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Mid Wales & Welsh Borders: Accommodation in bunkhouses, camping barns & hostels

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This map of hostels and bunkhouses shows the locations of self catering accommodation in Mid Wales and along both sides of the Welsh Border, from Chepstow to Chester. The quite Mid Wales towns of Talgarth, Llandrindod Wells and Rhayder and the Welsh Marches are included and the area covered by the route of Offas Dyke is shown. Criss-crossed by the River Wye and the River Severn the Welsh Borders provide brilliant canoeing. Walkers can explore the wilderness area of the Elan Valley and the Cambrian Mountains or visit the wild ponies on the long Mynd. Hay-on-Wye, Hereford and Builth Wells are popular towns for browsing and afternoon tea. Bunkhouses and hostels are ideal for family or touring holidays, they provide excellent facilities for groups, walkers and cyclists.

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Wye Valley Canoes Bunkhouse

In a converted Welsh Chapel, Wye Valley Canoes Bunkhouse is a warm, modern space with huge sofas and a slide to reach the ground floor. There is a small kitchen area, so it is possible to self-cater, and the River Café next door can feed your group or serve food to you at the big bunkhouse dining table. The luxury bunks are in individual pods and there is a kingsize bedroom area. The beds, the sofas and the kitchen are

Llysdinam Field Centre

Llysdinam Field Centre offers affordable accommodation in Mid Wales surrounded by beautiful countryside and close to the market town of Llandrindod Wells. The Wye Valley Walk and the Builth Wells to Rhayader cycle route pass close by. The Elan Valley (12 miles), the Royal Welsh Showground (6 miles) and the Brecon Beacons National Park are within easy reach. The bunkhouse with its adjoining kitchen and dining room comfortably sleeps 24. The kitchen facilities can be used for self-catering or healthy,

Womerton Farm Bunkhouse

Womerton Farm Bunkhouse is situated right next to the Long Mynd, an Area of National Beauty in the heart of the Shropshire Hills. It offers small select accommodation to sleep eight; six in bunks downstairs and two in a double sofa bed upstairs. There is a fully equipped kitchen and living area upstairs. The bunkhouse is 3 miles from Church Stretton, 12 miles from historic Shrewsbury and 15 miles from Ludlow, food capital of Shropshire. There are many local

Brecon Bunkhouse

Brecon Bunkhouse is a spacious, comfortable and clean bunkhouse in the Brecon Beacons. Offering fantastic value for money with a large self-catering kitchen, big dining room with plenty of tables and separate sitting room with a cosy wood-burner (logs provided). Situated in a small valley in the Black Mountains, the eastern part of the National Park, with mountain walks from the door. The area is ideal for horse riding and mountain bikes, with a white water canoe centre nearby.

Beili Neuadd Bunkhouse

Beili Neuadd Bunkhouse is a converted 18th century stone barn beautifully positioned in quiet, secluded countryside with delightful views, its own paddocks, stream, pools and woodland. The centrally heated barn sleeps 16 in 3 en suite bunkrooms and includes a fully equipped kitchen/dining room and drying room. The bunks have full sized mattresses, bed linen is included and towels can be hired. Accommodation is also available as B&B in the main house and there is space to camp in

Stonecroft Lodge

Stonecroft Lodge self-catering guest house is situated in Llanwrtyd Wells, ‘the smallest town in Britain’. Surrounded by the green fields, mountains and glorious countryside of mid Wales, Llanwrtyd is in renowned red kite country and is a great centre for mountain biking, walking, pony trekking etc. The town hosts many annual events such as the Man v Horse Marathon, World Bog Snorkelling Championships and the Mid Wales Beer Festival. The hostel offers a warm welcome and a comfortable stay. It

The Old Smithy Camping Barn

The Old Smithy camping barn was at one time the village fire station. This “stone-tent” is situated in the village of Burwardsley, Cheshire, mid-way along the Sandstone Trail, one of the finest long distance walks in North West England. The barn is also on NCN route 45 Mercian Way. The Old Smithy offers affordable country accommodation for up to 8 people. Ideal for families or groups of walkers, cyclists and others visiting this part of Cheshire or wanting to get

Coed Owen Bunkhouse

Stay on an idyllic Welsh hill farm in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Coed Owen Bunkhouse can sleep up to 26 guests and provides fully equipped commercial stainless steel kitchen with open plan dining and comfortable sitting area. Coed Owen is a great place for stag, hen and family celebratory parties or gatherings. We can highly recommend our local outdoor activity providers for those adrenaline junkie weekends or places to meditate and chill. Large and small groups

