Glanllyn Lakeside Caravan & Camping Park

Contact Glanllyn Lakeside Caravan & Camping Park, 3 great holiday choices by beautiful Llyn Tegid (Bala Lake)

Water sports & Activities

A catamaran on Llyn Tegid (Bala Lake) from Glanllyn Caravan & camping park

Glanllyn Caravan and Camping Park

Water sports & Activities

Our large shingle private beach offers easy access to launch boats, canoes and sailboards. Boat storage available. Sailing permits available on site. 
Bala lake ('Llyn Tegid€™ in Welsh) is 4 miles long and 0.75 mile wide. Permits from the Snowdonia National Park are required for any water activity on Bala lake.  These can be purchased from the Lake Warden who visits twice daily, 3.50per day or 10 per week for a canoe/kayak including inflatables, and 4 per day or 15 per week for sailing boats.  Participants have to wear a lifejacket or buoyancy aid at all times.  Power boats are not allowed but small battery/electric engines are allowed.
Glanllyn Park is ideally situated for hill walkers being close to the foot of Aran Benllyn mountain, also Cader Idris mountain, the Arenigs and Berwyn mountain ranges are nearby. 
Our local market town of Bala is on the borderline between North and Mid Wales therefore, very central for sightseeing numerous attractions of both areas.
The Tryweryn National Whitewater centre, (phone: 01678 521083 Website:  (famous for its rafting and canoeing), is 5 miles away and there is tuition available for all types of water-borne activity.
Bala Sailing Club is nearby,
Bala Adventure and Watersports Centre is 3 miles away offering tuition and equipment hire for sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, white rafting, climbing, abseiling, raft building, canoeing and mountain biking. Check out their website for more information
Cycling is an exhilarating and healthy way of enjoying the countryside and there are a variety of routes and trails, many of which will be fully way marked and will have accompanying leaflets. Details of these are available from the Tourist Information Centre.
You can hire a bike or if you have your own mountain bike you can follow the first class trails in the Coed y Brenin, being only 20 minutes away -   and Gwydir forests or the Lôn Las Cymru, the cross Wales cycle route. No 8. There are also a number of local routes in the area - Lôn Las Menai, Lôn Eifion and Lôn Ardudwy
Useful Links.......
Adventure map - Your next adventure! ... 3. National White Water Centre White water rafting on the UK's only natural world championship rapids!
Pony trekking is available at a riding centre in Penmachno, near Betws y Coed  
 Cycling Wales:  (cycling organisation)
Get Wet offers High Ropes in the highest continuous course in the UK along with Paintballing and White water rafting (in Bala and in Llangollen).
Activity North Wales is a convenient place for tourists to access information about and booking of activities in the local area and is situated on the high street of Bala just opposite the Texaco garage.
Green Dragon Activities will be here offering taster sessions and tuition for adults and childrren on the Paddle Boards and Akwakats during this Summer, come along to have a go.  Click on green dragon's website link above for more details.

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