A LITTLE BIT OF GLAMOUR, Heritage and culture in the vale of clwyd
A WELCOME IN THE VALE
"A lovely Georgian townhouse which retains its period character whilst also boasting a stylish 'of-the-moment' feel. THE FORMALLY LAID CONSERVATORY SERVES CLASSICALLY BASED SEASONAL DISHES, PRESENTED IN A MODERN STYLE.
A COCKTAIL BAR, A BASEMENT CINEMA AND COSY, CLEVERLY DESIGNED BEDROOMS ALSO FEATURE" MICHELIN GUIDE 2017
manorhaus Ruthin offers eight individually designed rooms with contemporary en-suite facilities and thoughtfully designed interiors.
Each room has been designed in collaboration with professional artists, who exhibit their work in each 'gallery' or 'oriel' room, and working within the character of the Georgian spaces, we have chosen furniture, fabrics and colours to create interiors that combine comfort and elegant design.
FOOD & DRINK
manorhaus Restaurant Ruthin offers a smart yet informal dining experience for those who enjoy freshly prepared contemporary cuisine that take full advantage of locally sourced ingredients and produce. Through our regularly changing a la carte menu and the stylish environment of the dining room, a relaxed and enjoyable dining experience is offered.
cinema, Spa & Library
As well as Boutique rooms, Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge, manorhaus Ruthin provides a collection of additional guest facilities unusual for such a small propertiy. A Private Cinema in our basement, a guest Library, with magazines, books and dvd'sas well as a Sauna and Steam Room that can be booked for private use.
occasions & events
Our restaurant and lounge areas provide a great setting for private dining and functions. Whatever your requirements, we can offer a variety of catering options and layouts, from informal canapes dining, to set menu events or full 3 course pre-ordered dining for groups of up to 50. Our picturehaus private party package can also cater for up to 18 with dinner and a film.
stay out of the ordinary, discover a collection of beautifully designed characterful rooms with you in mind
SMALL double • Oriel 1
Small but perfectly formed - With an impressive 3.5m high ceiling and Georgian double sash window, this compact first floor room features artworks by Helen Job which reflect the colours and textures of Venice, influencing the deep blue colour of the room and some gold accessories, enhanced with feature Marcel Wanders wallpaper.
large double • Oriel 2
With a lofty 3.5m high ceiling and pair of sash windows, this large first floor room enjoys Georgian proportions and a Victorian fireplace. Its slightly retro decoration has been inspired by Dave Merrills artworks, his paintings of bright fabrics and objects being reflected in curtains and colourful cushions.
standard double • Oriel 3
First floor room with high ceiling and single sash window (no view). Responding to the abstract seaside photographs of Lesley James, the room is decorated in cool seaside colours and beach stripe wallpaper.
large double • Oriel 4
Impressive 3.5m high ceiling and Georgian triple sash window, this large first floor room at the front of the building demonstrates the grandeur of Georgian design, including an original Adam style fireplace. Ann Bridges 'Princes and the Pea' artworks have influenced the bright and colourful interior.
suite • Oriel 5
The largest room with high ceiling and large sash window at the front of the building, it has a wet-room shower room, in-room basin and roll top bath. The bedroom area has a King size bed, and the rooms spaciousness provides a comfortable fireside lounge area with sofa, designer chair, and work area.
En-suite wet-room with rain shower, In-room freestanding bathtub
SMALL double • Oriel 6
Our best value option, this cosy third floor double is great for single travellers or two who are happy to cwtch under the eaves - a double bed, little work station and armchair provide space to read or work.
En-suite wet-room with rain shower, In-room freestanding bathtub
large double • Oriel 7
Large third floor room with a King bed (or can be set as a twin with advance notice). Monochrome room with bright colour fabrics and accents to compliment the work of Ruth Thomas
standard double • Oriel 8
Third floor quiet room with the best view - overlooking the town and Clwydian hills beyond. A calm muted colour palette of soft pink tones and deep purple compliments the artwork of Ian Williams
PICTUREHAUS PRIVATE CINEMA
The private cinema is in the original mediaeval barrel vaulted basement.
Guests can book for private use to watch movies with full surround sound ON A ROOM WIDE HD projected SCREEN, or to attend one of our weekly picturehaus film club dinner evenings.
SPAAHH SAUNA & STEAM ROOM
Manorhaus spahhh provides a traditional Finnish dry sauna and a Hamman Steam Room and is available for guests to book for private use. A sauna is a peaceful refuge from the stress of daily living, a soothing, dry heat environment that relaxes and refreshes, to leave you feeling healthier than ever before.
YOO HOO! WE ARE HERE
Just 35 minutes from Chester, and 1 hour from Manchester by car, Ruthin is ideally placed to explore North Wales.
manorhaus is in the heart of the town, just a short walk from GREAT ATTRACTIONS, INDEPENDENT SHOPS, BARS AND CAFES
ACCESS STATEMENT • AS A GRADE 2 listed georgian BUILDING CONSTRUCTED ON A HILL, OUR MULTI LEVEL PROPERTY HAS SOME ACCESS LIMITATIONS
PLEASE DOWNLOAD OUR FULL ACCESS STATEMENT TO UNDERSTAND THE RESTRICTIONS THAT EXIST.
RUTHIN "The most charming town in Wales"
discover a real welsh town with culture and heritage, amongst stunning verdant countryside
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"THE MOST CHARMING TOWN IN WALES" • Simon Jenkins
On our doorstep and all around us - Ruthin is a beautiful town with attractive historical buildings from across the centuries and a lively community- 'it's charm is in its ordinary Welshness' said Rick Steves. Take a walk around and be charmed. DISCOVER MORE
RUTHIN CRAFT CENTRE
THE NATIONAL CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY APPLIED ARTS
Internationally renowned gallery showcasing applied art and craft by National and International makers in a dramatic zinc and cast stone building. Includes 3 exhibition galleries, retail gallery, craft units and cafe. DISCOVER MORE
nantclwyd y dre
HISTORIC HOUSE AND GARDENS
Wales’s oldest dated timbered town house. The house was started in 1435 and has been beautifully restored to demonstrate the changing fashions and lives of its residents. Mediaeval gardens have recently been reinstated. DISCOVER MORE
VICTORIAN PRISON EXPERIENCE
Ruthin gaol is the only purpose-built Pentonville style prison open to the public as a heritage attraction. People can spend time exploring its nooks and crannies and learn about life in the Victorian prison system. Winner of a Vist Wales 'Hidden Gem Award'. DISCOVER MORE
clwydian range & DEE VALLEY
AREA OF OUTSTANDING NATURAL BEAUTY (National Park)
Ruthin is surrounded by one of the most scenic landscapes of the UK, The Clwydian Range is an unmistakable chain of purple heather clad summits, topped by Britains most dramatically situated ancient hill-forts, overlooking the verdant Vale of Clwyd. DISCOVER MORE