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Set on a hillside above the rolling Cheshire plains, Britain's only intact medieval style castle features luxury accommodations within fortified walls. It has stunning surroundings, provides breakfast each morning, and has free Wi-Fi and free parking.
On-site recreational activities include falconry, archery, rifle shooting and crazy golf. Peckforton Castle dates back to the 19th century, and has been featured in both Robin Hood and Dr. Who.
The 1851 Restaurant has been awarded 2 AA Rosettes for its fine cuisine. Cheshire salmon, Goosnargh duck and local beef are featured on the fixed menus and dining menu, or you can dine in the brasserie, in the former scullery of the castle.
Individually designed with modern décor, rooms at Peckforton Castle all have a TV and facilities for making tea and coffee. All have a work desk, and a bathroom with toiletries and a hairdryer.
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Facilities of Peckforton Castle
- 24-Hour Front Desk
- Non-smoking Rooms
- Facilities for Disabled Guests
- Family Rooms
- Baggage Storage
- All Spaces Non-Smoking (Public and Private)
- Designated Smoking Area
- Restaurant With Dining Menu
- Golf Course (within 2 miles)
- Room Service
- Meeting/Banquet Facilities
- Breakfast in the Room
- Honeymoon Suite
- Souvenir/Gift Shop
- Bicycle Rental
- Packed Lunches
- Concierge Service
- Special Diet Meals (upon request)
Wi-Fi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Policies of Peckforton Castle
These are general hotel policies for . As they may vary per room type, please also check the room conditions.
15:00 - 23:00 hours
07:00 - 10:00 hours
Children and extra beds
All children or adults are charged GBP 20 per person per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Pets are not allowed.
Accepted credit cards
- Debit card
The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorize credit cards prior to arrival.
This striking property is the realization of the dreams of one man: Lord Tollemache, MP for Cheshire. He built Britain's grandest folly between 1844 and 1851. Standing atop a wooded hillside, its dramatic silhouette can be seen for miles across Cheshire. Today this magnificent building is the only Grade I heritage-listed medieval castle in the UK.
Privately owned, it includes 48 recently refurbished bedrooms with private bathrooms and the new Falconry Encounter, home to a Golden Eagle.
Food & beverage
The Head Chef, Mark Ellis' menus are based around locally sourced produce and this is reflected in the choice of suppliers to Peckforton Castle; the kitchen uses the Cheshire Smoke House, Burrows the award winning butcher in Bunbury, Williams of Flint for their Welsh Black Beef and fresh produce from the local farms.
The restaurant Manager and staff is on hand to cater to your every whim, whether it be formal or informal dining. If you are looking for your own private dining room to entertain family and friends or simply a romantic meal for 2 overlooking the grassed Ward area, you simply have to ask.
All rooms are newly refurbished and with fantastic views. The rooms are equipped with Freeview digital TV.
Peckforton Castle is situated 12 miles from central Chester, 36 miles from Manchester International Airport, a 20 minute drive from exit 16 off highway M6 and halfway between Birmingham and Manchester.
Oulton Park Race Course is just 5 minute drive away. Other attractions within a 20 minute drive include: Chester Races, Dee Races, Chester Zoo, Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Candle Work Factory, Nantwich, Crewe and Wrexham.
- Exit the M56 at junction 10 and follow signs for the A49 for Whitchurch.
- Pass Beeston Castle, the cattle market on your right and take your next right turn, signposted Peckforton Castle.
Chester train station (12 miles)
Manchester International Airport (36 miles)
Crewe Station (20 minute drive).
Peckforton Castle Hotel is the only Grade 1 Listed Medieval Style Castle Hotel in the UK.