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 highlights

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)
Transport

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 near Bala?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 731 holiday rentals near Bala. From 336 Cottages to 336 Bungalows, find unique holiday homes 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.

Can I rent Cottages in Bala?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 336 Cottages in Bala. Our other popular types of Bala holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 336 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 336 holiday houses
  • Barns: 11 holiday houses

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