group and bunkhouse accommodation

If you want the best group accommodation and bunkhouse accommodation in Wales and the Brecon Beacons, then Gorge Walking Wales has it all on one web site. We check that every group accommodation listed here has all the things that a gorge walking group could need. Plenty of drying areas, warm rooms and comfy beds etc etc.

If you feel that any of these group accommodations are not absolutely perfect for gorge walkers then please let us know straight away.

Alexanderstone Manor, Brecon

Alexanderstone is set in a peaceful position on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park, just three miles outside Brecon, in easy reach of Llangorse Lake and on the Taff Cycle Trail. The properties have spendid views of the Beacons, wonderful walks, gardens and a field for children to play in. Ancient woodland and sites of special scientific interest can be found nearby and there are many other activites to be enjoyed in the area. The local pub, which has a large dining area and caters for children, is situated 1.5 miles away in the village of Groesfford. All properties are located just a few miles from the Welsh book town of Hay-on-Wye.

Alexanderstone is set within a designated protected wildlife area making this is a wildlife enthusiast’s dream.

Contact: Louise
Alexanderstone Manor, Llanddew, Brecon LD3 0TP
Tel 01874 622580

Brecon Bunkhouse, Powys

Our spacious modern bunkhouse accommodates up to 28 in clean, modern bunk-rooms. Rooms vary from 2 bunks to 10, offering flexibility for your party. The bunkhouse also has a well-equipped kitchen with a catering stove, a spacious dining room to seat your entire group in one sitting, and a large separate lounge with comfortable sofas and a wood-burning stove (logs included). There’s also a boot room, storage and cleaning facilities for bikes or canoes next to the bunkhouse, and a farmhouse B&B and camping area should you require any extra sleeping room.
To top it off, there is also a pub within easy walking distance.

Contact: Paul and Emily Turner
Cwmfforest Farm, Pengenfford,Talgarth, Brecon, Powys LD3 0EU
Tel: 01874 711500 Mob: 07855 967399

Castle Farm, Capel-y-ffin

Sleeps 7 or 17 or 27

The 40-acre hill farm stands in an exceptionally private location, with direct access to the Brecon Beacons National Park behind the house, its own stretch of river for paddling in, and acres of woods. Castle Farm consists of a lovely old farmhouse sleeping 10, a separate cottage for seven and a studio barn which has bunk beds for up to ten.
The large farmhouse and cottage are available for rent either individually or together, by the day, week or weekend. Whether it is a large family reunion, stag party or a simple mid-week escape from the city, this is the perfect venue.

Contact: Thekla Hickman
Castle Farm, Capel-y-ffin, Wales
Tel: 01749838787 Mob:07812357118

Cefncoedbach Farm Cottages, Brecon

Woodland View sleeps up to 6 people and Mountain View 4 people.  These units are in the same building and can be used by one group successfully.

The accommodation is always warm and cosy and all linen is provided and also towels.  It is conveniently situated near to Brecon town 4 miles away and two miles from a country pub serving good food.

Contact: June Powell
Cefn Coed Bach, Sarnau, Brecon, Powys, LD3 9PT
Tel 07773 145588

Clyngwyn Bunkhouse, Powys

Clyngwyn is a unique venue offering a range of accommodation set within the heart of the Brecon Beacons and 200m away from the best gorge walking and waterfalls that the Wales and the Brecon Beacons can offer. With your 4 star bunkhouse accommodation comes 4 acres of land, fire pit and BBQ area for your exclusive enjoyment. Clyngwyn’s range of accommodation allows us to cater for a wide range of groups, family holidays, Stag parties, Hen Parties and reunions.

We are very flexible in catering for your groups accommodation and catering needs. We aim to provide affordable bunkhouse accommodation with a friendly and laid-back atmosphere for you to feel at ease to enjoy as you please. Camping is also available for larger groups using the bunkhouse so we can cater for larger groups. Dogs and horses welcome by prior arrangement.

Contact: Linda
Clyngwyn Bunkhouse, Ystradfeltte Road, Pontneddfechan, Powys, SA11 5US
Tel: 01639 722930

Coed Owen Farm, Merthyr Tydfil

Holiday on an idyllic Welsh hill farm in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Coed Owen Bunkhouse provides fully equipped self-contained accommodation suitable for large or small groups and families who wish to spend some time exploring this beautiful area. Walkers, cyclists, fishermen and all who enjoy being in the countryside will be welcome at Coed Owen Farm.
With a newly renovated interior to sleep up to 26 and fitted with all modern conveniences, Sleeping up to 26 in 1 x 10 bed, 2 x 6 bed, 1 double and a twin room
We have plenty of field space to play outdoor games and BBQ area. We also offer secure lock-up facilities for bikes, canoes etc.

