YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt view

YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt

Brecon, Powys, LD3 7YS
Bed in a single gender shared dorm
Private room
Camping and cabins


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COVID-19 Industry Standard

In Partnership with The National Tourist Organisation of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

In recognition that this business has confirmed that they have followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social/physical distancing.

Surrounded by wooded slopes, high peaks, waterfalls and trails, this converted farmhouse makes an ideal rural retreat for a visit to Wales. You'll love the beautiful valley location and well-kept grounds. Secluded? Yes, but with opportunities for outdoor activities on the doorstep, you’ll always have plenty to do.

Enjoy the rustic charm of the building as you glance out into the Welsh countryside of trees and greenery. With original stonework, characterful beams, an old fireplace, plus a well-equipped self-catering kitchen, the hostel provides a retreat to be appreciated by all.

Why guests love YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt

  • Peaceful, secluded farmhouse
  • Ideal for walking and activities
  • Rustic, charming features

Accommodation at YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt

The hostel

Dorms are not currently available.

There is space for 36 people in private rooms, dorm rooms and camping pitches. This beautiful converted farmhouse has extensive grounds, and cosy social areas to relax in.

Most of the rooms have private facilities, and there is a comfortable lounge to relax in after a busy day. The rooms are split over two blocks and include a dining area. 

Premium bell tents

Get all the fun of camping but without any of the set up stresses with these beautiful bell tents - part of the YHA glamping experience. These spacious tipi-like tents are fully kitted out with a double futon bed and two single futons plus all bedding and can sleep four people. They also have eco-friendly solar lighting, and comfy bean bags for you to chill out on during the day plus bedside tables, a coffee table, rugs and soft flooring. Premium bell tents also have a woodburner to keep you cosy. All bell tents include a BBQ fire pit.

There are two premium bell tents at YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt which are available to book for stays between May and September.


The YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt campsite is situated in our apple orchard, next to the car park about 50 yards from the main youth hostel building. Campers have use of the annexe block toilets and showers which are generally shared with hostel users. Access is 24 hours and they are situated about 50 yards from the orchard.

Campers are welcome to book their meals in the YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt restaurant. If you prefer to self cater, camping stoves are welcome and there is a small kitchen area for washing up and storing chilled food.

Families, individuals and organised groups are all welcome, although our facilities only allow for up to 25 campers at any one time. This is subject to hostel occupancy.

Cars must be parked in the car park, they cannot be driven into the orchard.

Important information
BBQs can be used but only inside the fire circle.

Hire the whole place

This hostel is occasionally made available for hire on an exclusive basis. This means that you can have the place to yourself and choose how many of your friends, family, club mates, etc., join you. We allocate availability for exclusive use in blocks, typically up to 90 days in the future.

If you are looking for space to stay with us on a normal shared basis, and can’t see any availability three months or more into the future, then this hostel may be being held for Exclusive Hire. Check availability for Exclusive Hire.


Food and drink at YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt

YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt dining room

Eat with us

YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt is serving a range of tasty food options, including breakfast baps and a Supper Club, for you to enjoy during your visit.

Breakfast bap

Breakfast baps at YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and we want to make sure you get off to a great start, so we are now serving delicious breakfast baps. Vegetarian and vegan options available.

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Supper Club

Supper Club at YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt

Join our nightly Supper Club. Share stories and experiences with your fellow travellers while tucking into a delicious two course meal. This is the authentic hostel experience!

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  • Ambulant accessible
  • Cot available
  • Cycle store
  • Free wi-fi
  • Garden / grounds


  • Drying room
  • Laundry
  • Lounge


  • Board games
  • Library/Quiet room
  • TV

Accommodation options

  • Private rooms available
  • En suite rooms available
  • Camping and Cabins

Food & drink

  • Group catering available
  • Licensed bar
  • Meals available
  • Self-catering kitchen

Transportation & parking

  • Parking

Other YHA products

  • Trade bookings
  • YHA Exclusive Hire
  • YHA School Trips

Need to know

Closed facilities: The following facilities are temporarily closed at this hostel due to COVID-19 safety measures – laundry room(s), meeting room(s).

Check in: From 17:00 - 21:00

Check out: Before 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 to 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 and toiletries: Towels and toiletries are not provided but are available to hire or buy from reception. Bedding is supplied.

Parking: There is free parking available on-site and we have an electric car charge point.

Dogs: 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.

Breakfast: Breakfast is served daily from 07:30 - 09:00.

YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt

Map references

OS Map: 161

OS Grid Ref: SO107206

Lat/Lng: 51.87657, -3.297848

Contact information

Phone: +44 345 371 9548

Email: [email protected]

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.

YHA School Trips

YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt is a great location for an adventure break but also provides the opportunity for geography, history and science trips. Facilities include a library, a laundry room, a café and group catering. 

Visit the YHA School Trips website to book make an enquiry.


Volunteering with YHA is a fantastic way to have fun, learn new skills, boost your CV and travel to different places. We have a variety of different opportunities to choose from and volunteering roles to suit everyone.  

The tasks are varied and in return you will meet some great people, who both work and stay in our hostels, as well as enjoying your time off discovering the local area and attractions.

You can find out more and apply to volunteer at this hostel on the volunteering website

Meet the team

Manager recommends: We’re located half way up a quiet valley with some really fantastic routes for walking and cycling holidays right outside the front door! There is something for everyone. Those on a family break can enjoy short waterfall walks or easy cycling on the Taff Trail. For a more energetic activity break, try the more challenging routes across the Beacons.

Green Leaders Trip Advisor 2020 Travellers' Choice Award

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