Bodelwyddan Castle

A prestigious 4* AA castle getaway found in an enchanting Welsh folly.

Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel
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At a glance

Victorian building in North Wales set on the grounds of a romantic castle with views of Clywydian Hills.  

  • Beautiful location near Snowdonia 
  • Walled garden for picturesque tranquillity 
  • Wellness Retreats - Specially designed by wellness expert Carlie Barlow
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    Bodelwyddan Castle North Wales

    Bodelwyddan Castle has been awarded TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice award in 2023. Travelers' Choice honours accommodation that consistently earn great reviews and demonstrate a commitment to hospitality excellence.

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    Picturesque walled garden with steps leading down to lawned area, with trees on each side of the steps.

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    Willams Village inside the castle walls, a gift shop in the centre and stairs leading up to guest rooms. Alleyways leading on to more bedrooms.

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    Indoor pool with steps leading into the water and a view of the grounds from the floor to ceiling windows.

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    The gym at Bodelwyddan Castle with multiple exercise machines, weights and exercise balls.

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    Signature room at Bodelwyddan Castle with double bed, sofa a foot of the bed, TV and seating area with high back chairs.

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Enjoy up to 30% off*

Let's live a summer dream with up to 30% off selected summer breaks. *T&Cs apply

Facilities
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Bubble pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa treatment rooms
  • Cinema room  
  • Games room  
  • Putting green

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Room types
  • Standard room at Bodelwyddan
    Standard room
  • Royale room at Bodelwyddan
    Signature room
  • Royale room
  • Garden lodge at Bodelwyddan
    Garden lodge
Map and room locations at Bodelwyddan Castle

Bodelwyddan is a magnificent castle bursting with history and stunning architectural design features. With imposing stone walls, ornate turrets and sprawling grounds, there are over 200 individual bedrooms waiting to welcome you. From Royale rooms with Rapunzel-esque turrets looking over the Clwydian Range, to Garden lodges set around the peaceful grounds and ponds. Our commitment to your comfort ensures every room is imbued with a cosy ambience, guaranteeing a restful night’s sleep. Complimentary amenities include Wi-Fi, plush towels, a television, hairdryer, comfortable seating and reading lights, and tea and coffee facilities.

* Please call site if you need to book a fully accessible room

Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel map

Princes Hall 

  • 109 Standard and Signature rooms located within the main building set over three floors with proximity to the reception, restaurant and bars/entertainment venues
  • Patio options available in selected rooms
  • Certain rooms on the ground and lower ground floor do have steps
  • Lift and stair access to all floors

Garden lodges 

  • 15 Garden lodge rooms and 30 spacious Garden lodge suites  
  • Splendid seclusion within their own landscaped grounds with ponds and water fountains, located next to beautiful woodland and the estate’s infamous walled gardens 
  • Reserved parking for all lodges within the lodge surroundings 
  • Private patios or balconies for those wanting to enjoy the beautiful surroundings
  • Short distance to the leisure and spa facilities with bars and restaurants and reception located a little further

Llewelyn Hall 

  • 20 Standard and 33 Signature rooms over two floors located a short distance to the main facilities and leisure complex.
  • 4 single rooms (2 on the ground floor and 2 on the first floor)
  • Lift and stair access to the first floor
  • Private patios set amongst the lush greenery, centred around the French boules pit or east side views of the grand Bodelwyddan Estate and Clwydian Hills which are available in selected rooms

Williams Village 

  • 4 Standard rooms, 10 Garden view rooms and 7 Royale rooms located a short distance outside of the main facilities and leisure complex. There is 1 single room on the ground floor
  • No lift access to any of the rooms
  • Rooms compromised of the original Victorian folly and beams arranged in and around a courtyard with some overlooking the East Lawn and across to the Clwydian range 
  • Dedicated parking for selected rooms

 

Hens Roost

  • 7 Signature rooms, 1 Royale room located a short walk to the main facilities and leisure complex
  • No lift access to any of the rooms
  • Dedicated parking for selected rooms
Menus at Bodelwyddan Castle

Market Kitchen

Modern flavours with much-loved British classics

Breakfast, cooked and continental, is as large as it gets and designed for lingering. At dinner, the focus is on familiar pairings with appreciation for the perfect meal, plus specials from Italy to India. The roast of the day is highly recommended.

Please note: Breakfast and dinner are included with every break. Items on the drinks menu and selected drinks listed on the breakfast and dinner menus are at an additional cost. 

 

The Coffee Nest

At The Coffee Nest, our mission is to provide you with a space that feels like an extension of your own cosy nest. A space where you can enjoy exceptional coffee and scrumptious treats which are all freshly baked and prepared by our chefs each morning.

Whether you’re looking for a quick pick me up before heading out on your next adventure, or you’d like to stay a while and really make yourself at home, we’ve got you covered, because everything is available for both eat-in and takeaway.

