Welcome to Court Colman Manor

Situated just outside of Bridgend, South Wales and nestled at the foot of the Garw Valley, we’re a peaceful country house retreat perfect for all occasions.

A Beautiful Country House Hotel in South Wales

Court Colman Manor Hotel has so much to offer; with our convenient location and unique setting, it's the ideal place for your business meeting or wedding. With the benefit of a civil ceremony licence along with all the facilities to make any important celebration a memorable one, there's truly no greater venue.

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Happy couple at Court Colman Manor
Court Colman Weddings

We understand just how important your wedding day is – that's why we strive to meet every need and requirement you have.

Whether you're planning a wedding and reception that's intimate or grand, our experience and passion for quality will ensure that your big day goes without a hitch.

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Award Winning Restaurant
Award Winning Restaurant

Our on-site restaurant, Bokhara Indian Brasserie, promises an exceptional dining experience. We can accommodate large functions and offer a variety of dining options for our hotel guests as well as outside visitors.

Having been awarded Best Curry Restaurant in Wales and placed in the Top 10 Indian restaurants in Britain by the Independent, our accolades speak for themselves.

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"Stunning Hotel & Grounds"

Stunning hotel and ground. Super friendly staff and of course the boss Ollie the cat. My room was stunning very well decorated clean and warm. The food was also amazing. All in all the nicest place i've stayed. I'll definitely be returning. Thank you for a wonderful experience xx

Reviewed Facebook,
"Cannot fault this Hotel"

We did Wedding photography here yesterday (4/11/2017) and the staff really looked after us. Supplied us with cold drinks throughout the day and our meal was really lovely. Best meal we have had in a long time and we’ve covered many weddings and never had a meal as nice. Thank you. We hope to cover another wedding here in the future

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"Amazing Day"

What an amazing day we had and all thank to Alison the food was outstanding and so many people commented how great the food was and how the day went so smoothly the staff was so polite our day couldn’t have been any better we want to thank you ever so much for making our day so special, can’t wait to come back and show you photos and have our first anniversary thank you again for making our day so special lots of love Mr and Mrs Winter x

Reviewed Facebook,
"Very nice two night stay"

I stayed there on business for two nights, the staff were all very friendly. It was being done up for Christmas and was looking nice. The Indian restaurant was excellent, you did have a choice of normal food,

Reviewed Trip Advisor,
"Huge thank you to all the staff"

Had our wedding at Court Colman Manor on the weekend, just sending a huge thank you to all the staff for working so hard and making our day so special. The venue looked beautiful and was exactly how we envisaged! Highly recommended

Reviewed Facebook,
"Such a beautiful place!"

Had my wedding here last year and the whole day was fantastic! And stayed in the honeymoon suite for our anniversary (the room is gorgeous)! Also had a meal in the Indian which was lovely! All the staff so helpful and friendly! xx

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Welsh Wedding Traditions

In today’s digital and globalised age, the regional and national traditions surrounding festivals and weddings are easily forgotten. This is a shame, because such habits are a charming and revealing part of our history. The romantic traditions ...

Inspiration for your Big Day & Our 2015 Wedding Fair

What turns an ordinary wedding into something fantastic and unforgettable? At our autumn Wedding Fair in South Wales, we aim to answer that question in style! With a variety of the very best wedding services and suppliers joining our friendly team at...

Festive Welsh Treats, Tricks and Traditions

If the modern Christmas season ever seemed like perfect madness, the festive traditions of Wales make for even more interesting reading. From the charming to the downright bonkers, here are some forgotten customs and seasonal surprises worth revisiting...

Celebrating Court Colman Manor’s 250th Anniversary Year

Having stood for two-and-a-half centuries this year, 2016 is more than a little special for Court Colman Manor. In today’s restless, rapidly-shifting world, you have to stop for a moment just to let that figure register. In 1766 Captain Cook had...

Glamorgan Heritage Coast Highlights: Unsung Gems & Places to Visit

Whether you are looking for great walks, photography locations or simply some of the best picnic spots in South Wales, the Glamorgan heritage coast has a huge amount of space to roam. And the best part of all? The visitor will find some of the most magical...

Seasonal Wedding Ideas and Themes from Summer to Winter

When is the best time of year to get married? The honest answer is simply the time that fits your plans and budget best. After all, these days the wedding calendar extends well beyond the traditional May to August period. From early spring, right through...

