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£10.00 beds at Lletty - Bala Backpackers
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Silhouette on the Snowdon Horseshoe Llyn Tegid - Bala Lake Sailing at Bala
What to do in Bala

Bring your own Bed Sheets and Pillow Case or Sleeping Bag with Hood and /or Pillow Case. We still provide Quilt and Pillows for everyone on Single Beds.

From 1st October 2012, £3 hire charge applies to rent a Sheet Liner per stay, except Private Twin rooms inclusive.


  • Sailing, Canoeing, Rowing and Windsurfing are available on Bala Lake
    • Two launching beaches are within walking distance of the Hostel
    • You may purchase a day permit from the Sailing Club or Lake Warden, and you may hire boating equipment from the Public Shore
    • No power boats are permitted on Bala Lake, except Safety boats
  • White-Water Kayaking and Rafting are available on the River Tryweryn, just 4 miles away
  • Fishing permits are available in town for Bala Lake and surrounding Rivers

Hill Walking:

  • Explore the hills with local peaks rising to 900m
    • Arenig Fawr's (850m) twin peaks tower above Bala town, visible to the NW from Lakeside
    • Aran Benllyn (900m) lies at the SW end of the lake
    • The Berwyns (830m) form the barrier to England
    • Cadair Idris (890m) is 20 miles towards the coast.
White Water Canoe

Bala Town:

  • A Leisure Centre, complete with fun pool, is located by the Tourist Information Centre at the lakeside just ten minutes walk away
  • Areas of geographic, historic, cultural, geological and natural interest

Or just soak up the atmosphere of this sunny and bustling market town by day or evening, where there's a choice of 22 eating places & town shops.


  • Road Routes travel along the flat River Dee Valley, around Bala Lake, or forest tracks follow a contour around the Hills above the Lake
    • Cycle hire and secure storage is available from Bala High Street shop


  • Bala has a Golf Club above the town

Pony trekking

  • Horse riding hire available locally

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Address: 32 Tegid Street, Bala, Gwynedd, LL23 7EL, Wales, UK  

This project was part funded by Gwynedd Council, the Wales Tourist Board and the Welsh Assembly Government through the Local Regeneration Fund and by the EUROPEAN UNION - European Regional Development Fund.

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That's 2.25 each for 4 people for a 3-night Stay Plus.

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