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Fonmon Castle

Fonmon, Barry CF62 3ZN, Wales
+44 1446 710206
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Fun history made even better by great guide

Medieval Fonmon Castle in the Vale of Glamorgan has a unique history of having been inhabited by... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
SavvyTravelerReviews
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Celebration, Florida
Fantastic Wedding venue

This was such a lovely place for a wedding reception. Everything was well organised by Hannah and... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Karen J
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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“fresh food” (3 reviews)
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Fonmon, Barry CF62 3ZN, Wales
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+44 1446 710206
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Medieval Fonmon Castle in the Vale of Glamorgan has a unique history of having been inhabited by only two families throughout its 800 years of existence. It is well worth a visit, but be sure to consult their website, because opening times are limited and...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

This was such a lovely place for a wedding reception. Everything was well organised by Hannah and the team on the day and they were very helpful during the planning stage with everything. The house, marquee and gardens all looked stunning on the big day...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

So Fonmon Castle itself was everything and more, Beautiful surroundings, The Castle Amazing, The staff fantastic, Every bride wants their day to be magical and special in every way, But this was my baby sisters day and chooseing Fonmon Castle so it would be extra...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2017

We were married in 2006 and had our reception at Fonmon Castle. It's a fantastic location and everyone there went out of their way to make sure we had a really special day and that everything ran smoothly. One of the reasons why I've written...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2017

Just returned from a wonderful hour spent at Fonmon Castle. Walk around the gardens with a drink, then escorted to the Library for a delicious cream tea served by helpful waitresses. Thank you everyone for a lovely Sunday. Can't wait for the next one. Highly...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2017

Such a special place. It is elegant with an air of calm. We had a fantastic day- could not have asked for more! Right the way through the planning process we had so much help and support from the team. They could not have been...More

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AlikiCurrimjee, Owner at Fonmon Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

We are so happy you had a great day and that the team were on hand to make it perfect! Congratulations again on your wedding Sir Brooke & Aliki

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Reviewed 2 May 2017

What an interesting visit, we had two ladies showing us round one learning the ropes and another with years of fantastic facts and stories about the history of the families that had lived there. Lovely gardens very peaceful Shame it didn't have a cafe would...More

Thank Cat H
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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

A lovely venue for the wedding we attended, convenient for transport links and very near Cardiff Airport. Characterful old place tucked away in pleasant gardens. Staff very well trained and friendly. Food, provided in-house was well done, service excellent. The first floor dining room where...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

A truly lovely wedding venue, so unique and romantic. Staff there are great and so helpful. Thank you for making our day so memorable.

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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Went here for a wedding party of friends. The venue is an ideal setting for weddings. Food was good an we had a great day. Stayed at the local holiday inn, went with the firm they recommended but didn't book a taxi back. The staff...More

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Cerys B
23 January 2017|
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Response from Tiny1984 |
This may be a bit late, but we got married here in April and it was fantastic. They have a preferred caterer - Really Fresh Food Company, the food was delicious. 😊
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