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The iFootpath Directory - YHA Llanddeusant

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YHA Llanddeusant

One of our most remote hostels, this former 18th Century inn is a beautiful rural retreat in the corner of the Brecon Beacons. It has spectacular views of the Sawdde Valley and trails lead to the legendary Llyn-y-Fan glacial lake, great for walking holidays.

The Hostel

This 22 bed Youth Hostel has a selection of dorm rooms and private rooms available as well as some camping pitches. The room breakdown is as follows:

2 x 4 bed rooms
1 x 6 bed room
1 x 8 bed room


YHA Llanddeusant has three areas for camping. The main area, the Youth Hostel garden, has a capacity for 10 tents and seating and tables for meals. Facing west, you can enjoy beautiful sunsets and views over Coed Pen Arthur and Tricrug across to the peak of the Black Mountain (Mynydd Du). As well as this, YHA Llanddeusant is in a Dark Skies area which means you can feast your eyes on countless constellations. There are another two areas which are also used for camping.

Campers have full access to the indoor facilities which include showers, toilets, a self-catering kitchen and comfy chairs in case of bad weather.

Laundry facilities and towel hire is available and basic food can be bought from the hostel.

There is a large gas barbecue which can be used by all guests.

There is a basic telescope available for use, Paul, the Hostel manager, can bring a large set of telescopes, astronomical cameras, printers etc. up, this needs to be by prior arrangement and there is a charge for this. There are regular star gazing evenings, email for details.

Children’s and adult mountain bikes are available to hire from the hostel by arrangement.

Cars can be parked in the area adjacent to the garden which is separated by boulders.

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.

Self-Catering Facilities

The hostel is self-catering only. There is no shop on site and the nearest shops are seven miles away so come prepared.

Our self-catering kitchen has two big ovens with hobs, two toasters, lots of kettles, saucepans, plates, cafitieres, a mocha coffee maker if you fancy a nice coffee, large gas-fired BBQ, two microwaves and all the cutlery you'll need - including potato mashers!

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icon-towncityfilter YHA LlanddeusantType of Accommodation
Cafe, Hostel or bunkhouse
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No sorry
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Post Code
SA19 9UL

This entry was added on Wednesday, 29 June 2016 08:28

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