Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel
An extraordinary Victorian castle near Snowdonia
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Bodelwyddan Castle is temporarily closed as a result of national lockdown restrictions in North Wales.

The earliest reopening date will be Friday 13 November, but will be reviewed based on Welsh Government guidance. Find out more

When we are able to re-open, we will not be able to offer live entertainment at Bodelwyddan Castle until Welsh Government deems it safe to do so. Instead, 
all breaks in North Wales will have a refreshing laid-back mix of indulgence, fun and adventure with top-notch dining, entertainment on the big screen and days to explore. Exclusive to Bodelwyddan Castle until January 2021. Find out more

Bodelwyddan (pronounced bod-el-with-an), is a Grade II listed Victorian building near the North Wales coast, not far from Snowdonia. Set within the grounds of a romantic castle, but with all the amenities of a modern Hotel, including a superb range of leisure facilities, numerous dailyactivities, and nightly live entertainment. The hotel was given a £6 million renovation and awarded a 4* AA award.

At a glance

  • Grade II listed Victorian Castle
  • Near the North Wales coast
  • The ultimate walking destination
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Leisure facilities and day spa
  • Free parking on site

Exclusive to Bodelwyddan Castle
until end of 2020

These RECONNECT breaks balance the romance of a 19th century folly with a love affair for the great outdoors. It’s a refreshing laid-back mix of indulgence, fun and adventure – top-notch dining and entertainment on the big screen complemented by days out exploring the blues and greens of North Wales.

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Welcome to your sanctuary

Committed to keeping you safe. Dedicated to giving you a great time.
Trust us, creating great British holidays is in our bones. No matter what the world throws at us (an awful lot in 2020), nothing will dampen our passion for giving you the most relaxing and entertaining time away, but also the most secure with enhanced health and safety at the heart of everything we do. Let us show you around.

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Peace of mind

You can book with the confidence that you’ll be covered by our free Coronavirus Guarantee for all existing and new bookings for 2020 and 2021.

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TripAdvisor winner

We're excited that Bodelwyddan Castle (among eight of our beachside sparklers and countryside retreats) appears on the coveted list of the top 10% of hotels worldwide with TripAdvisor naming it a 2020 Travellers’ Choice™ winner based on guest ratings

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Relax, enjoy and explore

There's lots of ways to experience Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel and North Wales.

Our rooms

From Royale rooms with Rapunzel-esque turrets looking over the Clwydian Range to Garden Lodges set around landscaped grounds and ponds. You'll find nice-to-have amenities including free Wi-Fi, towels, a TV, hairdryer, safe, comfy chairs and reading lights and tea & coffee-making facilities with biscuits.

Standard room

Standard room

In these fantastic value rooms you’ll find everything you could want for a blissful night’s sleep. Comfort and a wide range of amenities are key here to put you properly at ease.

Signature room at Thoresby Hall Hotel

Signature room

Signature rooms are a special retreat. They're the dream ticket if you're longing for a super-soft duvet and too-many-to-mention extra little touches courtesy of the Signature Experience.

Royale room

Each of our Royale rooms is unique and beautifully furnished with rich and sophisticated decor. We're convinced that pure luxury doesn’t get much better than this.

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Garden Lodge

Our Garden lodges are the byword for luxurious living. A secluded setting within landscaped grounds with gorgeous design and a private patio or balcony fit seamlessly together to give these retreats a special edge.

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Food and drink

An international evening menu and breakfast in St. David's restaurant is included with Dinner, Bed & Breakfast, plus a cooked or continental start to the day for guests on a Bed & Breakfast break.

Where we are and how to find us

We're just under an hour from Chester and 30 minutes' drive away from the Victorian Pier at Llandudno.


Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel

North Wales
LL18 5YA

01745 585 088

Directions by car

From the M6

  • Exit the M6 at junction 19a and follow the M56 to Chester/North Wales
  • Take the A55 to North Wales
  • Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel is directly off Junction 25 of the A55. Opposite the Marble Church
  • At the end of the slip road go straight across the roundabout up Engine Hill. The entrance to the hotel is approximately 150 yards up on the left

Local train station: Rhyl

Contact Virgin Trains Tel: 0845 7 222 333

Local bus service

Traveline: 0870 608 2608

Local taxi services

Carol’s Taxis: 01745 583 555
Stanley's Taxis: 01745592233

Hotel map

*Adding dinner and entertainment to a Bed & Breakfast booking is available on arrival for £25 per person per night. Full terms and conditions apply.