The little water-sports town of BALA (Y Bala), twenty miles east of Blaenau Ffestiniog, is set at the northern end of Wales's largest natural lake, Llyn Tegid – perfect for windsurfing due to the winds buffeting up the Talyllyn Valley. Bala Adventure and Watersports Centre (Tel:01678/521059, Web: www.balawatersports.com ) runs courses and rents equipment for windsurfing, kayaking and sailing. Around two hundred days a year dam-released water crashes down the white-water course of the Afon Tryweryn, four miles west up the A4212, facilitating commercial whitewater rafting trips …
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White Lion Royal Hotel

Traditional Half-timbered Hotel, a former Coaching House, located in market town of Bala Lake, gateway to Snowdonia National Park.