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Fonmon Castle, South Glamorgan

Patricia Moore

Fonmon Castle, South Glamorgan

a residence occupied since the thirteenth century

by Patricia Moore

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Published by Glamorgan Archives Joint Committee in [Cardiff?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fonmon Castle (Wales) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPatricia Moore.
    ContributionsGlamorgan Archive Service.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA738.F6 M66 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1193356M
    ISBN 100905243021
    LC Control Number94184894
    OCLC/WorldCa18049697

      Dinosaurs are back in the Vale of Glamorgan as life-sized models lurk in the trees of the Fonmon Estate, which has recently re-opened. Dotted throughout a woodland trail at the estate visitors. Fonmon Castle, which dates from Norman times, is a beautiful country home set in acres of grounds in the Vale of Glamorgan, close to Cardiff Airport. It was purchased last year by Nigel Ford, a businessman who has built a successful wholesale seed business, All Things Rural, as well as a popular visitor attraction, All Things Wild, in the.

    As part of your one fee entrance at STEP THROUGH TIME @ Fonmon castl e, you get to wander through our Medieval Grange and ask our costumed staff about farm life during the 14th Century. Your admission also gives you complete access to. DINO ADVENTURE WALLED GARDENS CHILDREN'S PLAYGROUND MEDIEVAL GRANGE WOODLAND WALKS THE REGENERATION MEADOWS . We still require you to book in with us by messenger to secure your space. Just send us a message with your name, your group number, arrival date and time and we will try to find you an availability. We have some cancellation spots for today. Book quickly as they go fast. ADULTS £10 CHILD £8 UNDER 3 GO FREE PM (last entry at 4 pm).

    Step Through Time at Fonmon Castle. likes talking about this. A family attraction that mixes fun, history and the great outdoors. The feel. Fonmon Castle is a history-rich venue located in the beautiful Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales, with grounds stretching across acres of land offering plentiful breathtaking scenes to capture those all-important photographs.


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Covid - Visiting Fonmon Castle. Fonmon Castle is open to the public but only for our outdoors family attractions. Please note that access to the castle is limited due to' Social Distancing Guidelines.' Please check for updates and changes as we progress within government legislation. Covid - Visiting Fonmon Castle.

Fonmon Castle is open to the public but only for our outdoors family attractions. Please note that access to the castle is limited due to' Social Distancing Guidelines.' Please check for updates and changes as we progress within government legislationPosted on: Fonmon Castle, Fonmon, Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales, CF62 3ZN.

how to find us. BOOK TICKETS HERE. Covid - Visiting Fonmon Castle. Fonmon Castle is open to the public but only for our outdoors family attractions. Please note that access to the castle is limited due to' Social Distancing Guidelines.' Book Tickets Posted on:   Fonmon Castle, which dates from Norman times, is a beautiful country home set in acres of grounds in the Vale of Glamorgan, close to Cardiff Airport.

It was purchased last year by Nigel Ford, a businessman who has built a successful wholesale seed business, All Things Rural, as well as a popular visitor attraction, All Things Wild, in the. Fonmon Castle (Welsh: Castell Ffwl-y-mwn) is a fortified medieval castle near the village of Fonmon in the Vale of Glamorgan and a Grade I listed building.

With its origins rooted in the 12th century it is today seen as a great architectural rarity, as it is one of few buildings that was drastically remodeled in the 18th century, but not castle is believed to have remained under Coordinates: 51°24′13″N 3°22′15″W /.

Fonmon Castle, Barry, United Kingdom. 5, likes 1, talking about this 13, were here. Magical heritage property in the Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales. Complete with a. Daily Tours. Public access further into the house interior is by guided tour only and is currently postponed due to Covid 19 precautions.

Once it is safe to do please visit and enjoy the castle as our knowledgeable guides will take you on a fascinating journey through Fonmon’s rooms and its year history. A popular myth exists that the castle was built by Oliver St John of Fonmon, one of the Twelve Knights of Glamorgan who effected the Norman conquest of Glamorgan.

