Your South Wales Wedding - May/June 2020 (Issue 73)

19 REGIONAL VENUES COTTRELL PARK GOLF RESORT, CF5 6SJ 01446 781 781 | Surrounded by more than 400 acres of landscaped grounds is the grand Cottrell Park Golf Resort. The venue can only be accessed by a kilometre-long driveway, which is ideal for couples wanting to make a grand entrance. There are plenty of places for guests to explore, including the picturesque gardens, impressive golf course and patio. CELEBRATE IN STYLE Lovebirds can tie the knot is Tyler’s Cabin. Bursting with character, this area has flag-stoned floors, wooden beams and can accommodate 150 guests. Smaller nuptials can take place in Tyler’s Conservatory or Merrick’s Conservatory. Offering stunning views of the surrounding countryside, these spaces can each hold 50 nearest and dearest. Receptions can take place in the luxury marquee. Erected alongside the main clubhouse, this permanent structure overlooks the patio, gardens and golf course. Decorated with ivory linings, chandeliers and sparkling fairylights, it can be customised to suit the happy couple’s chosen theme and has room for 200 loved ones. WE LOVE... Couples will receive a complimentary round of golf, and a taster session can be arranged before the big day for an additional fee. There’s also on-site accommodation for guests to choose from, including the Coach House, which can be split into two apartments. ALSO CHECK OUT... THE BEAR HOTEL, CF71 7AF 01446 774 814 | The Bear Hotel is a 12 th -century coaching inn located in the vibrant town of Cowbridge. The stone-faced exterior adds a charming feel to the property, and the acclaimed Physic Garden is a mere stroll away. THE COED-Y-MWSTWR HOTEL, CF35 6AF 01656 860 621 The Coed-Y-Mwstwr Hotel is a 19 th -century venue nestled in more than 17 acres of enchanting woodland. Steeped in history, the property offers a blend of rustic and contemporary décor and breathtaking views across the Vale of Glamorgan. The Victorian mansion has a range of on-site accommodation available, a restaurant and a fitness centre. THE GLYN CLYDACH, SA10 7AJ 01792 818 411 | Situated in more than 15 acres of breathtaking countryside and manicured gardens is The Glyn Clydach. The property boasts modern bedrooms and a large glass terrace that offers panoramic views of Neath Valley. COURT COLMAN MANOR, CF31 4NG 01656 720 212 | Court Colman Manor is a Georgian mansion in the foothills of the Garw Valley. The venue originally belonged to the Margam Abbey before it was transformed into a hotel in 1981. The property combines modern and period décor to create a gorgeous backdrop for weddings. HOLM HOUSE HOTEL, CF64 3BG 02920 706 029 | Holm House Hotel was built in 1926 by JS Neale and sits on the Marine Parade just 10 minutes from Cardiff City Centre. It boasts an elegant and sophisticated interior and stunning views of the Bristol Channel and islands of Flatholm and Steepholm. THE GREAT HOUSE HOTEL & RESTAURANT, CF32 0HP 01656 657 644 | The Great House Hotel & Restaurant is a beautifully restored, Grade II listed building the offers a gorgeous mix of original features with modern facilities. The 15 th -century house is believed to have been a gift from Queen Elizabeth I to the Earl of Leicester, who used it as a hunting lodge.