Celtic Manor Resort

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The Celtic Manor Resort

Host venue of the 2014 NATO Summit, home of The 2010 Ryder Cup, and voted M&IT ‘Best UK Hotel’ for seven out of the last eight years, The Celtic Manor Resort is one of Europe’s most prestigious destinations for business, golf and leisure.

Only two hours from London and easily accessible from all major UK and European cities, this unique destination offers an abundance of versatile space designed to meet the needs of companies planning events of all sizes, from meetings for two people to conventions for 1500.

Set in 2,000 acres of rolling parkland in the beautiful Usk Valley, South Wales, this award-winning destination offers luxury on a grand scale, encompassing nearly 600 bedrooms and a host of exceptional world-class facilities that make up the exclusive Celtic Manor Collection.

The resort’s four unique and individual hotels include the 19th century Manor House, idyllic Newbridge on Usk country inn, the stylish Coldra Court Hotel, and the five star Resort Hotel with its luxurious Signature Collection of rooms and suites. In addition, ten sumptuous Hunter Lodges and a traditional Welsh farmhouse and barn offer luxurious self-catering accommodation, while three exceptional championship golf courses, two luxurious health spas and fitness clubs, seven sensational restaurants make Celtic Manor the ultimate European resort destination.

Conferences, Meetings & Events

Celtic Manor’s award-winning Convention Centre has been purpose-built for everything from board meetings to major conferences. At its heart is the 1,500 delegate Caernarfon Suite, with adjoining pre-function areas and world-class technical facilities. The Convention Centre also has 24 syndicate and meeting rooms, ranging from those seating ten boardroom style to the Beaumaris Suite, accommodating up to 170 for conferences.

This exceptional venue offers every possible amenity for events of all sizes, with flexible space for a wide range of conferences, exhibitions, product launches, dinners, concerts, golf days and more. There are also an array of activities ideal for corporate team building including two spectacular adventure golf courses, archery, laser combat and an exhilarating treetop ropes adventure.

With exciting plans underway for a new state-of-the-art International Convention Centre Wales due to open in 2019, the possibilities are endless at this ever-expanding world-class resort. Designed to attract major events from across the world this will rival any convention facility in Europe, with its state-of-the-art auditorium, exhibition hall and associated facilities with capacity for around 4,000 delegates, making it the largest facility of its kind in Wales or the south west of England.

Corporate Hospitality

As the backdrop to numerous high profile occasions, The Celtic Manor Resort has established an enviable reputation for hosting major world-class events.

Over the last few years, this award-winning resort has exploited its unique attributes to create an entire calendar of glittering sporting and social events, from the ultra-glamorous Polo at the Manor to the star-studded Celebrity Cup.

As this glittering calendar of events continues to grow from strength to strength it has certainly made its mark. The Celtic Manor Resort now attracts more than one million visitors each year who come to work, rest and play at one of Europe’s finest destination resorts.

For more information visit celtic-manor.com or call 01633 410252


Speaker Bio: Lucy Williams


With a wealth of knowledge and experience gained in the hotel and hospitality industry, Lucy joined us at Celtic Manor nearly four years ago from Stoke Place, Buckinghamshire and prior to that, Bovey Castle, Dartmoor. Formerly Lucy lived in the U.S. and New Zealand, where she specialised in Events and Reservations Management.

Currently, heading up our Corporate Relations team, Lucy has previously looked after corporate clients and agents from all over the UK as a Corporate Relations Manager. She now assists the whole team with a wide range of corporate enquiries.