Walking Bala North Wales

Bala is wonderfully positioned for a walking break with a wide and varied choice of treks locally and within an easy drive. Bala  town is an ideal base with all the services and facilities to prepare your days and and pick up any supplies you may need.


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We have listed a number of walks worth considering for a short break or longer.


We have 2 walks which you can start from Ty sinamon


Y - Bala

A 4 mile walk around the footpaths of Bala, touching Bala Lake, allow 3 hours. A map is provided at the house for your use.


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Walking Around Bala

Some great Bala walks all on your doorstep



Beyond Llanfor

5.5 mile walk along undulating countryside paths, forestry tracks and quiet lanes with good views. Allow 3.5 hours for the walk. Maps are provided at the house for your use.


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Mawddach Way

The NEW Maddach Way is a 32 mile route and  takes walkers around the beautiful Mawddach Estuary at the south-west corner of the Snowdonia National Park encompassing woodland, pasture and open country as well as the towns of Dolgellau and Barmouth.





Castell Carndochan near Bala

A circular walk to the ruins of Castell Carndochan an early 13th century Welsh castle with views of Lake Bala, Aran ridge, Moel Llyfnant and Arenig Fawr. This is a short walk but it is across open and steep moorland in places. The ground can be wet in places and boots are advised.


Length: 2.5 miles

Grade: Easy to moderate

Acent: 500 ft




Moel Emoel from near Bala

A circular moderate walk of 9½km, to the north of Bala, over varied terrain including open moorland that takes around 3½ hours. There are good views of Bala town, Lake Bala (Llyn Tegid) and the surrounding mountains. The route is wet in some places and boots are recommended.


Length: 6.0 miles

Grade: Moderate

Ascent: 1485 ft




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