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Set on a hillside above the rolling Cheshire plains, Britain's only intact medieval style castle offers luxury accommodation within fortified walls. It has stunning surrounding, provides breakfast each morning, and has free Wi-Fi and free parking.
On-site leisure activities include falconry, archery, rifle shooting and crazy golf. Peckforton Castle dates back to the 19th century, and has featured in both Robin Hood and Dr Who.
The 1851 Restaurant has been awarded 2 AA Rosettes for its fine food. Cheshire salmon, Goosnargh duck and local beef feature on the table d’hôte and à la carte menus, 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.
When would you like to stay?
- 24-hour front desk
- Non-smoking rooms
- Facilities for disabled guests
- Family rooms
- Luggage storage
- Non-smoking throughout
- Designated smoking area
- Restaurant (à la carte)
- Golf course (within 3 km)
- Room service
- Meeting/banquet facilities
- Breakfast in the room
- Bridal suite
- Souvenirs/gift shop
- Bicycle rental
- Packed lunches
- Concierge service
- Special diet menus (on request)
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
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/children's cots permitted in a room is 1.
Pets are not allowed.
Accepted credit cards
The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.
This striking property is the realisation 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 listed Medieval castle in the UK.
Privately owned, it comprises of 48 recently refurbished en suite bedrooms 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 are 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 free-view TV.
Peckforton Castle is situated 12 miles from Chester city centre, 36 miles from Manchester International Airport, 20 minutes' drive from junction 16 of the M6 and halfway between Birmingham and Manchester.
Oulton Park Race Course is just 5 minutes' 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 within the UK.