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Walking Around Bala Lake

Bala Lake is one of the main attractions of this charismatic little town in Snowdonia. The lake is 4 miles long by 1 mile wide and is the widest body of water in Wales and popular amongst tourists and locals for walks, water sports and fishing. The lake’s official name is Llyn Tegid which translates into ‘Lake of Senerity’. 

Walking and cycling around Bala Lake

It is possible to walk or cycle around the lake which is a 10 mile route but you could also reduce this by using the Bala Lake Railway or a local bus to take you to the other end. The woute will take you through moorland, farmland and forestry and you will see amazing views of the Penllyn area and also the Aran, Arenig and Berwyn mountains. The Loch café is also popular set alongside the lake and serves home made cakes and light refreshments.