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Address: Fonmon, Barry CF62 3ZN, Wales
Phone Number: 01446 710206
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beautiful gardens

I went here last summer , the house and café were closed , car park empty and I had the gardens to myself for an enjoyable photo session. beautiful kept gardens , well worth a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
andrebelg
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cardiff
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cardiff
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I went here last summer , the house and café were closed , car park empty and I had the gardens to myself for an enjoyable photo session. beautiful kept gardens , well worth a visit

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Swindon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the pleasure of visiting Fonmon Castle when attending my friends wedding. It is so picturesque and the grounds are so well maintained. They had set up a marquee which was the venue for the breakfast and party which worked really well. The staff were friendly and helpful and even though the bar was quite small there were plenty of... More 

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Rhondda Cynon Taf, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

i took a group of visually impaired people to the dog show event on the 30th of may. the group had previously been to this event about 5 years ago. On that ocassion they had concessionary entrance to the event including carers go in free. On this occasion we were told we had to pay the full fee of £10... More 

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Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Very impressive. Gorgeous grounds. Large and suitably warm marque despite it raining all day! The staff were very attentive. A big shout out to the lady who went above and beyond normal expectations to take a group of bridesmaids to a wedding as a taxi came and then abandoned us! Very much an additional service for which we were extremely... More 

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Warwick, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

We can't express how fantastic Team Fonmon (Tracey, Hannah & Casey) were in the run up to our big day and on our Wedding day itself. We had the added complication of planning a wedding from the US and the team gave us everything we needed to ensure our day ran smoothly and represented us as a couple. In the... More 

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WALES UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Went to the castle for afternoon tea . Walked in and we were given mulled wine! The atmosphere Was wonderful . Barry ladies choir were singing . We were shown upto the function room upstairs where there was a log fire laid the whole experience was wonderful the staff were lovely and could not do enough for us It would... More 

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Rhoose, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Very disappointed. After looking forward to afternoon christmas tea for months, upon arrival we were actually made to wait outside in the cold as the choir (who were very good) took up most of the room inside, there were elderly people sat waiting on the stairs as we were left to stand for quite a while. We were sent upstairs... More 

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AlikiCurrimjee, Owner at Fonmon Castle, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to give your feedback on Christmas Afternoon Tea at Fonmon Castle. I'm very sorry that you were disappointed & we do take your feedback seriously. If you can get in touch with me at the castle directly, we can discuss further the points you have raised & hopefully rectify these issues. Kind Regards, Casey Govier... More 

Caerphilly
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

This evening I visited this venue to meet up with some friends before Christmas. We were met with a choice of warm mulled wine or a non- alcoholic drink.Good choice as most of us drove there. The hallway had an extremely tall Christmas tree, beautifully decorated. Staff were friendly and kept returning to see if we wanted anything, ( our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Great setting , lovely food , good atmosphere . Mulled wine on arrival and choir singing . Followed by food in library , tea and coffee , selection of sandwiches , quiches , scones , mince pies and cakes . Highly recommend . Lovely lady hosting it very friendly . Great idea for taking parents and grandparents .

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Penarth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

Carol singers and mulled wine on arrival. Superb Christmas cream tea. Excellent service. Make time for a Fonmon tea.Lesley

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