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Staffordshire
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2015

My wife and I got married at Rowton Castle on 21/02/2014 and in the review we left at the time, we said we hoped to be able return for our anniversary. Luckily we got to do just that! The Castle is still as pristine as ever and everything was as good as we remembered. We stayed in room 9, which... More 

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3 Thank Lee K
bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Lee K Great to welcome you both back for your first anniversary, and thank you once again for another glowing review! What a lovely coincidence that Lewis, your original master of ceremonies, was working the evening you returned to stay over and have dinner; Caroline was also delighted to see you both again. The team here at Rowton Castle... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2015

My husband and I got married here on the 30th January 2015. The castle is of course beautiful but it was staff who made the day perfect. Gareth and Keith personally looked after every little detail and made the day flow smoothly. Nothing was too much trouble. Having exclusivity of the venue was great and with a lot of young... More 

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2 Thank Sarahaliceedwards
bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Sarahaliceedwards Thank you so much for booking Rowton Castle for your wedding day, and I am delighted you felt compelled to write such a glowing review. Gareth and Keith will be delighted that they warranted a special mention, however, we will pass on your comments to all concerned. We are lucky to have such a professional, long serving team... More 

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85 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

A fantastic wedding venue and the staff go all out to make the day unforgettable.. And if you can book the hog roast you will be amazed it's delish...if your just passing and the venue is wedding free you could get chance to use the restaurant the food is very good indeed. Great venue. Great staff. Worth checking out

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3 Thank Alfiemoon795
bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Bernadette S Thank you for your great review, and I will of course pass on your positive comments regarding the team, and the acknowledgement that they go all out to ensure the day is unforgettable. Hopefully we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future. With very best wishes Bryan More 

Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2015

I loved it here. We came for a wedding with our little 10 month old boy. Although we had to walk up the stairs to the top of the castle (there are no lifts which is understandable in a castle) it was well worth it. We'd booked a twin room as it was the only one available but they must... More 

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2 Thank Amy H
bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Amy H "Best Hotel You've stayed at in the UK" - what a lovely compliment, thank you so much! Room 20 is indeed a lovely room, but still one we view as a "Classic Room". If you are able to return as a two in the future, you should try one of our Superior or Four Poster Rooms on... More 

Telford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2015

We have had the best experience stopping at Rowton Castle. Excellent and friendly service from all the staff. Checked in to our room at 14:15 and was given a free up grade to room 6, Was very happy with this. Excellent views from bedroom with nice en-suite, The food was the best part of the stay. Amazing 3 course meal... More 

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear 105gemma Thank you for your lovely review regarding your recent stay with us, and I am delighted that we were able to upgrade your room on arrival! Room 6 is indeed a lovely room. I am delighted you enjoyed your "amazing" meal. From your review, I believe you dined in the restaurant seated at our "Tower Table, which is... More 

Colne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

Never stayed here before and even tho I stay in hotels 5 nights a week and often a different one each night I can never be bothered writing a review. I arrived at 5 pm today and had a lovely warm welcome on reception and was promptly and professionally checked into my room. (Room 17 where all the ghostly happening... More 

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Nealstewart Thank you so much for feeling compelled to write your first review in 54 hotel visits! It was a pleasure to read that you were so pleased with the welcome, bedroom, and dining experience; "the nicest steak you've ever had" is a lovely compliment, and we have of course passed on your kind words to the team. We... More 

Bala, Wales, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2015

Went to a wonderful wedding on Jan 29th, in a beautiful castle, with great professional service, lovely food and super ambience. Therefore I feel a little bit mean about complaining about my room (No 10), but I think I got the archetypal single room. It was spotless, with a nice en-suite, but it was tiny!, it was in the rooftops,... More 

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear serenagrimaldi Thank you for your praise regarding your recent visit to Rowton Castle for a wedding; I was delighted to read you had such a wonderful time, and found the service to be great and professional, the food lovely and the ambience super. There is no need to feel mean when leaving constructive feedback regarding an element of the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2015

Well at the age of 52 I got married for the first time and couldn't have found a more beautiful place then Rowton Castle. My now husband and I have been in the food business for many years and consider our self real foodies eating and staying in some of the best hotels and restaurants around. I must say that... More 

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Amber Thank you for your kind words regarding your wedding with us on Sunday, you were so kind as to allow us the honour of hosting your wedding day, and I am delighted we did not disappoint. We will of course pass on your comments to the whole team, however, Debbie, Will, Julia & Martin and Ollie will be... More 

Marlow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2015 via mobile

Stayed over the weekend of 23/24/25 January for my sister's wedding. The hotel is lovely, stunning inside and out. It is a perfect venue for a wedding - look, feel and how the wedding party are treated. Friday night, we ate in the lounge - great menu. Not quick, but everything is cooked to order. Breakfast is great too. The... More 

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4 Thank Caroline P
bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Caroline Thank you for your lovely comments regarding your sisters wedding at Rowton Castle this January. Once again, it was wonderful to read your praise regarding our team, and the way in which they balanced a professional approach, with a friendly and courteous manner. With regard to children, indeed we welcome children to Rowton, they are our brides and... More 

Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2015

My partner and i fell in love with Rowton castle many months ago when we first visited, we loved it so much that we booked it on the spot! As part of the arrangement we were given a complimentary "wedding experience" stay, which we enjoyed on 20th January 2015. My fiance and i drove to Rowton and i was nervous... More 

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Dawn Thank you for your comments regarding the Wedding Experience you attended during January, it was a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your evening so much. It was Jack, one of my co-owners who showed you around during your first visit to Rowton Castle, and its great to read that his promises so far have come to fruition!... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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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, Shrewsbury SY5 9EP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Shrewsbury > Halfway House
Price Range: RM494 - RM499 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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“All rooms are reserved for wedding guests or special event guests.”
 of 5 bubbles ANDREWA74, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 4, a suite that had great views for three tall windows”
 of 5 bubbles vickip151, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“rooms with 4 poster a bonus”
 of 5 bubbles 65gordon, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our room over looked the rear of the castle fabulous scenery”
 of 5 bubbles JoG834, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“1st floor rooms are the nicest. Some rooms have a third bed for an extra adult”
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  • Linden Belvedere for an outdoor wedding in the grounds
 of 5 bubbles AmandaL625, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
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