Uniquely Swinton

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Stay in a Cabin Yurt

Nestled in the wild flower meadow at Swinton Bivouac... Cabin Yurts yurts are Mongolian-inspired dwellings with an attached ‘bedroom cabin’, providing a little extra privacy and cosiness. Sleeping up to four guests complete with wood-fired log burning stove, its own loo and shower, outdoor seating, and stunning views across the valley.

Chef's Table Dining Experience with Josh Barnes

Join Michelin-trained, award-winning chef Josh Barnes in an unforgettable journey of incredible food and drink at the heart of the Swinton Estate.

Garden tour with a dame

Join celebrated gardener Dame Susan Cunliffe-Lister for a two course garden lunch, garden talk over coffee and a guided tour of the grounds at Swinton Park Hotel.

Tour with the Deer Ranger

Discover the Deer Park in a personal tour with the Deer Ranger. Your experienced guide will take you around the Deer Park, set in the grounds of Swinton Park Hotel, where you’ll see the large wild fallow deer herd.

Cream Tea and Falconry Display

Experience a 30-minute flying demonstration in the grounds of Swinton Park Hotel, followed by cream tea for two served with a warm home-made scone, clotted cream and locally made preserves.

Private dinner in a moorland hut

With unspoilt, sweeping views across the beautiful landscape, our Bothy Huts can accommodate a planned picnic stop-off, fires lit and tables laid; or a truly unique proposal location or picnic lunch party.

Sauna in the woods

Relax in the tranquil, woodland sauna when you stay in a rustic Tree Lodge at Swinton Bivouac.

Cricket on the front lawn

Watch the hotel’s cricket team play on the wicket in front of the turret at Swinton Park Hotel. Available on selected dates throughout the summer, you can watch them play as you soak up the view and the summer sunshine.

Yoga in the Spa Garden

Learn yoga outdoors in the Spa Garden at Swinton Country Club.

Boho woodland wedding with hay bale seating

If you’ve ever dreamt of a charmingly rustic wedding in the beauty of the great outdoors and want something that is magical, memorable and creative… a woodland wedding at Swinton Bivouac is for you.

Intimate proposal on a private island

Compete to win a game of laser clay shooting

Hold a deactivated and high-tech version of a shotgun, firing invisible infrared beams onto clay targets launched at different angles and speeds. The scoreboard will tell us who was bang on, and who was off-beam – designed for a little friendly competition!

A quintessential Afternoon Tea on a real English country estate

Relax and enjoy a quintessentially British tradition in the spectacular setting of Swinton Park on the Swinton Estate. Enjoy beautiful, sweet delicacies from our pastry kitchen, locally sourced meats, local preserves, and perhaps a glass of English Sparkling Wine or champagne, for an extra special occasion.

Go Wild Swimming in a North Yorkshire lake

Swimming ‘wild’ is incredibly beneficial to your wellbeing; both physically and mentally.

Learn the foundations of Wim Hof in a two-night retreat

Learn or become better practiced in the Wim Hof Method. Helping you unlock a host of benefits including increased energy, better sleep, stronger immune system and reduced stress levels. A retreat at Swinton Bivouac will help you to take a step away from your day to day life, re-assess and re-balance.

Relax and get off-grid, with an electricity-free stay

Swinton Bivouac forms part of the 20,000 acre Swinton Estate – a piece of ‘off-grid’ heaven – providing an incredible feeling of space and tranquillity in a truly natural environment.

Temple to Turret stay

Spend a night relishing the bohemian delights of ‘glamping’ in a beautiful Meadow Yurt, Cabin Yurt (with separate bedroom and fabulous views) or hand-built Tree Lodge at Swinton Bivouac followed by a second night spent in the style and opulence of Swinton Park Hotel.

Play golf on a course loved by Bing Crosby

Founded in 1895, Masham Golf Club is a beautiful nine-hole parkland course, dissected by the River Burn, set half a mile from Swinton Park. A favourite of singer Bing Crosby, the course is made up of sloping greens, elevated areas undulating fairways and picturesque views from every tee.

Personal Swinton Estate tour with the head gamekeeper

A family picnic on a private island

Fishing on the Earl of Swinton's private beat

Fish on the Earl of Swinton's private beat on the River Burn in Masham. The River Burn flows through the heart of the Estate, rising on Masham Moor and flowing down through Colsterdale, past the villages of Healey and Fearby and joining the River Ure just south of Masham. It offers a truly wild fishing experience.

Yoga in the woodland at Swinton Bivouac

Stay on the Swinton Estate

The opulent Swinton Park Hotel; a range of self-catering Country Houses and Cottages lie close to Swinton Park Hotel; and Swinton Bivouac, a fabulously off-grid glamping experience on the edge of Swinton’s vast moorland.

 

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