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On Hitched.co.uk since 2022

Last update: May 2024

Glen Yr Afon House Hotel is a wedding venue situated in Usk, Monmouthshire, South Wales. This privately-owned estate has been hosting nuptials since 1974 and boasts an experienced staff who know how to ensure your dreams come true. They have won numerous awards and accolades for their weddings and pride themselves on their personal approach to planning. The picturesque property will provide a stunning backdrop for your festivities, and the team will create a seamless, relaxing, and romantic affair.

Facilities and Capacity

Glen Yr Afon House Hotel is licensed for civil ceremonies in several ceremony rooms. These include the atmospheric and book-lined library, which accommodates 20; the oak-panelled dining room, which seats 50; and the spacious Ballroom. After tying the knot, you can head to this lavish banquet hall for your wedding breakfast with up to 150 guests. The Ballroom can also hold 220 for evenings receptions, allowing you to dance late into the night with all your loved ones. If you prefer an outdoor soiree, the lush and verdant grounds can be set up for your ceremony and drinks reception.

Services Offered

Event packages at Glen Yr Afon House Hotel are comprehensive and come with flowers, entertainment, and furnishings. The in-house catering team also provides gourmet and fully customisable meals for your wedding breakfast. The chefs use the best local ingredients to create this dinner, paired with fine wines. A cake, dessert selection, and evening drinks are also available. After the celebration, you and your guests can retire to 27 newly refurbished ensuite overnight rooms.

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Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Large hotel
Outdoor license

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Corkage option
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities
In-house catering

Evening entertainment:

Dance floor
Entertainment licence
Live band facilities
Evening reception facilities
DJ facilities
Outdoor fireworks permitted

Overnight accommodation:

Overnight accommodation for wedding couple
Overnight accommodation for guests

Venue staff assistance:

Wedding coordinator

Venue leisure facilities:

Beautician

Other features:

Exclusive use
Accessible facilities
Car parking
Confetti permitted
Pet-friendly
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Reviews for Glen Yr Afon House Hotel

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Elizabeth G. Sent on 26/09/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Absolutely amazing!

Glen yr Avon you really made our day so so special. The team were on hand for every single question and responded very quickly! I want to do my wedding day all over again! 🥰 if your looking for a venue Glen yr Avon is the one! ❤️
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Lowri G. Sent on 13/04/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Magical March Wedding

I cannot recommend Glen yr Afon highly enough! All the pre planning, response to requests and 100% professionalism by Carol the wedding co-ordinator, Darren the DJ and the rest of the team were absolutely flawless! Nothing was too much trouble - they all made the day run like clockwork! The venue, food, ambience, disco, not to mention the breakfast the day afterwards was amazing! We want to go back and do it all again in slow motion!
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Vicki Sent on 10/10/2017
5 out of 5 rating

The best wedding venue

I just wanted to say a massive thank you for making Hannah and Rods day on August 5th the best wedding ever. All your staff were absolutely amazing. A big thank you to all of them. Especially Matthew and The young man behind the bar, who quite frankly was superb - but everyone was. Also a special thank you to Carol who sorted it all out. We have been to many weddings over the years and I know this was our daughters but quite simply I have never been to one so good! It's not just me saying that but all our friends and family have been saying the same. - You are definitely the best wedding venue. Not just because of the hotel but you've got it just right! Thank you so much for making that day the happiest day of my husbands and my life. That was way better than our own wedding!
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Luke Sent on 10/10/2017
5 out of 5 rating

Gorgeous

Thank you so much for an amazing day we both honestly had the best day of our lives, you must have booked the sun for us because we couldn't have wished for a nicer day it was gorgeous. I think our guests all enjoyed themselves or certainly seemed that way at least and no dramas luckily so all in all just a really nice day and that was mainly thanks to your staff who made it all go smoothly without us having to worry about a single thing so just want to massively thank them, especially Matthew who just made everything so easy and was so easily approachable, thank you so much for helping organise the best day of our lives and I'm sure we'll stay again soon
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Anonymous Sent on 10/10/2017
5 out of 5 rating

Best ever

We are both simply blown away by the magical and professional way you ensured our day was the best ever... Love and appreciation from Veronica and David.
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Heather Sent on 10/10/2017
5 out of 5 rating

