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Best Western Forest Hills Hotel

Best Western Forest Hills Hotel

3.5 mi from Halton Castle

Overton Hill, Frodsham WA6 6HH

3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (150 reviews)

Situated in a rural location, this hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Delamere Forest, Norton Priory Museum, and Halton Castle …

£44
The Park Royal - QHotels

The Park Royal - QHotels

5.1 mi from Halton Castle

Stretton Road, Warrington WA4 4NS

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (228 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this spa hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Gullivers Kingdom Theme Park, Norton Priory Museum, and …

£59
Village Hotel Warrington

Village Hotel Warrington

5.4 mi from Halton Castle

Centre Park, Warrington WA1 1QA

4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (379 reviews)

Situated in the business district, this spa hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Warrington Museum & Art Gallery and Pyramid …

£41
Holiday Inn Express Liverpool -John Lennon Airport

Holiday Inn Express Liverpool -John Lennon Airport

6.7 mi from Halton Castle

1 Speke Hall Avenue, Liverpool L241UX

3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (623 reviews)

Located in Speke, this hotel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Speke Hall and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Woolton Picture House. Paul …

£49
Village Hotel Liverpool

Village Hotel Liverpool

6.8 mi from Halton Castle

Fallows Way, Liverpool L35 1RZ

3.5 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (247 reviews)

Located in Prescot, this hotel is 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from Knowsley Safari Park and within 6 mi (10 km) of Knowsley Hall and …

£42
The Royal Oak Hotel and Restaurant

The Royal Oak Hotel and Restaurant

8.8 mi from Halton Castle

Chester Road, Tarporley CW6 0RR

3.5 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (24 reviews)

Situated in Kelsall, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Delamere Forest, Vicars Cross Golf Club, and Oulton Park Circuit. …

£58
Mercure Haydock Hotel

Mercure Haydock Hotel

10 mi from Halton Castle

Penny Lane, St Helens WA11 9SG

3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (79 reviews)

Located in Haydock, this hotel is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Haydock Park Racecourse and within 3 mi (5 km) of Ashton-in-Makerfield …

£41
The Mere Golf Resort & Spa

The Mere Golf Resort & Spa

12 mi from Halton Castle

Chester Road, Mere, Knutsford, Knutsford WA16 6LJ

4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (274 reviews)

Located near the airport, this family-friendly hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Tatton Park, Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, an …

£100
Hope Street Hotel

Hope Street Hotel

12 mi from Halton Castle

40 Hope Street, Liverpool L1 9DA

4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (428 reviews)

Located in Georgian Quarter, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Philharmonic Hall and University of Liverpool. Liverpoo …

£74
19 Rodney Street Apartments

19 Rodney Street Apartments

12 mi from Halton Castle

19 Rodney Street, Liverpool L1 9EF

4.0 out of 5.0

Located in Liverpool City Center, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Unity Theatre and University of Liverpool. …

£270

Pocket Guide: Runcorn Halton Castle Hotels

Cheshire has a number of well-preserved and downright romantic castles, abbeys and stately homes. These date mainly from late-medieval times and into the 17th and 18th centuries, and not a great deal has survived intact from before the 13th Century. Halton castle is an exception to this, as it's one of only two Norman castles to have survived in Cheshire. If you're passing through Runcorn, or are staying at a Cheshire hotel in the area, be sure to pay this fascinating survivor a visit. It has some unusual features and also a beautiful natural setting.

Cheshire Hotels for Halton Castle

Halton Castle built shortly after the Norman Conquest of 1066 and is closely linked to nearby Norton Priory, which was built in 1115. Some of the castle's lords would have been buried in the priory church and left sums of money to it. The original motte and bailey castle was replaced by a more permanent stone one in the 12th Century, with the site retained because of its commanding position on a hill. When you visit Halton Castle from your Cheshire hotel or B&B today you can get a real feel for the place, and imagine what the old timber castle must have looked like soon after the Normans arrived on these shores.

Visit Halton Castle from Cheshire Hotels

Apart from representing an almost unique link with our early Norman past, Halton Castle had several famous residents over the succeeding centuries. These included John of Gaunt and the future usurping King Henry IV, Henry Bolingbroke, father of Henry V. The castle was besieged twice during the English Civil War, and when the war ended it was dismantled to a large extent. By the 17th Century it had fallen into ruin. It was later used as a Courthouse and the Lock Ups in the lower bailey date from that time, in the 18th century. Halton Castle was in fact used as a prison for much of its existence, with monks and even high-ranking priests from Norton Priory being banged up here during the Dissolution! It makes an interesting place to visit if you are staying in a Cheshire hotel in the area.

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