Bunkhouse at the Workhouse, Y Dolydd, Workhouse, Llanfyllin, SY22 5LD
Call Debbie Hicks on 01691 649 062
OverviewThe well equipped bunkhouse at Y Dolydd Llanfyllin Workhouse offers a unique holiday experience. Stay in one of the last remaining Victorian workhouses still open to the public. Set in 6.5 acres of beautifully peaceful grounds, Y Dolydd is a registered charity owned and managed by the community to renovate and conserve the largest community funded heritage project in Wales. Handy for Welshpool, Oswestry & Shrewsbury and close to the Berwyn Mountains National Nature Reserve, it has access to a range of outdoor and adventure activities including scrambling, water sports, walking and cycling. Nearby attractions include Lake Vyrnwy and Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall, the tallest single drop waterfall in the UK and Revolution bike park. The Bunkhouse sleeps 24 (all bunks) and is open all year. Y Dolydd is also a venue and is available for exclusive hire for your wedding, private party, festival, conference or meeting. The History Centre is open daily 10am - 5pm, is free to enter and is well worth a visit to learn more about the building and the people who lived and worked in it.
Beds & Rooms:24: 1x4, 1x8, 1x12
Price per night:£16 incl. linen, duvets & pillow. Group discounts may apply.
Booking:Please email to make your booking leave a phone message.
Directions:Do not use Satnav. Llanfyllin is on A490 Oswestry to Welshpool road. The Workhouse is the large Victorian building on the right just before you enter town.
Public Transport:Trains: Shrewsbury & Welshpool. Buses to Welshpool. The Tanat Valley Bus runs a request stop service from Welshpool which drops at the gate.
Walks:Long Distance Walks
Retreats Alternative Weddings Available to Individuals Mid Wales & Welsh Borders
This accommodation is available at the following peak timesAvailable Spring Bank Holiday or Whitson Half Term 2022
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Hand Crafts & Artisan Food Fair at Llanfyllin Workhouse
April 20th 2021
Llanfyllin Workhouse (also known as Bunkhouse at the Workhouse) will be hosting the inaugural Crefft Cymru fair on the 29th & 30th of May.
Ideal for those who enjoy unique handmade items and artisan food, there will be 30 stalls exhibiting and selling the best of British made crafts and delicacies. Visitors can also enjoy live music and demonstrations as part of the event, as well as the unique and historic setting of a Victorian workhouse – one of the last still open to the public. Entry is free and parking is only £5 for the day, making this an unmissable opportunity to absorb some local culture.
Steampunk returns to its heritage home…
July 2nd 2019
Llanfyllin Workhouse is welcoming home its steampunk family and friends for Phoenix Alternative Festival on 8th-11th Aug 2019.
Here it is! Our small and beautiful boutique Festival in the hills of Mid-Wales!
Run by Steampunks for everyone from all sub-cultures to come together, have fun and raise money for charity while we party! At the beautiful Llanfyllin Victorian Workhouse in stunning surroundings.
An eclectic mix of local and international acts plus plenty of activities to enjoy and participate in. Simply put, a festival filled with creatives from around the globe…and beyond.
Come and get inspired! And stay in style in our 24 bed bunkhouse.
Visit the history Centre at Y Dolydd Workhouse and stay for the night !
November 26th 2018
Bunkhouse at the Workhouse provides self catering accommodation in a Victorian Workhouse.
Stay with the ghosts of the past at the last remaining Victorian workhouse popen to the public. The adjoining history centre is open 10am-5pm allowing you to discover the past that happened in the very rooms you’re staying in!
Your visit will support the registered charity, Y Dolydd, in developing the bunkhouse, museum, and “digging up” lost history.
May 15th 2019
A story of a local landmark and the attempt to save it. The Lonely Tree was an iconic part of the community and the fact it was horizontal was not stopping anyone! It was entered into the competition to be Welsh Tree of the Year in the October after it blew over, and won! Then in 2015 it was entered into the European Tree of the year competition. This is a story of community endeavour, tenacity and wishful thinking. It only needs a Hollywood ending to finish the tale.Read More