Activities
  • Aqua aerobics  
  • Archery  
  • Audio-guided hotel tour  
  • Movies  
  • Cocktail tasting*
  • Cookery demos  
  • Crazy golf  
  • Croquet  
  • Curling  
  • Darts  
  • Fitness classes  
  • French boules  
  • Game shows – selected breaks  
  • Gin tasting*
  • Grounds tour  
  • Laser pistol  
  • Let’s Dance!  
  • Mii Makeup workshop*  
  • Nordic walking  
  • Putt
  • Quizzes  
  • Rifle shooting  
  • Shuffleboard  
  • Snooker  
  • Spa treatments*
  • Table tennis  
  • Tea tasting  
  • Woodland wildlife walk  

*Additional supplement applies.

Day visits

The Coffee Nest

We welcome walk-ins at our cosy coffee shop, The Coffee Nest, from 10am-5pm every day. Sit back in comfort and enjoy exceptional drinks and freshly baked treats. Sorry, we don’t allow children under 18 or dogs in our hotel, apart from service dogs.

 

Day Experiences 

Treat yourself or a loved one to an indulgent afternoon tea for £22.50pp, available every day from Midday-3pm. To find out more and to book your day experience, click here.

 

Visitors while you stay 

Booked a break with us and want to meet with friends? Not a problem. Invite them along for daytime drinks, leisurely walks around the grounds or book onto an afternoon tea – just make sure they book via our Day Experiences page above.

What’s nearby

  • Isle of Anglesey – Llanddwyan Beach 
  • Aber Falls  
  • Bodnant Gardens  
  • Moel Famau  
  • Rhos-on-Sea / Colwyn Bay Beach  
  • Conwy  
  • Portmeirion
  • Betws-y-coed  
  • Snowdon Mountain Railways  
  • Snowdonia National Park  
  • The Great Orme 
  • Llandudno 
  • Chester 

View all in the area

 

Excursions at Bodelwyddan Castle

Let us do the planning for you! Once you've booked your break, check out My Warner Stay to see which excursions are available to book*.

At Bodelwyddan Castle, choose from the following excursions:

  • Return transport to Liverpool: Explore Liverpool, a city with so much to see and do. Discover the historical Albert Dock, shop till you drop, or perhaps immerse yourself in the Beatles!
  • Return transport to Chester: Explore the charming city of Chester, renowned for its historical city walls and home to a 1000-year-old Cathedral and the largest Roman Amphitheatre in Britain. For a unique shopping experience, visit the Chester Rows, a cluster of medieval two-tiered shopping arcades with boutiques, high street brands, and you’ll also find plenty of choice to enjoy a drink or a bite to eat.
  • Llangollen Horse Drawn Barge: Experience a unique Horse Drawn Barge on the Llangollen Canal, which is often referred to as one of the most beautiful canals in Britain. Sit back, relax and let yourself be immersed in the surrounding scenery and admire the strength of the horse as you are pulled gently through the water. Includes return transport and freetime in Llangollen. 

How to find Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel

Address

Bodelwyddan
Denbighshire
North Wales
LL18 5YA

0330 1359 569

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 bus service

Traveline: 0870 608 2608

Local taxi services

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

Local train station

Rhyl

Approximately 5.9 miles away
About 17 minutes by taxi

Contact Virgin Trains Tel: 0845 7 222 333

All breaks include:

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Offers

Guests enjoying a drink on the Arden Terrace at Studley Castle.

Fancy up to 30% off?

SUMMER SALE ENDS SOON!

Let's make the most of summer with up to 30%* off selected breaks.

Hurry, offer ends 28 May.

Discount on group bookings

The more the merrier and when you book two or more rooms you’ll receive £10 off per person.    

Supplement-free single breaks

Book a selected singles holiday and you’ll get a spacious room and all the great extras already included, but you’ll only pay for yourself.   

Included in the price of every break

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    Breakfast and dinner

    Delicious breakfasts and three-course dinners featuring tempting classics with either help yourself buffet or waiter service.

  • Archery

    Activities

    Choose from dance and fitness classes, spa and wellness, bike rides, archery, quizzes, walking tours and more.

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    Leisure facilities

    Heated pools and a steamy sauna, plus a cinema, games room and other sports facilities at selected locations.

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    Entertainment

    Nightly spellbinding performances from vocalists, bands and comics to choreographed and costumed shows.

  • Room treats

    All rooms come with a generously stocked tea tray, plus a selection of toiletries in the bathroom.

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    Friendly service

    Our team are happy to help with anything you need and there's no charge for parking and high-speed Wi-Fi.

  • Free, high-speed wifi

  • Free Parking

  • Adults only

  • Tea and coffee in room

  • Wheelchair accessible

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