YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt

Beds / Sleeps

What we have to offer

Please note: All prices are based on hiring the whole place per night.

A converted Welsh farm house tucked away beneath the Talybont Reservior. With plenty of small rooms, a cosy lounge with log burning stove and rustic dining room this is a lovely retreat while still being close to amenities, pubs and in the heart of the Brecon Beacons. Please do not rely on Sat Nav as the postcode covers a wide area!

Full self catering kitchen with gas hob, oven, microwave, kettle, toaster, washing up basins and including all crockery and cutlery.

A maximum of 25 people to share 6x4, 2x3, 1x2 and 1x1 bedded rooms.

Space in the hostel grounds for 10 cars.

Other facilities
Dining Room & Lounge
The lounge can seat 17 people in comfortable chairs and has a log-burner, TV, DVD/ Video player and many board Games. The dining room can seat 30 around 10 tables and also has a log burning stove (logs provided) - it also has a picture window looking out across the valley.
With the exception of one room all the others are en-suite or have a private shower room. There is communal toilet and shower on the corridor by the room. Please bring your own towels
Heating is a combination of storage heaters, central heating and two log burning stoves.
This property is suitable for children under the age of three years.

YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt welcomes dogs! Add a dog to your booking at check out and bring your four legged friend along with you.

Need to know

If you don’t see availability online for the dates you require, please call us on 0800 0191700


At YHA Danywenallt we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortunately none of our bedrooms or bathrooms meets modern standards of accessibility.

We have:

  • Step-free access
  • Ground floor rooms
  • En-suite rooms
  • One bathroom equipped with grab rails
  • Portable induction loop

For more information please download the full access statement here (97KB)

In the area

Cantref Adventure Farm, Llangorse Rope Centre, Tretower Court & Castle, Market towns of Brecon and Crickhowell, Hay-on-Wye – Town of bookshops, Great area for walking, mountain biking (hire available locally) & canoeing.

Hostel amenities

  • Parking - private
  • Washing machine
  • Dryer
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Bed linen provided
  • Cot
  • TV
  • Private Garden
  • Children

Things to do

  • Biking
  • Mountain biking
  • Hiking

Discounts on your stay

Why not take out YHA membership today to save £30 on your Exclusive Hire booking? Not only will you get a discount on bookings with YHA Exclusive Hire, but you’ll also get exclusive discounts every time you stay with YHA, high street shopping discounts, email newsletters and much, much more!

Find out more information about YHA membership and the fantastic benefits.

To get your £30 off discount code, simply log in to YHA.org.uk and go to the Member Benefits tab.

How to find us

Our Address

YHA Danywenallt



From Brecon or Abergavenny take the A40.
Take the turn signed to Talybont on Usk.
In the village turn right at the T junction, opposite the post office turn left over the canal bridge.
Follow the signs for Talybont resovoir, turn left onto the dam wall and then left on the track to Danywenallt.

Take a virtual tour

External View Dining Room Lounge Kitchen Bedroom External Seating

Stay Dates


Number Of Guests

Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs

Availability calendar