Welcome to Bala

Bala (Y Bala in Welsh) is a market town in Gwynedd, lying within the old county of Merionethshire. In the 18th century, Bala was famous for the manufacture of flannel, stockings, gloves and hosiery.

The town lies at the northern end of Bala Lake (Llyn Tegid) and seventeen miles north-east of Dolgellau and has a population of around 2,000. The town is centered around one wide street, called Stryd Fawr (High Street or Great Street).

Bala Information Pages


Bala Sailing Club

The club gives easy access to the largest & possibly the most picturesque sailing water in Wales.

Local Accommodation