Welcome to the Swinton Estate

Welcome to the Swinton Estate

The Swinton Estate is a private estate owned by the Cunliffe-Lister family since the 1880s, and the ancestral seat of the Earl of Swinton, occupying 20,000 acres of the most commanding of landscapes on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales.

A place to live, work, stay, play, dine and rediscover wellness in a truly unique environment.

Stay on the Swinton Estate

Stay amid 20,000 acres of the most breath-taking countryside, on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales. The Swinton Estate is home to the opulent Swinton Park Hotel, a range of self-catering Country Houses and Cottages, and Swinton Bivouac – a fabulously off-grid glamping experience on the edge of Swinton’s vast moorland. 

Dining on the Swinton Estate

From the grandeur and opulence of dinner in Samuel’s Restaurant; a relaxed lunch or supper in the contemporary Terrace Restaurant and Bar; a quintessential Afternoon Tea in the Drawing Room; a Chef’s Table in the Cookery School; private dining experiences; through to a hearty lunch or piece of cake at Swinton Bivouac Café…

Wellness at the Country Club

A fabulously light, airy, contemporary space, designed to reflect the surrounding, natural environment. Swinton Country Club is a place to recharge the body, mind and spirit and restore a sense of ‘grounding’ and calm.

Swinton Cookery School

Learn to cook on the Swinton Estate or enjoy a fabulous Chef’s Table experience. Swinton Cookery School is a relaxed, open demonstration kitchen housed in a converted Georgian stable wing adjacent to Swinton Park Hotel, excellent for the preparation and skilful handling of great food and fine wine.

Activities on the Swinton Estate

The Swinton Estate’s 20,000 acres are home to a myriad of activities, curated to provide those who want an action packed stay with a wide-ranging choice…

Celebrate on the Swinton Estate

The Swinton Estate is unparalleled in its exquisite collection of rooms and spaces for every kind, and size of celebration. From the opulence and grandeur of Swinton Park, the contemporary ‘outdoor’ chic of the Deer House, boho experiences at Swinton Bivouac; through to the Lake House on your own private island, stunning Spa Garden or remote Bothy set in an incredibly beautiful landscape.

Corporate and business on the Swinton Estate

Bring your colleagues for a couple of days of business strategy planning or away from it all ‘blue sky thinking’; reward your hardworking team with unforgettable experiences; or simply get away from the office (or get remote workers together!) to meet in a fabulously creative environment. 
Fallow deer in the Deer Park at Swinton Estate in North Yorkshire

About the Swinton Estate

Discover more about the heritage, sustainability and workings of the Swinton Estate. 

Uniquely Swinton

Be inspired by a range of unique experiences on the Swinton Estate. 

Latest news

Read the latest press releases from the Swinton Estate. 


From inclusive stays, seasonal breaks, foodie experiences and wellness-boasting spa stays, we have a variety of packages to suit all tastes and preferences. 

Upcoming events

Two bottles of rose wine in an ice cooler, outside at The Terrace Restaurant and Bar's summer Rose Bar on the Swinton Estate near Harrogate
26 Apr – 31 Aug 

Swinton Rosé Bar

Children's hands making items at Swinton Estate's woodland school during the school holidays
26 Jul 

Woodland School

Pizza in the park Swinton Estate deer house dining North Yorkshire
26 Jul 

Pizza in the Park

Burger served at Swinton Bivouac Burger nights.
26 Jul 

Burger Nights

Activities on the Swinton Estate

Across the 20,000 acre Swinton Estate we have a myriad of activities to enhance your visit or stay…

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