Court Colman Manor
“Peace and quiet but close to the M4” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Dating back to the Tudor times, this fine mansion is set in its own peaceful grounds outside Bridgend, and is just a short distance from the M4. The spacious, comfortable bedrooms include 10 themed rooms inspired by exotic locations – India, Japan, Morocco etc. The food served in Bokhara Brasserie is imaginative, and Indian and Mediterranean dishes are included in the choices. Diners can watch their meals being prepared in the open-plan kitchen.
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Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 30
- Family rooms: 6
- Free TV
- Broadband available
- WiFi available
- Hearing loop installed
- Children welcome
- Laundry facilities
- Ironing facilities
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Night porter available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 180
- Walk-in showers
- Single room, minimum price: £70
- Double room, minimum price: £100
- Open all year
- Maximum number of guests: 150
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About the area
The country of Bridgend is home to the town of the same name. Some 22 miles west of Cardiff, one of the commuter town’s most notable feature is Merthyr Mawr, a huge stretch of grassy sand dunes and a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), leading down to the sea. Nature lovers will enjoy Merthyr Mawr and its abundance of plants and insect life. The sand dunes are the second highest in Europe, while the areas of dune woodland and scrub provide additional habitats, resulting in increased wildlife diversity. The site is also well known as a place where some nationally rare and unusual fungi species grow.
Further west lies Porthcawl and the first real beach you hit of your way from Cardiff. While it doesn’t match up to the breathtaking beaches further west, it’s sandy and has decent waves for surfing and kite surfing. For those not up for some board action, the town has plenty else for visitors, including a promenade and funfair, and each September it hosts an Elvis Festival, where the whole town dons blue suede shoes and greased-up quiffs in honour of the star.
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