Glanllyn Lakeside Caravan & Camping Park Bala, Gwynedd, Wales, LL23 7SS (Location map)
23rd March to 14th October
Glanllyn Lakeside Caravan & Camping Park is set in a scenic location and makes an excellent family holiday destination in the heart of Snowdonia National Park. The park sits on the banks of Llyn Tegid, Wales’ largest natural lake, which is also known as Bala Lake. Glanllyn Lakeside Caravan & Camping Park is open from the middle of March until the middle of October every year, and has been awarded a four-star rating by Visit Wales.
The site sits across 16 acres of level parkland and welcomes guests with motorhomes, touring caravans, tents, and trailer tents. Electric hook ups are available at Glanllyn Lakeside Caravan & Camping Park, while the facilities offered at the site include heated toilet and shower blocks, disabled suite, baby changing room, a laundrette, and a washing up area. A chemical waste & motorhome disposal point is also found at the site.
There is a well-stocked on-site shop where guests can buy groceries and other camping essentials, LPG gas is also available. You can also pick up tourist information leaflets from here, regarding Snowdonia and other areas within reach across North Wales.
There's also a safely enclosed children’s play area at Glanllyn Lakeside Caravan & Camping Park, while the lake is safe for inflatables as well as other water sports, including canoeing, sailing, and windsurfing and paddle boarding. You may bring your own canoes or boats and there is a large shingle launching area.
Fishing is very popular with guests staying at the park, with a large section of frontage onto Tegid available. Guests can also fish in the river that runs into the lake. Also found on site there is a golf course, and a leisure centre with gym and sauna facilities.
Tourists staying at Glanllyn Lakeside Caravan & Camping Park have the whole of Snowdonia at their disposal, whether they’re looking to tackle some of the iconic mountains of the area or enjoy a relaxing walk, mountain bike ride, or horse ride through woodland or across moorland. The nearest mountains to the park for those looking for a mountaineering, hillwalking or climbing challenge are Arenig, Aran and Berwyn and Cader Idris.
One of the enjoyable tourist attractions when you visit Snowdonia is the Tryweryn Whitewater centre for rafting and canoeing or the Coed y Brenin Forest park for walking and mountain biking. But you won't have to spend any money if you don't want to, since the natural landscape offers so much scope for outdoor activities.
The closest town is Bala, which sits on the eastern edge of Snowdonia, and has a range of local amenities including shops, pubs, cafés, and more. The town also acts as a gateway to the nearby golf course, as well as being home to a leisure centre.
Although Snowdonia is a beautiful region for anyone that enjoys the outdoors, it is definitely worth jumping in the car and heading out to the towns and villages a little further away, with many within the National Park as well as across the Welsh countryside.
Visit Dolgellau, at the foot of Cader Idris Mountain, just a short drive to the south, and from there you can head to the Welsh coast. Meanwhile to the east is Corwen, which leads onto Wrexham and the border with England.
Take a cross-country drive to the north to the North Wales coast in around an hour, and then you can discover several incredible seaside holiday hotspots, Barmouth, Black Rock Sands and Harlech Dunes.
Nearby are Arenig, Aran and Berwyn and Cader Idris mountains - ideal for those who enjoy hill-walking. We are right beside the beautiful Bala Lake. You will be able to enjoy the National White Water Centre for rafting and canoeing. Other attractions include golf courses, a leisure centre, a narrow gauge railway, Coed Y Brenin Forest and mountain biking Centre
Whitewater rafting and canoeing,
ropeworks, go ape
narrow guage railway