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50 Guests - £2,500
A Castle in South Wales
where all your guests can Stay Overnight
& Party Late in your own private Castle!
...and your guests can even stay the 'night before' at a 30% discount*
1. Can you marry before end May 2024?
2. Can you invite 50 guests to stay overnight?
Exclusive Use Wedding
at Craig y Nos Castle
at Craig y Nos Castle
Brecon Beacons, South Wales
Exclusive Use of Castle
Three course Wedding Breakfast
THE OPERA HOUSE
at Craig y Nos Castle - Wedding Ceremony Room (seats 150)
HOW IT WORKS
You get Free Exclusive Use of Venue
when 50 Guests Stay overnight
Our B&B rate is £150 per room -
£75/ guest based on 2 sharing an en-suite
which your guests pay
Add £50/ guest
for your first 50 Wedding Breakfasts
& Welcome Drinks
Offer is for 50 Guests
- more guests may be added at standard tariff
This Offer is for any date up to end May 2024. For your first 50 Wedding Breakfasts, Welcome Drinks, Ceremony Room, Function Room, Day Reception room.
You may want and need some extras.
Includes free use of Ceremony Room, Function room for evening party, Conservatory for the wedding reception, with cutlery, plates, napkins, table cloths etc.
Best Rate Available Anywhere
Exclusive use of castle is free.
Wedding Breakfast & Welcome Drinks just £50/ guest (first 50 only) - lowest cost Guaranteed.
Just £2,500 for 50 Wedding Banquets.
A Winter/ Spring 2024 Low Cost Wedding Offer, unique to Craig y Nos Castle. The best rate you will find anywhere.
Wedding Banquet Saving
Wedding breakfast normally £63/ guest in 2024. Welcome Drinks £7.70/ guest. So normally £70.70/ guest (2024) for Wedding Banquet & Welcome Drinks - see standard tariff here.
At £50/ guest under this free exclusive use offer, you save £1,035.00 on first 50 Wedding Breakfasts and Welcome Drinks.
Saves £4,855 (2024)
Instead of £3,150 for 50 wedding breakfasts at £63/ guest (2024) - it's £2,250 while available dates remain. You save £900 on first 50 Wedding Banquets.
Instead of £385 for first 50 Welcome Drinks at £7.70/ guest (2024) - it's £250. You save £135 on first 50 Welcome Drinks.
Food & Welcome Drinks Saving on first 50 guests: £1,035.00
Instead of £3,850 venue hire (2024), exclusive use of the Castle is Free. You save £3,850 on venue hire.
Total saving: £4,885.00
Party Late into the Night
With everyone staying overnight your guests can all party longer.
Book an exclusive use castle wedding at lowest possible rates on a last minute date, simply by inviting 50 to stay overnight paying for their own B&B.
And let everyone party late into the night!
Your guests will need to stay somewhere, if travelling far. Invite everyone to stay at your Castle Wedding.
at Craig y Nos Castle,
for your Wedding Banquet (seats 130)
What if I cannot get 50 Guests to Book B&B?
This is a fantastic offer - especially if most of your guests are outside our area. Can you invite 50 guests who will stay overnight and party into the night?
If you cannot manage 50 staying, this offer is not for you - go instead to our Last Minute Wedding Package where you only need 20 guests to stay overnight.
You get a more complete wedding package, & still get the venue for free, but with just 20 guests staying.
Make it a Two Day Wedding
30% off B&B the night before
This offer is ideal for Couples who have most of their guests living quite far from the Castle.
We are a 'destination wedding venue' in the Brecon Beacons National Park. This means many of your guests will also want to stay the night before to avoid a long journey on the wedding day. We offer 30% off B&B on the night before a wedding. If your guests stay two nights, the rate drops to £105 B&B for two in an en suite, the night before your wedding.
So you can extend your wedding into a two day early weekend event, Thursday & Friday, by inviting your nearest and dearest to join you the night before your wedding. Have a pre-wedding get-together and catch up.
Decorate the Reception room the night before!
Why not set up your wedding decor and tables the day before? Decorate your reception room a day early (subject to availability) then relax & unwind the evening before the Big Day itself.
You get two main rooms for your wedding - the Conservatory with its views and terrace overlooking the Country Park and Brecon Beacons as your day room - and the evening function room next to the bar as your evening party room.
EVENING FUNCTION ROOM
at Craig y Nos Castle (seats 150)
Are there any hidden extras?
Craig y Nos Castle offers exclusive use of all function rooms for your wedding.
The minimum number of guests is 50 all day and staying overnight (Breakfast included the next day as you're arranging Dinner B&B for the 50 guests).
