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"My home is my Castle"

... picture Craig y Nos as
your Home from Home

Swansea Weddings Ceremonies

where everyone you invite can Stay Overnight
& Party Late in your own private Castle!

...and your guests can stay the 'night before' at 30% discount


Which Wedding Package for my Budget ...
What will my Budget Buy?
For a Budget of £3,000
See our Low Cost Wedding Offer. Next 7 - 8 months only (to fill unsold dates in main wedding season only).

You'll need 40 guests overnight. Includes Wedding Banquet & Welcome Drinks.
I can only spend £4,000
This budget is fine for 2024 wedding dates. Your Best Option is the Afternoon Tea & Buffet Package for 40 guests. You can book this on any Sun or Weds-Thur or any empty weekend in next 6 months.
My Budget is £4,500
More choice, look at the Offers. Check out the Last Minute Deal - 50 guests, any date in next 6 months
I can stretch to £5,000
Options are now a Last Minute for more guests, or our more intimate, budget-friendly Intimate Wedding Package for 25 guests for either 2024 (£4500) or 2025 (£5000)
I can go to £5,500
This gives you a Last Minute Wedding Package for over 60 day guests, or the Intimate for 30-35 guests (2024), or the Intimate for 25 guests in 2026, or the Tea & Buffet Package for around 60 guests in 2025 or 2026.
My Budget is £6,000
Options: 1. Larger Last Minute, 2. Larger Intimate, 3. Larger Tea & Buffet wedding. This budget is a bit low to push ahead into 2025 and 2026 other than with Intimate Wedding Package & the great value Afternooon Tea & Buffet wedding.
Budget £7,000
With this Budget, you can book a midweek (Sun to Thurs) wedding in 2025 for 50 - 52 guests. This is a full traditional wedding day and evening wedding package.
Budget £8,000
This will allow a Midweek Day & Evening Wedding Wedding Package for 50 guests in 2026, or 60 guests in 2025.
Budget around £9,000
Choose either the Midweek Package for higher numbers or later years, or the Friday wedding package for 60 guests in either 2025 or 2026.
Budget approx £10,000
Now you have a wider range of options - Last Minute, Intimate, Midweek, Friday, all with higher numbers, or even a Saturday Wedding for 70 guests in 2025-2026
Budget £11,000
Wide range of options as per previous slides, including a Saturday Wedding for 80 guests in 2025, or 70 guests in 2026.
Budget £12,000-£14,000
Steadily increases your numbers! Choose between a Friday or Saturday wedding, at lower numbers in later years, or higher numbers in earlier years.
Budget £14,000-£15,000
You are now eligible for the VIP Exclusive Two Day Wedding in 2025. Incredibly, 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
£16,000-£18,000 or more
Massive choice but the 3 best packages to go for are the Saturday Wedding for higher numbers, or if you've lots of people staying, the Weekend VIP package, for two full days (70 guests or more). Finally, if you've fewer guests staying but have over 100 guests, see the Ultimate Wedding Package. This starts at £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!

Last Minute Weddings 2024

Book a Complete Wedding Package
in 2024 for £4,350
for 50 guests - find out more

Dates On offer 2024 (for a Wedding, Group B&B reunion, or a Birthday Party Group etc):
Sat 06/04, Fri 26/04, Fri 03/05, Fri 07/06, Fri 14/06, Fri 28/06, Fri 05/07, Fri 16/08, Fri 23/08, Fri 30/08


Menu Tasters

Surprise your partner and book a Wedding Menu Tasting Dinner for Two - see Wedding Menu Taster dates here.


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


Great Service & Friendly Staff
in South Wales' most
Romantic Castle Wedding Venue


Reception - 01639 731167

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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
start sequential slideshow of your wedding day
Wedding Dress hanging in Bridal
Getting Ready on the morning of your wedding
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
Married
You may kiss the Bride
Confetti
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
Surounded 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
Conservatory
Couples make the Conservatory up to their own style and decor
Wedding Cake
Wedding Cake to view
Headtable
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!

A wedding at Craig y Nos Castle is both a dream come true and exceptional value for money. See savings on our wedding packages.

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


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....
Chiavari Chairs Craig y Nos Ceremony Room
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 Coniservatory
Award winning Castle Wedding Venue in South Wales for your big day!
South Wales Weddings

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....


Craig y Nos Castle winner Best Wedding Venue Wales
Best Service in Wales
Winner 2 Years running!

Welsh Wedding Awards 2023 & 2024
Craig y Nos Castle OVERALL WINNER
in Category
"Wedding Coordinators of the Year'
(Best Customer Service by Wedding Planners)


Wales Wedding Venue Craig y Nos Castle

Best Value in Wales!

Craig y Nos offers generous discounts on its Weekend and Weekday 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

Princess (or Prince!) of the Castle

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

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Wedding Guest?

If you are a Wedding Guest wishing to book a room for a wedding

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Large Weekend Weddings

See

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Weddings from just 25 guests

for smaller weddings



Upcoming Events for your Diary


Friday 19th April

Dinner B&B £125/ guest based on 2 sharing
or £50 per person Murder Mystery Dinner - book here



Friday 29th Nov and Saturday 30th November 2024

Dinner B&B & two day / two night
Weekend Murder Mystery


Wedding Venue South Wales Evening Wedding Party
for dates in next 6-7 months

Min 50 day guests - see tariff

Invite 20 guests to stay overnight - guests pay normal B&B tariff and you get free Exclusive Use of the Castle (explained here). Marry for £87 guest (Option A) - £4,350 for first 50 guests. Includes Welcome Drinks, Chef's Selection of Canapes, Three course Wedding Breakfast, Evening Buffet, Ceremony Room & Reception rooms.

Best Value Last Minute Wedding Package in Wales - Guaranteed

Craig y Nos Castle Frontage Wedding Receptions Venue South Wales

Key Worker/ Armed Forces?

Are you or your partner a Key Worker
in NHS, Emergency Services
or serving in Armed Forces/ Military?

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



Select your Wedding Package

Go to Wedding Package Selector - for the best wedding package for your guest numbers
Theatre gardens at Craig y Nos Castle Weddings
Theatre gardens at Craig y Nos Castle Weddings
Swansea Wedding Reception Venue Craig y Nos CastleCraig y Nos Castle Courtyard



For New Brides & Grooms


Go to 'Function Rooms' to see inside

Go to 'Weekend Wedding Package' for our Friday/ Saturday wedding




See Last Minute Wedding Package weddings within 6 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
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