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Rugby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Attended as a wedding guest and found Rowton Castle to be excellent.. Great venue, stunning gardens, overall very good. Food excellent, staff friendly and efficient. Rowton Castle makes an ideal location for a wedding or special occasion. No hesitation to leave this review.

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear BigDave0 Thank you for your kind words regarding your recent visit to Rowton Castle for a wedding, I was delighted to read that you felt we were excellent, with stunning gardens, excellent food, and friendly and efficient staff. I was a little perplexed to receive only 3/5 overall when you were so positive about your visit, scoring value, location...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a most wonderful stay in Rowton Castle. The minute we entered the lobby every single member of staff we encountered was so welcoming, friendly and absolutely focused on providing the best possible service. They created a fantastically warm ambiance and displayed a total pride in the service they provided at their hotel. This is something...

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Harris Thank you so much for your fabulous comments regarding your recent stay with us here at Rowton Castle. Every member of our team are going to be glowing with pride when they read your review. We work tirelessly to continually fine tune our offerings, striving to ensure the service and surroundings guests enjoy are second to none;...

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at Rowton Castle to celebrate 65th Birthday. What a fabulous stay.....Everything excelled our expectations. The food was amazing and more than plentiful, the staff couldnt have been more obliging. The rooms were really comfortable. If I had to give a score out of 10 it would be 20 !!

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear KATERINA671 Thank you so much for your kind words and for chosing us to celebrate your 65th Birthday. To exceed your expectations, with amazing, plentiful food is praise indeed; and the score of 20 out of 10 is very much appreciated! We very much hope to welcome you back in the future. With very best wishes Bryan

Farnborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this venue when googling for Intimate Wedding venues near Shropshire for our daughter's wedding. Our daughter and son-in-law to be visited back in July 2016 and were immediately wowed by this picturesque setting - not to mention the complimentary refreshments served during the viewing day. The wedding was duly booked for 16 March 2017. Well here we are three...

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear dolly067 Thank you so much for your very kind words regarding your daughters recent wedding with us here at Rowton Castle. First of all I am delighted you found us whilst searching for an Intimate Wedding Venue. We have the capacity for a larger Exclusive Use Wedding, but also specialise in smaller Intimate Weddings, whilst still offering Exclusivity of...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attended a wedding and stayed the night. Food was good.Staff were attentive and friendly. Had lots of choices for kids. Great venue for families. It's a 17th century castle, so a great atmosphere and ambience. Bar prices were surprisingly reasonable for this type of venue as well.

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Bob C Thank you for your kind words regarding the services and facilities you experienced during a recent visit to us here at Rowton Castle. I will pass on your comments to the team, and we very much hope to welcome you back in the future. With very best wishes Bryan

Marlborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in the Castle last Sunday night, Becky was our first Contact by phone, she was excellent ,booking us into the Oak room (7) with a four poster bed and ensuite bath. We stayed for DBB and the evening dinner was some of the best food I have eaten in a long time pigeon breast followed by lamb shank...

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear SaundersKmark Thank you so much for your extremely kind words regarding your recent overnight stay and dinner here at Rowton Castle. Your comments regarding the food and service are greatly received, and to rate us as higher standard than Amberley Castle is high praise indeed! The whole team will be delighted to have contributed to such an enjoyable stay....

plymouth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked into Rowton Castle for one night's stay last August. We booked last minute and got a very good room rate with breakfast. Our room was immaculate and furnished in a luxurious traditional style, complete with four poster bed! We ate in the Hotel restaurant in the evening, the food was excellent and the breakfast next morning was good...

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear traceyski Thank you so much for your kind words regarding your stay at Rowton Castle. It was lovely to read that you enjoyed all elements of your visit. We do indeed have the pleasure of hosting many weddings during the year, however, the majority of these are reserved on an "Exclusively Yours" basis, meaning the castle is solely for...

North Wales
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here 1st March, for one night with some friends. So pleased we chose the Rowton Castle for our reunion. The lounge is large with comfortable furniture and we were able to sit and natter by the fire. We were each upgraded to the rooms with four poster beds which was a nice gesture. We didn't have dinner at...

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear ETfoneme Thank you so much for your kind words regarding your recent reunion with friends here at Rowton Castle; I believe a perfect setting for such an occasion! The rooms upgrades were our pleasure, and I very much hope you will choose to return in the future and enjoy dinner also. Thank you once again. With very best wishes...

Walsall, West Midlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here as wedding guests: it's something they're obviously set up for, and they do a great job. Staff were all excellent, and the rooms (both the rooms used for the wedding party and our bedroom) were nicely decorated, clean, comfortable and elegant. Bar prices really quite reasonable given the surroundings, rooms not cheap but not excessive given the...

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear ChrisBartram Thank you for your kind words regarding your recent experience of Rowton Castle as a wedding guest. I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit, and we very much hope to welcome you back in the future. With very best wishes Bryan

Crewe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We came here in October 2016 and had a lovely quiet one night stay and revisited last week with friends. Everything about it was perfect for us. The staff are welcoming, friendly but unobtrusive and Gavin is a treasure :) Love the four-poster beds and the hotel setting.

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Jisily Thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review. I am delighted to read that following an enjoyable stay in October, we did not disappoint on your return with friends. I will of course pass on your kind words to the whole team, and we very much hope to welcome you back again in the future....

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  • Restaurant
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rowton Castle

Address: Halfway House SY5 9EP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Halfway House
Price Range: €99 - €104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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“Rooms are unique with spectacular views. Room 4 has a fantastic triple aspect with impressive four poster bed.”
 of 5 bubbles dolly067, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Worth knowing there is no lift”
 of 5 bubbles ETfoneme, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“High floors not so good for anyone with restricted mobility- no lift in this historic building.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisBartram, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rear of the hotel, first floor”
 of 5 bubbles 418arwelw, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 1 - the Rowton Suite is the best room, however, many of the other rooms are just as nicely finished”
 of 5 bubbles Pablojuan, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
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