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Bryngarw House unveils new management team

The wedding venue has announced new management, packages and renewed commitment to sustainability

Bryngarw House's newly appointed Hotel Manager, Andrew Williams (centre) with his new team: From left - Jane Owen, Holly Dyke and Samantha Badcott

Bryngarw House, one of South Wales’s premier wedding and event venues, has announced a transformative rejuvenation, igniting a fresh chapter in its storied legacy. The venue, situated at Bryngarw Country Park in Bridgend, has unveiled a dynamic array of new packages, menus, and pricing, coupled with a visionary new management team poised to breathe new life into this cherished landmark.

Leading the charge is newly appointed Hotel Manager, Andrew Williams, a seasoned hospitality professional with 22 years of industry expertise. With an illustrious career spanning prestigious establishments including the Vale Resort and Hotel, the Celtic Manor, and Princess Cruises, Andrew brings a wealth of knowledge and a passion for excellence to Bryngarw House.

Joining him are sales and event management colleagues Jane Owen, Samantha Badcott, and Holly Dyke, each bringing their own experience, fresh perspective, and a commitment to crafting unparalleled experiences for guests, whether celebrating a dream wedding or hosting a corporate event.

Operated by Awen Cultural Trust, Bryngarw House stands as a beacon of community enrichment, with all profits from events reinvested to support the charity’s mission of “Making People’s Lives Better.” Guided by a steadfast commitment to sustainability, Bryngarw House proudly champions local talent and suppliers, fostering sustainability and community engagement whenever possible.

Dating back to the 18th century, Bryngarw House exudes timeless elegance. The venue offers bespoke packages for all celebrations and corporate events, as well as acting as a popular wedding venue where the picturesque grounds provide an idyllic backdrop for memorable celebrations and timeless photographs. Appointments to be shown around the venue are available to book and it is now also open for Sunday lunch.

Along with the new team, the venue retains several experienced members of staff, including Food and Beverages Manager, Owen Robbins, and Head Chef, Michael Guy, whose unique blend of culinary artistry and local sourcing knowledge ensures an unforgettable dining experience.

Andrew Williams, newly appointed Hotel Manager at Bryngarw House, said:

“We are thrilled to usher in a new era for Bryngarw House, one defined by innovation, inclusivity, and a steadfast commitment to our community. Our team is dedicated to curating unforgettable experiences for our guests, all while ensuring an unwavering focus on sustainability and local engagement. The fact that all profits generated by the venue are fed back into the work done by Awen Cultural Trust means that all our guests know that when they hold their special occasion with us, as well as having a truly unique experience, they are helping support a charity that puts people first.

“We believe that by harnessing the collective talents and passion of our team and the unparalleled beauty of our surroundings, we have the perfect ingredients to transform dreams into reality. Together, all of us at Bryngarw House look forward to crafting cherished memories that will last a lifetime.”