Swinton Bivouac is a friendly place to spend the holidays in the great outdoors.

Our accommodation is set up for looking after families, both the tree lodges and meadow yurts can accommodate the tribe comfortably.

We have a wide range of activities to keep the kids entertained during their visit (see below) and the Café Bistro provides a range of dishes for the whole family.

If you are looking for a relaxed back to nature holiday with the kids, then look no further than Bivouac. Horizon included.

A family friendly experience.

  • Family Activities

    Mountain Biking

    From the thrills and spills of the black run through to the gentle green routes our 8km mountain bike track at the Druid's Plantation offers fun and excitement for all the family.

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    Exploring with the family

    Bivouac is at the heart of the Swinton Estate and with opportunity for all the family to enjoy nearby. Explore the Druid's Temple and walk the finest countryside that North Yorkshire has to offer.

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    What's On

    With a wide range of activities from our Woodland School, Themed Food Evenings, Outdoor Theatre and Crafts there is something for the whole family to enjoy!

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  • Pre-school and early years

    Nature Trails

    Whatever the weather there's an adventure to be had in the woods at the Bivouac Plantation. Pick up the trail leaflet at the Swinton Bivouac car park hut, and follow the clues that take you around the woodland walk. Aimed at the pre-school and early years age group, this will keep them occupied all the way round.

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    Wild Watch

    Help us find out how many owls we have on Swinton Estate, as numbers are falling and nationally there is very little data on where they are. You can help by telling us if you see or hear an owl and your detection will help us to protect them.

    Ask at Bivouac reception, Swinton Park or at the Estate Shop (at the Country Club & Spa) for a postcard to fill in together then hand back to reception when complete or just post it into your nearest postbox.

  • Family dining

    Cafe Bistro

    The cafe lies at the heart of the site and is perfect for families.

    With uncomplicated dishes and snacks made from local produce, feel free to pop in for coffee and cake, a light lunch, or make an evening of it and enjoy a delicious meal in a rustic setting.

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    Swinton Outdoors

    With plenty of outdoor activities to keep the little ones entertained! Such as clay-pigeon shooting at E.J Churchill's, cycling, walking, pony trekking, falconry and more...

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  • Family accommodation options

    Tree Lodges

    Available all year round our secluded tree lodges are filled with charm. Each lodge can accommodate up to seven people, so plenty of room for the family. There are bunk bed style beds for kids, a shower and also dining area alongside the wood fired stove.

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    Meadow Yurts

    Available seasonally our five meadow yurts are great for a family glamping experience. They have a double bed with two single beds, wood fired stove and also a shower block attached. There is also a communal cooking and washing up area with a feature wood fired hot tub in the Meadow.

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Tel: 01765 680900

Email: reservations@swintonestate.com