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 Llanddeusant Activity Centre 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.
One of YHA’s most remote hostels, YHA Llanddeusant 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.
What is great about YHA Llanddeusant?
One of YHA’s most remote and picturesque locations.
Walking distance to Mountain walks and mythical Lakes.
Stunning gardens and grounds.
There is a spacious self-catering kitchen leading onto the dining room/lounge. It boasts an impressive fully equipped self-catering kitchen with two big ovens, with plenty of kitchen utensils, cutlery, and crockery for guests to use during their stay. Tea towels, bin bags, washing up liquid and soap are provided.
Dining room and lounge
The combined lounge and dining room has an original feature open fire and tables and seating for all 26 people to sit together as well as socialise on our ancient pub tables and pews, perfect for relaxing. Highchairs are also available.
Take the place for yourself.
For family, for friends, for running clubs, for walking groups, for hens, for stags, for you and yours.
YHA Llanddeusant includes 26 beds:
One eight-bedded room. Includes 4 sets of bunk beds. With shared bathroom facilities.
One six-bedded room. Includes 3 sets of bunk beds. With shared bathroom facilities.
Three four-bedded rooms. Includes 2 sets of bunk beds. With shared bathroom facilities.
All bedlinen is provided.
There are 2 showers and 3 toilets throughout the hostel for guests to use. Soap is available with every sink. Toilet paper is also provided.
Climbing, archery, axe throwing, kayaking, paddle boarding and caving are all available guided from the site.
Discover a rich variety of land and habitats, from magical moors and wooded valleys, to cave systems, waterfalls, and wetlands here at the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Try out the popular walk to Llyn-y-Fan-Fach, home of the legendary Lady of the Lake. The story tells of a lady who came out the lake and married a local farmer, and if he struck her 3 times she went back in the lake and took the animals!
Need to know
YHA Llanddeusant is situated within an international dark skies area, an area of outstanding natural beauty and an international Geo-park. 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. Make YHA Llanddeusant your chosen holiday location today.
There is parking for 3 minibuses and 8 cars. More parking in an adjacent field can be arranged by letting us know in advance. Please note that due to our remote location the approach roads to YHA Llanddeusant are not suitable for large coaches.
From the M4 J32: (A470 to A40) From A40 Brecon – Llandovery, turn left in Trecastle at Castle Coaching Inn. After 9 miles turn left opposite the Red Kite Cafe, then 1 mile to the hostel on the right.
From the west: Take the A40 via Llandeilo then right for A4069 (Llangadog – Brynamman road). Turn left opposite Three Horseshoes. Follow the hostel signs.
YHA Llanddeusant welcomes dogs! Add a dog to your booking at check out and bring your four-legged friend along with you.
At YHA Llanddeusant we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortunately, none of our bedroom or bathrooms meets modern standards of accessibility. We have:
- 1 step up into entrance
- Level ground floor
- Bedrooms and bathrooms on the 1st floor
Please view our access statement here.
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.