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The iFootpath Directory - YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt

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YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt

Surrounded by wooded slopes, high peaks, waterfalls and trails, this lovely converted farmhouse makes an ideal rural retreat for a family holiday, school trip or activity break in Wales. You'll love the beautiful valley location, just below the Aber Reservoir, and well-kept grounds. Secluded? Yes, but with all the opportunities for walking, sailing, boating, cycling and horse riding you’ll always have plenty to do.

The Hostel

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


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.

Check In
Check in is from 5pm and check out is by 10am.

important Information
BBQs can be used but only inside the fire circle.

To book your pitch, click the Book Now button above.

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. You can check availability for Exclusive Hire on our dedicated website, or use our live chat service for more information.


A hot and cold buffet breakfast is available every morning to help you kick start your day. Breakfast is now available at 10% off - ONLY WHEN PRE-BOOKED (in-hostel price: £5.25). Simply add it to your basket at check out to save!


We can provide a packed lunch including a freshly prepared sandwich, a delicious cake, cereal bar, a bottle of mineral water, a packet of crisps and a piece of fresh fruit. Eat in the hostel or take your packed lunch with you to enjoy during your day of exploring.

Supper Club

YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt now offers the Supper Club menu! This is a three course meal served at a set time and sold at a set price. Guests in the Youth Hostel will have the opportunity to all sit around the table together and share stories with their fellow travellers - this is the authentic hostelling experience! Supper Club is served at 7pm.

Kids Eat Free

One free children's meal is avaialable per adult main meal from the main menu when purchased at the same time. This offer is not available on breakfast.


YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt has an alcohol license so choose from a selection of beers and wines as well as hot and cold drinks.

Self-Catering Facilities

There's no self-catering kitchen at the hostel, but a fridge is available to store your supplies.

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This entry was added on Saturday, 25 June 2016 15:49

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