It has since been shown that this was a legendary tale given credence by a “historic” recount in the s by Sir Edward Stradling.

Situated on a rural estate in the beautiful Vale of Glamorgan, just 25 minutes from Cardiff and the M4, Fonmon Castle is often considered a “hidden gem”. Explore years of history at Fonmon Castle, Step Through Time in our Medieval Village, Take a Castle Tour, Step into the Wild and explore acres of natural countryside (watch out for.

Tel: E-mail: [email protected] Address: Fonmon, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales, Barry CF62 3ZN Watch our Videos Download MAP & H&S Information. Hi, I'm Zoe and with my awesome team, we look after weddings and events at Fonmon Castle.

All of the team are professional wedding planners and experts in the industry and will be delighted to help you create your perfect wedding day at this stunning and completely unique wedding venue in the heart of the Vale of Glamorgan. Fonmon Castle in the Vale of Glamorgan, which dates back to the 12 century, has new owners.

Family business, run by Nigel Ford and Rebecca Harris, have acquired the castle. Fonmon Castle is a popular licensed venue for civil ceremony weddings and receptions.

It is also available for exclusive use hire throughout the year for a wide variety of events and celebrations, both outside in the extensive grounds and gardens and inside with its wealth of history. Nicholas (Welsh: Sain Nicolas) is a small village in the Vale of Glamorgan, South lies 2 miles west of the capital city, Cardiff and 7 miles from its city centre.

Nicholas is also the highest altitude village in the Vale of Glamorgan. The population was in It is in the community of St Nicholas and Bonvilston. The count down has begun, we are all very excited. Limited spaces d ue to Covid restrictions, so please book in advance.

Adults £10 Child £8 under 3 go free. Send us a message via facebook to reserve your arrival time *We have a strict customer and staff Covid safety system in order to comply with all regulations and to keep everyone safe on site* Be safe everyone. Hotels near Fonmon Castle: ( mi) Fox and Hounds ( mi) Travelodge Cardiff Airport ( mi) The Vale Park Hotel & Touring Site ( mi) Llandow Caravan and Camping Park ( mi) Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Airport; View all hotels near Fonmon Castle on TripadvisorLocation: Fonmon.

We had an amazing time at Fonmon Castle last Friday. My 6 and 10 years old are still talking about it. There were many things to do and see: a Dinosaurs Walk, the Medieval Village and the Keeper, the playground, the castle grounds and gardens and we had a really good ice cream.

5/5(14). Fonmon Castle, Barry, United Kingdom. 4, likes 1, talking about this 13, were here. Magical heritage property in the Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales. Complete with a.

Respected actor and living history expert Ross O’Hennessy, who was previously historical adviser for the living history medieval village at Cosmeston Lakes, has founded a new living history attraction at Fonmon Castle near Cardiff Airport in the Vale of Glamorgan.

The new business, named Step Through Time, includes a medieval farm manned by actors who [ ]. At Fonmon Castle, set in an Arcadian landscape west of Barry, Sir Brooke Boothby, Baronet, has been doing just that since he took over the day to day management of the Fonmon.

In the historic county of Glamorgan. Modern authority of Vale of Glamorgan. Preserved county of South Glamorgan. OS Map Grid Reference: ST Latitude ° Longitude ° Fonmon Castle has been described as a certain Masonry Castle. There are masonry ruins/remnants remains. This is a Grade 1 listed building protected by law*.Fonmon Castle has been run as a licensed wedding and events venue since Currently the castle hosts around 90 events per year ranging from smaller private dinners and guided tours to the Vale of Glamorgan Agricultural Show which attracts up to 20, visitors.Hotels near Fonmon Castle: ( km) Fox and Hounds ( km) Travelodge Cardiff Airport ( km) The Vale Park Hotel & Touring Site ( km) Llandow Caravan and Camping Park ( km) Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Airport; View all hotels near Fonmon Castle on Tripadvisor5/5(8).