in the Cambrian Mountains


Hafren Forest Bunkhouse, Staylittle, nr Llanidloes, Powys, SY19 7DB

This former weather station has been converted into a comfortable bunkhouse located on the edge of the Hafren Forest. It is close to Plumlimon, in a quiet rural location between Llanidloes and Machynlleth in the Cambrian Mountains. A great base for walking, running, cycling (both on and off road), kayaking, wildlife watching, family groups and parties. The surroundings are breath-taking, with mountain, forest, streams and lakes on the doorstep. Watersports are available on Llyn Clywedog and there are many excellent local rivers for kayaking / canoeing. The large comfortable lounge area has laminated flooring, settees and TV with a DVD Player and playstation. The dining room can comfortably seat 26. The adjoining full catering kitchen is served by a large gas range and is equipped to serve large groups. Two shower areas provide a total of 6 electric showers and toilet facilities including a disabled toilet. There is a drying room for hanging outdoor kit and storing boots, with a large washing machine and a tumble dryer. The bunkhouse has full central heating and a wood burner in the lounge. Catered or self catering facilities available.

This accommodation is featured on our map of Mid Wales and the Welsh Borders and here is its own website.
Hafren Forest Bunkhouse | in the Cambrian Mountains


or call Darren and Sarah on
07871 740514

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Rooms & Beds:

21: 2×4, 1×5, 1×8


All year.

Price per night:

From £17pp midweek, £20pp weekends


Essential if you wish to have sole use.


8 miles from Llanidloes / 12 miles from Machynlleth

Public Transport:

Nearest station Caersws, nearest buses Llanidloes.

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is available to individuals and is on the Lon Las Cymru and the Cambrian Way.

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Hafren Forest Bunkhouse

Hafren Forest Bunkhouse

Look out for Hafren Forest Bunkhouse in the New 2018 Independent Hostel Guide! Located right on the Glyndwers Way this hostel is a great base for walking, cycling and other outdoor activities.

Hafren Forest Bunkhouse is new in the 2018 Independent Hostel Guide.  It is located right on the Glyndwers Way and is also close to the Cambrian Way making it a great stop off for walkers on those routes.  You can read about us now on the IHUK website and look out for the 2018 Guide when it is published in early March!

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