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Thank you for booking your viewing at Craig Y Nos Castle

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Thank you for booking your Viewing
at Craig y Nos Castle

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Thank you for booking your viewing at Craig y Nos Castle.

We will confirm your viewing shortly by email. If you do not receive our email, please call 01639 731167/ 730205 between 09.00 - 21.00 hrs, but also check your junk mail.

When booking a viewing time, if a wedding is taking place we only do viewings before midday. You presumably checked the 'available viewing times' before choosing a viewing time.

If you have an early viewing. At weekends the en-suite bedrooms will be occupied by guests - bedrooms may be viewed on line but we can only show you some sample bedrooms that happen to be empty when you arrive.



Who you will be meeting on our team


Your appointment will be with one of our Wedding Planners.


Getting here


For directions on how to get here, see Directions to Craig y Nos Castle.


Local Wedding Suppliers


You may want to arrange to meet a supplier at the castle. A list of our suppliers can be found under "Wedding Suppliers".


Wedding Decor Ideas


There are extensive slide-shows of the castle Conservatory decorated by many different couples for their wedding breakfast. These show different colour schemes and decorating ideas.


Start the Conservatory Slideshow here.


See our unique towns history and wedding themes by town - for decor ideas linked to the history and features of your own home town.



Wedding Planning Hints and Tips


We have a complete wedding planner guidebook. Click on 'next page' at the bottom of each page to go to the next page in the guide.

Now you are ready to start viewing venues, you probably have a good idea of your desired wedding date.

Check the wedding planner's guide to choosing your wedding date and also have a look at some of the venue questions you should always ask your wedding venue.

There is loads of useful information in our wedding planner guide, including how the wedding ceremony is conducted, so please spend some time exploring this section of the site in detail.



Summary of wedding offers


And finally, don't forget to review our summary of wedding offers page to decide which is the most suitable wedding package for you.

1. Weekend Wedding Package Exclusive use of ground floor of castle, with 2 course wedding breakfast and welcome drinks @ £50/ head - you can book your wedding for 2020-2021 at the 2018 tariff.

2. Last Minute Wedding Package isavailable for any unsold date in next 6-7 months (and selected winter months). At 50 guests for the wedding breakfast, with 20 guests staying overnight, you get exclusive use of the Conservatory and Ceremony room.

Free upgrade to the whole ground floor exclusive including the function room, if you have 80 guests to the wedding breakfast with everyone having the evening buffet plus 40 staying overnight. The Last Minute Wedding is unbeatable value.

Craig y Nos Castle is South Wales most popular Castle Wedding Venue with around 130 weddings a year. We only allow one wedding a day, so there will be no other weddings at the Castle on your wedding day.

Craig y Nos is most probably the only Castle in Wales (or, even, in Britain as a whole) where you can have all your guests stay with you overnight and where there is no venue hire if you have the required numbers of guests guests staying overnight paying for their own B&B.



Really Useful Links section - below

Visit the Brecon Beacons and sample Craig y Nos Castle's hospitality and fare on our discounted B&B Viewing deal.


We are a relaxed dog friendly hotel and attract many B&B guests for extended mid-week stays. The Useful Links section below shows you all the attractions, walks, and scenic places worth visiting near the castle and in the Brecon Beacons National Park.


The Useful Links section can also be found on our 'contact us' page, should you lose this page once you close out of it.



Data Policy


You are receiving this email, as you have asked “us” for information on our products and services.


We use your email address/telephone number to keep you up to date with our products and services.


If you no longer wish to continue receiving information from us periodically about up and coming accommodation, events, tours or wedding offers please let us know by replying to this email indicating you no longer wish to receive information from us. We will then remove your email address/telephone number from our system. If though you have an upcoming Booking with us, we will remove your details for marketing purposes but use your details only to contact you about the specific booking.


Thank you once again for considering Craig y Nos Castle as your chosen wedding venue and we will be in touch shortly to confirm your viewing time and date. If however you cannot attend for any reason, please let us know.


Kind regards,

Martin Gover
Craig y Nos Castle

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Which Wedding Package suits you best?
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(i) Weekend Wedding - Saturdays 70 guests at Wedding Breakfast, Fridays 60 guests at Wedding Breakfast, both with 50 guests overnight (guests pay for their own B&B)

(ii) Weekday Wedding - 50 guests at Wedding Breakfast, with 25 guests overnight (guests pay for their own B&B)

(iii) Last Minute Weddings - 50 guests at Wedding Breakfast, with 20 guests overnight (guests pay for their own B&B)

(iv) Ultimate Wedding Package with no overnight accommodation requirement. Aimed at large local weddings of 100 guests or more where most guests won't want to stay overnight.

