Tyncornel Hostel, Llanddewi Brefi, Tregaron, Ceredigion, SY25 6PH
Call Janet or Richard on 01980 629259
OverviewTyncornel 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.
Beds & Rooms:16: 2x8.
Open:12th April 2021. 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:Advisable, essential mid November to mid March. 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 Walks Cambrian Way
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Re-opening for weekends from 12th April
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Ty’nCornel Hostel, will be welcoming guests from the 12th April. Bookings will be for sole use initially. That means that if 1 camper, 1 individual or one household books, they will have the hostel to themselves until the legislation allows guests to share facilities again. Advance bookings only please at this stage.
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Get a Green Voucher by arriving at this hostel on foot or by bike
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Exchange your Green Voucher for a half price stay at Dolgoch or Tyncornel Hostel
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