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A day at the races - when Ascot came to Bryn Meadows
26 Jun

On Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd June 2017, Ascot came to Bryn Meadows with our biggest attendance at the event of 300 people across the two days.

All guests glammed up for the occasion and were greeted to a Pimms drink reception in the Barn Suite before entering the marquee decorated for the day. Guests enjoyed a 2 course lunch including the summer favourite strawberries and cream before gearing up for the first race of the day.

Events at Bryn Meadows are held throughout the year including dinners with sporting legends, charitable fundraisers, evening entertainment and Christmas Parties for up to 350 guests.

Pontllanfraith Rotary administered the race stakes, unlike the totes and the bookies you did have to play to win and the horse was selected via a lottery number. All of the races were shown on the big screens dotted around the room; with many people cheering (often very enthusiastically!) their horse over the finishing line.

After the excitement of the races, all were served an afternoon tea buffet guests were able to enjoy the sunshine on the terrace, watching the golfers tee off the tenth.

Serving staff also dished out some prizes for the best dressed and best hat including a Time Out With Elemis spa day for two, afternoon tea and leisure passes.

There has been some fantastic feedback too:

"Went to Ladies Day Ascot as we did last year. Again we were provided with excellent service. Great food and friend staff who were all prepared to help with your needs." Lisa

"I always have an amazing time when I stay here. Would recommend to everyone. Ascot day was great, the marquee was very pretty, and the food was incredible. Thank you to all the hard working staff." Heather

"Fantastic Ladies Day, really well organised, can't wait for next year!" Claire

"Ladies Day 2017 - excellent value for money and a fantastic day. Would highly recommend and looking forward to next year." Leanne

You can see all of our pictures taken over the two days on our facebook page.

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