A Welsh Castle for Indulgent Kings and Queens

Ruthin Castle • North Wales, United Kingdom

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This historic property has been lovingly transformed.
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Escape Kit

  • Two-Night Stay for Two People in a Noble Room
  • Daily Welsh Bakery Breakfast
  • Three-Course Dinner Each in Two AA-Rosette Restaurant on First Evening
  • Bottle of Wine if Dining on Second Evening

These days Ruthin in Denbighshire may be a chocolate-box town of pretty architecture, scenic greenery, and fine food, but the North Wales site harbours a dark past of bloody murder, passion, and intrigue. Discover its most dramatic secrets with this week's Escape to the place at the heart of many of them: none other than Ruthin Castle Hotel.

Stay
Investigate the town's curious history with a getaway to the luxurious venue: a two-night stay for two people in a Noble Room is just £169 (up to a £414.95 value). The truth is that your accommodation is designed to keep you from wanting to leave: expect four-star quality including elegant décor, TV, minibar, 24-hour room service, Wi-Fi access, and modern en suite with bath or shower and slate character features such as vanity unit.

Eat
Witness stolen kisses and keep your eyes peeled for the ghost of Lady Grey over your inclusive Welsh bakery breakfast each morning and three-course meal at Bertie's Restaurant, which has been awarded two AA Rosettes. Follow the clues back here on the second night and you'll receive a bottle of wine when you dine—and why not, with temptations such as smoked haddock kedgeree, fillet of Welsh Black beef, free-range Oswestry chicken breast on colcannon mash, and dark chocolate fondant with a white chocolate centre on the menu?

See
Not to throw you off the trail of the castle itself—the site was, after all, where King Arthur and Edward VII both conducted torrid affairs—but there's more to be discovered elsewhere in the area: the Old County Gaol, Pendref Chapel, and Nantclwyd House for history buffs; the massive new Ruthin Craft Centre for arty types; the independent shops of St. Peter's Square for retail therapy; and further afield, the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty for breathtakingly scenic walks. And that's the whole truth.

Know
This Escape is for two people, and is not valid for stays on a Saturday night. Got a question? Contact our Travel Concierge on escapes.uk@livingsocial.co.uk.

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  • "The Clwydian Range, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1985 is a great destination for walking, cycling, horse riding, and many other activities."

    -- Go North Wales

Location

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    Ruthin Castle Hotel & Moat Spa, Ruthin Denbighshire North Wales, LL15 2NU
    01824 702 664 | get directions

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the fine print

  • 1 voucher is valid for 2 people (must be used over consecutive nights)
  • Limit 1 per purchaser, additional as gifts
  • Limit 1 voucher per reservation
  • Reservations required and subject to availability - stay must be completed by November 19, 2013
  • Voucher excludes Saturday stays
  • Merchant cancellation/re-scheduling policy of 48 hours applies; voucher subject to forfeiture
  • Deal based on double occupancy in a double room
  • Offer cannot be combined to extend stay
  • All children under the age of 1 stay free of charge when using existing beds
  • All children under the age of 2 stay free of charge when using children's cots/cribs
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Upgrades available; subject to availability
  • Voucher includes: Two-Night Stay for Two People in a Noble Room, Daily Welsh Bakery Breakfast, Three-Course Dinner Each in Two AA-Rosette Restaurant on First Evening (some dishes that will incur a supplement), Bottle of Wine if Dining on Second Evening
  • Not valid in conjunction with any other offer and cannot be applied towards existing reservations
  • Please contact merchant directly, within 30 days of voucher-issue, for information on any special assistance required including disabled access - if the merchant's arrangements are not adequate for your requirements, LivingSocial will be happy to issue a refund under our standard cancellation policy
  • Please contact 01824 702 664 prior to purchase for further information if required
  • Deal price inclusive of VAT
  • Enjoy By date on this voucher cannot be validly extended without the express written endorsement of LivingSocial. Without such written endorsement, any offer by the merchant to extend the Enjoy By date cannot be honoured by LivingSocial in the event that the merchant defaults
  • Other conditions apply • PROMOTIONAL VALUE EXPIRES ON November 19, 2013 • Enjoy By November 19, 2013
£169

Original Price: £415

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