EASTER EGG HUNT AT BALA LAKE RAILWAY!
29th March – 1st April 2024
Come and join in the fun at the Bala Lake Railway this Easter. Can you find all the Easter eggs that are hidden along the line and at the station and solve the puzzle?
There’s a yummy chocolatey prize for every child, and you might even get to meet the White Rabbit.
The Easter Egg Hunt is included free with your normal train ticket.
TASTE OF SPRING LUNCH!
1st March – 30th April 2024
Book yourself a delicious meal at Palé Hall this Spring!
MOTHER’S DAY AT PALÉ HALL!
10th March 2024
🌺Treat your Mam to a 3 course lunch at Palé Hall – only 4 miles from Pen Y Bont 🌺
ST. DAVID’S DAY – BALA LAKE RAILWAY!
2nd March 2024
Reduced rates to celebrate St. David’s Day – find more information here.
1st March 2024
Bala gets ready to rumble!!! Welsh Wrestling brings its live body-slamming family entertainment show to town for a one night extravaganza! Tickets are available at www.welshwrestling.com
Book an enchanting trip on Bala Lake Railway’s Santa Special running Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th December.
*All trains will depart from Llanuwchllyn Station on a journey down the line to Santa’s grotto where the children will meet Santa and receive a gift. Adults receive a mince pie and a glass of sherry or a hot drink.
Late Night Christmas Shopping!
Enjoy late night Christmas shopping in Bala on Thursday 7th December!
Halloween @ Rhug Estate!
Plenty of Halloween fun to be had at Rhug Estate this weekend!
DJ MAY @ PLAS COCH!
DJ Maj will be at Plas Coch on Saturday 28th October from 8:30pm, with fancy dress optional!
Halloween Activities at Aran Hufen Ia!
Looking for some fun Halloween activities during half term? Look no further! Aran Hufen Ia in Bala has lots of spooky workshops planned as well as Halloween ice cream flavours, Halloween hot chocolates, pumpkin lattes and delicious homemade cake – what’s not to love?!
ALL ABOARD THE GHOST TRAIN!
How about a spooky trip on Bala Lake Railway ghost train this Halloween? Running at 5:30pm and 6:45pm on 28th & 31st October – be sure to book as these trips are very popular! Only a 5 minute walk from Pen Y Bont, they make a great activity for the kids during half term. Why not dress up too and really get into the ‘spirit’ of things!?
Why not visit the food fair as well as the fun fair? Also happening on Wednesday 25th October – visit Canolfan Bro Tegid to peruse a selection of cakes, bread, wine, local honey, ice cream and much more – a perfect half term activity!
PUMPKIN CARVING COMPETITION!
Be in with a chance of winning a 2 night stay in one of our Isabella Glamping tents (for up to 5 guests) next year! Bring your carved pumpkin to us between now and 31st October, along with a name and contact number to enter our competition. They will then be used to decorate the site for the spooky season!
The winner will be chosen on 31st October.
T & C’s: open to all guests, winner decided by Pen Y Bont staff and their decision is final. Date of stay to be between 01/03/24-21/03/24 and 01/10/24-30/11/24 and is subject to availability.
Fun Fair comes to Bala!
The fair is coming to town on Wednesday 25th October! Located on ‘The Green’ – the pay and display car park near the cross roads towards the town (feel free to pop in and ask for directions!)
3 nights for the price of 2 on all stays throughout November 2023. Only applies when booking directly via telephone (01678 520549) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
*valid on stays between 01/11/2023 and 30/11/2023
Pick Your Own Pumpkins!
Pick your own pumpkins at Maesafallen Farms – open every Saturday and Sunday throughout October.
Big Bala Swim
Good Luck to all those competing in the Big Bala Swim this weekend!
AFTERNOON TEA PICNICS!
We have teamed up with Dawn from Little Boo who makes the most gorgeous Afternoon Tea Picnics! These can be delivered to site and set up in your caravan, on one of our picnic benches or even on a picnic blanket at the edge of Bala Lake… You can choose to have them set up using proper china cups and saucers or chose more of a picnic-style option, in little boxes to take on your travels!
Available from 11th May, Monday-Friday 11-2pm, either option (served on China or in picnic boxes) £16pp – a selection of sandwiches & cakes (Gluten free option)
Also available – Smores kits, breakfast hampers, and much more!
Dawn Marsden – 07807834568 – email@example.com
COMIC RELIEF CAKES AND BAKES SALE!
We will be holding a ‘Cakes and Bakes’ Sale to raise money for Comic Relief on Friday 17th March from 10am onwards. Please pop in to see us!
The Big Bala Swim
Saturday 28th May 2022 sees the return of The Big Bala Swim taking place in Llyn Tegid, Bala.
The main open water swim route is 4.5km. To reach the start, swimmers catch the historic Bala Lake Railway to Llangower train station for a beach start. For those looking for a bigger challenge, there is a 9km swim which takes in two lengths of the 4.5km course. There is also a shorter 1.5km swim which is also open to children of 8 years and above.
Pen Y Bont is the ideal base for competitors and spectators alike and we wish everybody taking part the best of luck!