Swinton Cookery School

Learn to cook on the Swinton Estate or enjoy a fabulous Chef’s Table experience

Cookery courses

The Cookery School runs a busy program of half day and full day hands-on, practical cookery classes throughout the year.

From classic baking and Sunday roasts to sushi and Thai, there’s a course to suit everyone. So if you are a beginner with a keen interest or a professional, broadening their knowledge, join us at Swinton and fall in love with cooking all over again.

Chef’s Table experience

We invite you to an unforgettable culinary experience. Through the intimate setting of the Cookery School, you’ll taste and discover the magic that goes into a gourmet menu.

Children’s cookery courses

Children’s cookery courses take place during the school holidays and are aimed at budding young chefs who can enjoy lots of hands-on experience while learning to master the basic skills. 

Meet the Chef Tutor

Swinton Cookery School is run by Chef Tutor Luke Palmer. Yorkshire-born Luke combines his love of culture and different food styles with his ‘zestful’ personality, giving cookery school guests a foodie experience to remember.


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

Dine on the Swinton Estate

Menu’s carefully curated to encapsulate the flavours of the season, showcasing the seasonal fruit, vegetables and herbs grown in the hotel’s four acre Walled Garden, and produce from farms across the Swinton Estate.

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