Aside from the wedding meal, welcome drinks and the venue, table linen and cutlery, plates etc, nothing else is included.
So if you want extras, or extra guests, you book these on our standard tariff here.
What Extras might I need?
White chair covers and coloured bows - hire from us.
Centrepieces, Candelabra, floral decor - hire from us or suppliers.
Decor and personal touches are down to you.
Inviting more guests above first 50
This offer is for 50 guests at a ridiculously low rate - £2,500.
Above 50, standard rates apply to extra guests.
Wedding Banquets above first 50 are charged at standard wedding rates - e.g. £63 per wedding breakfast (2024).
Welcome Drinks above first 50 charged at £7.70 per extra guest.
So you can add extra guests to this offer at £70.70 each extra day guest, for Wedding Banquet & Welcome Drinks.
Buffet & Drinks Package Option
An evening Buffet may be added from our standard tariff.
Either your guests buy their own drinks at the bar. Or you select a drinks package to add toasting wines and wine on tables during the Banquet.
For a fuller Quote for all extras,
If you want extras, or have extra guests, we'll work out the costs together to create a bespoke wedding, or upgrade you to one of our Wedding Packages, depending which is best value for you.
at Craig y Nos Castle,
by River Tawe
We're half way between Swansea and Brecon, Postcode SA9 1GL.
Combine your viewing of the Castle with a nice countryside day out and a local walk or drive around the area? We are 20 miles north of Swansea, in Brecon Beacons National Park. So check out these local country walks to make the trip worthwhile.
YOUR WEDDING AT CRAIG Y NOS CASTLE
SCHEDULE OF THE DAY
Your Wedding Ceremony
13:00 – 13:30
You will be married in the Grade One Listed Opera House. Allow 30-40 minutes for seating guests, the wedding Ceremony itself, and everyone exiting the theatre. Confetti may be thrown within the theatre.
Our theatre wedding room is fully licensed for all weddings and civil ceremonies. Styled on Wagner’s Opera House in Bayreuth, Bavaria with decor fit for elite gatherings, the theatre is licensed for 150 guests.
The Theatre is one of only 8 Grade One listed Opera Houses in the UK, one of only two in private ownership.
No other wedding venue in Wales has its own opera house where you can dazzle your audience from your very own stage!
Your Welcome Drinks
13:30 – 14:00
Served either inside in the Nicolini Lounge, or outside in courtyard or gardens
Nicolini Lounge features a wood burning stove, sumptuous leather chairs and traditionally elegant decor evocative of the room's history as a reception room for visits by nobleman and Royalty.
Welcome drinks may be arranged to spell L O V E, or the Bride and Groom's initials.
Your Wedding Photographs in the Courtyard and Grounds
14:00 – 16:00
Photos can be taken in the Gardens & Country Park as well as the Courtyard.
The Country Park Woodland and Boating Lake are popular for photos in all seasons, while the lower gardens allow for photos with the castle in the background.
Allow two hours for the Wedding Photos.
Your Wedding Photographer will be familiar with the best locations. Our two most popular Photographers are Jenkins Photography and Photography First.
Your Wedding Breakfast in the Conservatory
16:00 – 19:00
Around three hours should be allowed for the Wedding Breakfast including Speeches and Toasts.
Breath-taking views of the surrounding grounds and a substantial outdoor terrace - enjoy the most romantic day of your life with a delectable wedding banquet overlooking some of the most scenic views in South Wales.
Seating Capacity: 130 Comfortably seats 120 guests (on up to twelve round tables of 10 each, with the remainder on your Head Table).
Your Evening Party & Disco
20:00 – 24:00
Evening Parties in the main function room can go on later, without disturbing anyone.
Craig y Nos Castle was awarded the Welsh Wedding Awards Wedding Venue of the Year 2020 at the Awards Presentation on 19/02/2020
Book your wedding day with a £2,000 security deposit to guarantee the following:
1. A minimum of 50 guests (first 50 at £50 each) - total £2,500 for 50 Wedding Banquets & Welcome Drinks.
2. You guarantee 50 guests will book their own B&B at £75/ guest (based on 2 sharing an en-suite double) - total £3,750 in B&B.
Your total guaranteed minimum spend between you and your guests is £6,250.
(1) The cost to you is £2,500 if you pay for 50 guests' Wedding Banquets & Welcome Drinks, and 50 guests pay for their own B&B.
(2) The cost to you is higher than £2,500, if you have fewer than 50 guests paying for their own B&B as you must pay for any misssing guests to make up the shortfall, or if you book any extras.
Enjoy a Homely Welcome and Friendly Service at Craig y Nos Castle