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Real Weddings - Mr & Mrs Dyson

A super summer wedding for Mark and Donna

Posted on Wed 11th Jan 2023 at 13:34

Mark and Donna had their wedding ceremony in our Ballroom on Saturday nd July After many date changes due to the pandemic they eventually had their dream wedding day with us - celebrating with of their family and friends who travelled from all over the country to share their special celebration Donna s dress was so pretty - a knee length classic wedding dress - accompanied by the most stunning bouquet of black ...... More

Socially distanced weddings in South Wales

Small but perfectly formed (and social distanced!)

Posted on Sat 12th Sep 2020 at 12:43

So there may be lots of questions Hopefully this will help updated on th November During the all Wales fire-break lockdown between rd October and th November wedding receptions are not permitted We have to close our doors so cannot host ceremonies either during this time When we re-open on th November we can hold wedding ceremonies up to in our spacious Ballroom and wedding receptions up to guests This maximum does not ...... More

Getting married in Monmouthshire

What you need to do to arrange your civil ceremony in Monmouthshire

Posted on Fri 13th Mar 2020 at 12:31

We are often asked about the process for booking a registrar for your civil wedding We are a popular wedding venue in Monmouthshire South Wales and work closely with the Registrar for Monmouthshire - located just up the road form the Hotel Hopefully this will help explain the process for booking the Registrar for your wedding in Monmouthshire How soon can I book the registrar You can make a provisional booking with ...... More

Outside wedding ceremonies

We had great fun on a sunny day in May, experimenting with some fabulous new ideas and options for couples wanting to hold their wedding ceremony in our beautiful grounds

Posted on Wed 29th May 2019 at 12:42

So the day arrived Whilst outdoor wedding ceremonies have been in the planning here for some months on a lovely day in May we woke up to the most glorious sunshine which meant we were able to go ahead with our photoshoot for wedding ceremonies in our lovely grounds We have been asked for a long time about the possibility of being able to use the grounds for wedding ceremonies and now in ...... More

Weddings in Usk, Monmouthshire

We have been very busy with lots of Easter weddings.

Posted on Mon 29th Apr 2019 at 10:15

Gemma and Chris had a fabulous day with us celebrating their wedding on th April From the day they came to view the hotel they had firm ideas about how they wanted their day to be Gemma arrived in style on a dry Spring day with our beautiful blossom tree looking at its very best They chose a beautiful coral colour theme for their older bridesmaids with the younger ones ...... More

Planning Your Autumn Wedding

Lets use those warm tones!

Posted on Mon 12th Nov 2018 at 08:52

After the initial excitement of your engagement has had time to settle down you are probably thinking about planning your wedding the fun part Many couples these days choose to have a theme to their wedding these themes can be extremely varied and can range from something as simple as a colour theme to recreating your favourite movie just imagine a Harry Potter wedding hellip So why not theme your wedding after the season ...... More

A Guide To Writing The Perfect Speech

If you have a best mans speech to plan we have some tips for you!

Posted on Mon 5th Nov 2018 at 15:21

Planning a wedding speech can be a daunting task Picture this your best friend tells you they rsquo re getting married everyone rsquo s happy it rsquo s amazing news and then they ask you to give a speech hellip uh oh Some people are more than happy with this and have no problem standing up in front of a room full of people Others however may not be and will struggle with ...... More

Wedding Trends Of 2018

Take a peek at whats been popular this year!

Posted on Mon 17th Sep 2018 at 13:54

So far this year we have had a fantastic time with weddings at the Hotel Lots of happy couples have come and gone and with them some lovely wedding day ideas Here we have compiled some of the most popular choices for wedding days from this past year to get your wedding inspiration buzzing Flower Arches Kicking off this list is something that we are seeing increasingly more of at the Glen-Yr-Afon Flower ...... More