Bala

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £7.00 to £11.80 Per person/night
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Overview

  • Campsite is located within a National Park

    Site within National Park

  • Campsites nearby to locations suitable for watersports

    Top site for watersports

  • Top campsites for campers with dogs.

    Top sites for dogs

Enjoy the tranquillity of the Snowdonia National Park from this peaceful rural site.

Our Bala Club campsite boasts an idyllic rural location just outside the eastern boundary of the beautiful Snowdonia National Park and six miles north of the lake after which it is named. Surrounded by amazing scenery, Bala campsite is the ideal base for exploring the attractions of north Wales.

The pretty and secluded 50 pitch site is level and well maintained with a good range of facilities including toilets, showers, laundry, a small children’s play area and a small dog walk. A short drive away, the town of Bala offer a variety of shops, a petrol station and places to eat. Sailing, canoeing, windsurfing and fishing are all possible on Bala Lake and there are good walks and cycle routes from here too. Bala Lake Railway and the Ffestiniog Railways are great ways to take in the local scenery.

Less than an hour’s drive from Bala campsite is Snowdon, Wales’ highest peak. Scale its heights on foot or catch the train to the summit.

Local resorts with good sandy beaches include Prestatyn, Rhyl, Colwyn Bay, Llandudno, Harlech, Barmouth Fairbourne and Aberdovey. 

WiFi

100% coverage cannot be guaranteed due to rural location, weather conditions and changing flora or fauna. These can cause variable signal strength. Hotspots are available. Prices.

Eat Local

The Bryntirion Inn serves locally grown and reared produce. Rhug Organic Farm sells home reared black beef and lamb and serves home-made burgers and sausages.

Facilities

Bala has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

    Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

  • Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

  • Hardstanding with electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Motorhome stop-off

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Childrens play area

  • Payphone

  • Designated dog walk

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

  • Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

    Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

  • Members' and non-members' tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' tents welcome

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • A well-sheltered site

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Mother and baby room

  • Drinking water taps

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Club Site Wi-fi

Reviews

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4.3

Good clean welcoming site, the floral displays are a loverly touch.

This review is for Bala

Good clean welcoming site, the floral displays are a loverly touch.Handy for walking in southern Snowdonia and Barmouth,s sandy beach is a short drive away. Great local food in the surrounding pubs.

  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 3
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4.3

This is a really rural location, the town of Bala is 2 miles or so. Good range of shops.

This review is for Bala

This is a really rural location, the town of Bala is 2 miles or so. Good range of shops. The nearest large supermarket is 30 miles away! Snowdon is about 20 miles and well worth a visit. The slate museum (free), electric mountain and there's a choice of narrow gauge railways. The trip to the top of snowdon is worth doing but try to wait for a clear day. The views are spectacular. The site is very quiet and dark, very dark! The toilets are dated but very well looked after. There is a small on site shop which doubles as the site office.

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Secluded
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 4
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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5

The two managers were very helpful and friendly,we will definatley be returning back to this...

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The two managers were very helpful and friendly,we will definatley be returning back to this site,lots of different places to visit,especially Mount Snowdon,a place not to be missed,there was different castles around too,also worth a visit,the scenery around was breath taking,North Wales is such a beautiful place to go,we would recommend this place to anyone,it is well worth the visit

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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4.7

This site is ideal for those people who travel to North Wales for outdoor activities (walking,...

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This site is ideal for those people who travel to North Wales for outdoor activities (walking, climbing,mountain biking,etc). Snowdon (Pen y Pass area) is just shy of an hours drive away. The information and advice provided by the staff was very useful and welcome. I particularly liked the MWIS (Mountain Weather Information Service) forecasts posted at the shop. The Brytirion Arms is a must, as is the Bryn Bala meal on the menu. The lanlord is a character and very friendly!

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 4 miles from Site entrance

Nearest train station: Ruabon – 26 miles

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Standard Fees

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Minimum booking periods do apply.

Standard Fee
Motorhome stop-off (per unit) 01 Apr 2014 - 03 Nov 2014£7.10

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