1 Dec 2017Read Article
We love Plas Dinam and as 5th generation owners we see ourselves as custodians of this amazing house and beautiful, unknown area of Wales. This historic country house has been nestled in the stunning Severn valley since 1873: we strive to minimise our impact on the environment to ensure that this welcoming home and beautiful scenery will be enjoyed for decades to come. We share in the excitement as you and your guests discover this hidden gem and fall for it too! The wild Cambrian mountains, ancient trees, flowers and abundant wildlife are waiting to be enjoyed.
We keep the number of celebrations and weddings to a minimum so that we can build connections with our guests. We are not a large organisation concerned only with profit making and rules and regulations. We aim to be flexible and friendly to allow you to design your own wedding/weekend/stay as unique and magical as you would like.
Plas Dinam’s wildflower meadow is over 40 years old, it gets better every year with 52 species of flowers and grasses, along with all the insects and butterflies that these attract. We have our own bees at Plas Dinam, including a thriving wild hive. The wildflowers and bee friendly garden flowers help produce wonderful honey. There’s a broad range of tree species and we actively plant new trees in the grounds, much of the 13 acres of grounds is deciduous woodland. Some are special species and others ancient! There are many bird species that nest in and around Plas Dinam, including the once threatened species, the Red Kite.
We recycle and reuse to reduce our carbon footprint and use local, independent eco-friendly wedding suppliers wherever possible. We don’t believe in buying new products unnecessarily and prefer to reuse and repair whenever we can. We use eco-friendly and sustainable cleaning products and skincare products. The majority of our contact with guests is conducted via email or phone and we aim to run a paper free office. We provide luxury toiletries in the bathrooms a Plas Dinam but re-fill these from larger containers to prevent unnecessary wastage. Plas Dinam’s electricity supply is 100% renewable energy.
When hosting weddings at Plas Dinam we encourage our guests to use eco-friendly and sustainable options when planning and decorating for their big day and to reduce waste. Keeping everything as eco-friendly as possible at our wedding venue is super important to us.
We were delighted that Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien chose Plas Dinam to record his solo album “Earth” by EOB. Here’s a video showing the making of it.