Exclusive use of a Regency Mansion and Medieval Gatehouse set in three acres of landscaped gardens in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park for 3 day individual and unique celebration
Features & Capacity
Country House / Manor House
Seated Dining Capacity
Sleeps # of People
Late Night Extension Available
Bridal Changing Facilities
Grade I/II Listed Building
Outdoor Reception Space
Ceremony and Reception
Church Within Walking Distance
Outdoor Ceremony Licence
Sound System Available
Food and Drink
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Wine List
Pricing & Costs
Venue Hire Only
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Porthmawr Country House.
Our venue has built an excellent reputation over the last 5 years, hosting weddings of all sizes where the brides and grooms have decided their own personal format and we have tailor made the event to suit.
We are licensed for civil weddings, with a choice of 4 different areas, each with their own distinct charm, character and status; as expected of this Regency Mansion House, which is 5 star graded by Visit Wales.
You could choose a Medieval Gatehouse with 530 years of history where Charles 1st once stayed. Alternatively, a beautifully restored Regency Dining room or the Celtic style banqueting room with a wealth of oak and stone.
Porthmawr Manor House becomes your home for your event, when you take exclusive use of the whole site and its three acre grounds. This gives 12 bedrooms over a three day period where at least 32 guests can stay in comfort and with the grandeur of this special location.
The site nestles in the centre of Crickhowell, a quintessential and picturesque market town, but is protected from public gaze by the 12 foot high castellated wall. It also has uninterrupted views over the Usk Basin, Black Mountains, Llangattock Escarpment within the Brecon Beacons.
We have received fantastic feedback from all our weddings.
Personal Message from the Manager
Name of Wedding Contact: Geoff Powell
I own Porthmawr personally and have renovated the whole site during the last 18 years. My staff and I are experienced friendly and welcoming with personal interest taken to ensure your individual dreams and ideas come to full fruition
Year Business Was Established
# Of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
# Of People In Team
Public Liability Insurance
Press & Awards
Press and Awards (1)
Key feature of the best town in Wales!
Industry Awards (1)
Bridebook Welsh Venue of the Year 2017
Location & Contact Details
Brecon Road, Crickhowell, Powys, NP8 1DE, Wales
Nearest Motorway & Junction
Nearest Train Station
Set adjacent to the A40 yet protected by a 12 feet high castellated wall, look for the lime washed Scheduled monument Medieval Gatehouse.
Cardiff and Bristol
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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
The best weddings are where the whole three days are considered a celebration.
What’s your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
View early, book early and think individual.
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
Every wedding is truly individual
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Warm, unique, relaxed, elegant, spacious
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
The whole panorama of Brecon Beacons National Park and the elegancy of a Regency Mansion
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
Look at facebook and spot them, think True blood, The vampires, Lord of the rings, Poirot and Star Wars.
What’s your favourite canapé?
Mini Swansea Breakfast
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
Big pan display cooking
What is your venue's most unique feature?
What part of your business are you most proud of?
Our dedication to detail, throughout the day and in both food and presentation.
Bridebook Gift: Free Bottle of Champagne
Bridebook Special Offer: No additional charge to hold civil wedding ceremony and free nights stay on thursday evening ( if vacant) for wedding couple and parents.