YHA in Wales
YHA Brecon Beacons
Brecon, Powys, LD3 8NH
"Excellent" - 91% Customer Satisfaction Based on 116 customer scores

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    Admissions Policy:
    Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult (aged 18 or over).
    Children under 11 are welcome at YHA but can only stay in private or family rooms or in our camping and cabins products.
    Children aged between 11 and 16 can stay in dorm rooms as long as they are accompanied by an adult of the same gender.

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Can't find a bed on your preferred date? Try choosing a different room type from the selection box above. Alternatively please call us on 0800 0191 700 or +44 (0) 1629 592 700. Members of YHA or Hostelling International are entitled to a discount of up to £3/night off the prices quoted above for bookings at YHA operated properties. Member discounts are redeemable at the checkout stage of your online booking. Family room prices are only available if your booking contains at least one adult and one child under 18.


  • Board games
  • Camping & Cabins
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Cycle store
  • Drying room
  • Early Bird School Holidays Offer
  • Garden/grounds
  • Great for cycling
  • Great for family breaks
  • Great for mountain biking
  • Great for walking
  • Group catering available
  • Licensed bar
  • Lounge
  • Meals available
  • Packed lunch available
  • Private rooms available
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Sole use
  • Trade bookings
  • YHA School Trips
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Ambulant accessible
  • En suite rooms available
  • Stunning view
  • Bedding provided
  • Housekeeping
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Need to Know

Reception Times

08.00 - 10.00
17.00 - 22.30


17:00 - 22:30


08:00 - 10:00

Open Every Day?


Towels and toiletries

Hand soap is provided next to all sinks. Towels are not supplied as standard but can be rented or purchased from reception. Bedding is supplied in all rooms.


There is free parking 100 yards from the hostel.


Dogs can stay on our campsite and in our camping pods. There is a £5 charge per dog per night for our camping pod accommodation which is payable upon arrival. You can bring your dog for free if you are camping in your own tent.

Pets are not permitted in the hostel accommodation at YHA Brecon Beacons however, assistance dogs are welcome throughout, please advise upon booking.

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Maps & Directions


Libanus, Brecon, Powys, LD3 8NH

How to get here

From the M4 take J32 north to the A470. YHA Brecon Beacons is 13 miles beyond Merthyr Tydfil, sign posted from the road, 2 miles north of the Storey Arms Centre, on the right. From Brecon take the A470 towards Merthyr. YHA Brecon Beacons is 3 miles south of Libanus, on the left.

Public Transport: View travel options.

Contact Information

Hostel: +44 345 371 9029
Email: breconbeacons@yha.org.uk

Map References

OS Map: 160
OS Grid ref: SN973225
Longitude: -3.493255
Latitude: 51.891676

Tourist Information

Tourist Office: 01874 622485
Website: http://www.visitwales.co.uk/contact-visit-wales/tic%27s-tourist-information-centres/
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Virtual Tour

YHA School Trips

YHA Brecon Beacons combines educational packages with action and adventure activities, making it ideal for a school visit. The hostel is able to accommodate up to 50 people, provides group catering and en-suite rooms for teachers.

Visit the YHA School Trips website for more information.

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