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YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt
Powys, Wales, LD3 7YS
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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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Availability Calendar

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
  • Cot available
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Cycle store
  • Drying room
  • Early Bird School Holidays Offer
  • Garden/grounds
  • Great for activity breaks
  • Great for cycling
  • Great for family breaks
  • Great for mountain biking
  • Great for walking
  • Group catering available
  • Laundry
  • Library/Quiet room
  • Licensed bar
  • Lounge
  • Meals available
  • Packed lunch available
  • Private rooms available
  • Suitable for families
  • Trade bookings
  • TV
  • Under 3s welcome
  • YHA Exclusive Hire
  • YHA School Trips
  • Parking
  • Ambulant accessible
  • En suite rooms available
  • Housekeeping
  • Bedding provided
  • Private rooms
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Need to Know

Reception Times

07.30 - 10.00
17.00 - 22.30


17.00 - 22.30


07.30 - 10.00

Open every day?

From 1st March to 31st October YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt is open during weekends and school holidays for families and individual travellers. From Monday - Thursday the hostel is open for group bookings. From 1st November until 28th February YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt is open for group bookings and YHA Exclusive Hire. Beds and rooms may become available three months prior to the travelling date so please check the website for more information.

Towels & 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 available on-site and we have an electric car charge point.


Dogs can stay on our campsite. 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 Danywenallt however, assistance dogs are welcome throughout, please advise upon booking.

Payment accepted online


Payments accepted at property


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Maps & Directions


Talybont-on-Usk, Brecon, Powys, LD3 7YS

How to get here

By car: From Brecon or Abergavenny take the A40. Take the turn signed to Talybont on Usk. In the village turn right at the T junction, opposite the post office turn left over the canal bridge. Follow the signs for Talybont resovoir, passing through Aber Village and after half a mile turn left onto the dam wall and then left on the track to Danywenallt.

Public Transport: View travel options.

Contact Information

Hostel: +44 345 371 9548
Email: danywenallt@yha.org.uk

Map References

OS Map: 161
OS Grid ref: SO107206
Longitude: -3.297848
Latitude: 51.87657

Tourist Information

Tourist Office: 01874 622485
Website: www.breconbeacons.org

YHA Exclusive Hire

Want to rent the whole property to yourself? YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt is available as an Exclusive Hire property from the autumn half term to the Easter holidays. Please visit our YHA Exclusive Hire website for more information.

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