Mid Wales & Welsh Borders
Dolgoch, Tregaron, Ceredigion, SY25 6NR
The Iconic Dolgoch Youth Hostel, now run independently, enjoys the peace of the remote Tywi valley. Enjoy an era before electricity staying at this 17th century farmhouse, a traditional simple hostel for over 40 years. Hot showers, log burner, self-catering kitchen, dormitories & private rooms.
Blaenglyn Farm, Libanus, Brecon, Powys, LD3 8NF
The National Trusts Dan y Gyrn bunkhouse enjoys a spectacular location in the glorious Brecon Beacons. Nestled in the tranquil and verdant Upper Tarell valley, it provides a comfortable self catering group accommodation for walkers and families. Near the village of Libanus with panoramic views.
Woodhouse Farm, St Harmon, Rhayader, LD6 5LY
Mid Wales Bunkhouse near Rhayader has an unspoilt rural location, close to the Elan Valley, with a stunning natural garden. Explore or Swim in the river, walk or bike from the door. Tipi, camping and horse B&B available. Fully equipped for self catering. Families, groups & individuals welcome.
Hollybush, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 1ET
Berrow House Bunkhouse is a combination of simple accommodation and camping the garden around Berrow House. It is in Hollybush, Herefordshire, in the idyllic Malvern Hills with direct access onto the hill and close to Eastnor Castle. Half an hour drive from the Welsh Border and Forest of Dean.
The Boat House, Glasbury-On-Wye, Herefordshire, HR3 5NP
Wye Valley Canoes Bunkhouse, in a converted Welsh Chapel, is a warm, modern space with huge sofas and a slide to reach the ground floor. Canoes, kayaks and mountain bikes can be hired and activities arranged. Try paddling down to Hay on Wye (4 miles away) and walking back along the Wye Valley Walk.
Llanddewi Brefi, Tregaron, Ceredigion, SY25 6PH
Tyncornel is a former farmhouse set in stunning Cambrian mountain scenery at the head of the beautiful Doethie Valley. One of the most remote hostels in Wales, favoured by walkers, cyclists, & bird watchers. It is on the Cambrian Way long distance footpath so a perfect overnight stop for walkers.
Court Farm, Llanthony, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 7NN
The Wain House, Court Farm near Abergavenny continues the 900 year old tradition of providing travellers with accommodation, started by Llanthony Priory next door. Surrounded by the Black Mountains in the Brecon Beacons National Park, it provides self catering accommodation for groups.
Tomen Y Castell, Llanfor, Bala, Gwynedd, LL23 7HD
Bala Bunk House is a 200 year old Welsh stone building full of character. In an acre of picturesque grounds with private parking and splendid views of the Berwyn Hills. Ideal for all types of groups, family parties and individuals. Close to Bala Lake and the National White Water Centre.
Erwood, Builth Wells, Powys, LD2 3TQ
River Cabin is set in an old cider orchard next to Trericket Mill in Erwood near Builth Wells. Overlooking the mill stream with a sunny dining porch, patio and private garden with picnic table, fire pit and BBQ. The Cabin sleeps up to 4 in a cosy bunkroom and there is a small summer campsite.
Lower Galdeford, Ludlow, Shropshire SY8 1RZ
Ludlow Mascall Centre in the heart of Ludlow and within walking distance of restaurants, shops, pubs and attractions. The nearby Shropshire Hills and Mortimer Forest offer miles of stunning landscapes to explore. Beautiful Victorian building provides en suite accommodation.
Kington, Herefordshire. HR5 3NN
Dunfield House near Kington in rural Herefordshire, provides group accommodation close to the Welsh border. Large and small groups are welcome, with large groups having sole use of the grand Victorian house parkland and swimming pool. Smaller groups in the self catering stables.
Dinefwr Park, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, SA19 6RT
The National Trust Dinefwr Bunkhouse sits in the heart of a medieval deer park, close to Llandeilo in Carmarthenshire. It provides characterful self catering group accommodation with a lovely patio which is reached from doors off the living area and has wooden bench seating and a barbecue.
