Fonmon Castle, Barry

3.8
#6 of 9 in Historic Sites in Vale of Glamorgan
Fonmon is one of the few mediaeval castles which are still lived in as a home. Since it was built by the St. John family c1200, it has only changed hands once. In 1656, during the English Civil War it was bought by Colonel Philip Jones, a direct ancestor of Sir Brooke Boothby, the present owner.
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  • August 9, 2017
    This was such a lovely place for a wedding reception. Everything was well organised by Hannah and the team on the day and they were very helpful during the planning stage with everything. The house, m...  more »
  • July 25, 2017
    So Fonmon Castle itself was everything and more, Beautiful surroundings, The Castle Amazing, The staff fantastic, Every bride wants their day to be magical and special in every way, But this was my ba...  more »
  • June 28, 2017
    We were married in 2006 and had our reception at Fonmon Castle. It's a fantastic location and everyone there went out of their way to make sure we had a really special day and that everything ran smoo...  more »
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  • Attended a wedding here and the place is fantastic. Staff and building was amazing
  • Lovely atmospheric building. Very informative tour
  • Just great, an awesome cozy castle, spent the day on a wedding here, everything was spectacular and glamorous.
  • Very nice venue for a wedding reception.
  • Lovely setting for a wedding.

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