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The spectacular view from nearby Clywedog Dam
Patio area, with scenic views
End of a long day, after a charity bike ride
Spectacular views from the bunkhouse
The bunkhouse is set within amazing scenery
Relax and eat outside at the bunkhouse
Communal dining area
Good self-catering facilities
View from bedroom window, west side
Patio area, with scenic views
End of a long day, after a charity bike ride
Spectacular views from the bunkhouse
The bunkhouse is set within amazing scenery

Plasnewydd Bunkhouse, Llanidloes, Powys, Mid Wales

Sleeps 3 - 27 3 Bedrooms 27 Dining

Large bunkhouse sleeping 27 for outdoor activity groups, families, cyclists and ramblers near Llanidloes, Mid Wales

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Plasnewydd Bunkhouse, Llanidloes, Powys, Mid Wales, sleeps 3 - 27 in 3 bedrooms.

Plasnewydd Bunkhouse can accommodate up to 27 people in two large dormitories and a family room:
1 dorm sleeping 12 (2 double bed/4 bunks)
1 dorm sleeping 12 (2 double bed/4 bunks)
1 room sleeping 3 (3 singles)

Our accommodation is an ideal peaceful hideaway, set in the rolling hills of Mid Wales on Glyndwrs way and only a short walk from the picturesque historic town of LLanidloes.

The bunkhouse boasts a well equipped kitchen and dining room and has spacious, pristine bathrooms. The communal area has comfortable seating and plenty of space with fabulous elevated views over the surrounding countryside. The local market town of Llanidloes straddles the River Severn.

Local facilities such as a golf course, an outdoor pursuit centre, a clay pigeon shooting range, a motorbike school and the sailing club at Clywedog Dam are all close by. A little further away to the south is the Elan Valley with its spectacular Victorian dams. To the west magnificent waterfalls can be seen at Devil's Bridge. From here a steam train can be taken to the seaside town of Aberystwyth. To the north, Cader Idris is waiting to be climbed and Lake Vyrnwy with its amazing bird life is about an hour away by car.

Walkers and ramblers are extremely well catered for in mid-Wales. Those travelling the Glyndwr Way or Severn Way will find that Plasnewydd Bunkhouse makes an excellent stop over.

The local area is also the perfect cycling destination for people of all ages and abilities, offering world class mountain biking trails, sleepy forest roads, traffic free cycle ways, quiet lanes or river bank rides. Plasnewydd is the ideal break for long distance cycle rides with the cycle routes Lon Las Cymru (route 8) and Lon Cambria (route 81) passing our doorstep.

At the end of the day, numerous cafes, pubs, restaurants and takeaways are close at hand to satisfy the hungriest of explorers. The Angel, 10 minutes away, will supply ready made meals for your stay.

It is only appprox 2hrs from Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool, 1.5hrs from Cardiff and 4 hours from London with Caersws train station a short distance from Plasnewydd.



Free WiFi available.


There is a disabled toilet downstairs.

Dog Friendly

Guide dogs are welcome.


Plasnewydd Bunkhouse has a fully equipped spacious kitchen.

Dining Room

The dining room has plenty of seating and has excellent views as you are dining.

Sitting Room

There is a seating and dining area all in one with a comfortable leather sofas for relaxing.

TV and Music Facilities

TV and DVD player.

Games Room

There are some board games available.

Heating and Open Fires

Underfloor heating downstairs and radiators upstairs give the bunkhouse a warm comfortable feeling.


Two large dormitories and one family room all with good quality comfortable mattresses.


Linen is provided if required at a small extra cost or you can bring sleeping bags.


There are two large shower blocks. Also a disabled toilet downstairs and a toilet upstairs.

Children's Facilities

Plenty of wide open spaces around the bunkhouse, ideal for ball games.


Barbecue area with picnic benches with panoramic views over the surrounding countryside.

Swimming Pool

There is a swimming pool in Llanidloes, 5 minutes away.


Ample parking and turning facilities ideal for mini buses.


This is a no smoking facility within the bunkhouse.

Booking Information

Prices start from £18 up to £20 per person.

Show Availability

Please contact the owner for availability dates


We are located in beautiful Mid Wales just off the A470. A great location for enjoying a range of outdoor activities.

  • There is a bus service running out of Llanidloes. Also Celtic travel do day trips.
  • Caersws train station is 7 miles away.
  • The historic town of Llanidloes is 5 minutes away.
  • The market town of Llanidloes is situated within walking or biking distance.
  • There is a wealth of cafes and pubs in Llanidloes serving delicious local food. The Angel is 10 minutes walk away
  • Cardiff, Manchester and Birmingham airports are within a two hour drive from Plasnewydd, with a small airport at Welshpool, 30 minutes away.

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