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May 25, 2024

Feel the width in Bala

The breadth of Bala High Street is unusual for a rural Welsh town, and is a legacy of the town's creation for medieval English settlers. Bala's charter was issued in 1311 and renewed in 1324 - 700 years ago. The town houses of local gentry ...

fronted onto the straight and broad High Street, which continues westwards as Pensarn Road. For more about the history of these streets, use your smartphone to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes in front of Capel Clay, or click here