Swinton Park - Riding & Trekking

Family Activities

Boules & Croquet

Boules & Croquet

Kiteflying

Kiteflying

Falconry

Falconry

Walking & Nature Trails

Walking & Nature Trails

Riding
 

Riding

Family Events at Swinton Bivouac

Family Events at Swinton Bivouac

Boules & Croquet

Boules & Croquet

The lawn overlooking Home Lake in front of the hotel is a popular spot for croquet and boules.The equipment is available at all times free of charge (subject to guest demand), no booking required.

Kiteflying

Kiteflying

The hotel has several kites available at all times (subject to guest demand), free of charge. Please feel free to use them or bring your own – the lawn above the gatehouse is a popular spot to catch the best of the breeze.

Falconry

 

Falconry

Meet the Birds, Hawks Walks and Hunting Days – these are just a few of the experiences on offer at the Bird of Prey centre at the aviary in the parkland, a very short walk from the hotel. Please go to the Swinton Park Birds of Prey Centre pages for further information.

 Walking & Nature Trails

Walking & Nature Trails

There is extensive walking available to guests at Swinton Park, from a leisurely stroll around the grounds in the parkland to a hike up onto the moors on the Estate. There are also nature trails for children to follow in the hotel grounds. For further details please go to our Walking pages

Riding

Riding

From pony trekking at the Swinton Trekking Centre to the Cross Country course and permit riding, the riding on offer on the Swinton Estate suits a wide range of abilities. Please go to our Riding pages.

Family Events at Swinton Bivouac

Family Events at Swinton Bivouac

Swinton Bivouac is a ‘glamping’ – luxury camping – site on the Swinton Estate, just two miles from Swinton Park and close to the Druid’s Temple. Their charming cafe/restaurant not only provides a great destination for a coffee & cake, light lunch or afternoon tea, after a walk or cycle ride (maps available at the hotel reception), but also hosts a variety of family activities and events throughout the year. Please see www.thebivouac.co.uk for latest details, dates and prices.

Events planned for 2014 are:

  • Pottery Painting
  • Family Tree Planting Day (with Nidderdale AONB)
  • Make Your Own Bird Feeder Workshop
  • Family Quiz & Pizza Night
  • Children’s Baking afternoon
  • Pancake Day
  • Mother’s Day Gift Making and Mother’s Day ‘Vintage’ Afternoon Tea
  • Easter Extravaganza Workshop, Egg Hunt
  • Miniature Farm Days
  • Halloween Party
  • Twelve Days of Christmas Festive Trail

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Latest News

We are delighted to have received planning approval for our Country Club and Spa, which will include an indoor swimming pool together with full spa and fitness facilities, as well as a 40-seat conservatory restaurant, coffee shop and Swinton Estate shop. Please see our latest press release for more information.

In the meantime, the weather is still perfect for walking, cycling and riding on the Swinton Estate and it’s also a great time to enjoy replenishing spa treats and tempting gourmet indulgences at the hotel, such as our Estate Lunch Menu – currently featuring partridge and pheasant - or our inspiring range of seasonal cookery courses.