This 81-room establishment was originally built in 1875 and has been beautifully and imaginatively transformed into a superb hotel set in its own grounds with views of the Pennine Hills. August 2005 saw the completion of its £6 million extension and refurbishment of the existing building. Along with an additional 30 bedrooms, they also opened a Spa Natural Health, Fitness and Beauty Club.
Set in its own gardens with views of the Pennine Hills, this hotel is conveniently located just 2 minutes from junction 20 of the M62. It lies between Liverpool and Leeds and is only 8 miles from the city centre of Manchester.
All en suite rooms have been decorated to a high standard in a modern and contemporary style. Tea and coffee making facilities, iron and ironing board, satellite TV, Internet access and hairdryer all come as standard. Wake-up calls and newspapers (at an extra cost) can be arranged and use of the leisure facilities is included.
Spa Naturel Health, Fitness and Beauty Club features an 18-metre indoor pool, indoor/ outdoor hydropool, thermal suite with sauna, steam room, aroma steam room and ice room, and fully equipped technogym. There are 6 beauty rooms offering a full range of treatments along with a solarium (all at an additional cost).
A buffet breakfast is served each morning, offering a wide choice of both cooked and continental options. Pickwick Bar is available for light lunch options and informal dinner and the restaurant serves a full à la carte menu with options to suit most tastes.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA are accepted as methods of payment.
Exit J20 of the M62 and follow the A627 south towards Oldham. Take the first slip road off the road (A664 signposted for Middleton/ Castleton) and at the roundabout take the 2nd exit. At the next roundabout take the 4th exit towards Castleton. The hotel is ½ mile on the left-hand side, just after the garden centre.
The hotel is open 24 hours a day (between 11 pm and 7 am this is via the night porter).
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board