Tyncornel Hostel previously YHA Tyncornel Bunkhouse, 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. This accommodation is featured on our map of South Wales and Pembrokeshire and here is its own website.


  • Rooms & Beds:

    16: 2x8.
  • 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:

    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 Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation is near mountains, is available to individuals, is an 'Eco Hostel', has availability Christmas and is on the Cambrian Way, the present or past youth hostel page, the Easter promotion, the Autumn Half Term, the February Half Term, the August Bank Holiday, the Spring Bank Holiday and Whitsun Half Term and the May Bank Holiday.


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


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Book an Autumn break at Dolgoch or Ty’n Cornel hostels and get a 20% discount

October 30th 2019

Dolgoch and Ty’n Cornel hostels in the remote and beautiful Cambrian mountains of mid wales are offering autumn discounts for anyone booking for a stay at either hostel between 1st November and 17th December 2019.

Warm your hands and hearts at Tyncornel Hostel!

While staying at our simple hostel in the remote Elenydd Valley this winter, you will be greeted with the warmth and cosiness of our wood-burning stove! Tyncornel Youth Hostel has been a traditional simple hostel for many years, offering accommodation as a valued part of the YHA network.  Snuggle up to the warmth of our traditional wood-burning stove after a day out exploring in the crisp mountain air!

An example of special offer prices are : – 4 bed private room reduced from £50 to £40, 6 bed private room from £75 to £60.

View from Pen Y Gurnos to Tyncornel
Special Offer

Celebrate New Year by a cosy stove in the remote wilderness of the Cambrian Mountains

October 29th 2019

The iconic Tyncornel Hostel has a booking for Christmas Day but the hostel is available after that for the whole New Year period. Prices the same as the rest of the year.

Tyncornel is a former farmhouse set in stunning Cambrian Mountain scenery at the head of the beautiful Doethie Valley. It is one of the most remote hostels in Wales, favoured by walkers, cyclists, and bird watchers. It is on the Cambrian Way long distance footpath. The hostel has 16 places. There is a cosy common room with wood-burning stove, two dormitories with built-in bunk beds and a self-catering kitchen.

tyncornel hostel stove
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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.

Green Vouchers at Tyn Cornel Eco Hostel
Tyncornel hostel Elenydd Wilderness Hostels Trust

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