Leisure Activities


Corris Craft Centre

Have fun with our hands-on activities and find unique handmade designs in 9 craft studios.Corris Craft Centre is also the starting point for exciting underground adventures - King Arthur's Labyrinth and Corris Mine Explorers as well as the Y Crochan cafe and Bwtri Welsh food and drink shop.





Bala Lake Railway

Railway trips Llanuwchllyn to Bala and return with stunning views of the lake & mountains





Mary Jones World

The new state-of-the-art visitor and education centre gives every visitor the opportunity to discover the story of Mary Jones and Thomas Charles, and learn about the impact of the world's best-selling book - not only in Wales but the rest of the world.





Corris Mine Explorers

A rare opportunity to venture into the abandoned and forgotten world of the slate miner. Feel the dark, damp workings come alive as your expert Guide shares his stories. An authentic adventure into an unknown dark world...3 different trips of varying lengths to choose from with trips largely tailored to your wishes: Adenture, History, Adrenaline.





Bala Cinema/Theatre (Neuadd Buddug)

Neuadd Buddug (Victoria Hall) is both a Theatre and Cinema, boasting the latest Digital Cinema technology in Pensarn Road, Bala. Originally dating from the 1890’s, it is now a Theatre/Cinema with seating for 350. See the latest Blockbuster movies, live streamed Theatre and regular Live Music Events - all at great prices! .





Canolfan y Plase

Heritage Centre: presenting, preserving and promoting our heritage





illuminarte Stained Glass Workshop

Looking for something different to do during your stay in Bala? How about a fun, creative day out making a piece of stained glass at one of our workshops.- suitable for all abilities - ages 13 years plus. Illuminarte's log cabin studio is easy to find right next to Bala Lake Railway Station and Bala Sailing Club - just 10 minutes walk from Town.





Bala Sailing Club

Bala Sailing Club is set at the north-east end of Bala Lake giving easy access to the largest & possibly the most picturesque sailing water in Wales. The International Moths described Bala as "The Lake Garda of the North"!





Gorwelion

The Gorwelion Centre, which is located on the edge of Bala, includes, a café/restaurant, gift shop and plant sales, gardens, exhibition spaces, meeting rooms, an amphitheatre and an outdoor play area. There is a children’s indoor adventure zone with "Soft Play" included in the price of a Children's meal.





Penllyn Leisure Centre

Leisure facilities include swimming, sports hall with courts, fitness room and Sauna






Walking Trails

Walking Trails for everyone on www.GoBala.org, THE source for Trails in the Bala & Penllyn area, where you can enjoy the stunning mountain & lake scenery of Snowdonia and experience the rich heritage of the area. Leaflets free from Gorwelion cafe.





Bala Golf Club

This 10-hole course is laid out on a plateau nearly 1000 feet above sea level





Encaustic Art Workshop

Encaustic means to burn in. I use hot wax and hot or cold tools to create images. Its great fun to do and the great thing is that you don't need to be an artist to have a go. You will go home with artwork that you can feel proud of.





King Arthur’s Labyrinth in Corris

Perfect for the Welsh Year of Legends! Set sail through the cascading veil of an underground waterfall and discover a magical place where tales from the mists of time are retold.





Get Wet

Get Wet provide a wide range of Outdoor Activities to suit everyone! Get wet currently has 2 public access high ropes courses and a paintball site! Situated near Bala in North Wales, we offer activities to





Ten Pin Bowling at Glan-llyn