Don’t panic if you haven’t yet managed to book your Christmas party – the Brecon Beacons is home to plenty of perfect places to don your Christmas jumpers, sip some mulled wine and generally celebrate the festive season. Here’s our pick…
1. The Swan at Hay, Hay-on-Wye.
This cosy family-run hotel, just minutes from the centre of Hay-on-Wye, has excellent party facilities. They can cater for events from 6 guests up 120 with private bar and even dance floor facilities! Why not chat to them about having your party there, or even just sitting down for a delicious meal of local, fresh produce? From only £14.50 per person.
2. The Angel Hotel, Abergavenny.
They’ve won countless awards for their afternoon tea, but they’re just as good at setting up fantastic Christmas parties. You and your friends/colleagues can enjoy an informal lunch or sit down dinner in the Oak Room or Foxhunter Bar (from around £25 for 3 courses). Especially for Christmas you can enjoy a champagne afternoon tea, a Christmas party in the ballroom or a festive dinner in the Cellar.
3. Peterstone Court, Brecon.
Rumour has it that Charles I once visited the original site at Peterstone Court, so why not party like royalty this Christmas. Peterstone Court promises to add sparkle to your Christmas party celebration with sumptuous food and tasty tipples. Goodies on the festive menu include Black Mountains smoked haddock, Glaisfer Farm ham hock and, of course, the traditional roast turkey complete with thyme and cranberry stuffing.
4. Llandovery Bluebell, Llandovery.
The Bluebell is a cheap and cheerful option for a Christmas party with their cocktails starting from £1! The pub itself is over 160 years old with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, perfect for a low key get together this Christmas. They have a great selection of drinks on offer including the best local ales.
5. Llangoed Hall, Brecon.
Having won countless awards this year when booking your Christmas party with Llangoed Hall guests can expect pure class. With Crackling log fires, Christmas trees, excellent personal service and fantastic food you get style and substance with a party at this beautiful Edwardian country house.