Wedding Availability 2021
❤️ LARGER WEDDINGS OK AGAIN ❤️
15/09/2021 Update: Three Lockdowns, ever changing limits on who can meet, how many can attend a wedding, rules on social distancing, travel restrictions on guests getting into Wales from England (never mind from abroad), and numerous rules on what you can do at a wedding (one dance only or a proper party), and the ever-shifting 'freedom day' in England (which was different in Wales) made a large wedding event and 'party' not possible before 07/08/2021.
See Coronavirus Page for updated information. The Indian Variant may cause some restrictions in the winter. The great Vaccine Rollout reduced mortality, but infection spread remains high. Larger weddings are permitted now. We recommend everyone attending a wedding is either double vaccinated or has a negative test before attending.We offer free postponement or a switch to a Ceremony Only wedding if new COVID rules prevent you having the wedding you wished for - you then have the main event later.
Check your wedding date is available, then Book Your Viewing Appointment.
- Weekdays and any weekend date in next 6 months can be booked for the Intimate Wedding Package.
- Months shaded Green qualify for our Last Minute Wedding Package for 50 guests minimum (LMWP-50).
- Months shaded Light Green qualify for Last Minute Weddings with a higher Minimum of 80 Day & Min 80 Eve - read more.
- Bank Holidays, New Years Eve, Christmas Eve, Valentines Day etc only qualify for the Saturday Wedding Package.
Weddings in 2021 at 2018/19 rates
Do not worry about the kaleidoscope of colours in the chart - basically a date with a colour is booked (see colour table for type of wedding here).
Any white unshaded date is available to book.
17/06/2021: "We'd just like to send our heartfelt thanks to you and all of the team there at Craig Y Nos for making our day so special. We will always remember it as one the happiest day of our lives. Despite the restrictions in place at the time it really didn't feel like a covid wedding and we really have you guys to thank for that!"
2 night breaks deal
Two Night Breaks on Last Minute / Winter Weddings: A Friday wedding means your guests can stay overnight on the Thursday at half price, offering a great value two day break for your guests.
Provided there is low B&B use by a Last Minute / Winter Wedding on a Friday there'll be acommodation available for a Saturday wedding's guests to stay over on the Friday too, subject to availability. Last Minute weddings (showing in pink) are often smaller weddings, so two night breaks can be booked by guests of most winter weddings.
30/03/2020 12:56: At the outset of the Coronavirus Lockdown, I said to a supplier: "Look after your customers and your customers will look after you." Whatever happens in the next few months, we will do everything we can to look after our customers. This may mean Ceremony Only Weddings in the theatre for a few months on your original 2020 date (offered free of charge if we are able to partially open, but without food or drinks etc). It may be that 'social distancing' rules continue to prevent large social gatherings even after the initial period of full quarantine is lifted. Large social gatherings may be disallowed, through many months of 2020.
If so we will continue to offer free postponement of your full wedding event until a time when you can get all your guests together again (whenever that may be). Free Ceremony Only weddings will allow you to get married on your original wedding date. You would then use a Celebrant on your subsequent postponed main event date (see Coronavirus Page for Celebrant details) for your full postponed wedding ceremony and reception in 2021.
Below is an example of what we tried to do, and will continue to offer, when we are allowed to offer weddings again.
Hi there, just wanted to let you know I wrote this post on my timeline. Thank you so much for everything! Lauren
"In times of adversity there’s a polarizing effect that it has on humanity. It tends to make people either more gracious or more selfish according to their nature. I wanted to share an experience I had with the former, as we can all use more positivity in this day and age. I was due to be married on April 4th at Craig Y Nos Castle in Wales with 40 guests traveling from abroad and 60 from the UK. A few weeks ago as the dangers of travel were becoming more apparent we made the call to postpone. I called Nicola, one of the wedding planners at the castle and she was incredibly accommodating. Bear in mind this was before any actual restrictions or government advisories beyond “wash your hands”. They were willing to move everything to another date without any charge, offering nothing but kind words and support. They were also willing to let us use the theatre for free to get married on the 4th in a tiny 6 person wedding so we can get the immigration process started as my fiancé is from the UK and I’m from the US. As time went on and things escalated it became clear that I was going to have to go back to the US sooner rather than later or I might end up stranded in the UK with no way to help my parents on our family ranch in the US. I called Nicola again on Friday the 20th of March asking if we could try to move up the date. She said absolutely! We will do everything in our power to help you guys get married, and that’s exactly what she did. I was unable to get in touch with the registrar that Friday, so Nicola managed to contact the registrar on a Saturday and they set something up for the coming Tuesday. Nicola offered to set up a beautiful picnic area in the garden as they were no longer able to serve food due to government mandate, so I could just bring the food and it would all be decorated and romantic. I got a new dress and we were all set to go until the night before the wedding, the UK went into total lockdown and all weddings were cancelled, even small ones. While this may not be much of a happy ending to the story, the kindness and support showed my fiancé and I by Nicola and the rest of the staff at Craig Y Nos have been such an enormous help in dealing with the emotions of having to postpone and having to leave the UK without knowing when my fiancé would be able to join me. If anyone is looking for a new location to get married, I cannot express how much I recommend Craig Y Nos Castle. Beyond having an amazingly beautiful facility with phenomenal food and fantastic history, their staff are the absolute best in the business with the biggest hearts as well! Not all heroes wear capes, some work at Craig Y Nos!"
Also, a welsh wedding magazine expressed interest in the story, would that be ok with you guys?
The Official Craig y Nos Castle
Hi Lauren, such kind words - i am sure Nicola will be happy to read these. Not sure where you are now, assuming in America and hope that you are well, safe and have enough food to get by. Your comments are amazing and iwould love to share these..... Of course, and finally, i know that Nicola cant wait to actually run your wedding eventually. With love Michael x
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