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Wine Appreciation Lunches

Wine Appreciation Lunches

Wine Appreciation Lunches are offer a light hearted approach to the world of wine, exploring the topical issues of the day.

Wine Lovers’ Dinner
 

Wine Lovers' Dinner

Join us for an exceptional evening, hosted by our Gourmet Weekend visiting wine experts.

Estate Produce Lunches

Summer Celebration Lunches

A series of seasonal lunches celebrating the very best produce from the Swinton Park kitchen garden and surrounding Estate

Garden Lunches
 

Garden Lunches

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

Deerhouse Dining
 

Deerhouse Dining

Join us at the charming, rustic Deerhouse in the Parkland for a delightful, alfresco barbecue dinner.

Falconry Display Lunches

Falconry Display Lunches

Join our falconer, Sophie Abbott, for a talk and presentation about falconry, reputed to be the oldest sport.

The Glorious Grouse

The Glorious Grouse

Join us for a black-tie dinner to celebrate the beginning of the Game Season
 

Wine Appreciation Lunches

Wine Appreciation Lunches

 

Join our Gourmet Weekend wine experts for a tutored tasting and talk, followed by a two course gourmet lunch showcasing the ‘terroir’.

2015:
7th February – Minervois and the Languedoc
14th March – Leading wines from Australia and New Zealand
19th September – German Wine Surprises & the Delights of Portugal
28th November – Celebrating Yorkshire’s wines, ciders and spirits

The event starts at 12.30pm. £40 per guest. Advance booking essential.

Wine Lovers' Dinner

Wine Lover’s Dinner

2015:

7th February – Minervois and the Languedoc
14th March – Leading wines from Australia and New Zealand
19th September - German Wine Surprises & the Delights of Portugal
28th November – Celebrating Yorkshire’s wines, ciders and spirits

Join us for an exceptional evening, hosted by our Gourmet Weekend visiting wine experts. Pre-dinner drinks are followed by a four course gourmet dinner, created to complement a flight of wines from our featured region. Please click through to our Gourmet Weekend page for more details of the regions and visiting experts.

£115 per person, pre-booking essential.

Summer Celebration Lunches

Estate Produce Lunches

2015:
12th May – 13th June: Asparagus
13th July – 15th August: Walled Garden
18th August – 3rd October: Grouse
27th Oct – 28th Nov:Partridge & Pheasant

Head Chef Simon Crannage’s three course lunch menus champion local produce sourced from the hotel’s walled garden or from the Swinton Estate, celebrating the arrival of new produce with each season.

In summer, guests will be enjoying sweet, young vegetables and fragrant herbs, as well as delicious soft fruit from the Walled Garden.As the year progresses into Autumn and Winter, the bounty of the shooting season starts to arrive in the kitchen and the dishes become more hearty, featuring game dishes enriched with wine-based sauces and accompanied by tasty root vegetables and mushrooms foraged on the Estate.

The Estate Produce Lunch Menu is available Tuesdays to Saturdays during the periods advertised, but must be pre-booked. In addition to a delicious three course lunch, guests will receive a seasonal Swinton Estate gift at the end of lunch, perhaps flowers from the Walled Garden or a foodie gift made using Swinton Estate produce. Guests are welcome to take a stroll in the grounds and Walled Garden, at their leisure.

 

£25.95 per person, advance booking required
(Available Tuesday – Saturday, Sunday lunch excluded)

 

Garden Lunches

Garden Lunches

2015:

13th April: Daffodils
18th May, 1st & 22nd June: Rhododendrons & Azaleas
13th & 27th July, 10th August: Walled Garden

Join celebrated gardener Susan Cunliffe-Lister for a two course lunch, garden talk over coffee and a guided tour of the grounds. Each lunch is themed on either the parkland and lakes, or the walled garden. The parkland lunches concentrate on the restoration of the landscape and the planting programme in the grounds. Susan will give an insight into her gardening style, and guests will be given a tour up to the parkland to view the daffodils or rhododendrons and azaleas.

The menus for garden lunches will include several ingredients from the garden, with recipe cards from our chef Simon Crannage. Susan will explain her choice of produce, with tips for cultivation and harvesting.

£35 per person (includes a two course lunch, coffee, talk and guided tour). The lunch starts at 12.30 with coffee in the Drawing Room which then leads in to lunch.

Deerhouse Dining

Deerhouse Alfresco Dinners

2015:
23rd May, 27th June, 25th July, 8nd August

Join us at the charming, rustic Deerhouse in the Parkland for an alfresco four course dinner menu created by Samuel’s head chef Simon Crannage, tasting all the better for being outdoors, with candlelight, a starlit sky and a blazing fire to work their magic. What better way to relax and soak up the atmosphere of a dreamy English summer’s evening?

And if the weather turns out to be less than pleasant, don’t worry. The dining table is under cover in the Deerhouse, with drop down canvas side panels to help keep you warm and dry.

Price £45 per person: includes an aperitif, coffee and transport between Swinton Park and the Deerhouse.

We also offer a Deerhouse lunch combined with a short barbecue cookery course, where guests from each party can learn key barbecue techniques while cooking lunch with Cookery School chef Stephen Bulmer. Non-cooking family and friends can either watch or enjoy themselves in the grounds, before joining the cooks for lunch. Click Barbecue Cookery Course and Lunch for more details.

£45 per person : includes an aperitif on arrival.

Guests will all be seated together at a single, large table.

Warm clothing and footwear highly recommended, as the evening turns cool after sunset. This is a rustic experience, with uneven ground surrounding the Deerhouse – please take care on arrival and departure. In the event of very bad weather the event will be cancelled.

Falconry Display Lunches

Falconry Display Lunches

Join our falconer, Sophie Abbott, for a talk and presentation about falconry, reputed to be the oldest sport in the world, and the birds of prey that are in her care here at our Bird of Prey Centre. A two course lunch is then followed by a 45 minute breathtaking falconry display, as the owls, hawks and falcons are flown in the grounds, demonstrating their manouevres, flying speeds and abilities.

£95.00 per couple, including flying display and two course lunch. Bookings can be taken throughout the year, subject to availability. Warm clothing recommended for the outdoor display.

The Glorious Grouse

Glorious Grouse Menu

12th – 16th August 2015

Celebrate the return of the shooting season with Simon Crannage’s fabulous menu, showcasing grouse, complemented with seasonal produce from the Swinton Estate.

Enjoy this four course menu for dinner on any evening this week, by prior reservation, with the option of a flight of selected wines.

£45 per person (£5 per person supplement applies on 12th August)

 

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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 with full spa and fitness facilities, as well as a 40-seat conservatory restaurant, coffee shop and Swinton Estate shop. Please see our press release for more information. In the meantime, book fabulous Thalgo treatments in our current spa to look your best for the Christmas party season and enjoy our tempting Festive Lunches and Afternoon Teas or inspiring Christmas Chef’s Tables and seasonal cookery courses, amid the castle’s glorious decorations.