The Perfect Setting for a Wedding…

The Brecon Beacons prides itself on being independently-minded, different, quirky, fun – the range of places you can get married in reflects this.

The Welsh Crannog

The only Crannog in Wales ©

Fancy getting married in the only Crannog in Wales overlooking the largest lake in south east Wales? Your guests will witness your ceremony from the banks of the lake! Alternatively booking the barn or Green Oak ‘shed’ at the foot of the superb Cerrig Cennen Castle offers surely one of the most dramatic backdrops on the UK. More historic sites are the romantic setting of Tretower Court and Castle – a fifteenth century court house overlooking a motte-and-bailey castle established during the Norman conquest of Brycheiniog.  There are some stunning country houses as well such as Porthmawr Mansion, Penpont and Buckland Hall who all offer grandeur and charm with their beautiful grounds and glorious settings. Brynich is a grade II listed building with it’s open fire place and flagstone floor and also offers accommodation to 20 of your guests on site in their 5 * accommodation. Peterstone Court, on the edge of Brecon, The Manor Hotel near Crickhowell & The Castle Hotel in Llandovery all have experienced teams of wedding organisers to ensure a perfect, magical day with Peterstone Court voted the UK’s No 1 venue for Georgian splendour – as well as being able to offer a health and beauty spa, pool and riverside terrace!  For value for money the imposing Craig y nos castle offers a special wedding deal whereby booking B & B accommodation for over 50 people cancels out the venue hire!

The Barn at Brynich

The Barn at Brynich ©

Brynich Barn

Brynich offers a relaxed and enjoyable wedding tailored to your needs. Their friendly, unpretentious approach means you can arrange your weekend the way you want. The Barn at Brynich is a stunning Grade II listed building, refurbished to the highest standards. With its original oak beams, open fire place and flagstone floor, The Barn will be a truly unique setting for your wedding day. Brynich has five star self-catering accommodation that sleeps up to 20 of your guests for the whole weekend – giving you space and time with your friends and family to make the most of the delightful setting and this important occasion.

The Barn is licensed for marriages and can accommodate up to 64 wedding guests seated for the wedding ceremony. Your ceremony can be as personal to you as you like, with your choice of music, readings and decoration. The reception and evening celebrations can be tailored to your needs.

Buckland Hall

Buckland Hall is a beautiful country mansion set at the foothills of the Brecon Beacons; in the heart of the National Park, overlooking the Usk valley. Buckland Hall caters for weddings, receptions and civil partnerships, and prides itself on the flexibility they afford their brides and grooms.  They state ‘We want you to have the day you’ve always dreamed of and we try to bring your ideas to life in the way that you want. Our venue is exclusive, so only your wedding and your guests at any time, meaning you are the centre of our attention- just as it should be! If you are looking for somewhere unique and relaxed, accommodating and comfortable yet still impressive and grand then you’ve found the place!’

Carreg Cennen Castle

Carreg Cennen Castle ©

Carreg Cennan Castle

Carreg Cennan Castle is one of Wales’s unique castle wedding venues. The castle itself has been voted Wales’s most romantic ruin by Countryfile magazine and the privately owned and run site is perfect for those wanting to have their wedding at a venue which they feel at home in yet with all the benefits of a team with immense professionalism, expertise and experience. The owners have recently completed a ceremony venue from stone, oak, welsh slate and glass which brings the outdoors indoors through a large oak framed building with two glazed elevations to capture the magical scenery which surrounds the whole site

Crannog & boardwalk ©The Crannog 

The Llangorse Crannog Centre is an idyllic setting for a small, intimate ceremony. Held in a thatched round house on the shores of Llangorse Lake, with the Brecon Beacons in the distance – it is a unique location on a sunny summers day!

Castle Hotel

This hotel in the centre of Llandovery has an experienced team of wedding organisers to ensure a perfect, magical day and offers individual, bespoke and affordable wedding packages for 30 to 100 people. There are preferential room rates for overnight guests and a complimentary bridal suite for the bride and groom. The hotel provides a beautiful, elegant space with a private bar in the Llewellyn Ballroom or there is the private Courtyard Suite for small & boutique weddings.

