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Celtic Manor has gained the reputation as one of the finest destinations for meetings conferences and events. It is also has one of the finest golf courses in Europe. Set in 1400 acres of panoramic parkland in the Welsh Usk Valley it will be hosting the famous Ryder Cup golf championship in 2010. As you would expect from a world-class facility with five star status, the conference spaces are ideal for our event offering comfortable state- of -the -art-conference facilities, lots of networking space, beautifully appointed bedrooms, good food, a health and fitness club and health spa.

For international delegates who wish to extend their stay, the resort offers many other activities which can be found on their website: and areas of local interest can be found at

Celtic Manor is only 90 minutes from London Heathrow, 45 minutes from Bristol and Cardiff-Wales International Airports and 5 minutes from the Severn Bridge. It is located close to inter city rail services at Newport, with direct trains to Cardiff, London Paddington, and Birmingham. The venue is a 10 minute taxi ride from the station.

Celtic Manor Resort
Coldra Woods
The Usk Valley
South Wales NP18 1HQ


The Celtic Manor Resort has extensive parking facilities available to guests and visitors. Parking is free of charge.

Accommodation and Facilities:
The Resort's luxurious five star hotel opened in 1999. Each one of its 330 bedrooms are beautifully appointed and decorated, where distinctive design and traditional luxury create a calm and relaxing environment. Guests at The Resort Hotel also enjoy complimentary telephone calls to national landlines, high speed internet access and complimentary use of The Forum Health Club leisure facilities.

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