Welcome to Yellow Wood

Accommodation and Education around the Brecon Beacons National Park

20181004_141151jpgYellow Wood Micro Hostel in the market town of Brecon, Wales

Our small townhouse is conveniently situated in the heart of the National Park. Run by an experienced International Mountain Leader with extensive local knowledge.

To book at the hostel, please email the following information to info@yellowwood.co.uk 
1. How many guests?
2. What dates do you prefer?
3. How many bikes? (required to plan safe storage)
4. Your address and phone number for billing.

We can then get back to you to confirm what beds are available and, if your dates are good, we will invoice you. Once payment is received, your booking is secure.
Simple really!

Information and basic rules
  • On the sunny side of the street, near the River Honddu and the Cathedral

  • The garden we use is the one in the picture..the Cathedral garden by the river!

  • Single, double, triple and sole use occupancies

  • Self catering kitchen with individual utensils, mugs, plates

  • Door code which changes overnight

  • 11pm-7am lockout to ensure a good nights sleep for outdoor activity enthusiasts

    Hostel is closed 10am-530pm as we use this time to undertake other business. It may be possible to leave bags after discussion during these hours. If you ask, it may be possible to occupy your room daytime with the understanding that the hostel is being cleaned or renovated during this time.
  • Hand sanitiser by the door

  • Respect for Social distancing..some will expect more space than other
  • Coronavirus risk assessments have been undertaken and complied with. Opt out of NHS Test and Trace available.
  • Shoes off at the door

  • No smoking anywhere on the property

  • A choice of 6 beds and also extra futon/ sofa bed options. All sheets provided.

  • Free parking on streets or paid parking within 250m of the hostel 

Pricing policies
  • Debit and credit cards accepted

  • 2 nights minimum at weekends Friday and Saturday.

  • 3 nights minimum over Bank Holiday weekends

  • Discounts possible for longer stays

  • Bring your own towels and soap, or hire for £2.50 per person

Weekend prices and popular weekdays/bank holidays per night. Weekdays and longer stays may be cheaper depending upon the season. Note 2 nights minimum at weekends starting Feb half term wherever it starts first in the UK all the way to the end of October half term wherever it finishes last in the UK, and Christmas/New Year if open.

  • Single room with sole occupancy £25

  • Twin room with twin or double occupancy £42.  (Two beds can make a king size) For 3 people, a futon on the floor is an extra £20

  • Twin room with sole occupancy £35

  • Triple room with triple occupancy £62

  • Triple room with twin or sole occupancy £45

  • Whole Hostel hire £175 per night minimum 2 nights. £350 for 2 nights hire.

Basic Bush Camping prices in woodland setting ½ hour from hostel near Hay….you need private transport. Per night minimum 2 nights £7.50 per adult £5.00 per child under 16. £7.50 bag of logs. £3 per quiet dog on lead. Basic bush camping with compost toilet under a tarp. See information to the bottom of this page.

Please contact Paul for a friendly chat.

Yellow Wood Outdoor-The Road Less Travelled.

Micro Hostel, Bushcraft & Trail Running Courses, Mountain Guiding.

33 The Struet,






07800 767519

Coronavirus NHS Test and Trace Information. Basically we will keep details on visitors for this scheme for 21 days unless you ask to be opted out.

Bookings and cancellation policy. 
By booking, you agree to the terms and conditions. The full amount is due when booking. The guest can cancel free of charge until 14 days before arrival. The guest will be charged the total price of the reservation if they cancel in the 14 days before arrival, there may be a possibility of postponement within the same calendar year. The 'cancel free of charge until 14 days before arrival' policy would not apply for this second time and the full amount paid would be retained. This is at Yellow Wood’s discretion as we have to honour arrangements for other guests. Please read your invoice carefully before paying for any updates on this policy.

Terms and conditions

This is the end of the information about the hostel in Brecon. Scroll back up to find the information you require or down for the information on the Bush Camps near Hay.