Destination guide

Head to the historical city of Bala

The area's history and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Bala. Renowned for its lake, mountain views and boating, this city welcomes all visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Bala

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Bala a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Betws-Y-Coed Golf Club (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Llyn Dinas (18.6 mi / 30 km)
  • Watkin Path (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
  • Miner's Track (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Pyg Track (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Aberglaslyn Pass (19.3 mi / 31 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bala

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Bala. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Vyrnwy (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Swallow Falls (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Cader Idris Mountain (17.4 mi / 28 km)
  • Portmeirion Sands (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Llyn Dinas (18.6 mi / 30 km)
  • Mount Snowdon (20.6 mi / 33.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Bala

The nearest airport is in Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), located 45 mi (72.4 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Bala?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 771 holiday lettings near Bala. From 358 Bungalows to 358 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bala for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Bala?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Bala. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Tywyn Station: 993 holiday lettings
  • Barmouth Beach: 1,332 holiday lettings
  • Mount Snowdon: 2,104 holiday lettings
  • North Llanrwst Station: 1,684 holiday lettings
  • Aberdyfi Beach: 959 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Bala listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Bungalows in Bala?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 358 Bungalows in Bala. Our other popular types of Bala holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 358 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 358 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 13 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bala?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Bala. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.