Scots American Travel Advisors represent
Castle properties in Wales.
Castle - Ruthin/Debigshire
A magical Welsh hotel with mediaeval
roots dating back to the days of Edward
Set within acres of woods and parkland a
little over 20 miles from Chester, in an
area of outstanding natural beauty,
Ruthin Castle is a truly romantic hotel
steeped in history. The castle dates
back to the legend of King Arthur with
notable owners including King Edward I,
Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. Book a stay
in one of the many rooms; dine on award
winning cuisine created using only the
freshest local produce; bring a team of
merry men for a themed night of fun,
food and laughter; enjoy great business
facilities in a secluded venue or book
the wedding of your dreams within the
ancient walls and picturesque grounds.
Ruthin Castle is a royal Welsh gem just
waiting to be explored.
Mediaeval Ruthin Banquets
Ruthin Castle provides a superb stage
for hosting themed mediaeval dinners
modeled upon the legendary feasts the
Earl of Warwick held at the castle in
the 16th century. Guests are recommended
to start their evening of merriment with
an accompanied tour of sections of the
13th century walls, dungeon, legendary
whipping pit and drowning pool*.
Revelers then assemble in the Presence
Chamber for the partaking of bread and
salt, age-old symbols of hospitality.
Fully costumed Ladies of the Court and
the Court Steward escort guests into the
lofty Banqueting Hall where they
entertain, sing (in both Welsh and
English), jest and lead the evening’s
feasting with daggers and fingers
accompanied by a tasting of mead**.
Mediaeval murder mystery banquets and
mediaeval themed weddings are also
hosted at Ruthin Castle.
* Please note that the tour is only
available by prior arrangement and is
subject to availability. An extra charge
of £3.00 per person applies and a
minimum of 10 people is required.
**Soft drinks, jugs of wine and ale are
Guests may wear everyday clothes, wear
their own costume, or hire a costume
from the castle by advance arrangement.
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the outside, Castell Deudraeth retains
its original character as an impressive
Grade II listed 19th-century house.
within, the conventional rule book has
been thrown away. In place of the
expected country house interior, Castell
Deudraeth embraces contemporary trends
with its cool, clean, uncluttered lines,
neutral colors and natural materials.
Local slate and oak are used to achieve
that most subtle of balances – style
allied with simplicity. With its ‘less
is more’ philosophy it could be a
fashionable boutique hotel in central
London or New York. The spacious suites
are exquisitely furnished with king- or
queen-sized beds, whirlpool baths, real
flame gas fires, underfloor heating and
wide-screen TVs with integral DVDs and
Guests have the choice of dining in
Castell Deudraeth’s informal
brasserie-style restaurant or at Hotel
Portmeirion a short walk away. Guests of
course, have full access to the village
and its beautiful private peninsula,
lush gardens, woodlands, hidden coves
and stretches of coast.
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