Different Ways to Get Married, From Supersized to Surprise Weddings

Did you ever look at the way your friends or family got married and jump a mile? Or perhaps necessity or your own personalities demand some more unconventional wedding ideas? For millennials, there has never been more choice when it comes to tying the...

Past Times & Future Plans at Court Colman

As we approach the end of 2016, there is plenty to reflect on & look forward to at Court Colman Manor. The year was a remarkable one in so many ways, not least of all because it heralded 250 years of the manor itself. We are thrilled so many guests...

5 Top Events for 2018 in South Wales

What do the coming months of 2018 have in store for you? Whether you are looking for great food, romance or pure escapism, Court Colman Manor have plenty to treat our guests this year. Here are just some of the reasons we look forward to welcoming you...

Our New Hotel 'The Great House'

It's the rumoured one-time home of Anne Boleyn and even William Shakespeare. And now this much-loved Tudor-era boutique hotel – which has also hosted Prince Charles – is starting another chapter in its remarkable history....

Wedding Trends & Ideas for 2017 & 2018

From a return to regionalism to the trappings of social media, things rarely stand still in the world of weddings. So what are the emerging current trends? Nobody can predict the future, but over the course of each season, we see new ideas taking shape...

Beautiful parks, nature reserves and wild places to visit in South Wales

One of the things we love best about living in South Wales is the contrast between town and country. Indeed, we are close to Cardiff, but judging by the variety of beautiful wild places, nature reserves and idyllic parks you might never guess so. Here...

Try Our Chef's Banana Kofta Recipe

We offer a wide variety of tasty dishes for you to enjoy throughout the year, try out this delicious veggie dish yourself. We have over 15 dishes on our menu, see our sample Bokhara Brasserie menu....

10 of the all time best and worst wedding stories

When it comes to arranging the perfect wedding they say that planning makes perfect. So what are the things that can go wrong (or very right), at weddings? Some of the following wedding tales are life affirmingly beautiful; others are, well, less so! ...

Romantic Getaway Ideas, from Anniversaries to Weekend Breaks

When was the last time you planned something truly special for your partner? For their next important date, whether it's a birthday or anniversary celebration, why not surprise them with an experience to remember? Here are some tips and ideas for the...

Festive events, markets and Christmas Parties in South Wales

Fancy spicing up the festive season this year? Whether you want to go Christmas gift shopping, plan a party for friends and colleagues, or get away from it all this year, there is plenty to enjoy here in South Wales for November and December 2017. Here...

Top 10 Special Features, Add Ons & Ideas for your Wedding Reception

From the ceremony itself to the cutting of the cake, some things simply come with the territory on your wedding day. But what about those other special surprises? A wealth of fun, quirky and unique features are available to spice up any reception these...

Which Wedding Traditions & Superstitions Still Apply?

If ever there was one social event where new and old were completely mixed in the same pot, it would have to be the wedding. But which of the time-honoured traditions still apply? For every custom that endures as romantic or endearing, another looks ...

Wedding Invitations - Where to Start?

So, congratulations! You’re getting married. Now what? Never under estimate the importance of the invitation. Your invitation will set the tone for what your guests are to expect from your wedding day. People lead increasingly busy lives and the...

Wedding Seating Plans: The Pros, Cons and Tools

Do you really need a seating plan at your wedding? Surely your guests are more than capable of seating themselves?...

Top Wedding Music Trends 2018

Oh, look. There’s the DJ. Deejay. He’s wearing a bright white suit… And sunglasses too – at night. A bit weird… What’s he saying? He talks like an old-time radio presenter, but the words are blurred. His lips are...

Top Wedding Ideas for 2018 – Bohemian Crystals & Celestial Chic

At Court Colman we love this time of year. The chills of the darker seasons are gone, and the warmth of summer is here. When running a country house hotel, in the idyllic Welsh countryside this means one thing. The wedding season 2018 has arrived, and...

5 Reasons Winter Weddings are better than Summer

Picture a moody, candlelit backdrop to your wedding celebrations with sumptuous materials, rich colours, decadent decorations, roaring fires and magical landscapes.Winter weddings are cosy and totally romantic. There are lots of reasons why a winter ...

Top 5 Gifts for a Winter Wedding in Wales

What better place to celebrate the happiest day in a couples’ life than in Wales? Here are our top 5 gifts for a winter wedding in Wales. While the high-season for weddings is most often summer (we all heard that sigh of relief when it ended at...