Contact: Molly or Netty
Coed Owen Farm, Cwmtaff, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 2HY
Tel: 07508 544044

Craig y Nos Castle, Swansea Valley

Group Accommodation in Wales – for large numbers. Need somewhere big and roomy? Why not try our Castle?    Our en-suites sleep 64, our Nurses Block budget rooms sleep 21. 85 in all. Plus a farmhouse – sleeps eight. Ideal for groups of families, parties, events. Also for walkers, outside activity groups enjoying the Brecon Beacons, hen parties, birthday parties – any large group. Between Brecon & Swansea, enjoy the mountain walks and reservoirs iof the Brecon Beacons, or visit Gower’s sandy bays. Good sized function rooms include a large Conservatory for parties and meetings, a theatre seating 150, a large function/ dining room, furthertraining rooms, a hot tub and sports room.

Gardens with views, joining onto a 40 acre County Park. Hearty meals and cosy evenings by the wood burning stove in our bar or restaurant in the evening. Excellent B&B rates are available for large groups, Sunday to Thursday. There’s also budget self-catering in our ‘Nurses Block’ – a self contained unit sleeping 21 with lounge and small kitchen.

Contact: Martin Gover
Craig y Nos Castle, Brecon Road, Penycae, Swansea Valley, Powys, Wales SA9 1GL
Tel 01639 731167

Depot Rd, Cwmavony

Depot Rd is a strikingly modern 1970s chapel conversion designed for sports enthusiasts. There is a dedicated drying room with full laundry facilities. Secure bike and equipment storage and outdoor wash area.
We have created a unique and tranquil haven to suit friends (human and pets) and families. We have over 220 sq.m of internal living space, underfloor heated slate floors, wood burning stove, and a fully appointed stainless steel ‘cooks’ kitchen.
Broadband Wifi, 5 star HiFi, 40” Smart TV with Bluray entertainment system. Spacious rear courtyard with large gas BBQ means fabulous outdoor entertaining.
 Sleeps 12 or more. Three bedrooms each with en-suite walk-in shower rooms; each with the option of twin or kingsize beds and 2 luxury fold-away bunks. There is ample space for cots and we will be getting a sofa-bed soon. All quality linen and towels and tea-towels provided.

Contact: Ewan Shearer
New Methodist Church, Depot Road, Cwmavon, SA12 9DF
Tel 01235 522253

Gilfach Wen Barn, Carmarthenshire,

Gilfach Wen Barn – Brechfa, has been converted to provide competitively priced self-catering holiday accommodation for individuals, extended families or groups on a working farm adjacent to Brechfa Forest in Carmarthenshire, South West Wales. Brechfa Forest is on the western edge of the Brecon Beacons national park and is within the foothills of the Cambrian Mountains. We are just 25 mins drive from the M4 and are only 40 minutes from Swansea, 1 hour 15 minutes from Cardiff or just over 2 hours from Bristol. Brechfa Forest was origionally a royal hunting forest in the 6th century, but is now managed by the Forestry Commision. Brechfa Forest is the largest man made forest in Europe providing circular walks and world famous mountain bike trails as well as 18,000 acres of off road riding for equestrians. This part of Carmarthenshire is also famous for its fishing.

 The newly converted barn sleeps upto 32 people between 7 bedrooms plus a large kitchen/dining room, lounge and drying room. There is a downstairs bedroom and shower for disabled visitors. The facilities are purpose designed to be walker, cyclist and equestrian friendly as well as proving a relaxing space for those who just want to spend time with family and friends.

Contact: Jillie Gardiner
Gilfach Wen Barn, Brechfa, Carmarthenshire, Wales SA32 7QL
Tel 01267 240077

Happy Horse Cottages, Brecon

The riverbank barn conversion (dated 1770) offers three luxury self catering cottages. Ideal for small parties or large groups up to 15 people, the cottages provide the perfect environment for small conferences, training, team building exercises.

BLUE BROOK – RED RIDGE and GREEN GALLOP are located in a stunning 100 acre farm in a secluded valley, set in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park – South Wales, in beautiful, spectacular countryside. Approx one hour drive from Severn bridge

 The area has abundant wildlife including otters, buzzards and red kites nesting nearby. There is a fantastic gorge only 12 minutes drive away for a really exciting gorge walk as well as numerous walks from the farm, including the picturesque Crai reservoir with Brown Trout fly fishing, the Geo Park area with its glacial lakes, the large Cnewr Estate, forestry and high commons, waterfalls and the Sarn Helen Roman Road popular with mountain bikers.

