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On since 2021

Last update: September 2023

Located in Plasnewyd, Cardiff, Vale Resort is a hotel wedding venue that combines vintage charm with modern luxury. Once part of a 17th-century stately home, this historic gem is nestled amid the scenic Vale of Glamorgan countryside. Its plush facilities, picturesque surroundings, and romantic atmosphere have been attracting soon-to-be newlyweds for many years. From your ceremony to your reception, this South Wales getaway can provide the backdrop for your entire celebration.

Facilities and Capacity

Endless acres of tranquil beauty surround Vale Resort, ideal for couples who wish to wed in a peaceful environment. Whether you are planning to host an intimate event or a large-scale occasion for up to 400 people, the venue has the capacity to accommodate your needs. Small ceremonies can take place in the Cowbridge Lounge, a bright room that features eye-catching paintings and floor-to-ceiling windows. The Castle Suite is perfect for dining and dancing with your loved ones, complete with ambient lighting, a private bar, and a terraced balcony that overlooks the golf course. In addition to its sophisticated event spaces, this four-star property is home to 143 delightful guest bedrooms.

Services Offered

Vale Resort's event coordinators cannot wait to work with you to bring your dream wedding to life. All of their packages include exclusive use of the property, arrival drinks, and complimentary bed and breakfast for the happy couple. Table cloths, napkins, cake stands, chairs, and tables are just a few of the event items that can be provided. From religious ceremonies to secular events, the venue welcomes all manner of wedding types.

Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Asian wedding
Large hotel

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

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

Evening entertainment:

Dance floor
Entertainment licence
Evening reception facilities
DJ facilities

Overnight accommodation:

Overnight accommodation for wedding couple
Overnight accommodation for guests

Venue staff assistance:

Master of ceremonies/toastmaster
Wedding coordinator

Venue leisure facilities:

Swimming pool
Health suite
Fitness centre

Other features:

Exclusive use
Accessible facilities
Car parking
Confetti permitted
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Aimee Sent on 02/05/2019
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The day ran perfectly

We both just wanted to say a massive thank you for all your help in planning our wedding you have been so helpful and accommodating for us which made the planning a lot easier for us.

We would also like to thank the 2 event coordinators on the day they were so good to us from start to finish and every single member of staff was so professional on the day which was noticed and commented on by many guests as well as us! The day ran perfectly and the organisation of staff let this happen!
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Vale Resort, Hensol Castle Park CF72 8JY Hensol (Vale Of Glamorgan)
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