Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Simply stunning wedding venue... Ewenny Priory

What is your venue name, industry rating and where is your venue located?
Ewenny Priory
Ewenny Priory, Bridgend, Vale of Glamorgan, CF35 5BW

What facilities does your venue boast?
Ewenny Priory provides a beautiful and private outside venue within which to celebrate a wedding with a reception/party.
The couple can get married in the Priory Church so long as they can demonstrate a 'qualifying connection’ approved by the Church in Wales.
The venue provides a site for a large marquee within the fortified Norman Priory, serviced by water, electricity and car parking.

Does your hotel cater for weddings?  If so, what numbers can you accommodate and what packages do you offer?
Yes for numbers up to 200. Package is just the hire of the venue. Couple are free to choose what services you need.

What about events, both large and small, what numbers can you accommodate?
Yes for numbers up to 200.

Can guests stay over at your venue?  What accommodation is on offer?
No accommodation

Tell us about your food/ menus/ wines...
Customers are free to choose their own/favourite catering and drink suppliers

What sets your venue apart from others?
Originally built in the early 12th Century, Ewenny Priory was a Benedictine foundation connected to St. Peter's Abbey, Gloucester. After the dissolution of the monasteries in the 16th Century the Carne/Turbervill family have lived there ever since. The church has been described as "The best-preserved example of a Norman priory church in South Wales" and “The most complete and impressive Norman building in Glamorgan”.

Hiring the venue gives the wedding party exclusive access to the gardens and towers within the Norman fortifications and there are plenty of locations which make a great backdrop to photographs including the Historic Deer Park.
Ewenny Priory is a blank canvass onto which they can ‘paint’ your perfect wedding day.

Anything special that we should know about the venue?
Plenty of car parking available hidden away from the main venue.

Any big plans for the coming months or 2015?
Preparing for our first weddings for 2014 and taking bookings for 2015.

Where can we get more information/ read more/ contact the venue?
Twitter: @ewennypriory
Phone: Jeremy Picton-Turbervill on 07778 205105

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