YHA Danywenallt Education Centre

  • Visit Wales 3 Star Hostel
  • Croeso Cynnes Cymreig
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Hostel with 10 bedspaces £14-£22 pppnb, £46-£50 prpn


YHA Danywenallt

YHA Danywenallt

YHA Danywenallt




Danywenallt Centre is a charmingly converted Welsh Farm house that is tucked away just below the Talybont Reservoir.
Surrounded by wooded slopes, high peaks, waterfalls and trails, including the 'Taff Trail',of easy to hard levels for both walkers, runners and off road cycling, Close to local award winning village Talybont-on-Usk with it's canal routes to Abergavenny and Brecon.
The secluded location with great access makes it a perfect destination for groups and families.
The Hostel has limited self catering facilities but provides a full catering service using local produce and regional flavours.
To end your day there is a cosy lounge with wood burning stove, choice of games for all ages and a bookshelf of varied reading giving a relaxing end to fun filled days, alternatively you could take a 5 minute stroll to the Reservoir and enjoy the 'Dark Skies' accredited views of late night constellations, the moon at it's various stages and the peace of the water lapping.

Most rooms have private facilities and there is a dedicated camping field with fire pit and pond for supervised pond dipping.

Flexible opening, please contact the Youth Hostel at least 48 hours ahead to check availability

Adult from £13.95 to £21.95. Under 18 from £10.50 to £16.50. If you have YHA or HI membership there is a £1.50u16 or £3 adult reduction per person per night.

For enquiries please call Central Reservations, or contact the hostel directly on 0845 371 9548

Children welcomeLicenced (table or bar)Packed lunches providedSpecial diets availableIroning facilitiesConference facilitiesSnacks/afternoon teaPrivate parkingGardenTotally non-smokingDogs/pets NOT acceptedDisabled facilitiesCentral heatingLaundry facilitiesElectric shaver pointsLinen for hireTelephone (public)Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVegetarian diet availableDVD playerShowers availableCoach parties welcomedSingle sex groups welcomedEvening mealsHigh chairs availableCots availableReal log/coal firesDrying facilitiesBreakfast availableRestaurantHot waterBedding providedCommon room

Breakfast is included. Closest coach drop off point is 500metres away from the centre. Open to members and non-members, £3 non-member temporary membership fee per night (£1.50 for U18). Children welcome from any age.



Plan route to YHA Danywenallt Education Centre using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SO 103213  Lat: 51.88352 Long: -3.30389

From Brecon (The Bulwark) or Abergavenny (Bus Station) take the number 21 and ask to be dropped at the post office in Talybont. Then follow the road directions on foot.


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Licenced (table or bar)Licenced (table or bar)
  • Packed lunches providedPacked lunches provided
  • Special diets availableSpecial diets available
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Conference facilitiesConference facilities
  • Snacks/afternoon teaSnacks/afternoon tea
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • Totally non-smokingTotally non-smoking
  • Dogs/pets NOT acceptedDogs/pets NOT accepted
  • Disabled facilitiesDisabled facilities
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
  • Electric shaver pointsElectric shaver points
  • Linen for hireLinen for hire
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • Vegetarian diet availableVegetarian diet available
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • Showers availableShowers available
  • Coach parties welcomedCoach parties welcomed
  • Single sex groups welcomedSingle sex groups welcomed
  • Evening mealsEvening meals
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Cots availableCots available
  • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires
  • Drying facilitiesDrying facilities
  • Breakfast availableBreakfast available
  • RestaurantRestaurant
  • Hot waterHot water
  • Bedding providedBedding provided
  • Common roomCommon room

Breakfast is included. Closest coach drop off point is 500metres away from the centre. Open to members and non-members, £3 non-member temporary membership fee per night (£1.50 for U18). Children welcome from any age.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is
    • YesGravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesEntrance to reception
    • YesOne or more bedrooms
    • YesLounge
    • YesBar
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and wall


  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedroom with non-allergenic bedding available
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
  • YesSeparate shower unit with support handrails available
  • YesSeparate shower unit with fixed shower seat or shower chair available
  • YesWCs with handrails available
  • YesBathroom with emergency call system available
  • YesBedrooms available with emergency call systems such as vibrating pads (if fire alarm is activated)
  • YesBedrooms available with emergency call systems such as flashing lights (if fire alarm is activated)


  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliac)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan


  • YesProprietors/staff available 24-hours
  • YesEmergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities
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