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Love is in the air

Valentine’s Day falls on a Saturday in 2015, so it’s perfect for a romantic overnight getaway at The Metropole.  Our fabulous February 14 package includes a special candlelit dinner and dance. Head chef, Nic Edwards, has conjured up a delicious … Continue reading

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Metropole speeds off to classic car show

The Metropole is a mecca for classic cars groups thanks to the fabulous  traffic-free roads on our doorstep. 2014 drew in Maserati, Rolls Royce and Bentley, and so far in 2015 we will host Morgan, Audi TT and the Vintage … Continue reading

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Join the festive ‘Dam Busters Walk’

Meet at the Elan Valley visitor centre on December 28 for a fascinating 4-mile guided hike looking at the history and biodiversity of the area, including the remains of Nant y Gro Dam which was used for tests before the … Continue reading

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Fabulous festive attraction

The Metropole has launched a special gourmet package that includes tickets to The Hall at Abbey-Cwm Hir, the stunning local stately home where each of the 52 rooms is lavishly decorated for Christmas. The Hall has starred in numerous TV … Continue reading

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Shop until you drop in Llandrindod’s stunning Christmas markets

Then enjoy lunch and a glass of wine or coffee and a cake at The Metropole. Llandrindod Wells is the place to be for a spot of Christmas shopping this year. On November 29, the town will hold its special … Continue reading

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Gearing up for Wales Rally GB 2014

The Metropole will be welcoming the Wales Rally GB crews when the teams come tearing through mid Wales in November. This year the rally sports a 160-car field, and the event will kick off with an opening ceremony on November … Continue reading

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Barnes Memorial lecture a huge success

We’d like to give a big thanks to Dr Rhys Jones who presented the annual Radnorshire Wildlife Trust Barnes Memorial Lecture, held here at The Metropole. He was a great speaker, and the audience was inspired by his work and … Continue reading

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Top Gear to The Metropole

The Metropole was thrilled to welcome Top Gear to the hotel recently – the team stayed for several nights while filming for the new series on location in the spectacular Elan Valley. Look out for the Claerwen reservoir, and other … Continue reading

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Summer cider special at The Metropole

Quench your thirst this summer with The Metropole’s luscious range of delicious ciders. Cider aficionados will love Westons Old Rosie Cloudy Cider from Herefordshire, an old fashioned crisp and dry number with a light sparkle. For something sweeter, there’s Dunkertons … Continue reading

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Tuck into Commonwealth tipples at The Metropole

Luxury hotel and spa, The Metropole in mid Wales, is marking the arrival of the Commonwealth baton in Llandrindod Wells on May 25, with a festival of Commonwealth wines. Wines showcased include a sun-packed Chardonnay from Australia, a classic, peachy … Continue reading

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The Metropole expands conference facilities

Luxury hotel and spa, The Metropole in mid Wales, has made a five-figure investment in upgrading its conference facilities. State-of-the-art audio visual equipment has been installed in the hotel’s conference suites by Welsh company, PSVS, whose  previous commissions include projects … Continue reading

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The Baird-Murray family launch The Timeline

Luxury hotel and spa, the four-star Metropole in Llandrindod Wells, has launched a fascinating exhibition into the hotel’s history to celebrate five generations of family ownership.The hotel has been in the same family since 1897 and is now run by … Continue reading

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