The hotel boasts a Star Chamber room with 4 tapestries depicting the seasons, which was originally at the Court of Westminster and is a unique feature. Previously owned by the Earl of Derby - who raced his horses along the coastal mud flats - it is believed the hotel is the site of the original 'Derby' horserace. An attractive alternative to staying in the city centre, Leasowe Castle has good rail and road links to the heart of Liverpool. Also has great connections with all local golf clubs and the hotel is happy to arrange all golfing details for your duration. Leisure facilities available free of charge to all residents. (GW 03/2008)
Situated at the top of the Wirral Peninsula, facing the sea at Mockbeggar Wharf, the hotel is a short drive through the tunnels at Birkenhead or Wallasey to Liverpool city centre. The hotel is a 5 minute walk to the Leasown train station which is 5 short stops to the city.
1 kms to city centre
20 kms to the airport (liverpool intl)
50 kms to the airport (manchester)
1 km to the nearest station (leasowe)
Close to the beach
The rooms are in good condition and very traditional in design. Each one is individually designed exuding character and good taste. All rooms are ensuite, with all the facilities one would expect of a higher end 3 star hotel.
There is a traditional fine dining restaurant which serves excellent locally produced food. The hotel has an excellent reputation for food and is extremely popular with local diners and a wedding destination.
The Castle dates from 1593 and has an impressive facade that overlooks the coast.
The lobby is small and traditional with the main feature being the iron and stone Battle Staircase, so called because of the hand-painted nameplates of famous British battles set into the wrought-iron rails.