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Rowton Castle

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Shrewsbury, Halfway House SY5 9EP, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
piskie2112 Bolton, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just returned from my sons wedding here & i can not begin to say how fantastic our day was. From start to finish the staff were great ,even helping to tie numerous ties ! Nothing was too much trouble for them . The rooms are amazing and only surpassed by the breathtaking views out of the windows .... More

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review, we are so pleased to read of your fantastic day. It is a real privilege to play a part in what is the most important day of someone’s life; I am delighted that we did not disappoint in any way. Wishing you and your family the very best for the future. Ceri More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the pleasure of attending a wedding at Rowton Castle 18th Aug 2014 and I have to say the staff were amazing. The manager and staff went above and beyond to make the day perfect, even rallying around for a phone charger as my phone battery was about to die and I wanted to take more photos. The food... More

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Lisa How can we begin to thank you for your kind words regarding a wedding that you attended at Rowton Castle. We strive to ensure that every wedding we have the privilege of hosting is treated individually, but to the same very high standards. We couldn't do this without our long serving, loyal team of staff. Every one of... More

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Invited to a wedding here and a beautifully restored place it is mixing medieval and later 18C architecture. The staff worked incredibly hard to make the day special. Both outdoor and indoor ceremonies prepared due to showery weather, then they had to turn round the indoor room for the wedding breakfast as well. The food was very good too, so... More

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Stuntboys-dad Thank you for your kind words regarding your recent visit to Rowton Castle. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time at the hotel and very much appreciate your recommendation. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to Rowton in the future. Best Wishes Ceri More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I married here on the 3rd August, and what a day it was. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left the experience were better than could be expected. The staff were all super, nothing was a problem or a chore. Duty manager Chris looked after us for the majority of the wedding day and... More

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bcherrington, Manager at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Pip & Dave, Thank you first of all for taking the time to review your wedding at Rowton Castle, more importantly, thank you for your kind words! The whole team will be so pleased to read of your amazing day; for you to acknowledge their part in making the day a success will be greatly appreciated by all. As... More

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WE GOT MARRIED MONDAY 4TH AUGUST 2014, Castle was breath taking beautiful, castle grounds are well cared for lawns well maintained flowers and all planting are impressive, outside seating area , gazebos etc all make great photos. The staff have been amazing before wedding , during and since, All calls where returned and our questions got answered, wedding department staff... More

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bcherrington, Manager at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Lisa & Gavin, Thank you for your very lovely review regarding your recent wedding with us here at Rowton Castle. I am delighted you found that from the first welcome you were cared for so well, and that this continued throughout the planning process and the day itself. Your staff feedback makes us very proud indeed; I will of... More

Shropshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For those who are looking to have your wedding here I would definitely get it booked! We got married on 28/07 and had the most magical day. From meeting with Jack initially to the day itself the place offers an outstanding service and a setting that is truly stunning! The rooms are beautiful and clean with stunning views to the... More

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bcherrington, Manager at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Kimberley & Steven, Thank you for your fabulous review of your ‘amazing day’ here at Rowton Castle. There is nothing more satisfying that knowing that we have contributed towards your wedding day in such magical way. We believe one of the most important roles for us as a wedding venue is to put you both at ease so that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself and my partner, have recently been to Rowton Castle to have a look around for our wedding venue. Now I knew Rowton was nice but I was shocked to see how perfect it actually is !! We spoke with a wonderful man Jack who explained everything in great detail. He really does care about you and your day rather... More

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear vicki s Thank you for feeling compelled to write a review following your recent visit to Rowton Castle, and thank you for booking your wedding day with us! Jack will be delighted that you were happy with our offerings, and you are right, our primary focus is listening to and fulfilling, where we can, a couples requirements for their... More

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11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed briefly, overnight and for dinner. The setting is magnificent and the rooms are pretty good - ours was furnished with dark wood furniture which was entirely in keeping with the style of the property. Public areas are a bit like stepping back into an Agatha Christie novel, but pretty well done. Staff were really helpful and put themselves... More

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear choppingLondon Thank you for your review regarding your recent overnight stay and dinner here at Rowton Castle. I was delighted with your heading "Helpful, Friendly, Excellent" - that it was we set out to achieve here at Rowton Castle, and I am delighted we did not disappoint. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to Rowton... More

2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We had my sons wedding here on the 18th July and it was truly magnificent from start to finish. The venue was spectacular and the staff were very helpful and friendly. The weather was perfect we all sat outside until 1am and there was nothing to fault. All in all it was the perfect venue & perfect weather, thank you... More

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Maldeb1962 Thank you for your review regarding your son's recent wedding at Rowton Castle, and it is lovely to read that it was "truly magnificent from start to finish"; We were pleased to arrange the perfect weather for you also! We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you all back to Rowton Castle in the future. With very... More

Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

July 2014 was our second stay at Rowton Castle, our first was in 2010, and we can not wait for our third! It certainly will not be in four years time, in fact we are starting to plan our next Shropshire / Wales trip now. The castle is a treasure, the grounds have plenty to see and walk around and... More

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Don694 Thank you for your kind words regarding your recent return visit and overnight stay to Rowton Castle. I will of course pass on your comments to the team, particularly Alfie (Dave our property managers dog!) who will be delighted he warranted a special mention! I was particularly pleased to read that you noticed our "steady development" of the... More

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Address: Shrewsbury, Halfway House SY5 9EP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Halfway House
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Rowton Castle 3*
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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 
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