The Bodrhyddan Hall one of the
greatest Wales wedding venues. The Hall was built after the style of the
17th century and other ornaments specific to the 19th century have been added
by the renowned architect William Eden Nesfield but specialists affirm that there are signs that the
Bodrhyddan Hall dates from earlier than this.
The house still is a home for
the Lord Langford and his family and it is said that the building was owned by this family ever since it was
built up, over five hundred years ago. There are obvious signs that a house existed there seven hundred years
ago, a dwelling built from grey stone around 15th century.
It is said that this house
initially was oriented on the southern part and the front door was faced to the main road. Apparently
nowadays we are not able to see any of these signs as the front main entrance was completely redecorated in
the 19th century and it now faces west with a mile long alley to the main
The old main door can now be seen at the main entrance of the garden.
The redesigned western part was built in Queen Ann revival style and the house was significantly enlarged. The
actual picnic area and forest walk zone that is named the Dingle was previously housing fish ponds in the
The Bodrhyddan Hall has some
incredible gardens available for wedding ceremonies and receptions. The Pleasance (the
parterre) and the Dingle (the avenue) are spread over eight acres. Each summer the parterre is being
replanted with different flowers and herbs. This year you can admire the geraniums and ageratum preferably in
late July when they look best. In the eastern part of the parterre lies the Old Park and
on its top there can be seen the kitchen garden made of brick walls, and the Ice House.
The Bodrhyddan Hall
is famous all over the world for the fact that despite its private owning it still accommodates wedding ceremonies
and receptions. Bodhyddan has an official license for civil wedding ceremonies and also enough space to host a
wedding reception afterwards with excellent services available.