Hafren Forest Hideaway, Staylittle, Llanbrynmair, SY19 7DB

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  • Spacious lounge, with comfy chairs
  • Dining room
  • bedroom with single beds
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  • two people with a mountain view behind at staylittle near hafren forest bunkhouse
  • lake and landscape around Hafren Forest hostel

Self Catering accommodation in the Cambrian Mountains

Welcome to this accommodation nestled in the picturesque rural location of Staylittle, on the outskirts of the enchanting Hafren Forest. Whether you prefer group accommodation catered or self-catered, or the cozy charm of bed and breakfast with optional evening meals, there is something to suit your needs. The bedrooms are designed to provide the simplicity and comfort, that provide a restful night's sleep. In the evenings, relax in the large inviting lounge, complete with a wood burner. Indulge in delicious meals in the fantastic dining room, where a breathtaking view accompanies your dining experience. With six electric showers, there's no need to worry about sharing facilities with strangers when you book B&B, the rooms are private hire. The location is ideal for avid walkers who wish to explore the local trails or for outdoor enthusiasts seeking an array of thrilling activities amidst the great outdoors.
Welcome to the edge of Hafren Forest. Choose from catered, self-catered exclusive group accommodation, or B&B with optional dinners.

The bedrooms offer simplicity and comfort, for a peaceful sleep. When booking B&B you have exclusive hire of your bedroom.

Unwind in the spacious lounge or enjoy breathtaking views in the dining room you won’t be disappointed. Perfect for outdoor enthusiasts or for those who just want to sit back and relax.
Welcome to this accommodation nestled in the picturesque rural location of Staylittle, on the outskirts of the enchanting Hafren Forest. Whether you prefer group accommodation catered or self-catered, or the cozy charm of bed and breakfast with optional evening meals, there is something to suit your needs. The bedrooms are designed to provide the simplicity and comfort, that provide a restful night's sleep. In the evenings, relax in the large inviting lounge, complete with a wood burner. Indulge in delicious meals in the fantastic dining room, where a breathtaking view accompanies your dining experience. With six electric showers, there's no need to worry about sharing facilities with strangers when you book B&B, the rooms are private hire. The location is ideal for avid walkers who wish to explore the local trails or for outdoor enthusiasts seeking an array of thrilling activities amidst the great outdoors.

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This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available August Bank Holiday 2023 Available October Half Term 2024 Available for Christmas 2023 Available New Year 2024 / 2025 Available February Half Term 2025 Available Easter 2025 Available May Day Bank Holiday 2025 Available Spring Bank Holiday or Half Term 2025

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cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
mMeals available (with notice)
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
jShowers
pClothes washing facilities
[WiFi
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
ZDogs by arrangement
9Best Price Guarantee

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Adventure Breaks, Guided Walks, Paddle Sports and Campfires

February 22nd 2024

Nestled on the edge of Hafren Forest in The Cambrian Mountains, Hafren Forest Hideaway offers a truly unique group accommodation experience in an area of breathtaking natural beauty. Our all-inclusive Adventure Breaks provides the perfect opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals, led by qualified guides and instructors. Immerse yourself in the great outdoors and create unforgettable memories. https://wellnessandwalking.com/ols/products/wales

Dates available, 23-25 Jul 2024 (Tues to Thurs) 13-15 Sep 2024 (Fri to Sun) ***SOLD OUT*** 24-26 Sep 2024 (Tues to Thurs)
Price per person £299, if you are booking for more than one person, for each person you will be discounted £20 per person, first person is full price.
Staylittle is a gorgeous hidden gem in the Cambrian Mountains, an area of astounding natural beauty. There is plenty to do outdoors, walking, cycling, paddle sports. fishing, to name a few! Glyndwr’s Way, and the National cycle route NCR-8 pass through here. Despite the utter beauty it beholds, as a tourism area it is less well known than areas in North and South Wales.

Hafren Forest Hideaway is a unique accommodation, with comfortable rooms and a very homely feel. The lounge offers gorgeous views, and a lovely wood burner for the colder nights. Sarah and Darren are excellent hosts and ensure you have everything you need for a comfortable stay. You are treated to a hearty cooked breakfast, lunch and evening meal so you don’t need to worry about finding somewhere to eat. The dining room seats 14, a great place to sit and share stories!

