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Reviewed 20 July 2015

We booked Rowton Castle for our wedding in July 2015. We had the most incredible day. Rowton is the perfect venue, combining beautifully decorated rooms, attentive and knowledgable staff and incredible grounds. We have the most wonderful stay thanks to all of their team, and our guests commented on the quality of service provided by all staff during our wedding...

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

Dear glitzyangel Thank you for your lovely review regarding your recent wedding with us here at Rowton Castle; perfect venue, incredible grounds, attentive and knowledgeable staff is praise indeed. It truly was our pleasure to contribute so positively towards your wedding day, and we very much hope to welcome you back in the future. With very best wishes Bryan

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 July 2015

This is a delightful venue and my wife and I thought the room, service, food, cleanliness to be excellent. Well done staff of Rowton Castle and thank you for making our stay so memorable. We plan to return. Superb dinner in the restaurant, too. And we loved the 4 poster bed in our room.

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

Dear Mike, Thank you ever so much for your kind words regarding your recent visit to Rowton Castle. We are delighted that you enjoyed so much of your time at the hotel and are so pleased to know that you have left with fond memories of your stay. The whole team will be so pleased to read your kind words;...

Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

This castle is perfection at its best the staff are amazing when we arrived we got upgraded to room 8 yokelton four poster luxury. Abby receptionist n lewis made it possible for us to dine in tower in cedar restaurant. Nothing was too much trouble for them. This is an amazing castle hotel its beyond 5stars!

2Thank Distahl42
bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Di, Thank you so much for reviewing your recent time at Rowton. It was a pleasure to read of your stay and to know that your time with us was enjoyed. We very much appreciate your kind words, and hope to welcome you back to Rowton in the future. With very best wishes, Bryan

Cannock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 July 2015

What a very magical Wedding Day for my daughter on 28th June 2015. From the first contact with Rowton Castle to the farewell on the morning after the wedding, we could not have asked for more. The planning of every detail was perfectly presented on the day. The staff were all amazing, efficient and obliging. The food was delicious and...

7Thank les1gentleshaw
bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear les1gentleshaw Thank you for your very kind words regarding your daughters wedding with us on 28th June. We are always delighted to have the honour of hosting a couples wedding day; a responsibility we do not take lightly, and it is lovely to read that all elements of the day were a success. Although as you are aware, it...

cannock staffs
Reviewed 29 June 2015

my son got married here 28th june 2015 wow wow & wow what amazing place from the moment we walked through the door,i cried when i saw the room they were getting married in, beautiful rooms, we were in the leighton suite ( the men all 6 of them & myself & other sons girlfriend got changed in there) plenty...

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

Dear Caz, Thank you for taking the time to review your son’s recent Rowton Castle wedding, and thank you, more importantly for your kind words, high praise indeed. There are so many beautiful wedding venues in the UK, however, we believe that it is our team of long serving staff, and the service they deliver that makes Rowton Castle truly...

Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

Me and my husband got married here on 15th June 2015 and I don't even know where to begin writing this review!! 5* is not enough!! The castle is just absolutely amazing from the building, to the grounds, to the bedrooms!! We couldn't of picked a better venue to spend our big day. The amount of people that have commented...

7Thank Charlotte0710
bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Charlotte & Martin, Thank you so much for the wonderful comments regarding your recent wedding with us here at Rowton Castle, you were so kind as to allow us the honor of hosting your wedding day, I am pleased that we did not disappoint. The whole team will be thrilled to read of your lovely day, and I will...

Rowley regis
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Recently stayed in RC for a friends wedding. Where to start with such high praise. On arriving ample amount of parking, not too far away from entrance to the castle. Walking in to reception to get amongst the normal hustle and bustle of my friends wedding morning. Him looking far more calmer than he should of I may add. Greeted...

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

Dear Phill, Thank you ever so much for taking the time to write about your recent Rowton Castle stay, and friend’s wedding; and of course, for your kind words. It is always delightful to read that someone has enjoyed their time with us so much, and that all elements of your stay were worthy of such praise. Your comments are...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2015

WOW. Many thanks to Georgia (receptionist) warm friendly very helpful on the phone and a brilliant welcome just made our stay special. I wanted to thank my daughter for looking after me when I was ill. This was the perfect place so homely and warm in a fantastic old castle restored beautifully. We had a lovely dinner served by Debbie...

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

Dear Catherine P Thank you so much for your kind words regarding your recent stay here at Rowton Castle. The breakfast being "one of the best you have had in a hotel" is high praise indeed! The whole team will be delighted that you had such an enjoyable stay, however Georgia and Debbie will be very appreciative of the special...

Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

Wow!!! What a fantastic day had by all. The moment myself and my 5 bridesmaids arrived at the castle we were taken care off, we were shown to the bridal suite by Keith who was really nice and very professional and looked after us all day. The wedding ceremony was brilliant and the wedding breakfast was amazing, I had a...

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

Dear Sharon A Thank you for your kind words regarding your recent wedding with us here at Rowton Castle; it is always a pleasure to read that couples have had such a truly amazing day. I know Keith from our team, and Will at Littlegem FX will be pleased to have warranted a special mention and our chefs will be...

Reviewed 28 May 2015

Our daughter got married on Saturday 23rd May 2015 at Rowton Castle. We would like to take this opportunity to thank the management and staff for all their hard work in ensuring that the wedding was perfect.From the time we arrived till when we left on the Sunday our every need was catered for. Special thanks to Gareth the M.C.for...

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear tettenhalltraveller Thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review regarding your daughters wedding with us on the 23rd May, and may I say it was our pleasure to take care of you all. We will of course pass on your comments to the whole team; Gareth will be particularly pleased that he warranted a special mention....

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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: $156 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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