Llangoed Hall, Llyswen near Brecon

Llangoed Hall was originally known as Llangoed Castle. This luxury country house hotel is set within 17 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens. The walls are adorned with fine art, including Jamie Cowie, Whistler and Herman Dudley Murphy. Llangollen Hall has hosted a number of well-known guests, including royalty. The pillowcases are filled with the feathers from ducks at Sandringham and the Rolls Royce owned by the hall was given to the Queen Mother on the birth of Elizabeth, Princess of York (Queen Elizabeth II). Enjoy countryside activities on site or in the nearby Brecon Beacons and Wye Valley.

mural and stairs.
dining room in hotel.
Deluxe hotel bedroom with four poster bed.

Llangoed Hall, Brecon, Mid Wales

Llangoed Hall

Llangoed Hall

Accommodation
Brecon
dam and resevoir.
The Bridal Suite

Craig Y Nos Castle

Accommodation
Ystradgynlais
dam and resevoir.

Craig-y-Nos Castle, Swansea

In 1878, celebrity opera singer Adelina Patti splashed out on the beautifully located Victorian-Gothic Craig-y-Nos castle and did the place up nicely, even adding an opera house. She lived here for more than 40 years and some say her ghost still makes its presence felt from time to time. Book a room at Craig-y-Nos, and who knows what you’ll discover.

Castell Deudraeth, Portmeirion

Built in the style of a sturdy stone castle with tall crenellations and Gothic flourishes, this grand Victorian mansion was originally the home of an early Victorian MP. Castell Deudraeth is now a boutique hotel within the Portmeirion estate. Even if you’re not staying, you can drop in for lunch in the stylish conservatory brasserie.

exterior of stone castle.
conservatory with piano and tables and chairs.
terrace with tables, chairs and parasols.

Castell Deudraeth, Portmeirion, North Wales

The Hotel Portmeirion

Hotel Portmeirion & Village Rooms

Accommodation
Portmeirion
Castell Dolbadarn,

Cardigan Castle & Gardens

Attraction
Cardigan
Aerial view of a harbour, two beaches and pastel coloured houses.

Self Catering @ Cardigan Castle

Accommodation
Cardigan
Aerial view of a harbour, two beaches and pastel coloured houses.

Cardigan Castle

Accommodation
Cardigan
Aerial view of a harbour, two beaches and pastel coloured houses.

Cardigan Castle, Ceredigion

Until recently, Cardigan Castle was in desperate need of repair, but a community project stepped in to give it the overhaul it deserves. Castle Green House is an elegant Regency house within the 13th century castle walls. Recently restored, it’s been turned into two luxurious self-catering apartments. Ty Castell offers contemporary, river-view B&B rooms if you fancy a treat. Both options include free entry to the castle.

hotel double bedroom.
Cardigan Castle garden.
hot tub.

Cardigan Castle, Ceredigion

Château Rhianfa, Anglesey

Sir John Hay Williams, Baronet of Bodelwyddan, loved French chateaus so much that he commissioned one for his wife, Lady Sarah – only instead of standing in the Loire Valley, his creation, Plas Rhianfa, gazes out over the Menai Strait. Completed in the 1850s, it’s now a hotel called Château Rhianfa (AA 4 Stars), with 22 elegant bedrooms and two self-catering cottages.

Roch Castle, Pembrokeshire

Sat high on a hilltop, Roch Castle has incredible panoramic views over St Brides Bay and Preseli Hills and six characterful rooms. There's a seamless mix of historic structure with contemporary decor and all the mod-cons you could need. Tuck in to the traditional Welsh breakfast before exploring the nearby sights – St Davids, Skomer Island and the numerous hills and beaches. 

Roch Castle set in the green fields of Pembrokeshire.
Rear of castle with modern extension

Roch Castle, Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Roch Castle, Pembrokeshire

Roch Castle

Accommodation
Haverfordwest
Aerial view of a harbour, two beaches and pastel coloured houses.

Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel

Accommodation
Rhyl
Castell Dolbadarn,

Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel, Denbighshire

We might be stretching the definition of 'castle' a bit here, as technically Bodelwyddan is a Victorian folly  - a reconstructed version of the original castle that was built here in 1460. But this is all semantics. This castle hotel is a Grade II listed Victorian building near the North Wales coast, close to the dramatic backdrops of Eryri (Snowdonia). Set within the grounds of a romantic castle, but with all the amenities of a modern hotel, including a superb range of leisure facilities, live entertainment, and a 4* AA award.

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