Yorkshire, Swinton Park Hotel
Proud of its past and with a sense of modern touch, Yorkshire is a hauntingly beautiful and interesting region in England, known for its outstanding natural beauty and cultural heritage. Whether it is leisure and sport, great times out or family fun, in Yorkshire visitors will find every option to keep them busy all day long. Yorkshire is also where visitors will find a wealth of traditional hotels and seaside resorts, offering quality accommodation, superb service and great facilities to ensure guests’ comfortable and pleasant stay. Swinton Park Hotel is one of the most luxurious choices in Yorkshire, an ideal location for a relaxing break for two and a majestic family getaway that for centuries has dazzled travelers from around the world with its scenic location and enchanting setting. Come, stay in this truly awe-inspiring castle hotel in the Yorkshire Dales and feel the magic of luxury, relaxation and pampering.
Owned by the famous Cunliffe-Lister family since 1880s and standing in 200 acres of parkland, the Swinton Park Hotel is the ancestral seat of the Earl of Swinton that has been awarded with 4 Red Stars and 3 Rossettes by the AA for excellent facilities. The area surrounding the castle is blessed with many attractions, including amazing rivers and reservoirs, lakes and gardens, moorland, dales and beautiful countryside bordering the Yorkshire.
This stunning hideaway that is the highest rated hotel in Yorkshire is more like a lavish home than a hotel, promising an authentic stately home experience. The 31 spacious bedrooms in this 19th –century Gothic castle are furnished with antiques and family portraits, and all come equipped with two direct dial telephones, satellite TV, a modern point, CD player, tea/coffee making facilities and drinks tray. Each bedroom is individually designed with a view of either the gardens and lakes or the parkland and gatehouse.
Award winning cuisine is served in the elegantly designed Samuel’s Restaurant, with an emphasis on the seasonal products sourced from the hotel’s 4-acre walled garden and surrounding estate. The restaurant has been awarded membership of the esteemed Chaine de Rotisseurs association and is listed as a ‘Top Scorer.’ Breakfast is served from 7:30 until 10:00am, lunch from 12:30 until 2:00 pm and dinner from 7:00 to 9:30 pm. For those who truly appreciate food and everything concerning it, a celebrity chef, Rosemary Shrager hosts an on-site cookery school that is strongly recommended.
The recently refurbished Spa boasts a sauna, hot tub and relaxation zone and offers five treatment rooms with a wide choice of face, body, beauty and complementary therapies. Make your stay complete with special activities such as falconry, off-road driving, fishing, pony trekking, golf and shooting. There is also an extensive walking available both in the grounds and on the surrounding estate, plus a nice garden with over sixty varieties of fruit, herbs and vegetable grown for the hotel and cookery school kitchens.
For those wishing to celebrate their wedding or once-in-a-life-experience in this glorious setting, Swinton Park Hotel offers a civil license for weddings. For business travelers there are 5 function rooms, all with modern equipment for meetings, conferences and presentations.