Wern Watkin Bunkhouse

Wern Watkin Bunkhouse is located in the Brecon Beacons National Park, high up on Mynnedd Llangattock. It is also known as YHA Llangattock Mountain. There is direct access on foot to the mountainside and a flat mountain road to a National Cycle Route. The bunkhouse is a converted stone barn with bunks for 30 people in 7, mainly en suite, bedrooms. The massive dining room and seating area opens out onto ancient woodlands. It has under-floor heating throughout, excellent

New Inn Bunkhouse

Stay at the 16th century New Inn on the River Wye and discover the forgotten countryside of mid Wales. The New Inn has a bunkhouse ideal for parties of walkers and cyclists as well as double, twin and family B&B rooms. The bunkhouse has its own entrance and a large lobby which can be used for boots and waterproofs. Secure storage is available for cycles and motor-cycles. The bunkhouse is self-contained with toilets and showers. There are no

Mid Wales Bunkhouse

Mid Wales bunkhouse has a superb unspoilt rural location for any activity or occasion with a stunning natural garden. Explore or swim in the river. Theres walking and biking from the door, even accommodation for your horse. Fully equipped for self catering or meals provided, barbeque and charcoal pizza oven. Authentic western tipi and camping. Nature reserve, kite feeding, Elan Valley all nearby. Available for groups of up to 26 or individuals.

Dan y Gyrn Bunkhouse

Dan Y Gyrn bunkhouse is the perfect base for walkers, cyclists, families or groups. Located in the heart of the Brecon Beacons it is the perfect base from which to explore this National Park. This comfortable, modern bunkhouse with amazing views is close to the main access route to Pen y Fan so great for walking groups. The bunkhouse is also great for families with a large garden for children to play in. Sleeping 15 in 3 rooms and very well equipped for self-catering this bunkhouse is perfect accommodation for groups.

River Cabin

River Cabin, a traditional stone building with eco credentials, is set in an old cider orchard overlooking the mill stream. It sleeps up to 4 in a cosy bunkroom with bunk beds & a double futon. There is a kitchen/lounge area, sunny dining porch, patio & private garden with picnic table, fire pit and BBQ. The price includes heating, hot water, showers, WiFi & use of bike store. From Easter - October a small camp-site is operated alongside the cabin.

Bala Bunk House

Being a converted 200-year-old Welsh stone building, Bala Bunk House is full of character set back from the road in over an acre of picturesque grounds with private parking. Ideal for all group types getting together and individuals. Close to all the outdoor activities centres and all amenities with Bala Town just 1.5 miles away. Open all year round, booking highly advisable.

The Wain House

This old stone barn continues the tradition of 900 years when Llanthony Priory next door provided shelter and accommodation. Surrounded by the Black Mountains in the Brecon Beacons National Park, this spectacular setting is a superb base for walking, riding, pony trekking and other mountain activities. Sixteen bunks are split into three separate areas for sleeping. There is a fully equipped kitchen, hot water for showers, heating throughout and a wood burning stove in the eating area. Small or large

Craig Y Nos Castle

Craig Y Nos Castle is situated on a sweeping mountain road that crosses the Brecon Beacons. Once a celebrity palace and then a sanatorium providing the fresh air cure, the castle has always been chosen for its location. In the grounds of the castle the Nurses Block has a lounge, a small self-catering kitchen, 10 twin rooms, 1 single room, showers, loos and a disabled bathroom. All the beds are made up with fresh linen and duvets. The kitchen has

Cadarn Bunkhouse

On a small hill farm in the Brecon Beacons National Park, Cadarn Bunkhouse is surrounded by fantastic landscape with views of the Black Mountains and the Wye Valley. With easy access to the mountains it is perfect for walking, mountain biking and horse riding whist the River Glasbury is perfect for kayaking and canoeing. The main bunkhouse has 7 first floor bunk rooms with three wash areas on the ground floor. A well equipped kitchen, dining room and recreation room

Springhill Farm Bunkhouse

Springhill Farm Bunkhouse is on a Welsh hill farm at 1475ft above sea level, on the Welsh/Shropshire border with beautiful views over the Ceiriog Valley and Berwyn Mountains. Great for walking, riding, cycling, team building, meetings, or just to relax. Self catering, the main bunkhouse sleeps around 25 in 6 bedrooms. The 2 smaller self catering cottages can sleep 12 more. There is also a heated games and lecture room. The bunkhouse has under-floor heating, entrance hall with w/c and

Broughton Bunkhouse

Broughton Bunkhouse offers comfortable accommodation in a 17th century barn with a wealth of exposed beams and full of character.The bunkhouse is clean and cosy. Central heating, hot water and showers are all inclusive. There is a fully equipped kitchen with cookers, fridge-freezer, dishwasher and all the utensils you will need. Clothes washing and drying facilities are also provided. Broughton Bunkhouse is just outside Bishops Castle in South Shropshire, an excellent area for walking on the nearby Stiperstones and Long

Bunkhouse at the Workhouse

The unique nature of Y Dolydd. It is one of the last remaining workhouses remaining and probably the only one you can stay in overnight. The natural unspoilt and relatively undiscovered beauty of the Berwyn Mountains and their surrounding area. The access to many outdoor and adventure activities, including nearby Lake Vyrnwy.

