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Best Western PLUS Rogerthorpe Manor Hotel.

Built over 400 years ago, the award winning Best Western PLUS Rogerthorpe Manor Hotel is steeped in history, charm and character.

Whether you are dining in the 1610 Steak Restaurant or our own onsite Jacobean Pub you can be assured that you'll feel like you never left home.

We are ideally located in the quiet countryside away from the bright city lights and the hustle and bustle, yet close enough to major road links such as the M62 and A1 for ease of access.

We offer complimentary car parking, fast and reliable high speed Wi-Fi and an exclusive residents only Lounge Bar.

All of our bedrooms have fully interactive 32 TVs, comfortable memory foam mattresses and all the luxury items that you associate with a Best Western PLUS Hotel.

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Thorpe Lane
West Yorkshire
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6138*


2016 dinner inclusive rates offer a £25 per person à la carte allowance Event noise possible on a weekend
Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide and hearing dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
15:00 | 10:30
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Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars

Our Head Chef has worked for over 10 years at the hotel. As a local he understands the need for consistent quality when it comes to sourcing his ingredients!

Chef Paul Farnham


The Jacobean Pub

Our on site Pub makes this hotel a great place to be, its like staying at you Local Pub with a bed!. We serve a selection of bottled ales and lagers and have a great choice of Home Made Food. We also show a full Sky Sports Listing and even have a pub quiz every Tuesday!

Opening hours

Breakfast: 06:45 - 09:45
Lunch: 12:00 - 16:00
Dinner: 16:00 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary

1610 Steak Restaurant

Opened in 2010 this Oak Panelled room offers a full Dining Menu with weekend specials and local produce. Open Friday and Saturdays only from 5pm. Bookings are necessary.

Opening hours

Dinner: 17:00 - 20:30
Weekend times may vary

The 1610 Lounge

Opening in 2010 alongside the 1610 Steak Restaurant, this quiet residents only dining area which offers free WI-FI means that you can relax, read the paper or catch up on your paperwork over a glass of wine or two. A full dining menu is also available in our stunning Conservatory.

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary



Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Distance: 7200 Yards
Handicap required


4 miles away in Pontefract


Practice ground golf facilities
Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities


9 holes Yes
18 holes £28.00
Trolley hire £3.00
Buggy hire £20.00
Tuition £16.00

Mid Yorkshire

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 69
Distance: 6625 Yards
Handicap required


4 miles away in Darrington


Driving range
Practice ground golf facilities
Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities


9 holes Yes
18 holes £15.00
Trolley hire £3.00
Buggy hire £20.00
Tuition £10.00
Driving Range £4.00


The Best Western PLUS Rogerthorpe Manor Hotel will be the perfect choice for your wedding day. With the flexibility of the Lawrence or Cawthorne Ballrooms or the more intimate Rose Room to choose from.

With our dedicated Wedding Coordinator here to ensure that your special day is just how you dreamed it would be!


Wedding Service and Reception Venue

Whatever you fancy, from discos and bands to magicians and singers, we'll make the necessary arrangements for your reception soundtrack!

Depending on the size of your Wedding the Cawthorne & Lawrence Ballrooms each hold up to 120 guests for a Civil Ceremony followed by a traditional Wedding Breakfast and 180 evening guests with the availability of extending to 200 day guests and 300 evening guests. The Rose Room holds up to 28 guests for your Ceremony and Wedding Breakfast.


Our wedding menus allow you to create your perfect Wedding Breakfast. You can even ask us to serve your favourite dish for a truly personal touch!

Our packages are designed to minimise the worry of working out the costs of your wedding. However, if you would prefer, we would be happy to quote for any ideas that you may have for your special day.

Honeymoon Suites

Our 2 bridal rooms both boast four poster beds and lovely views of the gardens!


Registry office:
Pontefract Registry Office
Charter Mark Logo Town Hall Pontefract WF8 1PG
01977 722670

Please contact our dedicated Wedding Coordinator on 01977 643839.
Why not just call to make an appointment to have a look around and discuss all the options to make your day very special.

For any enquiries please call Karen Hunter on 01977 643839

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: M62, J32, 3.00 miles
Nearest train station: Pontefract, 4.00 miles
Nearest airport: Robin Hood Doncaster, 15.00 miles
Free parking on site (160 spaces)

Thorpe Lane
West Yorkshire

What's nearby?


  • Doncaster Rovers (10 miles)

  • Leeds United FC (15 miles)

  • Castleford Tigers RLFC (7 miles)

  • Pontefract Racecourse (3 miles)

  • Doncaster Racecourse (10 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Nostel Priory (5 miles)

  • Xscape Leisure Complex (5 miles)

  • Pontefract Castle (3 miles)


  • Junction 32 Shopping Outlet (5 miles) (5 miles)

  • Leeds City Centre (5 miles) (5 miles)

  • Meadowhall, Sheffield (22 miles) (22 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

Our largest meeting room can cater for up to 250 people. Due to the fantastic location of our hotel and the huge free car Park we tend to attract large business conferences, some of which take place over 2 days, giving delegates more chance to enjoy the delightful setting!

Available room set ups

U shape

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Cawthorne 120 64 36 40 120
Rose 25 17 18 20 0
Cawthorne and Lawrence 250 125 0 50 240
Oak 30 25 0 20 0
Lawrence 120 64 36 40 120
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


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Family party at the Rogerthorpe

09/02/2016 Jackie C,

Had a 90th birthday family meal at the Rogerthorpe last weekend. The staff were amazing and very accommodating. From letting us put a few balloons up to supplying a little table for the cake and prese... more


Wedding reception

05/02/2016 sharifa_24, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

We had our wedding reception at rogerthorpe manor.what a amazing place everything from start to end was perfect the staff the grounds the rooms excellent. the food was outstanding it exceeded our expe... more


My home from home

03/02/2016 ianmk42, Bedford, United Kingdom

The Rogerthorpe Manor, is the hotel i've stayed at more than any other hotel. It is a wonderful place to stay, the staff are very friendly, and helpful. The rooms are comfortable and nicely decorated.... more


Beautiful hotel and grounds

02/02/2016 Christopher C, Selby, United Kingdom

Lying close to the A1, but away from the noise, this beautiful hotel is screaming place to stay. Friendly staff, old world decor, wonderful food. The grounds in particular are amazing. A brilliant pla... more


Fantastic wedding venue!

25/01/2016 Marc B,

We got married here on 23rd January 2016 and everything was perfect, from beginning to end not a single detail was left to chance, and the team at Rogerthorpe were amazing. The organisation from Karen... more

Owner Response
Rogerthorpe, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS Rogerthorpe Manor Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Guest, I would firstly like to thank you for your review regarding your recent Wedding and I appreciate the time you took to write it. Thank you for your amazing comments, I’m so pleased to see your Wedding Day was everything you wanted and went ahead as planned. I will ensure all the staff involved including Karen and Nicola are made aware of your fab comments so they can continue to provide excellent service. Thank you again and I hope you will join us next year for your 1st Wedding Anniversary. If I can be of any further assistance then please feel to contact me at the Hotel. Kindest Regards, Sarah Darnbrough Guest Relations Manager BEST WESTERN PLUS Rogerthorpe Manor Hotel