Rowton Castle Wedding Venue, Photographed from the Castle Gardens

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Guest FAQs

For Your Visit to Rowton Castle

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Your Frequently Asked Questions Answered

Let’s start with finding us! Our address is: Rowton Castle, Halfway House, Shrewsbury SY5 9EP.

Rowton Castle is located in the heart of the Shropshire countryside. It is close to the England-Wales border and sits between the towns of Shrewsbury and Welshpool. Although we enjoy a peaceful location here at Rowton Castle, being just outside of the market town of Shrewsbury, we are quite easy to find! You may find this detailed map and directions useful, alternatively, google maps will bring you to the front door.

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What Time Can We Arrive From?

To extend courtesy to the previous days’ guests, we are unable to open our doors and accommodate your arrival until 12.30pm. At this time our reception team will be ready to greet you and check in those staying overnight in our castle accommodation, with room keys being available at 1pm.


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Do you have overnight accommodation?

We ask couples getting married with us to allocate all bedrooms (there’s no denying that the couple will know you all better than we do and can select the most appropriate room for your stay).

If you haven’t been allocated a room, don’t worry; there are plenty of lovely local B&Bs as well as larger hotels nearby. All accommodation bookings at Rowton Castle include a full English Breakfast!

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Interior Designer Jaci Vianna's work can be seen throughout the castle, not just in the pictured superior twin bedroom
Rowton Castle. The Walk Way to Tower House in Full Bloom. Pink and White Roses

More Questions

We are so looking forward to welcoming you to Rowton Castle! You may have more questions, and that is okay. Get in touch, we’d be delighted to help you with these.


Where can we get lunch?

We do not provide lunch prior to weddings. The kitchen is already in full swing at this time, preparing a delicious wedding breakfast for you all to enjoy.

If you fancy a snack or quick lunch before the wedding, the town of Shrewsbury is perfect for this. Just a few miles away, there are a wide range of restaurants for all tastes.

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Portrait of a Father of the Bride and a Rowton Castle Wedding


Do you have your own bar?

There are a number of bars here at Rowton Castle; all of which differ in style and ambience. Our bars stock a fantastic range of lagers, craft beers, cider, cocktails, spirits and a selection of wines at reasonable prices.

We take card payments and accept apple pay (we are now completely cashless). We do expect that drinks consumed on the premises are bought from the bar whilst open.

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Rowton Castle's Cocktail Bar Decor Photographed


Can you recommend a taxi service?

We can recommend a number of companies based both in Shrewsbury and Welshpool. Please do book your taxi before the wedding where possible – this is advised for weddings taking place on any day of the week but is especially important on Friday and Saturday evenings.

Music finishes and the bar closes to non-residents at 12am. You may find that times between 12am and 12.15am are the most suitable when arranging your taxi.

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Rowton Castle Wedding Decor, a Neon Happily Ever After Sign Pictured in the Cardeston Suite

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