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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Bala, Wales your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking to experience the beauty of the Welsh hills should look no further than the town of Bala. Located in North Wales, Bala is a historic and attractive market town within the boundaries of Snowdonia National Park, which is designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, B&Bs, caravan parks and camp sites.

Things to do on holiday to Bala, Wales

This part of North Wales is a great spot for hikers, cyclists and horse riders to travel around and take in the wonderful views of and from Snowdonia. Bala is within an hour's drive of most of the coastal resorts of Mid and North Wales, where many sandy beaches can be found and various water sports can be tried. The National Watersports Centre on the banks of the Menai Strait offers courses in sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, cruising and powerboating.

Fishing is a popular activity in the area with Bala Lake, the largest natural lake in Wales, containing pike, European perch, trout and eel. There are a number of places to try rock climbing, abseiling or even head underground with guided tour provided at Betws Y Coed. There are over 60 golf courses in North Wales including world class championship courses at Royal St David’s and the Vale of Llangollen.

Bala features a mix of eateries such as restaurants, cafes, tea and coffee shops and public houses. There are also some very quaint shops selling local produce and arts and crafts. There are more shops, department stores and restaurants in Wrexham, which is about 50 minutes drive from Bala via the A5 road.

Places to visit on holiday to Bala, Wales

There are many interesting places to visit in and around Bala including various national nature reserves located between 8 and 15 miles away. There are many places of outstanding beauty nearby with parks and gardens as well as Conwy Falls, which is just 13 miles from Bala. Holidaymakers can also visit numerous historic buildings, galleries and museums with Conwy Valley Railway Museum a nice place for the family to spend an afternoon at.

Weather in Bala, Wales

The warmest time of the year to visit North Wales is generally July and August when the average high is approximately 19 degrees centigrade. The driest months of the year tend to be May and July while November and January is the wettest time of the year with between 90 and 100mm average rainfall per month.

Travel to Bala, Wales

Manchester Airport is approximately 90 minutes from North Wales and serves more domestic destinations than any other UK airport Domestic flights from London are offered by British Airways and BMI. Aer Lingus and Ryanair offer flights to Manchester from Ireland, while many of the major European airlines such as Air France, KLM and Lufthansa fly here too. The nearest main railway station to Bala is Bangor, which has services to and from London Euston, Cardiff Central and Birmingham as well as Chester. Bala is about an hour’s drive from Bangor via the A5.

Wonderful! 4.9/5
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
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Cottage #8140951
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Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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Cottage #6513316
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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Cottage #1969354
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Bungalow #6745041
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6719931
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Cottage #1965391
  • 3 BR
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1857308
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1965109
avg/night
  • 5 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 12
Cottage #1966717
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #1969473
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #1979326
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Bungalow #6480299
  • 2 BR
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 3
Cottage #6711040
  • 5 BR
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 9
Cottage #1902426
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #6772045
Exceptional! 5/5
(4 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Barn #8154111
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Exceptional! 5/5
(17 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #8129443
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
(32 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8171280
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Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6772116
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #1965276
Exceptional! 5/5
(39 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Multiple rentals Cottage #8172822
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Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6972731
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(48 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Cottage #8172822
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Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
  • 5 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Cottage #1125899
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1965810
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6513320
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Cottage #6513319
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6818841
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Exceptional! 5/5
(24 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #8090701
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Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6515311
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Cottage #6814852
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  • 2 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1968791
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #8103293
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Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #8103843
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Cottage #1966929
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #1169554
Excellent! 4.7/5
(13 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1872127
13
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(15 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #6186950
15
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Very Good! 4.2/5
(9 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1787130
9
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(4 reviews)
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  • 6 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 12
House #8037790
4
Viewed 61 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(41 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8106063
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Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1124125
Excellent! 4.6/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1838784
13
Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(10 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Chalet #1603203
10
Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 2 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 4
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Cottage #1205117
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1125839
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Cottage #1124824
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Cottage #1807558
5
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6513355
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Bala Holiday Cottages & Homes (300+)

 

Recent Reviews

Beautiful cottage in stunning surroundings.

5 of 5
Had a wonderful relaxing week in the cottage just taking it easy and watching the wildlife. With the exception of the table tennis competition which I lost it was feet up most of the time. Thanks Linda and Lawrence will see you again soon.
  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

Beautiful location

5 of 5
Quiet and peaceful.
  • Review Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017