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Craig y Nos Castle Wedding Venue
near Swansea in South Wales

Exclusive use Castle

Overnight accommodation for all your wedding guests. Wedding Packages from 25 guests up to 130 wedding guests. Wedding packages to suit your wedding budget, e.g. £5,280 for 55 day guests & 80 evening guests all Fridays 2025*

* For this month's Viewings Only. Don't miss out on our Friday 2025 offer - book your viewing here.
Award winning Castle Wedding Venue in South Wales for your big day!
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Great Service & Friendly Staff
in South Wales' most
Romantic Castle Wedding Venue

Reception - 01639 731167
Where everyone you invite can Stay Overnight & Party Late in your own private Castle!  .... And your guests can stay the 'night before' at a 30% discount.

(A) £1,000 of Extras with Wedding Suppliers: free Upgrades worth £1,000 from DJ, Photographer, Decor/ Florist, Wedding Cake etc. See Suppliers Added Value Extras (S.A.V.E.). Applies to any 2025 wedding.

(B) 25 Free Evening Buffets (worth £525) on Last Minute Wedding Package. Applies to Last Minute Weddings and Fridays in 2025.

Offer expires 31/07/2024 & cannot be used in conjunction with any existing offer. Weddings must be a minimum Value of £5,280.

Exclusive Use

Your Wedding in a Castle -

We only allow one wedding a day so our Castle is exclusively yours for your wedding day.
Chiavari Chairs Craig y Nos Conservatory
Chiavari Chairs Craig y Nos Coniservatory

Wedding Guest?

If you are a Wedding Guest wishing to book a room for a wedding please book your room here.
Swansea Wedding Venue Craig y Nos Castle

Castle Wedding Packages

Your wedding planner will select a Wedding Package that's just right for you - see all Wedding Packages.

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Wedding Budgeting

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Introduction & Wedding Day Timings
Have everyone stay overnight at Craig y Nos Castle.

Check how your wedding day will be organised, with recommended timings.
Wedding Budget £4,000
This budget is fine for 2024 wedding dates. See the Afternoon Tea & Buffet Package for 40 guests. Book this on weekdays or any empty weekend in next 6 months.
Wedding Budget £4,500
Check out the Last Minute Deal - 50 guests, any date in next 6 months
Wedding Budget £5,000
Options are a Last Minute for more guests, or our budget-friendly but very comprehensive Intimate Wedding Package for 25 guests for either 2024 (£4500) or 2025 (£5000)

Note: Book Intimate for 5,000 on a Friday in 2025, and then upgrade to Last Minute for 55 guests Option A later.
Wedding Budget £5,500
For a Last Minute Wedding Package from 60 day guests,

or the Intimate for 30-35 guests (2024), or the Intimate for 25 guests in 2025/6.

Or a Tea & Buffet Package for 60 guests in 2025 or 2026.
Wedding Budget £6,000
1. Larger Last Minute,

2. Larger Intimate,

3. Larger Tea & Buffet wedding.

Or book an Intimate Wedding Package & the great value Afternooon Tea & Buffet wedding for 2025
Wedding Budget £7,000
Book a midweek (Sun to Thurs) wedding in 2025/6 for 50 - 52 guests. This is a full traditional wedding day and evening wedding package.
Wedding Budget £8,000
For a Midweek Day & Evening Wedding Wedding Package for 50 guests in 2026, or 60 guests in 2025.
Wedding Budget £9,000
For a Friday wedding package for 60 guests in either 2025 or 2026.

But for Fridays in 2025 you can now book the Intimate for £5,000 then upgrade to Last Minute later for 55 guests at much the same rate.
Wedding Budget £10,000
Very wide range of options - Last Minute, Intimate, Midweek, Friday, all with higher numbers, or a Saturday Wedding for 70 guests in 2025-2026
Wedding Budget £11,000
For a Saturday Wedding for 80 guests in 2025, or 70 guests in 2026.
Wedding Budget £12,000-£14,000
Choose between a Friday or Saturday wedding, at lower numbers in later years, or higher numbers in earlier years.
Wedding Budget £14,000-£15,000
Choose the VIP Exclusive Two Day Wedding in 2025.