(v) Weekend Exclusive Deal. V.I.P. All-inclusive 2 day Wedding Package. This is a full weekend all-inclusive Premium Wedding Package with full Exclusive use of the Castle for the whole weekend, with pretty much everything you’ll need in your chosen Wedding Venue, included.

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Client Letter Index
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Month 1    Wedding Planner Guide for Wedding Couples to help you plan your wedding - General Planner

Month 2    Wedding Planner Guide for Wedding Couples (II) - Specific Planner to help you plan your wedding at the Castle

Month 3    Wedding Suppliers – Entertainment Opportunities Day and Evening

Month 4    Wedding Suppliers – Venue & Table Décor Suppliers for your Wedding Day

Month 5    Accommodation – Booking and Reserving B&B for your wedding guests at Craig y Nos Castle

Month 6    Accommodation – how your guests can pay half price on the night before your wedding

Month 7    Accommodation – keeping tabs on how many guests have reserved or booked rooms at the Castle, to ensure you meet the Wedding Package accommodation guarantee


Month 9    Wedding Themes – have you yet thought of an overall theme and colours for your wedding reception, ceremony and wedding banqueting room?

Month 10   Contacting us, your Wedding Planner Team, and when we assign you your personal wedding planner

Month 11   Wedding Fairs and Wedding Open Days

Month 12   Planning your Wedding – the Wedding Planner Guide
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Enquirers' Letter Index
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1.  Welcome to Craig y Nos Castle Weddings

2.  Planning your Wedding Budget




6.  What about the evening guests?


8.  Last Minute Weddings & Winter Weddings?











19.  Should I use professional Suppliers, or can I use a friend who makes cakes / DJ’s / has a band (etc)?

20.  Bake me a Cake – how to create a Wedding Cake that will not collapse on the day, and that I can keep to eat a year later on my first wedding anniversary!






26.  Why do I absolutely need to have a toastmaster, and what do they do?

27.  The Wedding Ceremony, how it works, how people are seated, and in what order do people arrive, and more



30.  Who’s Who at Craig y Nos Castle – meet our Wedding Planners

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Very Useful Links
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Discover everything you need to know about what to do and what to see, when you are here.


Dogs & Local Walks on Craig y Nos Castle's doorstep

1. Dog Walks in the Country Park - Meadow Walks

2. Dog Walks in the Country Park - Woodland Walks

3. Dog Walks up our nearest Mountain, returning via the Welsh Show Caves - Mountain Walk


Dog friendly Nearby Walks (taking the car a short distance)
Visit www.dogfriendlywales.com

1. Dog Walks at the Brecon Mountain Centre Walk

2. Local Waterfalls Walk - Henrhyd Waterfalls Walk

3. Local Mountain Lake Walk - Lady of the Lake of Arthurian Legend Walk

4. Coastal Sandy Beaches Walk - Oxwich Bay Walk and Rhossili Beach Walk

5. Circular 2 hour all the round the Reservoir Walk - Usk Reservoir Walk



Touring and Scenery - further afield
Visit www.dogfriendlywales.com





5. Dinefwr Castle and Parkland (National Trust)





10. Many more Outings with Dogs - another huge resource of dog friendly outings (most allow dogs - exceptions are advised on our list)

11. Suggested Itinerary of what to do and see in the area, on a 4 or 5 day break

History & Renovation


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2. See the Transformation of the Conservatory from derelict shell to Wedding Venue

3. Landscaping the theatre Gardens and Exterior work


5. Restoration of the large sitting room - the Nicolini Lounge

6. Conversion of the old Aviary into a Sports room and Spa


8. History of the Castle - First Owner

9. History of the Castle - Adeline Patti

10. Adelina Patti Recordings and the Recording Industry

11. Nicolini Lounge in Historical times - with old pictures

12. Function room in Historical times - with old pictures

13. The Conservatory in Historical times - with old pictures

13. How Craig y Nos Castle's Winter Gardens become the Patti Pavilion in Swansea


Ghosts & Ghouls


1. The Share the Experience Ghost tour for groups of ten or more to arrange their own group tour (minimum 10)

2. The G.H.O.S.T. tour - a once monthly History and Ghost tour which individuals and couples can book on to without organising their own group tour (maximum 15 on each monthly tour)

3. Ghost Stories, Room 36, Patti Bar fireplace, the old staircase, and see the site for more stories and history
Wedding Breakfast at Craig y Nos Castle Conservatory
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