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The Best Picnic Spots

  • Coffin Lake

    The 200 acres of heritage listed lakes and gardens, are one of Yorkshire's hidden gems. 2019 is the year that the grounds opened up to the public, with miles of footpaths and beautiful views to explore, including Coffin Lake. A perfect spot for a relaxing picnic with friends or family.

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  • Top Lake

    The parkland adjacent to the Swinton Park castle hotel and Swinton Country Club & Spa offers extensive walking in a beautiful late 18th Century listed landscape. Our suggested routes will lead you to Top Lake with its standing stones and island. The perfect hideaway for a picnic.

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  • Bothy Hut

    The Bothy Hut is a cosy getaway nestled within a rock formation high on the Swinton Estate moorland. With sweeping views down into the valley below, it's the perfect stop-off for a hiking or mountain bike cycling trip. You can arrange for a picnic to be delivered to the Bothy Hut, where you can sit out and admire the views in the summer or get warm by the fire in winter months. Available to hire for £25 for the day including transport to and from the Bothy Hut.

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Pre-Order Your Picnic

We advise you pre-order your picnic ready for collection.

To book, please call our Reservations team on 01765 680900 or email reservations@swintonestate.com

Picnic Packages

  • £12.50 per person

    Rucksack Picnic

    Our packed lunch contains a selection of freshly cut sandwiches, kettle chips, fruitcake, Yorkshire cheese, a selection of fruit and shortbread. We also include orange juice and bottled water.

  • £18.50 per person

    Swinton Hamper

    Our hamper contains Yorkshire Ham with Walled Garden Chutney, homemade breads, pates and olives, Yorkshire cheeses, fresh scones with clotted cream and local strawberry jam and fruit cake. We also provide you with orange juice and bottled water.

  • £23.50 per person

    Deluxe Hamper

    Along with the food provided in our Swinton Hamper, we also offer Smoked Salmon with fresh lemon and a supply of hot soup, and tea and coffee.