Cwm Clyd Bunkhouse, Claerwen Valley, Rhayader, Powys. LD6 5HF

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Remote, comfortable bunkhouse in the Elan Valley, Mid Wales

Wonderfully remote, nestling in the spectacular beauty of the Elan Valley, Cwm Clyd Bunkhouse offers comfortable, recently renovated, spacious accommodation for families and groups of up to 21. Without WiFi or phone signal and powered off-grid, it’s your chance to escape the rat race; to rest, unwind and recharge.

Run by the Elan Valley Trust, Cwm Clyd Bunkhouse is ideally situated for all kinds of outdoor activities including walking, cycling, fishing and star gazing in the Elan Valley Dark Sky Park. Sleeping 21 across 6 rooms in a mix of bunks and single beds it's divided into 3 buildings: The Longhouse (sleeping 14) ,The Carthouse (sleeping 6) and the Main Building which houses all the communal areas plus an en suite accessible room. The Longhouse and the Carthouse can be booked separately or together and the accessible room can be added to either booking.

The facilities in the spacious Main Building include a fully equipped kitchen, a dining table with seating for 21 and a wood burning stove. The shower block also forms part of this building with 2 shower cubicles, 3 toilets and 2 basins.

Outdoors as well as fantastic views, you find a peaceful garden with a cob house and a seating area. Plus parking for several cars.

Dog are welcome with sole use bookings only. BYO bedding.

This accommodation is featured on our map of South Wales and Pembrokeshire and here is its own website.

Details

  • Beds & Rooms:

    21: Longhouse 14: 1x6, 1x5, 1x3. Carthouse 6: 1x4, 1x2 . Plus 1 accessible en suite room
  • Open:

    All year
  • Price per night:

    £20 pp. Longhouse: min cost £180. Whole unit £265. Carthouse: min cost £80. Whole unit £115. Accessible room £15. Sole use of both units: £260-£350 depending on numbers
  • Directions:

    From Rhayader follow the B4518 west out of the town. After three miles, you will see brown signs for Elan Valley Visitor Centre and Elan and Claerwen reservoirs. Follow the Elan and Claerwen reservoirs sign. After 1.5 miles, drive over the bridge across Garreg Ddu reservoir and drive for another 2.7 miles, where you will see a steep track on the right-hand side, which is the road to Cwm Clyd. There is a lay by around 250 feet from the track entrance which is suitable for parking large vehicles. What3words: ///sliders.purple.inventors. Ordnance Survey coordinates: SN 891622.
  • Public Transport :

    Rhayader is well served by public transport. Traveline Cymru will have all details. Taxis from Rhayader are run by S.P Cars (01597 810666). This taxi service is available to wheelchair users and concessions are available.
  • Walks :

    Trans Euro Trail Wye Valley Walk Lon Las Cymru
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This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available August Bank Holiday 2022 Available Autumn Half Term 2022 Available for Christmas 2022 Available New Year 2022 / 2023 Available February Half Term 2023 Available Easter 2023 Available May Day Bank Holiday 2023 Available Spring Bank Holiday or Half Term 2023

Facilities

aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
rAccessibility features
fSleeping bags required
hSome areas heated
kSelf catering facilities
jShowers
ZDogs by arrangement

r Accessibility Info

Every effort has been made by the Elan Valley Trust to ensure that their Cwm Clyd Bunkhouse situated deep in the remote Elan Valley Dark Sky Park is accessible to all. The bunkhouse is split into three buildings: The Longhouse (sleeping 14) and The Carthouse (sleeping 6) and the Main Building which houses all the communal facilities. Just off the Main Building there's an accessible room with en suite wet room and single bed. The Longhouse and The Carthouse can be booked separately or together and the accessible room can be added to either booking. ..Click for photos and more

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June 9th 2022

Every effort has been made by the Elan Valley Trust to ensure that their Cwm Clyd Bunkhouse situated deep in the remote Elan Valley Dark Sky Park is accessible to all. The bunkhouse is split into three buildings: The Longhouse (sleeping 14) and The Carthouse (sleeping 6) and the Main Building which houses all the communal facilities. Just off the Main Building there’s an accessible room with en suite wet room and single bed. The Longhouse and The Carthouse can be booked separately or together and the accessible room can be added to either booking.

accessible bathroom

The accessible wet room

Accessible wet room

For those travelling to Cwm Clyd Bunkhouse by public transport the local taxi company, S.P Cars (Simon Price – Tel: 01597 810666) is available to wheelchair users.  This taxi service will collect you from Rhayader, which is well served by public transport.  Please make sure you give at least 2 hours advance notice.

 

 

 

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