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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our wedding was on 10th April 2017 and thanks to Rowton we thought it was completely magical. Keith and Polly were amazing and made the whole day and evening evening run smoothly. My hubby and I didn't have to worry about a thing. We have had so many compliments from our guests about the venue, the day, the food and...

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Katie R Thank you so much for your kind words regarding your recent wedding with us here at Rowton Castle. We never tire of reading such wonderful comments, and may I say it was our pleasure to take care of you from the moment you booked, right through to your departure the day following the wedding. The recommendation to...

Reviewed 1 week ago

FANTASTIC Venue & AMAZING Staff meant that we had the perfect day. 18 months ago we decided to book Rowton Castle as our venue after being showed around the beautiful building and grounds also the fact that each and every member of staff from the front of house to the guys that tidied the rooms were so polite and genuinely...

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear Laura & Dave Thank you so much for your comprehensive, lovely review of your recent wedding with us here at Rowton Castle. It is an honour for couples to entrust us with their big day, a responsibility we do not take lightly, and I am delighted we delivered throughout the day and evening with all aspects. The key that...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, what a first class experience we have had at Rowton Castle.My daughters wedding day was made so special by the great friendly staff, excellent food and superb service. I cannot praise this venue high enough, the grins on all our faces throughout the day and evening said it all for me, followed by a fabulous breakfast this morning. I...

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Dear Tim E Thank you so very much for your kind words and recommendation following your daughters recent wedding with us here at Rowton Castle. I know the whole team will be smiling with pride to read that they contributed so positively towards your memories of the day. We thank you for chosing Rowton Castle, and very much hope to...

Wrexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place to have a wedding, food and service was first class. Dietary needs were met and was a superb day and evening. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff and service was done with a smile.. take a bow Rowton Castle and your staff 👍👍👏👏👏

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bcherrington, Owner at Rowton Castle, responded to this review

Dear taff1982 Thank you for your lovely review and recommendation following your recent visit to Rowton Castle for a wedding. The whole team take great pride in everything that is Rowton Castle, and I am delighted this shone through to you. We very much hope to welcome you back in the future. With very best wishes Bryan

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks 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 5 weeks 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 16 March 2017 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 4 March 2017

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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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...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $148 - $210 (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.”
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