The bunkhouse will sleep a maximum of twenty people, and is available for
groups or individuals, either self catering, or we can cater for you if
Upstairs is a dormitory sleeping up to 14 people and downstairs is a
family room sleeping up to 6, with disabled access. The dormitory can
be split into 4 separate areas with curtains. Please see the
bed layout page for more details.
There is also a fully equipped kitchen, washing and drying room,
common / dining room and of course toilets and showers.
Guests are encouraged to bring their own sleeping bags. As such
bedding is not included in the price, but duvets are available on
request for a small extra charge. Please let us know when making your
booking and we will have everything ready for you when you arrive.
The bunkhouse is heated in winter.
Outside there is a covered verandah and garden, along with a barbecue
and charcoal pizza oven.
The term 'bunkhouse' is used when referring to hostel type accommodation with dormitories, rather than individual bedrooms.
Those who have walked in the mountain regions of Europe may be more familiar with the term 'mountain hut',
'gite d'etape', or perhaps 'refuge' or 'refugio' depending on the nationality and language. Indeed, with the owners having walked
extensively in the Alps and Pyrenees, this would be our preferred term, and the Mid Wales Bunkhouse has been modelled on
the high mountain huts found in the Spanish and French Pyrenees. These are warm, comfortable and equipped with the outdoors
person in mind. By the very nature of the accommodation and visitor there is always a warm and convivial atmosphere
where tales of the outdoors are exchanged and new friends made.
Whilst our accommodation is let on a self catering basis we are also able to offer meals, but these do need to be booked in advance.
For a large group the more notice you can give us the better. For smaller groups and individuals the day before is usually enough.
Indeed for individuals, provided you're happy to settle for whatever we have available, we can usually put something simple together
in a couple hours.
Evening meal usually consists o...
Peace and quiet and beautiful rolling countryside with a superb view from
your window is what you will find on arrival at Woodhouse Farm, home of 'Mid Wales Camping
and Caravanning', and this is confirmed by our Camping and Caravanning Club
The site is available to all Club members and any non members are welcome to
join on arrival.
The Site is on level, well draining grass, with five individual pitches,
A Tipi is the traditional tent of the native North Americans, as found on the
plains of the 'Wild West' in the 1700’s.
It is constructed with a number of poles crossed and tied at the top, with a
A fire can be lit in the chiminea in the middle for warmth, the smoke passing
through an opening at the top of the tent. Flaps on the outside of the
tipi direct the smoke depending on the prevailing wi...
The comments below are a random selection taken from our visitors book.
Nice warm welcome for last minute booking. Excellent directions. Lovely peaceful place. Many thanks.
Comment left by Ian and Charmain.
Fantastic accomodation, beautiful location. A warm welcome. Thanks for the invitation to watch ducks / chickens / sheep being fed. We will definately be back. I would love to live permenantly in this bunkhouse!
Comment left by Sue Lucy Alys & Rowan.
Comment left by Graham Hobbs.
Have had a fab weekend exploring the Elan Valley by bicycle and on foot. Hosts very helpful and welcoming - great place to stay, had everything we needed.
Comment left by Maya and Poppy.
Great day on Saturday - perfect weather on Saturday, walking on Plynlymon (Pumlumon) and Glyndwrs Way.
Comment left by Derbyshire Pennine Club.
Great place, wonderful hospitality and breakfast, much needed environment to break our North to South Wales walk, will stay again and recommend to all.