Glasbury on Wye, Powys, HR3 5LP
Woodlands Bunkhouse, Glasbury on Wye, Powys, is a converted stable set in the 10 acre grounds of Woodlands Centre. It overlooks the River Wye and has wonderful views of the Black Mountains. Within easy reach of the spectacular limestone area to the south, the historic town of Hay on Wye is nearby.
Y Dolydd, Workhouse, Llanfyllin, SY22 5LD
Bunkhouse at the Workhouse is a well equipped, community run bunkhouse at Y Dolydd Llanfyllin Victorian Workhouse. Handy for Welshpool, Oswestry, Shrewsbury and close to the Berwyn Mountains, Lake Vyrnwy and Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall, the tallest single drop waterfall in the UK.
Ferrie Lane, Symonds Yat West, Herefordshire HR9 6BL
Ye Old Ferrie Inn Bunkhouse, Symonds Yat is a beautiful riverside pub has been standing on the banks of the River Wye since the 15th century. With charming traditional features, warming open fires and stunning views across the valley, an ideal base for your exploration of the Wye Valley.
Brecon Bunkhouse, Cwmfforest Farm, Pengenfford, Talgarth, Brecon, LD3 0EU
Brecon Bunkhouse near Talgarth, is a spacious, comfortable, bunkhouse in the Brecon Beacons. Providing great value self-catering accommodation in the Black Mountains, with mountain walks from the door, the ideal base for horse riding, mountain biking and canoeing. Horse riding available.
Foxholes Camping, Montgomery Rd, Bishops Castle, Shropshire, SY9 5HA
Foxholes Castle Bunkhouse, Bishops Castle, is on a family-run campsite, with glorious views of Shropshire's beautiful hills. Just a few minutes' walk from the Shropshire Way, Offa's Dyke and the Sustrans cycle network. It is the perfect base for walkers, cyclists, photographers, families & couples.
25 Bath Street, Aberystwyth, SY23 2NN
Maes-y-Mor offers superior self-catering accommodation around the corner from the beach in Aberystwyth. Near the town centre just 5 mins' walk from train & bus stations. Self-catering facilities, car parking, secure bike storage and luxury private rooms at great prices.
Clyngwyn Farm, Ystradfellte Rd, Pontneddfechan, Powys, SA11 5US
Clyngwyn four star Bunkhouse is in the Brecon Beacons, only minutes away from the waterfalls and caves of Ystradfellte and Sgwd Yr Eira. An ideal base for a wide range of outdoor activities. There is a 19 bed bunkhouse, camping, three double B&B rooms and a romantic shepherd's hut in the meadow.
Lower Broughton Farm, Nr Bishops Castle, Montgomery, Powys SY15 6SZ
Broughton, Nr Bishops Castle in Montgomery provides hostel style accommodation in a 17th century barn with a wealth of exposed beams and character. There is a fully equipped kitchen, central heating, hot water and showers. Ideal for cycling around Clun or enjoying the locally brewed real ale.
Meadow Green, Batch Valley, All Stretton, Shrops, SY6 6JW
All Stretton Bunkhouse in the Batch Valley, Shropshire, offers comfortable, self-catering accommodation for individuals and groups of up to 10. Easy access to walks and bike rides on the Long Mynd. Short drive from Church Stretton and 10 mins walk from the local pub. Dogs welcome with sole use.
Brecon Road (A40), Bwlch, Brecon, Powys, LD3 7RQ
The Star Bunkhouse in the village of Bwlch on the Beacons Way is an ideal base for exploring the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park. Expect a warm & comfortable stay in this dog friendly bunkhouse with spacious bedrooms, cosy lounge and a pub just across the road. Individuals & groups welcome.
Coed Owen Farm, Cwmtaff, Merthyr Tydfil , CF48 2HY
Coed Owen Bunkhouse is on a hill farm in the heart of the Brecon Beacons, 2 hours' walk from Pen Y Fan. This Bunkhouse provides well appointed self-catering accommodation; ideal for stag, hen & family parties. Outdoor activities can be organised. Direct access to the mountains & waterfalls.
Staylittle, nr Llanidloes, Powys, SY19 7DB
A former weather station, converted into a comfortable bunkhouse on the edge of Hafren Forest in the Cambrian Mountains. A quiet rural base for walking, running, cycling, kayaking, fly fishing, family groups and parties. Comfortable central heated self catering accommodation.