This £32,000 value wedding, due to almost £10,000 worth of discounts and high accommodation use by your guests, actually costs you as the Couple, under £14,000
Wedding Budget £16,000-£18,000 or more
The 3 best packages are the Saturday Wedding for higher numbers, or if more guests staying, the Weekend VIP package, for two full days (70 guests or more).

Or if you've fewer guests staying but have over 100 guests, see Ultimate Wedding Package. From £17.5k for 100 guests in 2025, or £19k for 100 guests in 2026.
Surprised? In fact, our rates are around 30% lower.
Has this Budget Planner surprised you? Rest assured, other equivalent venues have higher tariffs. But if you find otherwise, and you truly desire a castle wedding, we WILL price match!

Large Weekend Weddings


Wedding Venue South Wales Craig y Nos Castle

Last Minute Weddings 2024 & 2025

Comprehensive Wedding Package for 50 guests - see Last Minute Weddings - 50 guests from £4,350 in 2024.

Wedding Venue South Wales Evening Wedding Party

Two day

- full Exclusive Use of Castle for a whole 2 day weekend

Craig y Nos Castle's V.I.P. All Inclusive & Unique 2-day Wedding Package with 70 Guests staying overnight two nights - read more

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Weddings from just 25 guests

for smaller weddings

Unsure how many Wedding Guests to invite?  No need to commit to large numbers, for 2025 Fridays.  Get your date confirmed now! Booking an Intimate Wedding Package for any Friday in 2025 - 25 Guests for £5,000.

Tip: Book Intimate. Send out invites. Upgrade onto 'Last Minute' nearer your date once numbers known - £5,280 for 55 guests on Last Minute Wedding Package (A). Works out at £280 extra for 30 extra guests continue reading.

Key Worker/ Armed Forces?

Blue Light Card Weddings

Are you or your partner a Key Worker in NHS, Emergency Services or serving in Armed Forces/ Military? - read more
Same Sex Weddings in Wales
Informal Afternoon Tea
instead of Full Banquet Option

Some Couples replace the traditional 'Wedding Breakfast' with a Cream Tea in the afternoon and an evening buffet  See Afternoon Tea & Evening Buffet Wedding.

Select your Wedding Package

Go to Wedding Package Selector - for the best wedding package for your guest numbers
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Best Value

Best Value in Wales!

Craig y Nos offers best value on its Wedding Packages. Our Wedding Night B&B rates for guests have not been increased since 2010. See our 'Best Value for Money Guarantee' on all our Wedding Packages.

The historic opera house at Craig y Nos was built by a world-renowned opera star to entertain her society guests and European Royalty.

Castle Wedding Venue Wales Ceremony Room Craig y Nos Castle

Menu Tasters

Surprise your partner and book a Wedding Menu Tasting Dinner for Two - see Wedding Menu Taster dates here.
Theatre gardens at Craig y Nos Castle Weddings
Theatre gardens at Craig y Nos Castle Weddings


Visit on one of our
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Awards & Reviews

A Recent Review

Review from Dec 8, 2023 Best wedding venue bar none. I want to get married just to book and do it all again. Perfection from start to finish continue reading here....
A recent review

Review from 09/12/2023: Wonderful Wedding Venue Wow what an amazing place. I went there to attend my friends wedding. When you arrive the beauty of the building (nestled in the mountains) is breathtaking and continue reading here....

"My home is my Castle"
Picture Craig y Nos as your Home from Home for your family and friends on your Wedding Day

Princess (or Prince!) of the Castle
Craig y Nos, where you are Prince/ Princess, or Princes/ Princesses of the Castle for your Wedding Day

Wedding Day Schedule

A wedding at Craig y Nos Castle
is a dream come true....

Plan your Wedding Day here now! See our suggested Wedding Day Schedule here. Click on pic / arrows below to see your wedding day:
Get Ready in the Bridal Suite
Getting Ready on the morning of your wedding.

We also have a separate Getting Ready room for Couples unable to stay in Bridal Suite the night before their wedding.
Get Ready Room
Book the Nurses Building Lounge as your Get Ready Room.

