The Star Bunkhouse, Brecon Road (A40), Bwlch, Brecon, Powys, LD3 7RQ

Call Emma & Peter Harrison on 01874 730080 or 07341 906937

Dog friendly, self catering bunkhouse near Brecon

Croeso i Fyncws y Seren - welcome to The Star Bunkhouse: an ideal base from which to explore the beautiful Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) National Park. Situated in the village of Bwlch, you can expect a warm and comfortable stay in this self-catering bunkhouse. There are spacious bedrooms, cosy lounge and dining areas, fully-equipped self-catering kitchen, BBQ area, hot showers, drying room with washing machine, off-road parking and free WiFi. We can sleep up to 20 people in bunkbeds spread over 6 bedrooms. Bookings from individuals and couples as well as small & large groups are all welcomed. A popular choice for family gatherings, reunions, school & youth groups (11+), clubs & societies and all outdoors enthusiasts. Dog friendly by arrangement. The bunkhouse is situated alongside The Beacons Way long-distance footpath in the gap ('bwlch') between the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons (which includes Pen Y Fan) mountain ranges. Meet and swap stories with fellow travellers if use of the bunkhouse is shared, or please ask if you would prefer sole use for your group.

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


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  • Beds & Rooms:

    20: 1x4/5 (en-suite), 3x4, 2x2
  • Open:

    All year. All day.
  • Price per night:

    Private rooms from £22. Sole use from £280.
  • Booking:

    By email or telephone
  • Directions:

    On the A40 between Crickhowell and Brecon
  • Public Transport :

    Nearest train station: Abergavenny 13 miles. Bus route: X43 Abergavenny-Brecon. Nearest airport: Cardiff Airport 50 miles.
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Lon Las Cymru Cambrian Way Beacons Way
This accommodation is featured on the following pages
Mountains Close to a Pub Dog Friendly Bunkhouses Individuals welcome En suite rooms Accommodation for Cyclists Dark Sky Areas IHUK Signage Brecon Beacons & the Black Mountains Mid Wales & Welsh Borders

This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available for Christmas 2023 Available August Bank Holiday 2023


cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
uWithin 3 miles of NCN
ZDogs by arrangement


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Staycation for October half-term?

September 17th 2022

Escape on an autumn holiday in the Brecon Beacons National Park!

October is such a great time to go on holiday. Why not round up everyone for a big group get together (sole use), or book a private bedroom for your group (we have rooms suitable for individuals, couples and small groups)?

Photo credit: Tim Jones (Asyouseeitmedia) “Bwlch Layby” (on the edge of our village 🙂 )

Special Offer

Night 1 accommodation on Lon Las Cymru

September 2nd 2020

48 miles from the start of the Lon Las Cymru route, The Star Bunkhouse is a perfect place to spend night 1.
Bed linen is available. We have a secure bike lock-up.


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