Brecon Beacons Bunkhouses : self catering bunkhouse near Brecon


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

Croeso i Fyncws y Seren – welcome to The Star Bunkhouse. An ideal base from which to explore the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park. Situated in the village of Bwlch, you can expect a warm and comfortable stay in the self-catering bunkhouse. With spacious bedrooms, cosy lounge and dining areas, a fully-equipped kitchen, an outside BBQ area, hot showers, drying room, free WiFi and off-road parking. The Star Bunkhouse can sleep up to 20 people in bunk beds spread over 6 bedrooms, and welcomes bookings from individuals and couples as well as small & large groups. A popular choice for family get-togethers, reunions, birthday parties, hens & stags, school & youth groups, clubs & societies, and with all lovers of the great outdoors. 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 Central Beacons mountain range (which includes Pen Y Fan). Meet and swap stories with fellow travellers if use of the bunkhouse is shared, or please ask if you would prefer exclusive use for your group.

This accommodation is featured on our map of South Wales and Pembrokeshire and here is its own website.
The Star Bunkhouse | Brecon Beacons Bunkhouses : self catering bunkhouse near Brecon


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01874 730080 Mobile:07341 906937

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Rooms & Beds:

20: 1×4 (en-suite), 3×4, 2×2


All year. All day

Price per night:

Standard rate £19pp


By email or telephone


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.

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is available to individuals, is an 'Eco Hostel' and is on the Hostels that welcome stag and hen parties map, the Beacons Way, the Lon Las Cymru and the Brecon Beacons National Park.

News & Offers

February half-term is coming soon!

February half-term is coming soon!

Have you booked your family break yet?

While it may seem that the festive period has only just finished, many of us already looking forward to the next school holiday. ‘The Star Bunkhouse’ has private bedrooms OR exclusive use available during February half-term this year! With 20 bed spaces spread over 6 bedrooms, you may want to bring your friends and their children along too!!

Most schools across the UK will be closed either the week starting 12th February or 19th February 2018. Our available dates are Sunday 11th – Friday 16th February, or Sunday 18th – Friday 23rd February 2018.

Stay for 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 nights in a beautiful part of the Brecon Beacons National Park, with a wide range of family activities surrounding you (from farm visits to climbing the highest mountain in southern Britain).

[Photo: ‘Red Wellies at Brecon Show’ (unknown photographer) used with kind permission from the  Brecon Beacons National Park]


January sale at The Star Bunkhouse

January sale at The Star Bunkhouse

Get your walking boots on and explore the wonderful Brecon Beacons National Park

The Star Bunkhouse is offering 15% discount on all bookings received via Independent Hostels UK in January 2018. 

We have private bedrooms available on the following dates:

  • 7th-15th January 2018
  • 21st-31st January 2018

Enjoy the privacy of your own private bedroom(s) for you, or your group, from £19pppn (before discount).

Stay 1 night or more. Plus, we are very dog-friendly!

Late availability for snow lovers!

Late availability for snow lovers!

Due to a cancellation, we now have extra bed spaces between 11th-23rd December 2017 (excluding 15th-16th)

The Star Bunkhouse is an ideal Winter base for exploring the Brecon Beacons National Park. We are on the A40 (which is always kept clear) and the gritting team (i.e. us!) are keeping the lane up to our car park clear.

Step straight out on the mountains for plenty of local walks. Our bunkhouse is warm & cosy, as is our village pub just across the road!

Private bedrooms for 1-4 people: £19pppn adults, £15pppn under 18s

Photo: Buckland Hill, Bwlch, 10th December 2017.

Contact The Star Bunkhouse:

01874 730080 Mobile:07341 906937MessageView website