Green Man Backpackers Chepstow

In the heart of Chepstow between the Wye and Severn Estuaries, Green Man Backpackers offers inspired accommodation in a Grade 2 historic building. Chepstow is a medieval walled town featuring a Norman castle. The starting/finishing point for Offa’s Dyke path, the Wales Coast Path, Gloucester Way ,The Wye Valley Walk. The Forest of Dean, and the Wye Valley AONB. Just 1 mile from Lands End/John O Groats route.

Ye Old Ferrie Inn Bunkhouse

This 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, Ye Old Ferrie Inn is the ideal base for your exploration of the Wye Valley. Ye Old Ferrie Inn Bunkhouse, adjoining the inn, is the perfect place for you to hang up your rucksack, kick off your walking boots and relax. There are two bunkrooms, sleeping 6 and 12,

Bridges Long Mynd Youth Hostel

This small hostel, once the old village school, is tucked away in the Shropshire hills with the Long Mynd to the east and Stiperstones to the west. It is an ideal spot for ramblers with the Shropshire Way passing close by and a great network of uncrowded paths to explore. Ideally situated for the End to End cycle route and plenty of mountain biking opportunities. The nearby small towns of Church Stretton, Ludlow, Much Wenlock, Bishops Castle and sleepy Montgomery

Plasnewydd Bunkhouse

Set in the beautiful Mid Wales countryside on the Glyndwrs Way the bunkhouse is an ideal location for exploring or unwinding. Built to the highest standards, with 4 star tourist board rating, it provides high quality accommodation for groups or individuals. It can also be booked for conferences and seminars. There is a well equipped kitchen and a large communal area with fabulous elevated views over the Mid Wales countryside. The bunk beds are large with comfortable mattresses. Pillows

Dolgoch Hostel

Come and experience the peace of this unique location in the remote Tywi valley. A stay in this 17th century farmhouse will take you into an era before electricity, with a log burner for heat. Dolgoch is a traditional simple hostel owned by the Elenydd Wilderness Trust. It has hot showers, a self catering kitchen/dining room and 20 beds in 3 dormitories and has been refurbished to include new toilets, solar powered showers and less able accommodation. Private rooms are

Clyngwyn Bunkhouse, B&b and Hut

Clyngwyn Bunkhouse is situated in the Brecon Beacons, in the heart of waterfall country, very near to the caves and waterfalls of Ystradfellte and close to the famous Sgwd Yr Eira waterfalls. The terrain is ideal for mountain biking, gorge walking, canyoning, caving, abseiling, climbing, quad biking, photography and painting. Clyngwyn Bunkhouse is perfect for groups of friends or family. It sleeps up to 19 with camping available to larger groups, three double B&B rooms in the farm house

Tyncornel Hostel previously YHA Tyncornel Bunkhouse

Tyncornel is a former farmhouse set in beautiful Cambrian mountain scenery at the head of the beautiful Doethie valley. It is the most remote hostel 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.

Dinefwr Bunkhouse

On the National Trust Dinefwr estate just 1 mile from Llandeilo. In the heart of an 18th Century park enclosing a Medieval Deer Park and right next to the historic Newton House, Dinefwr Bunkhouse is a perfect holiday location for groups or families who enjoy walking or other outdoor activities. This beautifully presented, characterful bunkhouse sleeps up to 16 in a combination of 8 bed dorm, and 2 and 3 bed rooms and has a well equipped kitchen for self-catering.

The Star Bunkhouse

An ideal base for exploring the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park. Situated in the village of Bwlch in gap between the Black Mountains and the central Beacons. Expect a warm and comfortable stay: self-catering, spacious bedrooms, cosy lounge/dining area, fully-equipped kitchen, outside BBQ area, hot showers, drying room, free WiFi, car park. Sleeps up to 20 people in bunkbeds spread over 6 bedrooms. Private bedrooms or sole use available.