The Dragons Back (formerly The Castle Inn Pengenffordd) is a pub with bunkrooms, B&B, glamping & camping. 1000ft above sea level in the stunning Brecon Beacons National Park, surrounded by the Black Mountains. Ideal for cyclists, stag & hen and team building. Activities & trails from the door.
Beili Neuadd, Rhayader, LD6 5NS
Beili Neuadd Bunkhouse is a converted 18th century stone barn in stunning countryside just 2 miles from the small market town of Rhayader - the gateway to the Elan Valley and Cambrian Mountains. The centrally heated barn sleeps 16 in 3 en suite rooms and includes a kitchen and drying room.
Lovesgrove, Aberystwyth, SY23 3HP
Plas Dolau Country House Hostel is set in 25 acres just 3 miles from Aberystwyth. Ideal for exploring West Wales, walking, cycling, riding, fishing and golf. This warm country mansion with dormitory rooms is ideally suited for youth groups, field courses, retreats, house parties or individuals.
Penbryn Reception, Aberystwyth University, Penbryn, Penglais, SY23 3BY
Aberystwyth University Bunkhouse on the Ceredigion Coast has individual bedrooms for up to 90 people.
Woodside Lodges, Falcon Lane, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 2JN
Woodside Lodges Bunkhouse, Herefordshire, sits in a landscaped park with pools & wild flower meadows, along with Scandinavian self-catering lodges, a campsite and camping pods. Close to the Herefordshire Trail, Malvern Hills & the Forest of Dean it's ideal for walkers, cyclists & nature lovers.
13 Beaufort Square, Chepstow, NP16 5EP (Car park NP16 5LL)
Green Man Backpackers in the heart of Chepstow, offers inspired accommodation in a Grade 2 historic building and thriving pub. On Offa's Dyke path, the Wales Coast Path, Gloucester Way, the Wye Valley Walk and in the Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley AONB. 1 mile from Land's End to John O'Groats.
Ratlinghope, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY5 0SP
Bridges Youth Hostel is tucked away in the tranquil Shropshire hills, close to Long Mynd & Stiperstones. Close to the Shropshire Way, End to End cycle route and many mountain biking route. The hostel has a shop, garden and a good kitchen. There is a wood fire in the lounge and a pub nearby.
Middle Ninfa Farm, Llanellen, Abergavenny, NP7 9LE
Middle Ninfa Farm, on the edge of the Blaenavon World Heritage Site in the Brecon Beacons, offers bunkhouse & cottage accommodation, camping and hands-on training in coracle making. The bunkhouse is sympathetically renovated to retain the rustic charm with fine views over the Usk Valley.
Berwyn Street, Llangollen, LL20 8NB
Llangollen Hostel, in the Dee Valley is your perfect location for walking, cycling, canoeing and white water rafting. Families will love visiting the steam railway, horse drawn canal boats & Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, a World Heritage Site. The town offers a great choice of pubs, music and arts festival
Gorn Rd, Llanidloes, Powys, SY18 6LA
Plasnewydd Bunkhouse, Llanidloes, is set in the beautiful Mid Wales countryside on the Glyndwrs Way. Attractions close by include sailing, golf course, outdoor pursuit centre, shooting range, motorbike school and the picturesque market town of Llanidloes (0.5 mile) with many places to eat and drink.
Springhill Farm, Selattyn, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY10 7NZ
Springhill Farm Bunkhouse, Selattyn, Oswestry, Shropshire is on a Welsh hill farm on the Wales / Shropshire border, 1475ft above sea level. Beautiful views over the Ceiriog Valley and Berwyn Mountains. Great for walking, riding, cycling, team building, meetings, or just to relax.
Womerton Farm, All Stretton, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 6LJ
Womerton Farm Bunkhouse, All Stretton, Shropshire, sits right next to the Long Mynd in the heart of the Shropshire Hills. 3 miles from Church Stretton, 12 miles from Shrewsbury & 15 miles from Ludlow. Local attractions inc. Acton Scott Working Farm Museum, Stokesay Castle & Museum of Lost Content.
