Rowton Castle Hotel
Rowton Castle is a beautiful 17th century grade 2 listed building set in 17 acres of tranquil grounds six miles west from the historic town of Shrewsbury. We are the perfect venue for a prestigious function or a few days away from it all. A castle … more >>
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This leader of the Liberal party served as Prime Minister from 1908-1916
His second wife, Margaret, was a famous political hostess
He was ousted from office in favour of Lloyd George!
22 October, 1877
Blantyre mining disaster
The worst mining accident in Scottish history hit the Blantyre Colliery, killing 207 miners. The company evicted the surviving families from their cottages 6 months later.