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Craig Y Nos Castle- courtyard at the castle

Craig-y-Nos Castle, Brecon Beacons, Wales

Sleeps 10 - 75 45 Bedrooms 80 Dining

Hotel and holiday house in the Brecon Beacons sleeping 75 for large groups of friends and family and for celebrations and weddings

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Craig-y-Nos Castle, Brecon Beacons, Wales, sleeps 10 - 75 in 45 bedrooms.

Craig-y-Nos Castle offers serviced accommodation for up to 68 guests in a combination of bedroom types (sofa beds for 8 extra guests)
The Nurses' Block has budget dorm style accommodation for 21 guests

Nestled on the edge of the Black Mountain and in the heart of Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) is magical Craig-y-Nos Castle, a top venue for weddings, corporate events, special celebrations, and as holiday accommodation for outdoor enthusiasts, hens, stags and bikers. Craig-y-Nos offers a unique experience in a romantic Welsh castle complete with ghost walks along the corridors and wards of what was once a hospital.

For a wedding, business event or occasion, guests stay in one of a range of luxury en suite hotel rooms, making the most of all that the hotel has to offer including a great dining experience, use of the gym and spa, and the best of service. Some rooms are dog friendly too, with the castle perfect for dog walks in the attached country park of enclosed fields and streams. Ground floor rooms are accessible.

The Nurses' Block is a great base for exploring the Swansea Valley. Walkers, cyclists, bikers, stags and hens will love the position of Craig-y-Nos with access to motorbike schools, mountain trails and fabulous local pubs or, further afield, Swansea's night life. There is no dining room in this dorm style accommodation, and only simple kitchen facilities, but if the whole Block is booked for 21, and providing there is no exclusive event on in the castle, guests can book dinner in the castle restaurant. The 11 bedrooms are configured as doubles or twins with some joining rooms for families. There's also 1 single bedroom. Bathroom facilities are shared within the building.

And while you are staying here, take the opportunity to explore this beautiful area. Meander through the Swansea Valley for fantastic gastro pubs within walking distance. Ystradgynlais is an interesting little town just 10 minutes away offering independent shops and a cafe culture vibe. For motor bikers there are various schools nearby and off road courses. Walkers are spoilt for choice with amazing walks on Y Bannau Brycheiniog, Waterfall Country and the Swansea coastal path.


Dog Friendly

Dog friendly bedrooms.


Ground floor castle rooms are accessible.


WiFi is available throughout.

Heating and Open Fires

There is a hot tub for use of guests staying in the castle.


The hotel offers serviced accommodation. There is a small well equipped kitchen in The Nurses' Block.

Dining Room

Castle dining room can be accessed by guests staying in Nurses' Block as long as 10 rooms are booked.

Sitting Room

Nicolini Lounge and conservatory in the castle for relaxation. Nurses' Block has a comfy lounge with wall mounted TV and relaxed seating.

TV and Music Facilities

Two communal televisions in the castle, one VCR, one television with Sky. TV in Nurses' Block lounge. All Rooms have TV with Freeview


Singles, doubles, twins and family rooms in the castle. 5 doubles, 5 twins and 1 single in Nurses' Block.


25 en suite rooms in the castle, others with shared bathroom and toilet facilities.


All linen and bathroom towels provided.

Children's Facilities

Child-friendly environment with family rooms available.


Extensive grounds and country park to explore. Woodland and lake walks.


Ample car parking on-site.


Smoking is not allowed.

Booking Information

If Nurses’ Block is hired exclusively, it is possible to book meals in the castle restaurant. Up to 10 bedrooms (across the castle and/or Nurses’ Block) need to be booked for use of castle restaurant.
Castle rooms are hired at £150 per night for 2 people or £200 per night for 3 guests. Extra nights for 3 will then be charged at £155.
Family rooms in the castle are available and 20 double rooms sleep 3 people.

When making a Group Booking – we ask for a £1000 non refundable deposit and the balance is due 14 days prior to your stay.

When booking for an Exclusive Use Event and/or wedding there is a £2000 deposit (this can be spread over 8 months providing the deposit is fully paid more than 6 months in advance. The balance is due 28 days prior to the event.

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Craig-y-Nos Castle, Powys

Please contact the owner for availability dates

Late Deals

New Year 2024/25 Late Deals

Last Minute Wedding Offers £4350 for 50 people


Located on the edge of the Black Mountain alongside the River Tawe in a country park. In the heart of Bannau Brycheiniog National Park and only 15 minutes from Waterfall Country. Swansea and M4 are 40 minutes away.

  • Penycae near Ystradgynlais (nearest shopping centre, Swansea).
  • Ystradgynlais has Tesco and Asda.
  • On-site restaurant.
  • Cardiff International, 1 hour.
  • Neath, 15 miles.
  • T6 bus hourly service between Swansea and Brecon.

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Planning an Event?

This venue is available for Weddings


Romantic Welsh castle for bespoke weddings with an opera house theatre and conservatory for ceremonies. Stunning grounds and gardens for photos and flexible luxury accommodation for guests.

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Please contact the owner for availability dates.

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