Region: Wales

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Accommodation & Residential Trips

Address: Village Lodge Bunkhouse, Heol Dewi Sant, Betws, Bridgend, Wales CF32 8TA

Contact: 01656 729569



The Village Lodge offers a relaxed group accommodation and activities facility, set in the heart of Betws Village, Bridgend. The venue offers a gateway to the stunning Garw Valley and neighbouring Llynfi and Ogmore Valleys.

The Village lodge is an ideal base from which to play, explore and learn about local heritage and culture. Visitors are welcomed by a warm and friendly team, who are passionate to impact knowledge and a flavour of life in Wales, and will ensure your stay is one to remember.

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What group sizes do you cater for?

Up to 44

Please give information regarding room sizes and room facilities?


•             6 rooms with a total 22 Rustic style bunk beds.

•             Two en-suite (Leaders) rooms for 2 people each, one with a Tannoy (PA) System.

•             4 Dormitories each sleeping 10 people (All beds suitable for Adults)

•             Disabled facilities

•             Environmentally friendly

•             A communal room with self catering facilities and relaxation area

•             Energy efficient lighting and equipment

•             A changing/drying room for removing outdoor clothing

•             Separate male and female shower facilities

•             Lockers available for all users

•             Free WiFi for those who can't leave technology alone!

•             Use of adjacent youth club facilities

Activities, Courses and Itineraries can be arranged at specialist activity providers easily accessible from Village Lodge. Catering is also available on request..

What is the cost of the accommodation?

Group Prices

Group prices start from just £15 per person (under 18's), £18 (18 and over) and guaranteed sole occupancy is available for just £500 a night.

Acceptable methods of payment are by Bank Transfer, Cheque or Cash. (Cheques should be made payable to "NSA Afan")

All prices listed are inclusive of VAT. One leader for every 10 young people will receive a free place.

What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?

To carry out this.  Please contact Rob Williams on 07814 392299

01656 729569

Does your Accommodation have a booking contact?

Rob Williams: 07814 392299

Gwenllian Edwards: 07828917205

Office: 01656 729569

Do you have first aid on site or will the group need to bring a qualified first aider?

First Aid kits available

Please list facilities available.

6 rooms with 22 Bunk Beds.  Self catering availab le

What are your disabled facilities?

We have disabled access on the ground floor and toilet facilities

What are your opening days and hours?

We are open all year round 

Is there anything else that you feel is important and want to include in your information?

Village Lodge is a unique relaxed 4* Visit Wales Star Rated Group Accommodation Bunkhouse-Style-Venue, with self-catering facilities and communal chill out areas to host up to 44 visitors. It is a pleasant environment for friends and families, outdoor adventures, sports teams, travellers and youth groups / schools to gather socially.

The lodge is a ideal base to explore this attractive and historic area of South Wales, with our 11th century church, castle ruins and various museums. With the opportunities to experience a wide range of outdoor activities and events. The lodge as Access to Bryngarw Country Park, a short woodland footpath walk from Betws.

Ideal base for Schools, Youth groups, Scouts, Cubs, Guides or Brownies for weekend,  weekday or summer camps, Duke of Edinburgh Residentials. Also any other groups welcome.

Ideal for sports tours and corporate team building,

Porthcawl . Aberavon beach 20 mins drive away.

Several Recreational centres and swimming / leisure pools within easy reach

Disabled friendly,

Only 10 minutes drive from Junction 36 on the M4 motorway.

A warm and friendly welsh welcome awaits you to our 4star lodge, nothing is too much trouble for our highly trained, motivated staff. Amenities within the village. Regular public transport available.. See you soon...

In association with local connections and networks we are able to provide numerous courses and packages for a wide range of activities and skills.

Below are some examples with relevent links.

•             Adventure and activity days provided by Adventures Wales.

•             Taff Valley Quad Bike and Activity Centre

•             Cresseys Surf Academy

Bushcraft and survival skills - Package content can include plant recognition, foraging skills and outdoor cooking.

Provided by Cwm Tawel

Horse Trekking Holidays - For novice and experienced riders. Mountain, forestry and coastal treks in beautiful surroundings.

Provided by Ogmore Farm Riding centre

Mountain biking and bike safety.

Provided by Bad Bikes and Afan Forest Park

Hiking and orienteering. Duke of Edinburgh Residentials.

Age of Children / Pupils: Pre-school 5 – 7 years 8 – 10 years 11 – 13 years 14 – 16 years College University

Months Open: All Year Round January February March April May June July August September October November December

Accommodation Type: Bunkhouses Hostels

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