The Bunkhouse


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.Four bed bunkroom

Available all year round for individuals, families or groups, Y Dolydd is the perfect base for your holiday and is also available for exclusive hire for your private party or function.

Phone 07534354082 or email today to book your stay.

Our accommodation


      • 24 bunks in 3 rooms located in the front range of this historic building
      • £15 per bunk per night including clean linen and duvets/pillows
      • Self-catering kitchen electric hob, fridge, kettle, microwave and Self catering kitchentoaster
      • Fully accessible unisex toilets and hot showers
      • Fire pit with outdoor seating and cob oven
      • Extensive gardens and grounds to explore and enjoy
      • Professional kitchen and catering service, fully licensed bar and venue with PA and lighting also available for private parties, weddings and functions


  • Internet accessBunkhouse entrance
  • Book/reading room
  • Wheelchair friendly
  • Ample parking
  • Gallery with regular exhibitions
  • Artist studios and craft workshops located on site



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 Workhouse

Close 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. A road map is available on our website here.

Photographs courtesy of Kevin Hockley.