YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt

Talybont-on-Usk, Brecon, Powys, Carmarthenshire, LD3 7YS


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!

Why Groups love YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt

Perfectly situated for an activity break in Wales

"Excellent" - 94%

Customer satisfaction based on 12 scores

Bed only, per person, per night* (ex VAT)
Number of beds: 35

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.

Find out more about Learning Outside the Classroom.

LOtC Awarded

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Packages available at YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt

YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt does not currently offer packages.

Bolt-ons available at YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt

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.


  • Abseiling
  • Archery
  • Bushcraft
  • Canoeing
  • Caving
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain biking
  • Orienteering
  • Raft building

Prices from


Per person* (ex VAT)

YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt does not currently offer bolt-ons.

Personal service

Smaller venues offering a personable service.

Self-led options

Amazing bases for self-led options

Organised packages

Organised residential packages available 

Flexible approach

Totally flexible approach to your residential


A genuine sense of place and location

Experiential learning

Experiential learning opportunities

LOtC accredited sites

70+ LOtC accredited sites

Teachers participation

Teachers encouraged to participate in all activities, helping to enhance teacher-pupil relations



  • Laundry
  • Drying room
  • Camping and cabins
  • Ambulant accessible
  • Board games
  • Communal TV
  • Cycle store
  • Garden/grounds
  • Lounge
  • YHA Exclusive Hire


  • Car parking

Food & drink:

  • Licensed bar
  • Meals available
  • Self-catering kitchen

How to get here

Talybont-on-Usk, Brecon, Powys, Carmarthenshire, LD3 7YS

By car:
From Brecon or Abergavenny take the A40. Take the turn signed to Talybont on Usk. In the village turn right at the T junction then opposite the post office turn left over the canal bridge. Follow the signs for Talybont resovoir, passing through Aber village and after half a mile turn left onto the dam wall and then left on the track to Danywenallt.

OS Map: 161
OS Grid Ref: SO107206
Latitude: 51.87657
Longitude: -3.297848
YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt