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Rowton Castle

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Travellers' Choice 2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Rowton Castle is a beautiful 17th century, grade 2 listed building, set in 17 acres of tranquil grounds, six miles west from the historic town of Shrewsbury. We are the perfect venue for a prestigious function, or a few days away from it all. We are the fairytale venue for a Wedding. A perfect setting, coupled with excellent food and service, guarantee you and your guests a most memorable occasion.
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Property amenities
Room service
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
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Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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What an amazing venue!! The staff were excellent, friendly and professional! From start to finish, we couldn’t fault them. Everything they did and we experienced was 100% thank you everyone for what you did and Gareth for helping us through our special day x
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What a fantastic place, absolutely superb, even in the rain. Staff faultless, nothing too much trouble. Gareth the wedding coordinator , what can I say, his attention to detail was above and beyond anything I have ever experienced
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Response from Bryan C, Owner at Rowton Castle
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Tiscaali Thank you so much for your very kind and generous words regarding the recent wedding you attended here at Rowton Castle. As you will be aware, the whole team both front of house and behind the scenes are so proud of the contribution they make to every wedding that takes place here at the castle, however, I know Gareth is going to be particularly delighted to read your comments. Hopefully we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future. With very best wishes, Bryan
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We had the pleasure of spending a weekend in the hotel for a family members wedding. With temperatures of about -3, in January, the log fires here and there were a welcome and warming sight. The old grade 2 listed building was all you would expect with panelled walls and baroque
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Response from Bryan C, Owner at Rowton Castle
Responded 7 Feb 2019
Dear HappyGIlmore69 Thank you so much for your very kind words regarding your recent visit for a family wedding here at Rowton Castle. It was a delight to read that you enjoyed your time with us so much. Whilst the castle is nearly 400 years old, the services and offerings are very much current day, and I am so pleased you found the surroundings to be warm, cosy & relaxing, with highly professional staff. We thank you again, and very much hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future. With very best wishes Bryan
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I held my wedding reception at Rowton Castle in December 2018 and can see my father ‘Philip L’ has already left a review, to commend Lewis for being an absolute hero on the day when my wedding car failed to turn up. I would also like to mention Abbey, who looked after me on the
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Response from Bryan C, Owner at Rowton Castle
Responded 7 Feb 2019
Dear Cosmopolitan516016 Thank you also for your kind words regarding your recent winter wedding with us here at Rowton Castle. The whole team will be glowing with pride when the read your review, with Lewis, Chloe & Megan delighted I am sure for warranting a special mention. One of the key things here at Rowton is the fabulous team of in-house professional staff who are on hand from the very first moment you view the castle, doing everything they can to make the whole process as stress free and enjoyable as possible; I am delighted we achieved this! Thank you once again, and we very much hope to welcome you back in the future. With very best wishes Bryan
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I live 25 minutes drive from Rowton castle, and have done so for 19 years, and I had not heard about it. Well we stayed Friday night to celebrate my wife's birthday. It was a surprise for her as I never told her where we were going. When you park in the car park the sight is
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Response from Bryan C, Owner at Rowton Castle
Responded 31 Jan 2019
Dear Pint P I am so pleased that after 19 years of living so close, you have finally visited us, and we did not disappoint you! Due to the number of Exclusively Yours weddings we have the privilege of holding at the castle, it is very rare that a Friday night is free for an overnight stay, however, when it is, we are delighted to see people making the most of the service and surroundings! I am sure your review will give reassurance to others considering Rowton Castle that whilst the castle and grounds are very impressive, what sets us apart is the warmth of welcome, attentive professional service, and the desire from the team to ensure every guest is made to feel so very special. Thank you once again for your kind words, and we very much hope to welcome you back in the future. With very best wishes Bryan
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Family room 19
Family room 19
The gorgeous Tower house night before wedding
reception area
Tower House night before breakfast included very luxurious
How much is a pint at the bar? What beers do they have?
I can't answer re the cost of the beers, but I can say they have a good selection of beers including craft beers. I believe they have two bars, one bar inside one bar outside. The staff are very friendly so I'm sure if you called the Rowton castle they would answer your questions probably better than myself. It's a beautiful place to visit.
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Yes you can. Then you can park in the adequate car park. It’s a little incline from the car park so be mindful. Hope this helps.
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Is there a residents bar and when does it close? We are staying for a wedding next week T
There is a bar which closes at midnight then you can then order drinks after this time which are charged to your room
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I am not Rowton Castle, sorry 😊
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Our exclusive use wedding in march was fantastic, see reviee, I think the advice to go to an open day is good, what I'd say about exclusive use though is that you effectively pay a specific cost element for that, it's not I don't think tied to guest numbers which are then charged on top per head, so effectively your buying 19 bedrooms, then the wedding elements.
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"Room 4, massive room 3 windows overlooking the garden. Four poster bed."
"We had The Oak Room Big old sumptuous 4 poster. No ghosts!"
"The Rowton suite was superb."
"We stayed in an historic room in the Castle."
"Four poster suits are amazing"
US$117 - US$155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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