The Great House Hotel & Restaurant
A beautifully restored historic hotel. Members of Welsh Rarebits and Historic Hotels of Europe. Leicester’s Restaurant at the hotel features in Michelin and most food guides. Local Welsh free range products used for modern British menus. Private house parties and weddings in our beautiful garden. Uniqueness A unique and beautiful country house run with 5 ***** service. Just 25 minutes equal distance to the centre of Cardiff and Swansea. Easy access to the South Wales Valleys and the Heritage Coast. This 15C boutique hotel was a gift from Queen Elizabeth I to the Earl of Leicester. Friendly, professional and discreet service, a unique combination of modern facilities with every traditional comfort you would expect.
Local amenities include places of interest for walks, the old thatched village of Merthyr Mawr and Candleston Dunes. The coastal regions of Southerndown and Porthcawl are just 10 minutes away. Golf at the championship Royal Porthcawl and several private golf courses and driving ranges are close by. Margam Abbey and Country Park is just 5 minutes away. Awards 2 AA Rosettes Michelin Guide Country Restaurant of the Year twice Welsh Restaurant of the Year Most other good food guides Young Welsh Chef of the Year Irish hospitality award.