Maes y Lade is a residential centre set in 4 acres of isolated rural countryside at the foothills of the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons National Park. The centre can accommodate 63 people including staff in residential accommodation with further room for camping in the grounds.
After being flattened and rebuilt in 2002 the converted Barn is Maes y Lade’s largest building with accommodation for 41 people. The dining room and kitchen can cater for 60 people at one sitting with the option to let us look after the catering for you or for you to get fully stuck in the kitchen yourself. In terms of the accommodation side of things there is one bedroom on the ground floor (Dinas – sleeps 6) and seven bedrooms upstairs (Begwyns – sleeps 6), (Usk – sleeps 8), (Port Yr Ogof – sleeps 6), (Morlais – sleeps 6), (Penyfan – sleeps 5), (Wye – Sleeps 3) and (Hay Bluff – Sleeps 1). There are additional shower and toilet facilities on both floors as well as a communal lounge and drying room.
One of the original buildings dating back to when Maes y Lade was a farm. The downstairs of the building contains a meeting room and conservatory/games room with superb views onto the mountains and a decked veranda overlooking the valley. There are kitchen facilities for communal cooking as well as dining room space. There are also toilets and showers on the ground floor of the building with the upstairs bedrooms containing dormitory accommodation (Twmpa – sleeps 10), (Irfon – sleeps 3) and (Blaen Y Glyn – sleeps 9).
CAMPING WITHIN THE GROUNDS
There is room within the grounds of the centre to accommodate campers as additional accommodation to the main buildings. Campers have access to showers and toilets on site.