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Watersports on Bala Lake (llyn Tegid)

Bala Lake (Llyn Tegid in Welsh) is the largest natural lake in Wales, measuring 4.5 miles long and 3/4 of a mile across. Located in the beautiful Snowdonia National Park in North Wales, the lake is surrounded by the high peaks of Aran Benllyn, Arenig Fawr and the spectacular Berwyn mountains, whilst the popular town of Bala sits on its northern shore. All in all, it provides a beautiful, inspiring gateway to Snowdonia.

Watersports and other activities on Bala Lake

Bala Lake is an excellent venue for watersports enthusiasts and is brilliantly facilitated for activities such as sailing, fishing, windsurfing and canoeing. A number of companies provide kayaks, yachts and various other types of boats for rent to tourists.

During the holidays these services are very busy and prior booking is essential. The RYA approved watersports centre is located on the lake shore where sailing, canoeing and windsurfing tuition can be readily arranged & craft may be hired.

Alternatively, you may choose to relax on the shores of the lake or take a scenic ride on the steam train which runs for several miles along the Bala Lake Railway on its southern shore.