Brecon is 14 miles away, whilst the sandy beaches of the Gower Peninsula are a 45 minute drive. The owners have an extensive knowledge of the local area for those on foot, bicycle or horseback, they also speak Dutch, French and German. The stables are situated close to the cottages, ideal for horse lovers, with stabling available. The Crai river (SSSI) runs alongside the back of the cottages and the large outdoor sitting BBQ area. There are fabulous views over the green rolling hills and river from the kitchen and bedroom window.

Contact: Nicky van Dijk 
Blaencrai, Crai, Brecon, Wales, LD3 8YR
Tel 01874 636754

Meadow View Farmhouse, Brecon

MeadowView Brecon. A Large c16 Welsh traditional farmhouse,. Comfortable furnished and well equipped kitchen. Dinning room.. Five bedrooms – 3 bathrooms and sleeping 2 – 10 persons.. The farmhouse has oakbeams many original features retained a large lounge to relax in with a log fire, smart TV. Enclosed lawned area. It looks out over open fields farmed by us. . Enclosed lawned area with BBQ. also paddock adjoining lawn for family activities. It looks out over open fields farmed by us. Shed available for bikes canoes etc.
 We also have a 2 bedroom cottage “Arch Cottage” recently renovated with traditional materials and retaining the oakbeams and stone walls. Offering modern facilities for a comfy holiday in the Brecon Beacons national park. Arch cottage sleeps 2 /3 person in 2 lovely bedrooms. 1 bathroom with shower. Log fire in the cosy lounge with smart TV . Well equipped Kitchen.

Contact: Sue Davies
Meadow View, Llanspyddid, Brecon, Powys LD3 8PB
Tel 07544326349 or 01874 636 676 (Evenings)

Perth-y-Pia, Powys

Perth-y-Pia is located in the heart of the Black Mountains National park. Our guests include families, scouts, ramblers, canoeists, cyclists, cavers, training groups, educational groups, families, hen & stag parties and social groups.

 We provide excellent bunkhouse accommodation in our stone built fifteenth century farmhouse. The accommodation is in two recently converted units. The Farmhouse sleeps up to sixteen people in five bedrooms and the Barn sleeps up to sixteen people in four bedrooms. We offer a choice of delicious and imaginative food, from good simple home cooking to gourmet dinners. Vegetarians and all individuals with special dietary requirements are catered for.

Contact: Ed Jones

Tel 07816 277335

Sunnyside Cottage, Powys

North of Brecon, this is an ideal base for country walks, mountain biking, gorge walking, horse riding. Sunnyside is situated in a community thriving with fun activities for all ages. Providing self catering accommodation for up to 12 people, sleeping in 7 comfortable bedrooms. Come and discover this beautiful area where you can be assured of a warm welcome and a pleasant, comfortable stay. Please feel free to give me a call or email for more information. Special rates available off season.
Now with wi-fi. Whatever your requirements, we will do our best to help.

Contact: Della Morgan
Sunnyside, Pontfaen, Brecon, Powys, LD3 9SH
Tel: 01874 690294

Ynysmarchog Bunkhouse, Trecastle

North of Brecon, this is an ideal base for country walks, mountain biking, gorge walking, horse riding. Sunnyside is situated in a community thriving with fun activities for all ages. Providing self catering accommodation for up to 12 people, sleeping in 7 comfortable bedrooms. Come and discover this beautiful area where you can be assured of a warm welcome and a pleasant, comfortable stay. Please feel free to give me a call or email for more information. Special rates available off season.
Now with wi-fi. Whatever your requirements, we will do our best to help.

Contact: Della Morgan
Sunnyside, Pontfaen, Brecon, Powys, LD3 9SH
Tel: 01874 690294

your questions answered


A. Various types of buildings will qualify as group accommodation, it is basically the ability to accommodate a large number of people often in a self catering capacity. The sleeping arrangements could be single beds, double beds or bunk beds.


A. A bunkhouse is a building that will usually sleep a large number of people in bunk beds. The accommodation can be basic but will always be clean and well maintained.  Many can be booked for sole use and most will allow a smaller group to book the accommodation but you could be sharing with other people.


A. Self catering accommodation will always have a well equipped kitchen capable of catering for the maximum number of occupants.  There will also be fridges and often freezers to take all the food that a large group would bring.

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