Stokes Barn, Newtown Farm, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, TF13 6DB
Stokes Barn Bunkhouses are on top of Wenlock Edge Area of Natural Beauty, in the heart of Shropshire. Much Wenlock is walking distance with independent shops, pubs and restaurants. Ironbridge World Heritage Site is 6 miles away. Flexible self catering group accommodation on a working farm.
32 Tegid Street, Bala, LL23 7EL
For outdoor adventures within the Snowdonia National Park, Bala Backpackers offers great value accommodation with 30 single beds in multi bed rooms and twin rooms. Located in a quiet, sunny, chapel square, in the bustling market town of Bala.
Dolecoed Road, Llanwrtyd Wells, Powys, LD5 4RA
Stonecroft Lodge self-catering accommodation is in Llanwrtyd Wells, known for fun events like the Man v Horse Marathon and World Bog Snorkelling Championships. Set in red kite country, surrounded by the green fields & mountains of mid Wales, this hostel is a great base for mountain biking & walking.
Craig Y Nos Castle, Brecon Road, Penycae, Powys, SA9 1GL
Craig Y Nos Castle in the Brecon Beacons was once a celebrity's home and a TB sanatorium and is now an idyllic wedding venue. The old nurses accommodation in the grounds is a great value and guests are welcomed into the castle for hearty meals, cosy evenings by the fire and a castle history tour.
Tregoyd Mountain Riders, Lower Cwmcadarn Farm, Felindre, Three Cocks, Brecon, Powys, Wales LD3 0TB
Cadarn Bunkhouse is on a small hill farm in the Brecon Beacons National Park. Surrounded by views of the Black Mountains and the Wye Valley with easy access to the mountains and River Glasbury. It is perfect for walking, mountain biking and horse riding. Pony trekking, bike and canoe hire on site.
This maps of Mid Wales and the Welsh Borders shows Bunkhouses,camping barns and hostels. Part of the largest hostel and bunkhouse network in England and Wales IHUK
This maps of hostels and bunkhouses in Mid Wales and the Welsh Borders shows the locations of self catering accommodation in Mid Wales. It shows self catering accommodation close to the Mid Wales towns of Talgarth, Newtown, Montgomery and Welshpool. Bunkhouses and hostels are ideal for Walkers and cyclist as they provide self catering accommodation which can be used for single night stays. This is ideal exploring the wilderness area of the Cambrian Mountains or visiting the wild ponies of the long Mynd. Crisscrossed by the River Wye and the River Severn the Welsh Borders provide brilliant canoeing. Explore the white waters north of Glasbury-on-Wye. Holiday by camping canoe on the rivers south of Hereford. Hay-on-Wye and Builth Wells are tourist hot spots where visitors browse the bookshops and take tea in the cafes.
The Cambrian Mountians
The Cambrian Mountains are a mountain bikers heaven with miles of off road tracks. Here you can go cycle touring on the old drovers roads. There are Cycle trails for all abilities in Coed Trallwm Forest. The Trans-Cambrian Way and Ystwyth Cycleway provide over 100 miles of cycle trails. You can explore the beautiful Eland Valley and Lake Vyrnwy by bike and Tregaron is a great jumping off point into wild country for cycling. There are plenty of relatively traffic free road cycling routes around Llanidloes.
Waterfalls abound which make ideal destinations for rural walks and picnics. The welsh borders are crossed long distance walks including Offa’s Dyke, Usk Valley Walk, Severn Way, the Wye Valley Walk, Glyndwr’s Way and Marches Way.
The Welsh Marches have the spa towns of Builth Wells and Llandrindod Wells and market towns of a Knighton and Rhayader to explore. This is a historical area named after the Marcher Lords who governed the area between England and Wales, independently of the King, for many years. You are never far from a castle on the Welsh Borders and there are ruins to explore at Powis Castle, Llanthony Priory, Grosmont Castle, Skenfrith Castle and Raglan Castle. The Cambrian mountains and many other wild areas of Mid Wales are ideal for wildlife and famous for Red Kites.
the maps also cover the area around llangollen, a bustling town built around a tumbling river.