Ruthin Castle Spa Review

Ruthin Castle Spa Hotel in North Wales – The Moat Spa

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Ruthin Castle Spa Hotel in North Wales - The Moat Spa
Ruthin Castle Spa Hotel in North Wales – The Moat Spa

Location: Ruthin, LL15 2NU, North Wales

Grounds: This romantic hotel was originally built by Edward I in 1282 and is set within acres of parkland and immaculate gardens.

Nearby: This Ruthin Castle Spa is only a short walk away from Ruthin Craft Centre, Nantclwyd y Dre and Ruthin Gaol. Within ten minutes you can get to the Llangollen Motor Museum and Ruthin Castle. It is also 30 minutes drive from Snowdonia National Park (20 miles south) and you can find Gwydr Forest Park 20 miles west of the hotel. Also, the town of Chester is less than a 40-minute drive away as well as the start of the M53 Motorway.

Style & character: Rustic and romantic hotel styled with contemporary decor.

Service and facilities: Welcoming and accommodating service.

Hotel details: There are 50 rooms available with LCD TVs with digital channels and free WiFi. There is also 24-hours room service, premium bedding and tea/coffee makers.

  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport transport (surcharge)

Access for guests with disabilities? Yes, facilities for disabled guests.

Family-friendly? Yes, children are welcome and kids stay for free. One child five years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding. Rollaway/extra beds are available as well as cribs (infant beds). Babysitting and childcare available with a surcharge.

Food & drink: Eating here is a journey back in time with themed medieval banquets. Bertie’s Restaurant serves seasonal and local produce and has been awarded two AA Rosettes. Feast at heavily-laden, candlelit tables while being entertained. These dinners were inspired by the Earl of Warwick’s legendary 16th century feasts that he once held at the hotel. 

About The Ruthin Castle Spa: The Moat Spa is nestled in the former moat of the castle and has a focus on natural products and holistic therapies. The Moat has five treatment rooms and this includes a room for couples. Enjoy a deep-tissue massage, hot stone massage, sports massage or Swedish massage. There is also a mud bath, sauna and a spa tub.

Experience a wide range of treatments all using ESPA, Jessica, Gelish and Bare Minerals. Enjoy a massage, facial, waxing, body wrap, body scrub, manicure or pedicure. The minimum age to access the spa is 16.

Prices: Spa day from £65.50 per person

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