Bala attractions

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BalaBala lies in the northwestern county of Gwynedd in North Wales, an area bordered by the Irish Sea with a beautiful coastline and the stunning Snowdonia National Park at its heartland. It is a region of craggy mountains with lakes, rivers and waterfalls, dense forests and miles of golden sandy beaches. It is a large county though sparsely populated and has numerous visitor attractions with Portmeirion village, the film set for The Prisoner, Mount Snowdon the highest mountain in England and Wales and the Talyllyn Railway.

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Attractions Bala Lake Railway, Llanuwchllyn, Gwynedd Tel: 01678 540666. The 2ft gauge line offers a delightful 9 mile return journey along Llyn Tegid (Bala Lake), through the beautiful scenery of the Snowdonia National Park. Location: On the outskirts of Bala.

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Attractions Cymmer Abbey, near Dolgellau. Cymmer Abbey was founded in 1198. The buildings were never completed and of the church, only the nave was ever built. The situation is typically Cistercian, in a remote valley with fast-flowing streams. Today the site is in the care of the Welsh Historic Monuments. Remains of the church and of the cloister layout can be viewed by the public. About 13 miles southwest of Bala.

Cymmer Abbey

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Attractions Pistyll Rhaeadr, Tel: 01691 780392. Situated in the Berwyn mountains, Pistyll Rhaeadr is 240 ft (74 metres) tall, the highest waterfall in Wales & England. It is found in a remote location in Powys, near Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant, and is definitely the hardest of the Seven Wonders to reach. Hundreds of people visit the imposing falls every year, there is a coffee and gift shop and a campsite nearby.  www.pistyllrhaeadr.co.uk. About 15 miles east of Bala, reached off the B4580 from Bala to Oswestry road.

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