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Thank you for booking your Sunday Lunch at Craig y Nos Castle

Contact & Viewings


Thank you for booking Sunday Lunch

at Craig y Nos Castle


You can also book a wedding viewing before or after your Lunch, go here.

Our reception staff will confirm your Sunday Lunch booking shortly by email. If you do not receive a confirmation email in the next day or so, please give us a call on 01639 731167 between 09.00 - 20.00 hrs, but also check your junk mail in case it ended up in there. You will also receive an automatic response from me confirming receipt of your Sunday Lunch booking.

We only offer Sunday Lunches when there is no wedding taking place. A Sunday Lunch visit gives you an opportunity to see the Conservatory which is used for Wedding Banquets, set up as if for a wedding.

Sunday Lunch will be served in the main function room, which is used for Evening Parties and Disco/ dancing on wedding nights.


Getting here


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


Local Wedding Suppliers


You may want to check out some local wedding suppliers and could even arrange to meet a supplier at the castle if you wish. A list of our suppliers can be found on this website 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 will show you a number of different colour schemes and wedding venue decorating ideas. Start the Conservatory Slideshow here and then click on the picture to go to the next page.

Also have a browse through our unique towns history and wedding themes by town section - for further room decor ideas linked to the history and features of your own home town.


Wedding Planning Hints and Tips


We also have some excellent advice on planning your wedding, including 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. But first, 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. For the years 2018-2020 we have the following offers:

1. Special 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 2018, 2019, or 2020 at the 2017 tariff.

2. Last Minute Wedding Package is now available for any unsold date in next 6 months (and selected winter months in 2020) @ £45/ head for the two course wedding breakfast and welcome drinks. At 50 guests for the wedding breakfast and with 20 guests staying overnight you get exclusive use of the Conservatory and Ceremony room. There is a free upgrade to the whole ground floor exclusive including the function room, if you have 80 guests with 40 staying overnight - details & terms on the above link. The Last Minute Wedding is unbeatable value.

Craig y Nos Castle is South Wales most popular Castle Wedding Venue with around 110 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

You may live some way from the Brecon Beacons and wish to sample Craig y Nos Castle's hospitality and fare on one of our discounted mid-week breaks deals. 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. In order to do this, 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


Which Wedding Package suits you best?

(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) Members Wedding Package with no overnight accommodation requirement. Aimed at large local weddings of 90 guests or more where most guests won't want to stay overnight. Requires minimum of 75 guests to your wedding breakfast, but for best value, invite 125 guests.

(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.

(vi) Armed Forces & Emergency Services. A discounted Wedding Package, specific only to members of the Armed Forces and Emergency Services where you may be called away for emergency duties on your Wedding Day - contract allows for short notice date changes of wedding date.


Enquirers' Letter Index

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


Very Useful Links

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)

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

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

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


Regular Visitor Discounts - via our Members Club

Discounts apply for regular guests. Membership of the Castle Club is free - but you make advance payments of £30 PCM by standing order to build up a Members Balance. You then use your Members Balance for Castle services, discounted B&B, meals, drinks, self-catering stays at the farmhouse etc. Substantial discounts apply which make it worth joining if you are planning on being a regular visitor.

So if you are planning to visit Craig y Nos Castle at least once or twice a year, membership is an option worth considering. You are also able to book friends and relatives in at the same discounts you personally can enjoy, when making a booking under your own name. See to join the Club.
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