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The perfect place to enjoy the best of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

YHA Brecon Beacons

Libanus, Brecon, Powys, LD3 8NH 0845 371 9029

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Located in the heart of Brecon Beacons, this newly renovated 19th-century farmhouse is a perfect place to enjoy the best of the National Park, with an assortment of accommodation, from dormitories and en-suite private rooms to a set of luxurious camping pods in the grounds – plus wild woodland camping as well. There are around 40 beds in the hostel, divided between private and dorm rooms, a relaxing lounge and lots of places to hang out with your fellow walkers and hikers, plus a self-catering kitchen and a useful drying room for wet clothes. In short, the kind of walking holiday hostel you'd be hoping for in such a great location. The camping is basic, much more suited to small tents, with no designated pitches and with no dedicated facilities beyond those at the hostel – though these are decent enough, and excellent by campsite standards, since you can pop into the hostel to use the kitchen to make hot food and to use the well-appointed bathrooms and showers. The camping pods each sleep 4 people on a double futon and two single beds and have decks to sit out on – plus they accept dogs. The best thing about the hostel, though, is its location, with a multitude of walks from the door and loads to see in the surrounding countryside. Brecon is only 9 miles away, and the excellent Big Pit coal mining museum just a half-hour drive.

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41 beds plus two camping pods and wild woodland camping.

How much?

Bed's start at £15, private rooms from £39, family rooms £35, camping £10 per person, camping pods from £55 a night.


  • Accessible Rooms
  • Bar
  • Bike Store
  • Camping Available
  • Dogs Welcome
  • Drying room
  • En-suite available
  • Family rooms
  • Gardens & Grounds
  • Glamping available
  • Kitchen
  • Parking
  • Private Rooms
  • Self Catering Available
  • Wifi

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  • Activities
  • Budget
  • Countryside
  • Exclusive hire
  • Family-Friendly
  • Groups Welcome
  • Sensational Views
  • Walking
  • Woodland
  • YHA hostels

Getting There

From the M4 take J32 north to the A470. YHA Brecon Beacons is 13 miles beyond Merthyr Tydfil, sign posted from the road, 2 miles north of the Storey Arms Centre, on the right. From Brecon take the A470 towards Merthyr. YHA Brecon Beacons is 3 miles south of Libanus, on the left.


Open all year.

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