Craig-y-Nos Castle Hotel

In 1878, the castle and its setting captivated the leading opera star Adelina Patti. She embarked on a major development of the site, adding the North and South wings, the clock tower, conservatory, winter garden and theatre. Not only did she build extensively but she incorporated the latest technologies of the day. It was one of the first private residences in Britain to have electricity. As well as providing lighting for the castle it enabled Adelina to install the latest lighting technology in her theatre. The theatre could hold 150 people. Her theatre remains a time capsule, and the stage is probably the only surviving example of original 19th century backstage equipment.
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Craig-y-Nos Castle Hotel
Brecon Road

Tel (Daytime) 01639 731167 or 01639 730205
Tel (Evening) 01639 731167
Fax 01639 731077