The Vale Resort set amidst over 650 acres of beautiful Welsh countryside, is now firmly established as one of the UK’s most desirable golf, leisure, conference and team building destinations.
The Resort is home to a luxuriously appointed 143 bedroom, four star hotel once part of the estate of Hensol Castle - a 17th century stately home.
Ideally located, the Vale is just 2 minutes from junction 34 of the M4. Less than 2 hours from London (M4 west), 45 minutes from Bristol and only 15 minutes from Cardiff city centre, central train station and international airport.
From London - Take the M4 west, exit at junction 34 in South Wales.
From the Midlands & the North - Take the M5, then the M50/A449 to Newport and then M4 to junction 34.
From the South West of England - Take the M5 to either the M49 at Avonmouth or the M5/M4 interchange (near Bristol) and then over the Severn Crossing into Wales and exit at junction 34.
From West Wales Take the M4 east and exit at junction 34.
By Air - Cardiff International Airport is just west of Barry and 20 minutes by road. There are signs from the A48 to the Vale Resort.
By Rail - Cardiff Central Station is 20 minutes by road from the Vale. Take the A4232 then one junction west to exit at junction 34.
From Junction 34
- Take the exit signposted for Pendoylan, Hensol and Bosch factory
- Take 1st right before Bosch factory, following signs for Pendoylan, Hensol and Vale Hotel.
- Take 1st right, signposted Hensol, Miskin and Vale Hotel.
- Take 1st left, just before white house on the bend.
- Follow road up the hill and Vale Resort gates are on the right.
Wining and Dining
The Vale boasts 2 restaurants, the AA rosette La Cucina offering the best Mediterranean fayre and the recently opened Vale Bar & Grill which provides a sumptuous “Best of British” menu. Both restaurants, wherever possible, use locally sourced produce including award winning Welsh Black Beef.
We are able to offer outdoor activities, which can be booked in advance from Reception.
Upon entering our gates you and your guests will become aware that you have arrived somewhere quite special and quite unique.
After all, the Resort combines exquisite landscaped gardens, sweeping staircases and classic terraces for an idyllic year round wedding venue, guaranteed to deliver a warm welcome and a stunningly photogenic setting for your special day.
For everything from the wedding ceremony, to the wedding reception and the evening function, even the Hen and Stag party why not let our wedding co-ordinator take the strain so that you can enjoy the most memorable event of your life.
Wales' largest award winning spa, established over eight years ago under the expert guidance of industry consultancy leader "The Sanctuary," is superbly equipped with 19 treatment rooms, a lavish changing facility and extensive relaxation room.
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