Plasnewydd Bunkhouse, Gorn Rd, Llanidloes, Powys, SY18 6LA

Call Susan on 01686 412431 or 07975 913049


Set in the beautiful Mid Wales countryside on the Glyndwrs Way the bunkhouse is an ideal location for exploring or unwinding. Built to the highest standards, with 4 star tourist board rating, it provides high quality accommodation for groups or individuals. It can also be booked for conferences and seminars. There is a well equipped kitchen and a large communal area with fabulous elevated views over the Mid Wales countryside. The bunk beds are large with comfortable mattresses. Pillows and pillowcases are included, sheets and duvets can be hired for £3 per set. Attractions close by include sailing, golf course, outdoor pursuit centre, shooting range, Hafren dirt bike and Yamaha school and the picturesque market town of Llanidloes (0.5 mile) with many places to eat and drink. You will need to bring your own soap and towels. Boots and dirty footwear must be kept in the drying room so please bring footwear for indoors. Taxis for walkers and cyclists to / from routes available.

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


  • Beds & Rooms:

    27 in 2 dorms + 1 family room.
  • Open:

    All year. 24 hours. Arrival and departure times by arrangement.
  • Price per night:

    £20pp + £3 for bedding if required. Sole use £403.
  • Booking:

    Booking is required (with non-refundable deposit) by phone, email or booking form on
  • Directions:

    From Llanidloes take the Gorn Road and Plasnewydd is signposted on the left hand side after about half a mile.
  • Public Transport:

    Caersws train station (7 miles), Llanidloes bus station (0.5 mile). Pick ups can be arranged from these points if required.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Lon Las Cymru
This accommodation is featured on the following pages
Available to Individuals Mid Wales & Welsh Borders


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
fSleeping bags required
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
uWithin 3 miles of NCN


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News & Offers from Plasnewydd Bunkhouse

Plasnewydd bunkhouse barn in Mid Wales has re-opened

August 2nd 2020

Spectacular views over the mid-Wales countryside but still close to the historic town of Llanidloes. So if you’re looking for a place to stay in or around Llanidloes this might be just what you are looking for!


Not enough room for your family meal at Christmas?

October 26th 2019

There’s large dining tables and seating for up to 27 people at Plasnewwydd Bunkhouse. Hire for exclusive use this four star bunkhouse with beds for 27 people.

Stay for any length of time, from a single night to a longer break.  There is ample seating room to enjoy a festive meal.

large dining table at Plasnewydd Bunkhouse Llanidloe

Explore the ancient medieval kingdom of Arwystli

September 1st 2019

Plasnewydd bunkhouse perfect for walking, cycling the Lôn Cambria cycle route and canoeing on the River Severn.

Situated in the quiet country of mid-Wales close to the historic market town of Llanidloes, Plasnewydd bunkhouse is ideal for relaxing and enjoying the views or exploring the countryside of the ancient medieval kingdom of Arwystli. The Welsh National Cycle Route – Lôn Las Cymru – NCN Route 8 passes close by on it way from the North to the South of Wales and NCN 81 passes close by on it way from the East to the West of Wales. The national trails of Glyndwr’s Way and the Severn Way pass near the bunkhouse making Plasnewydd Bunkhouse an ideal overnight stop for long distance walkers and cyclists. The bunkhouse owners are sometimes happy to transport your luggage as you walk and cycle, get in touch to enquire.

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