About YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt

Perfectly situated for an activity break in Wales

As far as picturesque group accommodation goes, not many locations are quite as pretty as YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt near Brecon, Wales. Surrounded by wooded slopes, towering mountains, walking trails and even waterfalls, this is the perfect place for UK school trips, group activity breaks and educational trips to enjoy an action-packed break at a rural retreat.

School education trips can also be delivered in both English and Welsh by the Brecon Beacons Nation Park education officers. Further information can be acquired by calling BBNPA on 01874 624 437.

YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt is secluded and quiet but there are countless opportunities for walking, sailing, cycling, horse riding and boating for it to be anything other than outgoing, enjoyable and huge amounts of fun.

Even more is offered a couple of miles away out at Llangorse Multi Activity Centre, home to indoor rock climbing, bouldering, rope bridges, abseiling, high-level cargo nets and even a huge indoor zip line!


  • Laundry
  • Drying room
  • Camping and cabins
  • Ambulant accessible
  • Board games
  • Communal TV
  • Cycle store
  • Garden/grounds
  • Lounge
  • YHA Exclusive Hire
  • Licensed bar
  • Meals available
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Car parking

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Visit Wales accredited

Learning Outside the Classroom

YHA is at the top of the class for educational visits. We have been awarded a
Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Award at 74 of our Youth Hostels
across England and Wales.

For more information about the Learning Outside the Classroom Awards,
please visit the Learning Outside the Classroom website.

LOtC Awarded

YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt has been given the LOtC award.

LOtC Award
Surrounding area
3 bed room
2 bed room
Dining room
4 bed room
Outside seating
3 bed room

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Optional Bolt-on activities at YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt

Perfect for groups looking to fill free time, our bolt-on activities can easily be added on to your YHA stay.  Available as half-day and full-day options, we offer an exciting range of activities that are designed to entertain and engage pupils of all ages and abilities.

Brecon Beacons

Adventure Bolt-On

The British countryside offers a near-endless number of opportunities to explore, discover new things and try unusual activities.

Working with our approved AALA licenced partners they provide real, safe and thrilling experiences out in the great outdoors. We can offer a range of adventurous activities on a half-day and full-day basis so you can really make your residential trip suit you.


All our activities are in the real outdoors. Once booked you’ll be contacted by our partners who will discuss any specific requirements you may have.

Our most popular activities include:

  • Bushcraft
  • Abseiling
  • Raft building
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Archery
  • Caving
  • Orienteering
  • Mountain Biking
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YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt

Talybont-on-Usk, Brecon, Powys, Carmarthenshire, LD3 7YS
OS Map:161
OS Grid Ref:SO107206
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