Welcome to our Luxury Yorkshire Hotel
Swinton Park is the ancestral home of the Cunliffe-Lister family and is set in 200 acres of parkland, lakes and gardens.The castle is surrounded by the family estate in which guests have access to rivers, reservoirs, moorland, dales and the beautiful Yorkshire countryside.
With 4 Red Stars (Inspector's Choice) and 3 Rosettes awarded by the AA for excellent facilities, high levels of service and quality of cuisine, this is one of the highest rated hotels in Yorkshire and Cumbria.
Lavishly furnished, this is a unique opportunity to enjoy a stately home experience, combining the traditional warmth of a family home with all the modern creature comforts of a contemporary hotel. Each of the 31 spacious bedrooms are individually designed, with a choice of views across the gardens, lake, parkland or gatehouse. There is also a Family Suite, the Semerwater which offers an Earls category room with adjoining twin/double with shower room.
Award winning cuisine is served in the sumptuously furnished dining room, with an emphasis on the seasonal produce sourced from the hotel's four acre walled garden and surrounding estate. Samuel's has been awarded Yorkshire Restaurant of the Year by Welcome to Yorkshire's White Rose Awards in October 2012.
The exclusive use Spa is an oasis of calm: a peaceful conservatory bathed in natural warm light with lush tropical vegetation. The jacuzzi pool is set in its own deck, with relaxation zone and a sauna at ground level. Our six treatment rooms offer face, body, beauty and complementary therapy treatments, with a post-treatment relaxation room. Individual treatments, day spa and spa accommodation packages are available throughout the year.
A wide range of country pursuits are also available including golf, falconry, pony riding, shooting, fishing and off-road driving. Swinton Park also has a civil licence for weddings and five function rooms equipped for meetings, conferences and presentations.
The Cookery School
The cookery school is housed in the ground floor of the converted Georgian stables, which overlook the castle turret and parkland.
The course programme for 2013 offers a wide choice of courses from intensive`hands-on' two-day courses through to more `bite sized' pre-dinner canape demonstrations. The courses are deisgned so that all levels of experience can be catered for and there are some specifically tailored for beginners, children, home cooking and students.
Stephen Bulmer joins Swinton Park Cookery School in January 2013 as Chef Director and has over 20 years' experience at Michelin level restaurants throughout Europe and having been Chef Director of the Raymond Blanc Cookery School for 10 years and ran his own school at Brook Hall in Buckinghamshire.
Rosemary Shrager is one of the school's guest celebrity chefs and she is running a series of seasonal day courses during 2013. Rosemary has been teaching at the Swinton Park Cookery School for over 10 years in between her numerous filming commitments.
For more information on Swinton Park, please contact us or visit our website using the links above.