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On since 2021

Last update: November 2023

Perched high above the Mawddach estuary at the foot of the rugged Cadair Idris, you’ll find our stone-fronted Penmaenuchaf. Inspired by the dramatic ancient landscape of Eryri (Snowdonia) National Park, this grand old house has its own beautiful history, and each room has its own unique and characterful appeal.

Leave the everyday behind and join us for a luxury celebration in Dolgellau, in the heart of extraordinary North Wales. You’ll be welcomed with warm smiles as you step into our country house in this incredibly scenic and tranquil location to experience our unbuttoned approach to exceptional hospitality.

Facilities and Capacity

Penmaenuchaf has a wonderful selection of indoor and outdoor spaces where you can hold your ceremony. You can say 'I do' within the private, manicured grounds surrounded by verdant foliage and lush blossoms, while the hotel's elegant lounges will provide a luxurious yet informal atmosphere featuring sweeping views of the gardens.

Couples can enjoy exclusive use of the venue, ensuring the utmost comfort and privacy. You and your loved ones can also wander the picturesque estate, finding gorgeous photo opportunities at every turn. Enjoy a memorable occasion with ample space for a dance floor, seated meal, and entertainment. Once your day draws to a close, you and your guests can retire to one of our 13 bedrooms and our luxury honeymoon suite.

Our exclusive use package includes use of all of our bedrooms, including the honeymoon suite. Couples can invite between 26-48 guests for a seated wedding breakfast, and up to 100 guests in-house for an evening reception.

Services Offered

All our wedding packages are bespoke and our team will work with each couple to discuss your unique and custom wedding needs.

Head Chef Tom HIne overseas all of the food at Penmaenuchaf, so you can be assured that you and your guests will enjoy the most delicious of wedding menus. Our menus can be tailored to suit every couple's needs.

Our team here at Penmaenuchaf are seasoned professionals at hosting weddings and we'd love to welcome you for your special day. We'll work closely with you to ensure every detail is just how you envisioned it and ensure that your enjoy the most magical of days.

Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Small hotel
Outdoor license

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
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

Other features:

Exclusive use
Car parking
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