Spectacularly set in the beautiful Tywi valley, Aberglasney House features one of the finest gardens in Wales.
YHA Llanddeusant Activity CentreLlanddeusant, Carmarthenshire, SA19 9UL
One of YHA’s most remote hostels, YHA Llanddeusant Activty Centre is a traditional style hostel in the Black Mountain range of the Brecon Beacons. It has an informal, family feel which is boosted by a range of on and off-site outdoor activities provided by Arc Adventures.
Perfect for group and family get togethers, Llanddeusant is situated within an international dark skies area, an area of outstanding natural beauty and an international Geo-park. Facing west, The youth hostel garden, has seating and tables for meals. you can enjoy beautiful sunsets and views over Coed Pen Arthur and Tricrug across to the peak of the Black Mountain (Mynydd Du).
Hiking and biking trails lead directly from the hostel to the legendary Llyn-y-Fan glacial lake and across into one of the most stunning and remote mountain areas in the UK. The area is known for an abundance of Red Kites. Other nearby attractions include the National Botanic Gardens of Wales, Aberglasney Gardens, and the medieval castles of Dryslwyn, and Carreg Cennen.
Why guests love YHA Llanddeusant Activity Centre
Accommodation at YHA Llanddeusant Activity Centre
Bed in a shared room
Dorms are not currently available.
Dorm rooms have multiple beds and are shared with other people who may not be travelling together. They are usually more affordable than private rooms as you'll be booking a bed rather than the whole room.
A typical shared dorm room includes bunk beds, a reading light and a storage cupboard for each guest.
Children aged between 12 and 15 can stay in dorm rooms as long as an adult of the same gender accompanies them.
Shared shower and toilet facilities are located near to the room. None of our dorm rooms have en-suite facilities.
Want some privacy? With a private room, you'll be booking the whole room for your stay.
Private rooms typically include a storage cupboard and reading light for each bed, plus a wash hand basin.
Shared shower and toilet facilities are located near to the room. None of our private rooms have en-suite facilities.
Camping is sold per person and not per pitch. During the booking process, you will need to select the number of people who you wish to camp.
There is limited space for tents at YHA Llanddeusant Activity Centre and we only recommend that guests with small hiking style tents use our facilities.
Every day of the summer you can book outdoor activities through Arc Adventures. Try your hand at kayaking, climbing, caving, mountain biking, paddle-boarding, abseiling and many more.
Campers have full access to the hostel's facilities including showers, toilets, self-catering kitchen and comfy chairs in case of bad weather. Laundry facilities and towel hire are available. There is a large gas BBQ which can be used by all guests.
Hire the whole place
Planning an overdue get-together or celebrating a birthday/anniversary? Looking for a base for your group's next adventure? Make your special occasion extra special with YHA Exclusive Hire.
You can hire the whole building at YHA Llanddeusant Activity Centre and, with sole use of the property, come and go as you please. This property is perfect for those looking to enjoy a peaceful getaway in this remote rural retreat in Wales. Dogs are welcome too!
- 24-hour access
- BBQ area
- Dining room
- Evening meals
- Free parking on premises
- Group meals
- Licensed bar
- Medium garden/grounds
- Minibus parking on premises
- Mountain view
- No mobile coverage
- No WiFi
- Outdoor seating
- Self-catering kitchen
- Shared drying room
- Shared laundry room
- Sole use
Hostel need to know
Reception opening hours: From 07:00 - 10:00 and 17:00 - 22:00.
Food and drink: Breakfast is served to guests daily. Evening meals are also available.
Self-catering: Guests have access to a self-catering kitchen.
Parking: There is parking at the hostel.
WiFi: Free WiFi is available in shared social spaces.
Dogs: Pets are not permitted at YHA Llanddeusant Activity Centre, except on our campsite or when hiring the whole hostel through YHA Exclusive Hire. Assistance dogs are welcome - please notify us at the time of booking.
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We are very grateful for all of the help and support that our generous volunteers give to YHA.
We are proud of our Investors in Volunteering accreditation and have a wide range of opportunities available across the country, all of which will provide great learning or social experiences and help us to create even more opportunities for young people.
YHA Llanddeusant Activity Centre is part of our volunteer managers programme. Find out about becoming a volunteer manager and supporting our small hostels through YHA volunteering.
Meet the team
Manager recommends: A morning walk captures the scenery at its best. Take a stroll to the legendary Llyn-y-Fan glacial lake, followed by a welcoming lunch at the Red Kite café. Enjoy the spectacular display of Red Kites feeding in the delightful surroundings of Llanddeusant, whilst sheltering in a purpose built hide.