Middle Ninfa Bunkhouse

Middle Ninfa Farm, situated on the edge of the Blaenavon Industrial Landscape World Heritage Site in the Brecon Beacons, offers bunkhouse/cottage accommodation, camping and hands-on training in coracle making and willow sculpture. The farm has fine views over the Usk Valley, of the Skirrid and rural Monmouthshire. The Bunkhouse provides comfortable self-catering accommodation for up to 6 people. The rustic charm of the stone building has been retained whilst ensuring modern comforts. The ground floor has a lounge / dining

Ludlow Mascall Centre

Located in the heart of this beautiful market town, with ample free parking, Ludlow Mascall Centre is within walking distance of the restaurants, markets, shops, pubs, museum, castle and church. The Shropshire Hills are close by, with miles of beautiful countryside and stunning landscapes to explore. Built in 1857 as a national school, this beautiful Victorian building has been extended to provide residential accommodation with twin rooms, a family room, and a room which has been designed for those

Woodlands Bunkhouse

Woodlands Bunkhouse is a converted stable in the grounds of Woodlands Centre, a late Regency building, set in 10 acres of grounds. Overlooking the River Wye and with wonderful views of the Black Mountains. Woodlands is within easy reach of the spectacular limestone area to the south. Nearby is the historic town of Hay on Wye, famous for its vast array of bookshops. With its modern facilities, the Bunkhouse provides comfortable accommodation for families and a variety of groups. With

Stokes Barn Bunkhouses

Stokes Barn is located on top of Wenlock Edge, An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in the heart of Shropshire countryside. Two bunkhouses are available; the Threshing Barn (sleeping 28) and the Granary (sleeping 16). These offer comfortable, centrally heated, dormitory accommodation for a wide range of groups and provide an ideal base for corporate groups, field study groups, universities, schools, stag and hen parties, walkers or just a relaxing reunion with friends or family. The Ironbridge World Heritage Site

Bala Backpackers

For outdoor adventures within the Snowdonia National Park, Bala Backpackers offers good value ‘hostel-style’ accommodation, including; 30+comfy SINGLE BEDS in bedrooms of 3,4 or 5, with two washrooms of cubicle-showers, wet-room, 3 private TWIN ROOMS and 3 new EN SUITES. The 19th century character buildings are located in a quiet, sunny, chapel square, in the bustling market town of Bala, mid North Wales. It is clean, safe and nice for the price, with a fully-fitted self-catering guest kitchen. Catering is

Dragons Back

The Dragons Back (formerly The Castle Inn) is a pub with B&B rooms, camping & 3 self contained bunkrooms, located at over 1000ft above sea level in the stunning Brecon Beacons National Park. The bunkrooms are fully carpeted and centrally heated with en suite wet rooms. Book out the entire bunkhouse from just £350 per night (£12.50pp). A new fully fitted dining/kitchen complete with WiFi and large screen TV, is now located next to the bunkhouse so self-catering is an

Llangollen Hostel

Llangollen Hostel offers clean and comfortable twin and double rooms, en suite family rooms, private four-bed and six-bed en suite rooms, and a great value six-bed dorm. Prepare your meals in our fully fitted kitchen/dining room, then relax in our cosy lounge by the log fire. We have a book exchange, free WiFi, plenty of games, laundry facilities, a drying room, and bicycle/canoe storage. Perfect location for walking, climbing, canoeing and mountain biking in the Vale of Llangollen. Families will

Rickyard Bunkhouse

Rickyard Bunkhouse is set amidst idyllic countryside and well away from the hustle and bustle. Offa’s Dyke footpath passes the entrance and it is within 25 mins of Wye Valley, Symonds Yat and the Forest of Dean. Many outdoor pursuits can be enjoyed - canoeing, rafting, potholing, quad biking, rock climbing and paint balling to name but a few. The River Trothy borders the land; kingfishers and otters enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the Trothy valley. Buzzards circle high

Foxholes Castle Bunkhouse

Foxholes Castle Bunkhouse at Bishops Castle is situated within a relaxed, family-run campsite, surrounded by glorious views of South West Shropshire’s beautiful hill country. Within a few minutes’ walk of the Shropshire Way, Offa’s Dyke Path, the Sustrans cycle network and the lively town of Bishops Castle it is ideal for families, couples, walkers, cyclists and photographers. The bunkhouse is heated, divided in half by a partition with an open doorway. There is a single bed and 3 sets of

All Stretton Bunkhouse

All Stretton Bunkhouse offers comfortable self-catering accommodation with underfloor heating for individuals and small groups of up to 10 people. It has easy access to the Long Mynd which offers walks and bike rides for all levels of fitness. It is within easy reach of the busy town of Church Stretton and all its facilities, and just 10 minutes’ walk from the local pub (but please always book meals as it is not very big). Take-away food is available in

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 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.