The newly refurbished and well equipped bunkhouse at Y Dolydd Llanfyllin Workhouse offers a unique holiday experience. Stay in one of the last remaining Victorian Workhouses still open to the public.



Y Dolydd is the perfect base for individual or groups and is also available for exclusive hire for your private party or function.

24 bunks in 3 rooms (12 bed: 8 bed: 4 bed) located in the front range of this historic building



£15 per bunk per night including duvets/pillow and bedding so no need to bring anything with you

Function rooms, professional catering kitchen, fully licenced bar and grounds also available for hire


Fully equipped self-catering kitchen with electric hob & oven, fridge, freezer, kettle, microwave and toaster

Dining room with seating for up to 18 (other function rooms available for larger groups by arrangement)

We can also offer a catered service. For example, we can provide full cooked breakfast from £8pp.

Free WIFI internet access

Ample parking

Secure bike lock up by arrangement



Also on site for you to enjoy: visit our history centre and book room, relax by our fire pit with cob oven, roam free in our 6.5 acre gardens and grounds, run wild in our kids play area




The Peace Garden at Y Dolydd - Llanfyllin WorkhouseSituated near the Welsh border with Shropshire in the historical town of Llanfyllin, Powys, home of the Lonely Tree recently named Welsh Tree of the Year, Y Dolydd – Llanfyllin Workhouse offers the ideal base for exploring this wonderful area.

Gardens at Y Dolydd Llanfyllin WorkhouseClose to the Berwyn Mountains National Nature Reserve, both a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and Special Protection Area (SPA), this beautiful area offers access to a range of outdoor and adventure activities. Nearby attractions include Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall, the tallest single drop waterfall in the UK and Lake Vyrnwy, a hidden gem with array of walks to suit all abilities, cycle hire, water sports, sculpture park, tea rooms and RSPB nature reserve.

Offa’s Dyke and Glyndwr’s Way National Trail is also easily accessible as is the beautifulFront range at Y Dolydd Llanfyllin Workhouse
Montgomery Canal and the historic Llanymynech Limeworks.  For those on two wheels the B4391 which runs from Llanfyllin to Bala and is one of the most popular east-west routes across Wales
for avoiding heavy traffic. If you’re seeking action and adventure there’s the Revolution Bikepark at nearby Llangynog and a little further afield the adrenalin highs of the Snowdonia National Park including ZipWorld, the World’s longest zip line and BounceBelow, the World’s first subterranean playground are all within easy reach.


The ancient market towns of Welshpool, Oswestry and Shrewsbury are all within easy reach and provide the nearest train stations. A bus service is available through Tanat Valley Travel. Easily reached via the A490 Welshpool to Bala road (a road map is available on our website here).

Contact us by email at or call 07534354082.

Photographs courtesy of Kevin Hockley & Tree Marshall (with thanks to our beautiful models)