Penpont

Penpont ©

Penpont

Arguably one of the best secrets in the Brecon Beacons Penpont is magnificent in its grounds on the banks of the River Usk, the house lies in the middle of a 2000 acre working rural estate. The house is the centre piece of a remarkable group of buildings spanning various periods, including a church, Dower house, stables, workshops, a dovecote on stilts and a 19 century conservatory. Penpont is a glorious venue for you to host your wedding reception either within the Stables or in a marquee on the front lawn. You are guaranteed exclusive use of Penpont from midday on the Friday to midday on the Sunday. This gives you time to create your own style of wedding from arranging flowers to putting up decorations & table arranging. Penpont is now licensed to hold civil ceremonies – either within the main house or within the Stables. There is also a designated outside area at the front of the house.

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Peterstone wedding ©

Peterstone Court is a beautiful, elegant country house voted ‘The UK’s No.1 wedding venue for Georgian splendour’ and has a dedicated team of wedding organisers to ensure a perfect, magical day. The hotel has an award winning restaurant and outstanding food. Guests have exclusive use of the Health & Beauty Spa, pool, gardens and riverside terrace. There are 12 en-suite Bedrooms available for exclusive use for wedding guests and the hotel is licensed for marriage and civil ceremonies from 30-130 guests.

The Manor Hotel 

This hotel just outside Crickhowell in the beautiful Usk Valley and has an experienced team of wedding organisers to ensure a perfect day – they offer individual, bespoke and affordable wedding packages and are licensed for marriage and civil ceremonies for up to 240 guests. Alternatively the hotel has the boutique and intimate Beacons Suite for 10-25 guests. Packages include a complimentary bridal suite for the bride and groom, full use of extensive leisure facilities, pool, steam room, Jacuzzi and gym. There are 22 bedrooms available for the exclusive use for wedding guests.

Exterior of the west range Tretower Court 6(87)

Exterior of the west range Tretower Court ©

Tretower Court and Castle  

Tretower provides an exceptionally romantic setting for your civil wedding, blessing or partnership. The restored courtyard house dates back to the fifteenth century, and the recreated medieval garden provides a beautiful tranquil setting for your special day. Magnificent timberwork survives in the northern and western ranges, with later Classical-style windows dating to the 1630s. There is also a recreated fifteenth-century garden that provides a beautiful and tranquil setting for photographic memories. The courtyard house overlooks a motte-and-bailey castle established during the Norman conquest of Brycheiniog, a shell keep raised on the mound around 1150, and a round tower added in the early thirteenth century. There are three areas within the Court that are available for your ceremony; each can accommodate up to 50 people. One of the rooms is located on the ground level via the cobbled courtyard, providing ease of accessibility to the newly refurbished Great Hall, and two others are located on the first floor, boasting the fabulous timberwork of the house.

Llangoed Hall

Llangoed Hall, back with daffodils

Llangoed Hall ©

Situated in the imposing Brecon Beacons National Park, Llangoed Hall was rescued by Sir Bernard Ashley, co-founder of the Laura Ashley fashion empire. Llangoed Hall has an impressive history, which dates back to 560AD when it is thought to have been the site of the first Welsh Parliament.  Inspired by this legend, the architect, Sir Clough Williams-Ellis transformed the Jacobean mansion he found here in 1914 into an Edwardian county house. The luxurious and spacious 23 bedrooms enjoy fine views of the Wye Valley.

The new owner and Managing Director, Calum Milne (who has returned to Llangoed Hall having managed some of the top hotels in the UK, including Inverlochy Castle Hotel, Torlundy, Fort William and Lower Slaughter Manor, Stow-on-the-Wold)  has many exciting plans for the Llangoed Hall Estate, which comprises 17 acres of gardens and grounds in the Wye Valley. The hotel is set to improve dramatically and the hotel continues to be an outstanding wedding venue and popular Country House Hotel.

Winner of the Sky Wedding TV’s Best British Wedding Venue.

The festival reception will be held at the Swan hotel, ticket are still available.

The festival reception will be held at the Swan hotel, ticket are still available. ©

The Swan Hotel, Hay

The Swan at Hay is a truly delightful wedding venue on the border of Herefordshire and Powys. A beautiful grade II listed Georgian hotel, full of elegance and charm, every couple will have the day they have always dreamed of. Amy and her team will work with her experienced and dedicated team to look after you on the day, while chef Harry Mackintosh and his team will provide delicious food made from the best local produce. We strive to ensure that your guests enjoy themselves as much as you do. 

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