Bed and Breakfast Description
Jackie and Stuart Jones offer the modern traveller bed and breakfast in the warm atmosphere of their home with three tastefully appointed and comfortable en-suite double bedrooms. Sir John Trevor House is a charming Elizabethan town house of exceptional character; with all the amenities and facilities today's traveller expects.
Set in the most historic street in Ruthin in the centre of town,only a few yards from individual shops, restaurants, cafés, pubs, tourist attractions and just a short walk from Ruthin Castle Hotel
Byron’s Rooms - twin beds; ;hospitality tray; freeview television; washbasin shaver point, hairdrier, alarm clock radio, books and magazines and is centrally heated. Ironing facilities are available upon request.
The en-suite facilities include a large bathroom with shower, toilet, bath, washbasin, bidet, cold drinks cabinet and shaver point.
Sir John’s Rooms - Relax in history. The room features a four poster bed, is centrally heated and overlooks historic St. Peter's Square; free view tv;clock radio; en-suite includes shower, toilet, washbasin, seating area; shaver point, hospitality tray; alarm clock radio, books and magazines and cold drinks cabinet. Ironing facilities are available upon request.
Castle Street was historically known as the 'Lawyer's Street' or the 'English Street' and many houses have a tale to tell, such as coaches stopping to change horses at travellers inns in times gone by and old school rooms for the education of local children.|
At the end of the street there is the splendid Ruthin Castle a favourite of 'Bertie' Prince of Wales and which today has a fine restaurant of that name.
In the middle of the street is Nantclwyd y Dre, the most important house in Ruthin and now wonderfully restored along with its garden and open to the public. It was the residence for visiting judges who sat in the Assize Court, now the Nat West Bank which is at the other end of the street and where one can see the gibbet from which convicted criminals were executed.
Ruthin is the county town of Denbighshire surrounded by the Clwydian Range and known as 'The Jewel in the Vale'. It is the only Welsh town to be named in the Daily Telegraph's top 50 towns in the UK and one of the most beautiful market towns in Wales.
Walk in the park by the river Clwyd or stroll around the town to discover its attractions including Ruthin Goal modelled on Pentonville, first opened in 1775. In front of Exmewe Hall (now Barclays bank) stands the immense limestone block on which King Arthur is said to have beheaded Huail, a rival in love. Ruthin library, once a courthouse exhibits local artists work. The new arts centre and gallery displays high quality work. Ruthin School, founded by Gabriel Goodman, dates back to 1595. A popular summer music festival brings a variety of acts and events. There is a regular local produce market and weekly country market. Ruthin has several hostelries, restaurants, delightful tea rooms and cafés. For the shopper there are many privately run fashion boutiques, gift, book, jewellery, leather, interior design and Welsh shops. Also a fabulous delicatessen and hair and beauty salons.
|Local directions - The town centre is St.Peter's square, Castle Street runs from The Nat West Bank on the square to Ruthin Castle and Sir John Trevor House is in the middle of the street.
Driving from Liverpool Airport:
Go through 1 roundabout 0.2 mi
At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Speke Hall Ave
Go through 1 roundabout 1.1 mi
Slight right to stay on Speke Hall Ave
Turn right at A561/Speke Blvd
Continue to follow Speke Blvd 5.2 mi
Continue on A533/Queensway (signs for Runcorn/M56/A533/Northwich) 1.6 mi
Take the ramp to A557/Daresbury Expy
Turn left at A557/Daresbury Expy
Continue to follow A557
Go through 1 roundabout 4.0 mi
At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto the M56 ramp to Chester 0.2 mi
Merge onto M56 11.3 mi
Continue on A5117 1.9 mi
Continue on A550
Entering Wales 2.7 mi
Continue on A494 (signs for A550/A494/Conwy/Yr Wyddgrug/A55/Mold) 2.5 mi
At junction 33b, exit onto A494/Mold Rd toward Yr Wyddgrug/Mold
Continue to follow A494 1.8 mi
At the roundabout, take the 1st exit and stay on A494
Go through 3 roundabouts 12.4 mi
Turn right at A525/Well St
Continue to follow Well St 0.2 mi
Turn left at Castle Street
Destination will be on the right 197 ft
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