Plas Dolau Country House Hostel, Lovesgrove, Aberystwyth, SY23 3HP

Call Pat Twigg on 01970 617834


Plas Dolau is set in 25 acres of quiet countryside just 3 miles from the popular coastal town of Aberystwyth. Ideal for exploring West Wales, walking, cycling, riding, fishing and golf etc. and central for day trips to Snowdonia and Pembrokeshire. The warm country mansion (WTB 4 star hostel) has mainly dormitory style accommodation for up to 45 people. An adjoining Swedish style farmhouse (WTB 3 star guest house) can take another 15. Plas Dolau includes meeting rooms, dining rooms, games room, outdoor areas and walks. Various options for accommodation, provision of food, cooking facilities, etc are available. Ideally suited for youth groups, field courses, retreats, house parties and many other groups or individuals. WiFi is available to all from the guest house. Please feel free to phone to discuss your requirements. This accommodation is featured on our map of South Wales and Pembrokeshire and here is its own website.


  • Rooms & Beds:

    45:+cots. Plus 16 in farmhouse.
  • Open:

    All year. 24 hours.
  • Price per night:

    From £22 (inc breakfast) to £40 (private,en suite,full breakfast). From £675 for the whole mansion.
  • Booking:

  • Directions:

    GR 623 813, OS map 135. On the A44, 3 miles from Aberystwyth (1 mile east of railway bridge, 0.6 miles west of A4159 turning to Bow Street). Roadside sign: Plas Dolau B&B Y Gelli.
  • Public Transport:

    Nearest train station is in Aberystwyth. Taxi from the station will cost £6-7. National Express coaches and local buses (525 and 526) will set down at the end of the hostel drive.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is by the sea, is available to individuals, is a Green Business Award Winner and is on the Wales Coast Path.


bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
mMeals available (with notice)
nBreakfast available (with notice)
kSelf catering facilities
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
sComputer with internet
6Green Tourism Award: Bronze
uWithin 3 miles of NCN
2VisitWales Quality Assured
ZDogs by arrangement


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News & Offers from Plas Dolau Country House Hostel

Bronze Green Tourisum award for Plas Dolou Country House Hostel

August 21st 2019

Situated amongst the trees and old gardens this old country house provides warm and comfortable accommodation for groups and individuals. Family rooms and dormitorys available, kitchens, lounges and wildlife gardens.

With 25 acres of land, a lot of it woodland, there is plenty of nature to see.  Why not join us for a weekend break? We offer self-catering and full-board. Get in touch to see how we can cater for your needs.

plas dolou gold award winner for green tourism

Group accommodation by the popular coastal town of Aberystwyth!

July 7th 2019

Get the best of both worlds at Plas Dolau Country House, with the coast and quiet countryside both at your door stop!

Sole usage of the entire mansion is available, as well as individual private rooms.

group accommodation

Easter Break

February 20th 2019

Are you still looking for a getaway over the Easter holiday?

Why not pack up your bags, head to the countryside coastal area of Aberystwyth, Wales and stay with us at Plas Dolau Country Estate?
We have a country house hostel sleeping up to 45 people in bunk-bed dorms and three guesthouse-style rooms (minimum group number 20).

We also have availability in our  guesthouse, Y Gelli, sleeping 14 people in a mix of singles, twins, a double and a family room – cooked breakfast included.

Available 7 – 28th April. Full-board or self-catering available in Plas Dolau Country House Hostel.

Plas Dolau Country House Hostel accommodation Lovesgrove Aberystwyth

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