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The Bala & Penllyn area has a wide range of Walking Trails for everyone – including: all ability, children, heritage, scenic and mountain walks - and all through stunning mountain and lake scenery of southern Snowdonia, wildlife in abundance and Wildlife

There is a Local Guide which can be downloaded from www.GoBala.org, available detailing walking routes and each trail is described in a leaflet with summary, route description, map and fascinating historical local information. A highlight is to walk around the lake – the largest natural lake in Wales complemented by three mountain ranges (Aran, Arenig & Berwyn).

Types of walks include All ability Trails; Trails for children; Heritage Trails; Scenic Trails

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Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Cash Point
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Baby changing facilities

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Gift shop
  • Postbox
  • Public toilets

Target Markets

  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

A5 west from Llangollen, then A494.

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

Public Transport Information Service: www.traveline.cymru

Accessible by Public Transport: Blaenau Ffestiniog station is 21 miles away.

Bala & Penllyn | Walking Trails

Type:Walking Route

Bala & Penllyn, Gwynedd, LL23 7AD

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Lakes and MountainsBala & Penllyn, BalaBala - home to the largest natural lake in Wales, surrounded by the peaks of Aran Benllyn, Arenig Fawr and the Berwyn Mountains

Mary Jones Walk, BalaBy following this linear route, you will walk 28 miles through the spectacular countryside of the old county of Meirionnydd, from an enchanting valley at the foot of Cadair Idris to the shores of Llyn Tegid.

Betsi Cadwaladr, BalaA circular walk first through the town, over farmland and moorland to Llanycil returning along the lake and through the town with many stiles. The walk passes various locations associated with Betsi Cadwaladr.

Tegid Trail, BalaA linear, mainly level trail on tarmac. Suitable for wheelchairs, mobility scooters, pushchairs etc. Excellent views of the lake and hills around Bala Lake (Llyn Tegid). Access to the lake shore at several places (via steps).

Llyn Tegid | Bala Lake, Southern Snowdonia Bala & Penllyn | Scenic Drives, BalaExplore Bala & Penllyn by road using the free Trail leaflets, which you can download. Each Trail has fascinating local history information, picnic locations, walks, refreshments and toilets. www.GoBala.org

Bala & Penllyn | Cycle Trails, BalaDownload the free leaflet with six cycle routes through the exciting scenery around Bala, southern Snowdonia, the home of the annual Wild Wales Challenge cycling event. www.GoBala.org

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