The Team at Rowton Castle

Meet The Team

Let us look after you and your guests

Our Experienced Team

We will be on hand every step of the way

As one of Shropshire and the West Midlands’ most imposing wedding venues, Rowton Castle owes its untarnished reputation not to its history or setting, but most importantly to its dedicated and experienced hospitality team. From your standard expectations to secret wishes, the team are dedicated to provide you and your guests with the highest level of service, paying particular attention to every single detail.

The team be on hand every step of the way. From operations to those members behind the scenes, in the kitchen, garden or office, that you don’t see, but we couldn’t do any of this without. Let us take care of every arrangement, big or small, we promise yours will be a seamless, yet perfect occasion.

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Jack - The Team - Owner

Jack de Sousa


You’ll find Jack here at a weekend, showing couples Rowton for the very first time. With Jack, you’ll feel part of the family.

Bryan. The Team - Owner

Bryan Cherrington


At Rowton day-to-day, Bryan oversees all financial aspects of the business, whilst retaining a keen eye on standards of care and service.

Steve. The Team - Owner

Steve Parke


An award winning chef, Steve’s particular focus is in the kitchen and overseeing the design and planning of our menus.

Jordan. the Team - Head Chef

Jordan Lewis

Head Chef

Jordan made the quickest progression from trainee to head chef we’ve ever known, and deservedly so.

Gareth. The Team - Operations Manager

Gareth Winebloom

Operations Manager

On a day to day basis Gareth and his team manage our weddings and events ensuring every detail ‘behind the scenes’ and on the day is perfect.

Lewis. The Team - Deputy Operations Manager

Lewis Williams

Deputy Operations Manager

A consummate professional with a knack for the creative! With Lewis around your decorative items will be beautifully displayed.

Abi. The Team - Assistant Manager

Abi Bore

Assistant Manager

Abi is one of our incredible managers. Calm, cool and collected, Abi will keep your wedding day plans on track!

Ralph. The Team - Assistant Manager

Ralph Morris

Assistant Manager

Having worked his way up the ranks, Ralph joined our management team at the end of last year; he is learning from the best!

Neil. The Team - Assistant Manager

Neil Benbow

Assistant Manager

Neil is new to the team, but no stranger to running events. He’s got heaps of experience from some of the best hotels.

Ceri. The Team - Sales and Marketing Manager

Ceri Davies

Sales & Marketing Manager

Although her work is mainly ‘behind the scenes’, Ceri can talk wedding ideas for days and is always happy to offer help and advice!

Gemma. The Team - Wedding Office Manager

Gemma Coats

Wedding Office Manager

Heading up our fabulous office team, Gemma has worked within the industry for nearly 10 years, and it shows.

Chloe. The Team - Wedding Coordinator

Chloe Davies

Wedding Coordinator

Our couples love working with Chloe. She is friendly and helpful, and will go out of her way to make your wishes a reality.

Becci. The Team - Marketing and Events Coordinator

Becci Hollis

Marketing & Events Coordinator

Becci is new to the wedding industry, but you wouldn’t know. Her enthusiasm and warm nature are infectious.

Karen. The Team - Wedding Team

Karen Norton

Wedding Team

You’ll likely meet Karen at one of your wedding planning appointments. 18 years’ experience means she’s the perfect person to answer any question.

Lorraine Kidd. The Team - Wedding Team

Lorraine Kidd

Wedding Team

Lorraine will show you Rowton for the very first time; she is so much fun and genuinely wants you to have the BEST wedding day.

Geraldine. The Team - Front of House Manager

Geraldine Lane

Front of House Manager

Geraldine may have been on the inventory back in 1997! Her knowledge of Rowton is incredible and we couldn’t be without her.

Julie. The Team - Head Housekeeper

Julie Moss

Head Housekeeper

Rowton wouldn’t live up to guests’ expectations without Julie and her housekeeping team. Julie is a delight, and is always wearing a smile.

Glenn. The Team - Property Manager

Glenn Ashton

Property Manager

Glenn makes sure that everything at Rowton is working as it should, and the grounds are looking as good as they could.

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