Huge thank you

I am writing to say a massive thank you for making our wedding day so fantastic. All the staff were amazing, nothing was too much trouble for them and the food was absolutely stunning. The whole experience of planning the wedding with yourself through to staying at the hotel on the Friday to the actual wedding day was made very easy, very relaxed and very professional. We can't thank you enough. We would like to give a special thank you to Matthew as he was absolutely brilliant on the day. I can't speak highly enough of his professionalism and how hard he worked to make our day so special. All the guests have said how fantastic the venue was and how stunning the food was. The day was definitely a big success and one that we will remember of pure happiness forever...
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Sian Sent on 10/10/2017
5 out of 5 rating

Dream come true

I just wanted to send you a message to say a huge thank you for making our dreams reality! From the first day I met you when we were looking at venues, I knew I wanted you to be in charge of our wedding. You totally got my vision and I never once had to worry that anything would go wrong because I trusted you completely. We honestly had the most perfect day.
The whole team were outstanding and couldn't do enough for us! I have to give a special mention to Matt, who from the moment we arrived the night before was friendly, helpful and so good at his job! All of our guests commented on the venue but most of all, the staff. They are a credit to the Glen Yr Afon.... I just wanted to know how much we appreciated everything that you did to ensure we had the day of our dreams!
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Laura Sent on 10/10/2017
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect

Well what can I say? We couldn't have wished for a more prefect day. From the moment we arrived everything was amazing. The room looked beautiful and the food was outstanding. All of guests had a amazing time as did myself and Rob.

All of the staff were so attentive, but I have to give a special mention to Matthew who looked after myself and Rob and made sure we had everything we needed. When the room was transformed for the evening all of our guests couldn't believe how different and stunning the room looked, Darren and his team did an amazing job with the disco, dance floor and ceiling lights. It truly was breath-taking. We want to do it all again as the day went by in a flash!

Thank you so much for everything you helped us with, it really was the best day ever!
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Anonymous Sent on 10/10/2017
5 out of 5 rating

Magical

Thank you so much for helping make our day so memorable and enjoyable. We really appreciate all your help with the planning of our wedding. From the day we met you, we knew you would do an amazing job! The Glen Yr Afon is a magical place and the staff are so welcoming and friendly, We had the best day!
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Anonymous Sent on 10/10/2017
5 out of 5 rating

Outstanding food, beautiful wedding reception

On behalf of my wife Sharon and myself we cannot thank you enough for organising such a beautiful wedding reception at the hotel. Every element of the day was excellent and we had nothing but praise from family and friends in respect of the venue. The Chef who produced outstanding courses of food (the beef was to die for!!). Please again accept our personal thanks and the sincere best wishes. Parents of the bride.
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Anonymous Sent on 10/10/2017
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing!!

Our wedding day on the 4th was incredible! Everything was amazing!! We had a beautiful day! A huge thank you to you for all of your help in planning our perfect day, we couldn't have done it without your help! And please pass on our thanks to all of the amazing staff at the Glen yr Afon who helped in the run up to and on our wedding day, everyone was so helpful and professional we cannot thank you all enough! Everything was perfect and the little finishing touches ... are lovely! Please accept a huge thank you from me and my husband and all of our families for a truly amazing wedding day!
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Claire Sent on 10/10/2017
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Thanks so much

A huge thanks to all the team at Glen yr Afon for making our special day just perfect. It was everything we hoped it would be and more!
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Mark Sent on 10/10/2017
5 out of 5 rating

Superb Organisation

Just wanted to say huge thanks to you and all of your staff for our wedding on Thursday. It was a wonderful day, and a large part of that was thanks to your superb organisation. Everyone seemed to know exactly what to do even when we didn't, the staff were very professional, and the food was excellent. Thanks again
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Anonymous Sent on 10/10/2017
5 out of 5 rating

Nothing is too much trouble

We had a fabulous day, as did the rest of our party. We can’t thank you enough. You all worked tirelessly throughout the day & nothing was too much trouble. The whole team was completely amazing. We are already planning on returning for a Sunday lunch & afternoon tea! Thank you again for everything you have done & all of your input. It was reassuring knowing that you had everything in hand & I had nothing at all to worry about.
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Chloe Sent on 10/10/2017
5 out of 5 rating

Highly Recommended

Just wanted to say how gateful we are for the amazing job you all did oragnaising our wedding day. We all had such an incredible time. Thank you very much for making it so special and stress-fee! The Glen Yr Afon really does live up to its reputation and we'd recommend your services to anyone!
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