Tyncornel Hostel, Llanddewi Brefi, Tregaron, Ceredigion, SY25 6PH

Call Janet or Richard on 01980 629259


Tyncornel Hostel is a remote former farmhouse in the hills, with a cosy wood-burning stove. Favoured by walkers, cyclists, bird watchers and lovers of solitude it is in the beautiful Doethie valley on the Cambrian Way long distance footpath. There are comfortable wooden bunk beds and good self-catering facilities. You can enjoy the wild open moorlands of the Elenydd uplands and you can walk the old drovers road to Dolgoch Hostel. Other attractions include the Cors Caron National Nature Reserve, the Red Kite Centre and museum in Tregaron, Teifi Pools, Llyn Brianne reservoir, Dolaucothi Roman gold mines, Strata Florida Abbey and the National Trust's Llanerchaeron country house.

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  • Beds & Rooms:

    16: 2x8.
  • Open:

    Open all year. Reception 5pm -11pm, 7am -10am.
  • Price per night:

    £14 per adult, £7 (under 18s). Whole hostel bookings £200 and private rooms available. Campers £8.
  • Booking:

    Booking essential. Book online or by email or phone.
  • Directions:

    Road from Llanddewi-Brefi, near Tregaron, follow hostel signs SE 7m (last mile track). Or bridle path up Doethie valley on the Cambrian Way (Llandovery 15 m), or byway 2m NW from Soar y Mynydd chapel.
  • Public Transport:

    Trains: Aberystwyth 28m, Llanwrtyd Wells 16m, Cynghordy 12m. Coach: X40 (Cardiff - Aberystwyth) Lampeter 15m. Bus: 585 (Lampeter- Tregaron) Llanddewi-Brefi 7m.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Cambrian Way
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This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available for Christmas 2021 Available New Year 2021 / 2022 Available February Half Term 2022 Available Easter 2022 Available May Day Bank Holiday 2022 Available Spring Bank Holiday or Whitson Half Term 2022


bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
hSome areas heated
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)


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Christmas or New Year at Tyncornel hostel in the beautiful Cambrian Mountains

September 30th 2021

Are you thinking of spending Christmas or New Year with family or friends in a peaceful hostel in beautiful surroundings? Have you considered Tyncornel hostel in Mid Wales?

Tyncornel hostel has a cosy living room with wood burning stove and two dormitories sleeping 16 in all. Well equipped self catering kitchen. Wonderful views and good walking or mountain biking right from the door if the weather is good. Lots of books and games to keep you amused if it isn’t.

Late Availability

Welcome the Spring in Mid-Wales!

December 19th 2019

Ty’n Cornel Hostel in Mid-Wales still has plenty of room over the Easter holidays. Come and see the lambs in the fields, the primroses in the garden and signs of Spring all around. You may even hear the cuckoo!

Ty’n Cornel is in a tranquil and sunny spot at the head of the beautiful Doethie Valley. There are lots of walks and mountain bike rides right from the hostel door.


Get a Green Voucher by arriving at this hostel on foot or by bike

June 11th 2018

Exchange your Green Voucher for a half price stay at Dolgoch or Tyncornel Hostel

The Elenydd Wilderness Trust hostels are giving Green Vouchers to anyone arriving at their hostels on foot or bike.  These vouchers entitle the holder to a half price stay at either of the hostels at a later date.  Dolgoch and Tyncornel Hostels are in the wild and stunningly beautiful Cambrian Mountains a days walk apart, ideal for an adventure by bike or one foot.  They were converted from Isolated farmhouses situated near old drovers’ roads in the wild and stunningly beautiful Cambrian Mountains.  Tyncornel Youth Hostel has been a traditional YHA simple hostel for many years and now offers comfort and company to walkers and cyclists as part of the Independent Hostels UK network.  It has a new wood-burning stove and stone fireplace fitted in time for the 2017 winter.

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