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YHA Brecon Beacons DanywenalltBrecon, Powys, LD3 7YS
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
Accommodation at YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt
Bed in a shared room
Dorms are not currently available.
Dorm rooms have multiple beds, are typically more affordable than private rooms, and shared with other people who may not be travelling together. A typical shared room includes bunk beds, a reading light and a storage cupboard for each guest, secured by a padlock if required.
Children aged between 12 and 15 can stay in dorm rooms as long as an adult of the same gender accompanies them.
Some dorms may be en-suites, meaning that they have a bathroom in the room that you would be sharing with the other people in your dorm.
Don't fancy sharing a room? Private rooms typically include a storage cupboard for each bed, secured by a padlock if required, a reading light and a wash hand basin. Shared shower and toilet facilities are located near to the room.
Private en-suite rooms
Enjoy your own space with a private en-suite room. Private rooms typically include a storage cupboard for each bed, secured by a padlock if required, a reading light and a wash hand basin.
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 our 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.
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.
Food and drink at YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt
- 24-hour access
- Ambulant accessible
- BBQ area
- Coach parking nearby
- Contactless payments
- Cycle store
- Dining room
- Evening meals
- Free electric vehicle charger
- Free parking on premises
- Full mobile coverage
- Group meals
- Large garden/grounds
- Licensed bar
- Minibus parking on premises
- Mountain view
- Outdoor seating
- Packed lunch
- Self-catering kitchen
- Shared drying room
- Shared lounge
- Shared TV
- Sole use
- Water refill station
- Wheelchair accessible
Hostel need to know
Closed facilities: The following facilities are temporarily closed at this hostel due to COVID-19 safety measures – laundry room(s).
Seasonal opening pattern: YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt is open for bookings from March to October. The whole hostel is available to hire over winter on YHA Exclusive Hire.
Hostel opening hours: YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt is open to the public from 07:00 - 10:00 and 17:00 - 22:00.
Reception hours : From 07:00 - 10:00 and 17:00 - 22:00.
Restaurant: YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt's restaurant is open to guests only. Breakfast is served daily from 07:30 - 09:00.
Parking: There is free parking available on-site and an electric car charge point.
WiFi: Free WiFi is available in social spaces.
Dogs: Pets are not permitted in the hostel accommodation at YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt, however, dogs can stay on our campsite. Assistance dogs are welcome in all areas.
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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.