Adhering to Government guidance
It is your responsibility to ensure you are aware of the current Government guidance on gatherings in self-catering accommodation. In making a booking with YHA (England & Wales) you are agreeing to adhere to the relevant Government guidance that will apply at the time of your stay. Please bear in mind that the guidance may be different in England and Wales.
The duty of care we have to our guests, beneficiaries, staff and partners compels us to progress and open our hostels with caution and careful consideration in the best interests of the charity and those it serves.
For the foreseeable future, YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt will operate on an Exclusive Hire basis only, with contact-free check in.
To find out more about our COVID-19 secure enhanced health and safety measures, please read our FAQs.
Please note: All prices are based on hiring the whole place per night.
Surrounded by wooded slopes, high peaks, waterfalls and trails, this lovely converted farmhouse makes an ideal rural retreat for a Welsh getaway. Secluded? Yes, but with all the opportunities for walking, sailing, boating, cycling and horse riding you will always have plenty to do. You will want to come back time and time again.
What is great about YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt?
Endless walking opportunities around the beautiful surrounding area.
Stunning valley location.
The definition of a perfect rural retreat.
The self-catering kitchen is equipped with ample storage space in cupboards, two hobs, one electric oven, two microwaves, two fridges, one freezer and two toasters with plenty of pots, pans, crockery, and cutlery available for our guests to use. Tea towels, bin bags, washing up liquid and soap are provided.
Dining room and lounge
The cosy lounge seats 17 people. With comfortable chairs, a log-burner, a TV with DVD player and many board games, the lounge is the perfect place to wind down after a day’s exploring. The dining room seats 30 people around 10 tables, with a beautiful view across the valley. Logs and highchairs are available to use.
There is additional tables and seating outside in the garden area, for guests to enjoy, especially in the warmer months.
Take the place for yourself.
For family, for friends, for running clubs, for walking groups, for hens, for stags, for you and yours.
YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt includes 33 beds:
Five four-bedded rooms with en-suites. Includes 2 sets of bunk beds.
Three two-bedded rooms with en-suites. Room 2 includes 1 double bed with single bunk over, room 7 includes 2 single beds, and room 11 includes 1 set of bunk beds.
One three-bedded room with en-suite. Includes 1 set of bunk beds and 1 single bed.
One three-bedded room. Includes 1 set of bunk beds and 1 single bed. With own shower and allocated toilet and sink.
All bedlinen is provided.
With the exception of one room, all rooms are en-suite. There are bathroom facilities on the corridor by the room for guests to use. Soap is available with every sink. Toilet paper is also provided.
There an endless walking and cycling trails in the area, suitable for all abilities.
The area is great for water sports, so take plunge and enjoy some fun on, or in, the water.
With facilities to educate and entertain, Big Pit National Coal Museum is an exciting day out for the family. Do not miss the underground tour.
Need to know
Check-in and Check-out times
On the day of arrival, the Hostel is available from 4.00pm. On the day of departure you are asked to vacate by 10am.
The Brecon Beacons is the perfect adventure holiday destination. With endless adventure activities, winding streams and lakes and pleasant grasslands, the 520 square miles of the Brecon Beacons cater for every taste and ability. The quaint market towns, each have their own charm. Abergavenny, Crickhowell and Brecon are towns full of history and culture, and interesting and exciting events are held throughout the year.
There is a large car park with plenty of space for 12 cars.
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, passing through Aber Village and after half a mile turn left onto the dam wall and then left on the track to Danywenallt.
At YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortunately none of our bedrooms or bathrooms meets modern standards of accessibility.
- Step-free access
- Ground floor rooms
- En-suite rooms
- One bathroom equipped with grab rails
- Portable induction loop
View our access statement here.
Please note: the hostel team live onsite, in a separate building within the hostel grounds.
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!
To get your £30 off discount code, simply log in to YHA.org.uk and go to the Member Benefits tab. Please note that YHA membership discount is only available when you book direct through YHA.