Walking and Group bunkhouse accommodation between Swansea and Brecon, South Wales.


Craig Y Nos Castle, Craig Y Nos Castle, Brecon Road, Penycae, Powys, SA9 1GL

Craig Y Nos Castle is situated on a sweeping mountain road that crosses the Brecon Beacons. Once a celebrity palace and then a sanatorium providing the fresh air cure, the castle has always been chosen for its location. In the grounds of the castle the Nurses Block has a lounge, a small self-catering kitchen, 10 twin rooms, 1 single room, showers, loos and a disabled bathroom. All the beds are made up with fresh linen and duvets. The kitchen has a 2 ring hob and 2 microwaves, bring your own plates, cutlery and pans. You are welcome in the Castle for hearty meals, cosy evenings by the wood burning stoves and a free history tour (some areas might be restricted if a wedding is taking place). Superior quaility bed and breakfast rooms are also available in the castle. The Castle has a conservatory for parties, a unique period theatre, gardens with views across the river and a hot tub & sports room. The Gwyn Arms is five minutes’ walk and there is a pub and other amenities in Pen Y Cae (1.5 miles). Local adventure companies offer outdoor activities, you can enjoy the mountain walks and waterfalls close by or take a 50 min drive to the Gower’s sandy bays

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Craig Y Nos Castle | Walking and Group bunkhouse accommodation between Swansea and Brecon, South Wales.

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Rooms & Beds:

Nurses Block: 21: 10×2, 1×1. Castle: 67 rooms: (64 en suite)


All year

Price per night:

Nurses Block sole use:- 1 night £350, 2 nights £500, 3 nights £600, 5 nights £700. B&B per twin room: £67.50pn midweek, £87.50pn weekend. Breakfast for groups £6.50pp.


Bookings only accepted within 6 months of the date of your visit.


Between Swansea and Brecon at the foot of the Brecon Beacons.

Public Transport:

Half an hour by car from trains at Swansea or Neath.

This accommodation is near mountains, is in a National Park, is available to individuals, has a pub within walking distance and is on the Wedding Venue page, the Brecon Beacons National Park, the Hostels that welcome stag and hen parties map, the Cambrian Way and the Beacons Way.

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