The bustling market town of Bala is located at the head of Llyn Tegid [Bala Lake] and set within the Snowdonia National Park, which is designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty, its famous lake Llyn Tegid is the largest natural lake in Wales and is the only home to a unique fish called the Gwyniad, a relic of the ice age.
The town is steeped in history and has a range of interesting shops, inns, restaurants, a historical town walk, plus a leisure centre and a cinema. Surrounded by the wonderful Berwyn Mountains on one side and the beautiful Snowdonia Mountain Range on the other, this is a mecca for climbing, walking, mountain biking and many other outdoor activities.
Walk the busy, tree lined high street and you will glimpse the true character of the area. Enjoy listening to one of Europe's oldest languages.
The town trail offers those interested in history the perfect opportunity to grasp the town's long and illustrious past.