The Bear Hotel :-
"The Bear Hotel dates back to the 12th century and oozes history,charm and character. Situated in the quaint market town of Cowbridge in the picturesque Vale of Glamorgan. The hotel's facilities for Weddings are unrivalled. Venues include a traditional Georgian Ballroom with high ceilings and chandeliers; the Stone Vaulted "Cellars" Restaurant and the new function suite St Quentins.
Wedding Trivia: Engagement Rings The practice of giving or exchanging engagement rings began in 1477 when Roman Emperor, Maximilian I, gave Mary of Burgandy a diamond ring as an engagement present.