Walking at Swinton Park

Walking

There is a wide range of walks available on the 20,000 acre Swinton Estate which stretches from the River Ure in Wensleydale up onto the moorland Dales which borders the National Park, and at Swinton Park, within the 200 acres of walled parkland that surround the hotel.

With miles of footpaths available, the options range from a leisurely stroll beside the River Ure to a trek up onto the moorland Dales. Guests at Swinton Park (day or resident) can also enjoy walks within the beautiful landscaped parkland, with lakes, woodland and a four acre kitchen garden.

Guided Walks

We can arrange guided walks on the Swinton Estate or further afield with TeamWalking, a business run by Mark Reid, author of ‘The Inn Way’ walking guidebooks and Mountain Leader. Mark offers guided half day and full day walks through stunning locations, sharing his knowledge of local history, nature and the countryside. Instruction in map reading and navigation can also be included.

Walks are tailored to suit your group - Mark will get in touch to discuss your requirements. Prices from £29 per person, with a minimum of 4 participants.

Please call Reception on 01765 680900 or email enquiries@swintonpark.com if you would like to find out more, or make a booking.

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Latest News

This is the most beautiful time of year at Swinton Park. The Walled Garden beds are brimming over with peonies, delphiniums and roses as well as young vegetables and fragrant herbs. Enjoy these at our Garden Lunches and Garden Design Days while learning how to create a productive garden.

A fundraising exhibition showcasing some of the North’s most respected and contemporary artists will take place at Swinton Park from 18th June to 18th July 2014, with a Private View event on the evening of Thursday 26th June. Click New Lights for details and Private View tickets.