Morning Coffee and Afternoon Tea
Afternoon Tea at Swinton Park
Afternoon Tea is served on Mondays to Saturdays from 12 noon - 5pm and on Sundays from 3pm – 5pm.
Please call to make a reservation in advance of your visit, as occasionally the hotel is fully booked with a private event.
You are welcome to enjoy our selection of afternoon teas in the Bar, Sitting Room and Drawing Room, or on the Terrace during summer months. They can also be served as room service for guests resident at the hotel. All cakes and scones are freshly baked in our kitchens and we use local artisan preserves.
Traditional Wensleydale Tea Your choice of tea served with Wensleydale cheese and fruitcake, £7.50
Cream Tea Choose your tea from our Tea Selection. This is served with a warm home-made scone, clotted cream and preserves, £9.00
Full Afternoon Tea Your choice of tea served with hand-cut sandwiches, fruit loaf, shortbread, fruitcake, tartlet, chocolate brownie, home-made scone, clotted cream and preserves, £21.00
During Half Term (26th October – 1st November inclusive) we will be serving a Spooky-Themed Full Afternoon Tea, priced at £21.00. Every booking for this spooky treat is eligible for two free places on the Halloween Nature Trail, usually £4 per person.
(Trail places to be taken on the same day as afternoon tea).
Royal Garden Party Afternoon Tea Your choice of tea served with hand-cut sandwiches, fruit loaf, shortbread, fruitcake, tartlet, chocolate brownie, home-made scone, clotted cream and preserves with that all important glass of champagne, £33.00
Orders for Coffee, Hot Chocolate or Tea can be taken throughout the day and are served with home made shortbread.
Please note that specific cakes listed are examples
and may be subject to changed.
Coffee and Hot Chocolate
Cafetière of Freshly Ground Coffee
Cappuccino / Latté/Americano
Espresso / Dbl Espresso
£2.75 / £3.25
Hot Chocolate, Marshmallows and Chocolate Flakes
After tasting many teas and testing lots of suppliers we have found we had the best in flavoursome and interesting teas on our doorstep. We are proud to be offering tea from Taylors of Harrogate. For three generations their family business has been blending excellent tea which are served in the splendour of Swinton Park.
Swinton Park is a member of the Tea Guild and is honored to have been awarded the prestigious “Award of Excellence” in recognition of the quality of the ingredients used and service of tea.
All our teas can be served as they are or with milk or lemon. Please let us know what you would prefer. .
£3.25 per person
Swinton Park’s Blend
A blend that has been made especially for us. Very similar to Yorkshire Tea and perfect for all-day drinking.
Assam Single Estate
From the finest Assam tea grown in the Brahmaputra Valley in North-East India. This tea is selected from the second flush when leaves are at their best. The flavour is distinctively malty.
Darjeeling Single Estate
Selected from an estate on the foothills of the Himalayas. Again picked on the second flush, giving it a subtle muscatel flavour.
Taylors purchase their Ceylon Orange Pekoe teas from Sri Lanka. The Dimbula teas taste light and citrus like, whereas Uva teas have wintergreen taste characteristics.
The recipe for this popular blend was presented to the second Earl Grey in the 1880s and has become renowned for its elegant flavour of citrus and bergamot.
This is a black tea from China incorporating rose petals adding a lovely floral character.
Depending on quality this distinctive smoky tea is Chinese or Taiwanese in origin. The flavour comes from the leaves being withered over pine-wood fires.
Blue cornflower petals are added to this Ceylon tea to reflect the famous blue sapphire gemstones that are mined close to the Ratnapura region of Sri Lanka.
Green Teas and Herbal Infusions
£3.25 per person
We also offer a selection of Green Teas and herbal infusions which are caffeine-free and contain no added sugar.
Green Tea; Green Tea with Jasmine; Green Tea with Passionfruit
Blackberry and Elderflower; Organic Chamomile; Organic Peppermint; Raspberry and Vanilla
Book Now… for our wonderful events later this year. Live like a Lord and Lady at our Downton at Swinton weekend, or indulge in an extravaganza of fine food and wine at our Gourmet Weekends. We also have just a few rooms still available for our Christmas and New Year house parties.
Looking Ahead… Work has commenced on 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.