There are 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 14 people; 2 with 2 x single beds, 1 with 2 x single beds plus a bunk bed, and the largest room has 2 x single beds plus 2 x bunk beds. It is so well thought out, each bed has a USB charging point, a touch light, and a box under the bed to neatly store your belongings. The bathrooms are shared as you would expect in group accommodation, and there are 6 electric showers. Each bedroom is allocated a shower/showers and there are 5 toilets, which can be split into male/female.

“Hafren Forest Hideaway is not just a place to stay; it’s a gateway to a unique experience, a celebration of the great outdoors, and a haven where you can truly feel at home”.

ITINERARY
Please note: As Sarah and Darren are your hosts and live in a separate area of the Hideaway, the timings below are approximate, and are flexible to suit the group.
Day 1:
3pm – 6.30pm: Arrive at the Hideaway, and settle in.
6.30pm-7.30pm: Join Sarah, Darren, and the rest of the group for a delicious home-cooked meal.
7.30pm onwards: Campfire
Meet around the campfire, perhaps play some games, chat about tomorrow’s walk, and take advantage of Sarah and Darren’s knowledge about the area. On a clear night it is a splendid place to stargaze – being rural there are wonderfully dark skies.
Day 2:
8am – 9am: Breakfast
Sarah will prepare a delicious cooked breakfast, using locally sourced produce. She is experienced in catering to various dietary requirements.
9.30am – 2pm: Guided walk
Time to explore this amazing area on foot! Darren is a fully qualified mountain leader with lots of experience. He will lead the walk which takes roughly 4.5 hours. His knowledge of the area is impressive, he can tell you about the flora and fauna, the history and geology of the area.
Sarah will accompany and can lead an optional shorter route for anyone who cannot make the full walk.
You will have a packed lunch during the walk.
2pm – 6pm
Free time to explore at your leisure, take a nap, or read a book in the cosy lounge.
6pm-7pm: Dinner
7pm onwards: Campfire
Another opportunity to enjoy an evening around the campfire.
Day 3:
8am – 9am: Breakfast
Sarah will prepare a cooked breakfast.
9.30am – 12pm: Paddlesports on Llyn Clywedog
Make your way to Llyn Clywedog Sailing and Paddle Sports Club (just a 10 min drive from the Hideaway).
You have the option of kayaking, canoeing, or paddle boarding. Your instructor from Brenin Adventures will teach you the basics of whichever activity you choose.
12pm – 1pm: Lunch
This can be taken at the lake, there are picnic benches outside or tables inside.
After lunch, you have time to shower back at the Hideaway, before packing up and saying your goodbyes!

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Discover the magic of nature’s bounty at our October Forage Retreat

October 2nd 2023

Join us for our October Forage Retreat, a captivating journey into the world of foraging. Led by knowledgeable guide Jim, uncover hidden treasures and learn responsible harvesting in the Hafren Forest. Back at the Hideaway, transform your finds into a mouthwatering meal with Jim’s expert guidance. Nourish your body and soul, forge connections, and embrace nature’s gifts. Book now for an unforgettable adventure and lasting appreciation of our natural surroundings.

Welcome to our October Forage Retreat, in partnership with Forage Box, where we invite you to embark on a captivating journey into the world of foraging.
Led by the knowledgeable guide, Jim, you will be introduced to the art of identifying edible plants and wild ingredients. As you venture deeper into the forest, you will uncover hidden treasures and learn the importance of responsible harvesting, ensuring the preservation of our precious ecosystem.
But the adventure doesn’t end there! Returning to the cozy comforts of the Hideaway, you’ll roll up your sleeves and transform your foraged treasures into a mouthwatering evening meal. With Jim’s expert guidance, you’ll explore the culinary potential of these natural ingredients, blending creativity with traditional techniques to create a feast that truly reflects the essence of the forest.
In addition to culinary delights, our retreat aims to nourish both your bodies and souls.
This retreat promises to be an extraordinary experience, offering a unique opportunity to explore the Hafren Forest and the surrounding area.
We wholeheartedly invite you to join us on this immersive journey, where you’ll forge new connections, both with like-minded individuals and with the abundant gift’s nature has to offer. Prepare to be captivated by the beauty of the forest, enthralled by the secrets of foraging, and inspired to bring these newfound skills and perspectives into your everyday life.
Book your place now and prepare to embark on an unforgettable adventure that will leave you with lasting memories and a profound appreciation for the treasures that lie within our natural surroundings.

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