South Wales Hotel

Hotel Enquiries: 01291 672302

Wedding Enquiries: 01291 674819

Conference Enquiries: 01291 674817







Glen-Yr-Afon House Hotel

A warm welcome awaits...


Our award winning four-star South Wales wedding venue hotel offers relaxation and a high level of personal service and attention, all in a rural location in the lovely county of Monmouthshire overlooking the banks of the River Usk.

We are currently listed as #1 out of 217 hotels in Southern Wales on Tripadvisor based on customer reviews of our customer service, friendly staff, excellent food and accommodation facilities.

2014 marked our 40th anniversary - the business opened its doors in March 1974.  Since then we have welcomed many thousands of satisfied customers  who have visited for conferences, parties,  weddings (ceremonies and receptions), dinner parties, afternoon tea, Sunday lunch, birthday celebrations, accommodation or just a quiet drink in the bar!

Set in well-maintained gardens, the architecture of this beautiful privately owned Victorian Villa makes it the perfect wedding venue nestling in the heart of the Monmouthshire countryside. The small picturesque town of Usk is just a five minute stroll from the hotel.

We invite you to browse our website  where you will be able to find information about how we can help you make your wedding, special event, celebration or dining experience one that you will remember for all the right reasons!

Visiting South Wales?   Looking for the perfect South Wales wedding venue?    Look no further..   

A member of our team will be happy to assist with your requirements - please contact us on 01291 672302.


Weddings & Civil Ceremonies

 Best Wedding Venue in Wales

We are delighted to have been recognised as the Best Wedding Venue in Wales so you can be reassured that your big day is in safe hands with our experienced team! 

When it comes to that special occasion leave us to take care of the details - from floral decorations, a choice of wedding breakfasts to accommodation needs at special rates.

To make your wedding planning easier, you may decide to choose one of our popular all-inclusive wedding packages!

You can even have your wedding ceremony at the Glen-Yr-Afon.  We have two licensed rooms suitable for all sized groups. Please contact our dedicated wedding coordinator at the earliest possible opportunity so that together we can plan "the perfect day" - then relax and leave it to us!

We take wedding bookings well in advance. You should contact us as soon as possible to check availability. 

We sometimes have dates available up to the last minute, especially for less traditional days such as Monday - Thursdays, so it's often worthwhile giving us a call.

At this point we can also arrange for you to come and visit the hotel, have a look round and discuss your general requirements.

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You are welcome to place a provisional booking for an agreed date and this booking will be held for two weeks after which we will need you to confirm your position.   View our South Wales wedding venue packages



Among the many unique features of the hotel, guests will find that each of its 27 rooms are different

From the four-poster bridal suite to family rooms, all guest bedrooms are individual in character and shape due to the villa's architecture.  

Furnished to a high standard, every room is fully en suite with trouser press, flat-screen television/DVD player, telephone, tea and coffee making facilities and most have views of the hotel's spacious gardens. Find out more about our special.

All rates quoted include a full English breakfast from our a la carte breakfast menu. A wide selection of fruit juices, cereals are available together with freshly baked croissants and home-made jams.

Our award winning Clarkes restaurant is open from 7pm to 9.45pm and serves a variety of dishes from light meals through to an excellent selection of a la carte dinners.


Clarkes Restaurant

Clarkes Restaurant offers customers a truly wonderful dining experience

Just walking in to the restaurant and you’re already getting that magical feeling. Crisp, white tablecloths, immaculately laid tables with shining cutlery and sparkling glassware – it’s these details that contribute so much to making your dining out experience a real treat.  

We have a delightful range of dining experiences that are guaranteed to delight.  Open for residents and non-residents, Clarkes Restaurant offers customers a truly wonderful dining experience, combining as it does the luxurious environment of this beautiful Victorian villa with dishes produced from the finest, freshest and, wherever possible, locally-sourced ingredients. 

Sunday lunch in Clarkes Restaurant is particularly popular - so prior booking is a must to avoid disappointment.


Conferences, Seminars & Sales Meetings

Catering for small and large corporate events and conferences

Situated in the attractive, historic town of Usk in Monmouthshire, South Wales, the Glen-Yr-Afon House Hotel has been providing corporate conference and business meeting services and facilities for over 37 years and is well established as one of South Wales' foremost, privately-owned venues for corporate events.

Whatever your needs the Glen-Yr-Afon offers rooms catering for the large or small corporate meeting. All are serviced by syndicate rooms and any special arrangements for events can be organised with the assistance of our dedicated conference coordinator.

View our South Wales conference venue packages    






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