Walking Trails

Several categories of walking trails around Bala

Bala is a veritable Mecca for walkers with a range of walks to suit everyone from families to experienced hill-walkers.

  • For families there are: a Treasure Hunt, All-ability Trails suitable for pushchairs and scenic walks of various distances. Or just walk to the lake.
  • For those with an interest in history and culture there are heritage walks including: the Town Trail, the Mary Jones Walk and the Betsi Cadwaladr Trail.
  • Scenic walks with wonderful views will appeal to many. Walking around the lake is a highlight of the area. For a shorter walk along the lake use the Bala Lake Railway a “must-do” with children.
  • For the experienced hill-walker there are mountains almost touching 3,000 ft, classic ridge walking and much more, all with views and without the crowds. The highlights include Arenig Fawr and the Aran ridge. More information: Mountain Walks.

Explore the areas rich heritage

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