Either Get Ready in one of the en suites such as Gatehouse, or use our dedicated Getting Ready room in the Nurses Building.
In front of the Stage
Couple in front of the Stage in the Opera House Ceremony Room
Gold Thrones Ceremony Room
Gold Thrones in the Opera House Ceremony Room
You may kiss the Bride
Please only throw confetti INside the theatre - not outside (it sticks to the gravelly tarmac!)
Theatre all in white
If you do not like the existing Theatre Curtain, a white pleated curtain can be hired from decor supplier
Exiting Ceremony Room
A newly married Couple emerge into the light - but their wedding day is just beginning...
Craig y Nos Castle Courtyard
Example of Castle being used as a Backdrop for group photos in courtyard, when no cars are parked in front of the Castle
Theatre Sloping Lawn
Plenty of opportunities for Photos in Theatre Gardens with backdrop of Brecon Beacons / Bannau Brycheiniog National Park
Theatre Gardens Path into Courtyard
This path alongside theatre is great for moving 'walking somewhere' active shots and videos
Steps onto flat lawn / Victorian Garden
Surrounded by mountain scenery, the theatre gardens on a sunny day offer excellent photo opss
Theatre Path Gardens to Courtyard
Might as well have a dance while we're here
Same again Sam?
Ths path is so good let's do this shot again
Worth doing twice
So good its worth going up and down this path a few times for the best shot! Be assured your Photographer will encourage you!
Wooden Bridge Craig y Nos Country Park
Down we've gone to the Wooden Bridge at Craig y Nos Country Park - very popular location for wedding couple shots
Tall Trees Country Park Bridge
Yes we like this Bridge - so will your Photographer!
Rhododendron Walk
A popular location for Couples in Country park - the arched Rhododendron Walk between the lakes
Rhododendron Walk
At least you'll be doing your 10,000 steps on your Wedding Day!
Running Free
10,000 steps - more like 20k!
40 Acres of Photo Ops
There are 40 acres of grounds, lakes, meadows, woodland, with streams, brooks, bridges, to form lifelong memories. What a backdrop to your wedding day! For just the two of you
Lakes Sun and Cloud
What a Glorious day to be married on (weather like this cannot be guaranted on your day - pre-wedding photo shots may be required)
Boating Lake Country park
Ducks in foreground, here it is as if you are on your own little island
Country Park Autumn
Sunny Autumn Day in Country Park
Conservatory Craig y Nos
The Conservatory can be set up for your wedding the morning of your wedding, or if no event before yours, maybe even set it up the night before
Banquet rooms views
Your wedding banquet and cake cutting with views over the Brecon Beacons / Bannau Brycheiniog Country Park
Couples make the Conservatory up to their own style and decor
Wedding Cake
Wedding Cake to view
Headtable with stunning backdrop views and sunflowers
And the Speeches
Speeches - no excuse for guests NOT to look out of the window during these!
Conservatory winter afternoon
Conservatory windows at night become mirrors reflecting all the table lighting/ decorative lights
Conservatory Terrace
Couple on Conservatory Terrace in evening, guests inside the Conservatory
Moving from Conservatory to Bar
When its time to move from the Banquet to Function room for your evening party, you'll find everything set up ready for the Disco/ Party
Function Room
Entering the Function room from the Bar
First Dance
Dancing on Clouds in Historic Music room under ornate ceiling
Dancing on Clouds
Dancing on Clouds - Your First Dance in the Music room
Castle in rain at night
Castle Courtyard in front of the fountain at night
Entrance Porch Night
Many night shot options in Winter
Night shot underlit brolly
Winter and lack of daylight presents new opportunities
And that's a wrap
Couple in front of Courtyard - last shot of the day!


For New Brides & Grooms

BLOG: We are a 'Destination Wedding Venue' - But what is a Destination Wedding Venue?

See 'Weekend Wedding Package' for Friday/ Saturday weddings

See Last Minute Wedding Package -  weddings within 6 - 9 months

To visit - 'Book a Viewing'

Find us on Brecon Road near Penycae, Powys, before the Welsh Show Caves. Post code SA9 1GL.

Craig y Nos Castle overlooks its own Country Park, enjoying panoramic, scenic views of the Welsh countryside, and can house 150 guests. We are now 'cashless' - read more here.

Wedding packages, wedding ceremony and wedding reception in South Wales in Brecon Beacons National Park in one of the most romantic Wedding Venues in South Wales
Craig y Nos Castle
Craig y Nos Castle Wedding Venue
Enjoy a Homely Welcome and Friendly Service at Craig y Nos Castle
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