car Parks:The Green LL23 7NG; Stryd y Plase LL23 7SW.

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