Established by James Henry Leeke in 1897 as an ironmongery business in Tonypandy, the Leekes Retail and Leisure Group has grown and diversified over the last 120 years. It remains a family business by the fourth generation with the group now including 4 large Home Department Stores, 3 Conservatory Studios, a Furniture Store, a builders merchants, a four star Hotel – the Vale Resort, and a 17th Century Grade I listed castle – Hensol Castle.
With four stores in South Wales, the West Country and the Midlands, Leekes are home experts, offering everything for your home under one roof for over 120 years. From furniture to flooring and bathrooms to accessories, there’s an extensive choice from Leading Brands as well as unique and exclusive collections.
Established over 50 years ago, Park Furnishers is Bristol's largest independent furniture store, now located at an exciting new store in Eastgate Retail Park. Our ethos has always been to provide inspiration for your home through its extensive choice of furniture, kitchens, flooring and accessories.
The Vale Resort set in 650 acres encompasses 143 luxuriously appointed bedrooms, 12 multi-functional conference suites, two championship golf courses, Wales’ largest spa, award winning dining and exceptional sporting facilities. It has free parking on site with easy access just off J34.
A unique 17th Century Grade I listed castle nestled in breath taking countryside with a 15 acre serpentine lake and original architecture including turrets, gothic towers and feature staircases. The castle is currently open for weddings, business events and dinners. With phase two of the refurbishment of the castle to include 29 luxury bedrooms and a stunning restaurant.
Newly opened in September 2021, Hensol Castle Distillery is South Wales’ first full-scale gin distillery, visitor centre, gin school and bottling plant. Brewing in the cellars of the Grade 1 listed Hensol Castle, which is a place full of heritage and history, the fun nature of small-batch craft gin creates a truly distinctive experience.