Tyle Morgrug Cottage and Bunkhouse

The Tyle Morgrug Cottage and Bunkhouse is situated on the southern edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park in an area of outstanding natural beauty, rich in historic and industrial heritage. The area is dominated by the hump-backed mountains of the Brecon Beacons and is close to the world famous waterfalls of the Neath, Mellte and Hepste rivers. The refurbished, well equipped and comfortable Centre is a typical Welsh hill farm and barn converted into bunkhouse accommodation in a splendid rural situation.

The accommodation consists of three bedrooms, sleeping eight, four and one, and a dormitory that sleeps sixteen; a lounge, with wood burning stove, four showers, toilets and hand basins, and a drying room. The warden lives locally and prepares the Centre for incoming groups, deals with any minor problems and checks the premises after groups leave. The Centre is fully alarmed for fire & security. It is suitable for adult & youth groups, from the structured school party busy with field studies, the ‘action packed’ activity group keen to develop their interests in outdoor pursuits and the more leisurely holiday party who wish to relax and enjoy the tourist attractions the area has to offer. The accommodation is centrally heated and double glazed throughout. The cottage lounge has a wood burning stove and adjacent multi-purpose room with sink, microwave and ‘fridge. The commercial kitchen is equipped with a six burner gas cooker, refrigerator, freezer, microwave oven, toaster and a full range of catering equipment and eating utensils. The adjacent dining room can seat 30. Drying room. Outdoors there are safe and secure facilities for storing bikes as well as a bike wash area. There is also a BBQ and outdoor picnic tables.
Bring a sleeping bag, pillow and mattress sheet, food and drink, wood for wood burning stove. Kitchen and toilet consumables such as washing up liquid, cloths, tea-towels, refuse bags, matches, cleaning materials and toilet rolls. Activity equipment you may need.
Groups are expected to clean & tidy the building on leaving so that cleaning costs can be kept to minimum in order that hiring fees can be kept low. Further information is provided on booking.
Nearest Public Transport is in Aberdare which has has both rail and coach connections. There is a bus service to within 1 mile of the Centre. Full information is provided on booking.
Local Interests/Attractions are numerous & there are many opportunities for outdoor activities. Popular ones include rock climbing, abseiling, canoeing, caving, hill walking, pony trekking, mountain biking, gorge and mine exploration and are available within 2 miles of the Centre. Indoor climbing walls and activity centres are within easy reach of the Centre as are the renowned Afon Forest Mountain Bike trails. The area also has a rich industrial past providing many tourist attractions: restored steam railway, gunpowder works, coal mines and canals. Nearby Aberdare has a leisure centre, swimming pool and Country Park as well as a variety of shops and supermarkets. Both Cardiff and Swansea are a forty minute drive away and provide excellent shopping and entertainment facilities. The Welsh coast and beaches and cliffs of the Gower Peninsular are an easy drive away.
Price per Person per Night is Adults £16, Young people £10


  • Facilities: Groups Welcome, No Smoking, Private Parking
  • Price Per Person Per Night from £: £16.00
  • Number of Beds: 30
  • Visit Wales Grading: 3 Star
  • Contact: Peter Cox
  • Address: Cynon Valley Cottage and Bunkhouse
    Tyle Morgrug
    Halt Road
    CF44 9UW
  • Phone: 01403 264641
Unnamed Road , CF44 9UW, United Kingdom