Swinton Cookery School

Learn to cook on the Swinton Estate

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 South-East Asian cuisine to French Brasserie, 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 by Josh Barnes

An unforgettable journey of incredible food and drink by Michelin-trained, award-winning chef Josh Barnes. 

Located in the Cookery School, enjoy a fresh culinary experience like no other at Chef’s Table by Josh Barnes, combining intimate fine-dining with the very best produce grown, reared and foraged on the Swinton Estate, Yorkshire and the North East. 

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. 

Seafood Week with Stephane Delourme

From 7th to 11th May 2024, Swinton Estate is excited to announce a five-day residency of the celebrated seafood chef Stephane Delourme, fresh from 25 years as Head Chef of Rick Stein’s Seafood Restaurant in Padstow, Cornwall.


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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