Coed Owen Bunkhouse, Coed Owen Farm, Cwmtaff, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 2HY

Call Molly or Netty Rees on 07508 544044

Self catering bunkhouse in the Brecon Beacons

Stay on an idyllic Welsh hill farm in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Coed Owen Bunkhouse can sleep up to 26 guests and provides a fully equipped commercial stainless steel kitchen with open plan dining and comfortable sitting area. Coed Owen is a great place for stag, hen and family celebratory parties or gatherings. We can highly recommend our local outdoor activity providers for those adrenaline junkie weekends or places to meditate and chill. Large and small groups will enjoy this beautiful area with the benefit of direct access onto the mountains. Pen Y Fan, the highest mountain in Southern Britain is just 2.5 hours' walk from Coed Owen, we are surrounded by waterfall country and Bike Park Wales is 10 minutes' drive away. Historic Merthyr Tydfil, Penderyn Whiskey and the lovely Georgian town of Brecon are all within easy reach. We have plenty of outdoor space for children, a BBQ area and separate building with a wood burning stove, for those long, cosy night chats. The pub is just at the bottom of our farm drive and serves great food and fine ales.

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  • Beds & Rooms:

    26: 2x6, 1x10, 1 dbl, 1 twin.
  • Open:

    All year. All day.
  • Price per night:

    From £25 per person per night with bed linen. Min of two nights at weekends. Min of 18 people.
  • Booking:

    Book by email, phone or we have a booking system on our own website.
  • Directions:

    On A470 between Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil at Nant Ddu.
  • Public Transport :

    On bus route T4 around Brecon between Storey Arms & Llwyn-on. Trains Merthyr Tydfil (10 minutes). 1 hour from Cardiff International Airport.
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Trans Euro Trail Beacons Way
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This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available February Half Term 2024 Available August Bank Holiday 2023 Available October Half Term 2024


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
uWithin 3 miles of NCN
wGroups Only


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Adrenaline Junkies: You’ll Want to Keep This Place a Secret!

August 25th 2023

Nestled in the heart of the breathtaking Brecon Beacons National Park, a hidden haven awaits the brave and the bold. Coed Owen Bunkhouse, perched on an idyllic Welsh hill farm, is the ultimate playground for adrenaline junkies. 

With the capacity to accommodate up to 26 adventurers, Coed Owen Bunkhouse is a dream come true for those who thrive on excitement. In Coed Owen Bunkhouse, their fully equipped commercial stainless steel kitchen meets an open-plan dining area that seamlessly blends into a cosy sitting space. This is where stories are shared, laughter echoes, and memories are forged. Coed Owen also offers ample outdoor space for children to roam, a BBQ area for culinary delights, and a separate building with a wood-burning stove for those intimate, starlit conversations.

Whether you’re planning a stag or hen party that defies the ordinary, or a family gathering that ignites the spirit of adventure, Coed Owen beckons. For the adrenaline enthusiasts, our local outdoor activity providers are at your service, ready to whisk you away on heart-pounding escapades. And for those yearning for tranquillity, hidden spots for meditation and relaxation are yours to uncover.

Groups of all sizes will relish the beauty of this landscape, with the added bonus of direct access to the mountains. Imagine a mere 2.5-hour walk to conquer Pen Y Fan, the crowning glory of Southern Britain’s peaks. Waterfall country surrounds you, while Bike Park Wales awaits a mere 10-minute drive away for mountain biking enthusiasts.

Adrenaline junkies, your secret escape awaits at Coed Owen Bunkhouse. So gather your tribe, pack your courage, and prepare for an experience that will leave you breathless and longing for more. Just remember – shhh, it’s a secret worth keeping!

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Henry Vaughan’s poetry, inspired by the Brecon Beacons, depicts the value of this area’s nature in the lives of those who visit…

August 9th 2019

…so come visit the “fair, shining mountains…
And flow’ry vales, whose flow’rs were stars…”

Pwll-yr-Wrach Reserve is famous for its beautiful bluebells; bluebell walks in the Brecon Beacons were, no doubt, part of Vaughan’s inspiration. This stunning, serene reserve is only a 30 minute drive from Coed Owen Bunkhouse, and better still we have our own bluebell woods right here! So come visit us next spring to feast your eyes upon our own purple stars…

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