Swinton Park

Swinton Park Hotel is a Grade II castle located in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales with an array of activities on site.

The Swinton Estate Yorkshire

In the alluring parkland grounds of the Swinton Estate lays the Swinton Park Hotel. Wake up and enjoy the beautiful green scenery. 

Explore the nice nature of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and North York Moors National Park. Or go potholing in the Yorkshire Dales. The hotel offers 42 beautifully designed rooms, suites and self-contained accommodations.

Enjoy appetizing meals in Samuel’s Restaurant, which uses the hotel’s kitchen garden products, or at the Terrace Restaurant & Bar, where you can enjoy amazing plates perfect for sharing. 

Charming castle in the green hills of the Dales

Accommodation
Swinton Park offers many rooms, suites and self-contained accommodations furnished to the highest standards. All rooms have an en-suite bathroom. You’ll have a lovely view of the Parkland and the grounds of the Castle and the county’s valleys. Unwind by watching some TV or contact your friends and family via the free Wi-Fi. Sleep in this beautiful Castle that was once a Georgian country house. 

Room Options
Knights bedrooms: have double or twin beds and a shower over the bath.

Baroness Bedrooms: have double or twin beds.

Barons Bedrooms: have double or twin beds, some with shower over bath and some with a tub and shower.  

Earls Bedrooms: have double or twin beds. 

Dukes bedrooms: have double or twin beds, some with shower over bath and some with bath and shower.  

Suite Options
All suites offer an en-suite bathroom and a spacious seating area. You’ll have an amazing view of the Parkland and grounds of the Castle and the county’s daleside. Unwind by watching some TV or contact your friends and family via the free Wi-Fi. 

Harewood Suites: have a double bed and a day bed in the sitting room.  

Richmond Suites: have a double bed and a double sofa bed in the sitting room. In the bedroom is a copper bathtub.  

Signature Suites: York Suite with double or twin beds and a Victorian bath and large twin shower; The Turret Suite with double bed with a rain shower over bath; The Colsterdale suite with double bed and shower and bath; The Wensleydale Suite with double or twin beds and bath and shower. 

Self-contained accommodation
Besides offering a wide range of rooms and suites, the hotel also provides self-contained accommodation for those travelling in small groups and who want some more privacy.   

Swinton Grange: has four bedrooms. Three of them have double or twin beds, and one has a single bed. Two bedrooms have an en-suite bathroom one has a shower over the bath, and the other has a bath and a shower. There is also one house bathroom with a shower over the bath. 
 
Low Swinton House: has four bedrooms with king-sized beds that can be twined. There are two bathrooms, one with a shower and the other with a free-standing roll-top bath.  

High Swinton Cottage: has three bedrooms with king-sized beds that can be twined. There is one family bathroom with a bath.  

Restaurants
Samuel’s Restaurant
offers fine dining menus using the products out of the own hotel’s four-acre garden. They have the biggest hotel kitchen garden in the UK.

The Terrace Restaurant & Bar is an AA Rosette restaurant with an outstanding small plate collection perfect for sharing.  

Facilities
The hotel offers an amazing spa, including an indoor pool, hydrotherapy pool, natural pool, aroma steam room, salt room and a sauna. There are also many activities such as game shooting, clay pigeon shooting, river bank fishing, fishing school, cookery school, falconry experiences, pony treks, cycling & mountain biking, golf, and more. The hotel offers something for everyone.  

History
In the late 1600s, The Danby family owned the Estate. They created the Parkland, building the deer park and deerhouse, woodland, gardens and five lakes. The family ordered to construct the Druid’s Temple folly on the moors.

The hotel was a Georgian country house in the first place, but it became a castle in the early 1800s under a Gothic influence. In 1880 Samuel Cunliffe-Lister bought the property. He executed substantial building works, adding the whole second floor and the wing home to the palatial dining room.

From generation to generation, the hotel got passed on. The current Earl of Swinton took on the running of the Estate in 2006. Several profitable businesses have launched on the Estate, including turning the family home into the Swinton Park hotel in 2001, Swinton Cookery School in 2003, Swinton Birds of Prey in 2006, Swinton Bivouac glamping campsite and café in 2012 and the Swinton Country Club & Spa in 2017.  

Touring Guide
Visit the fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, impressive green water gardens surrounding a great preserved monastic ruin. Explore the beauty of Yorkshire Dales National Park or North York Moors National Park. Go potholing, the activity of going into underground caves, caverns and tunnels to explore them, in Alum Pot in the Yorkshire Dales. Or visit the beautiful city of York

The Castle in the Dales

The Estate with a multitude attractions

  • Bespoke amenities
  • Renowned Cookery School
  • 20,000 acres of grounds
  • A variety of accommodation styles
  • 10 outdoor and rural activities 

Help us make your trip exceptional

Our UK, EU and US office-based staff will listen to what you want to see and experience.

Whether you are a honeymoon couple, a family or a corporate incentive group, our team’s collective resources will be brought together to build the experience that’s right for you.

We will require your arrival and departure dates, details of your personal preferences and places that you would like to visit as well as the events you would like to experience.

We will then prepare a draft itinerary and send it to you by email for your approval. Once agreed, we will send you a Booking Confirmation with Personalised Itinerary and Information Pack via email.

Contact information

From the UK: +44(0)20 8669 3666

FREE from Canada or the USA: 1-888-472-1799

Email: [email protected]

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