Swinton Park Public Rooms

Public Rooms

The ground floor consists of a suite of five south facing rooms overlooking the lake and deerpark – the library (suitable for functions and weddings), the sitting room and private dining room, the drawing room and the dining room. The morning room and lower hall overlook the gatehouse and stable block.

The courtyard at ground floor houses a spa and fitness area in the conservatory with a variety of health and beauty treatments available. There is also the bar (in the family museum), a private cinema and a snooker and Victorian games room for the guests’ enjoyment and relaxation.


The Morning Room
An airy east facing room, home to the reception area, maps and activity information, retail space and meeting-up point.

Morning Room


The Sitting Room
South facing, with views over the terrace and Home Lake through two huge Georgian windows, the Sitting Room is a cosy and intimate room

The Sitting Room at Swinton Park


The Drawing Room
A beautiful Georgian room, designed by Carr of York in 1765, with large bay windows and grand piano.

The Drawing Room at Swinton Park


The Private Dining Room
Situated between the Drawing Room and Restaurant, the Private Dining Room offers intimate space for up to 20 guests.

The Private Dining Room at Swinton Park


Samuel’s Restaurant
Built by Samuel Cunliffe-Lister in 1880, this is a later addition to the castle and more Victorian in style with a sumptuously ornate gold leaf ceiling. Expansive views over Home Lake and the Parkland.

Samuel's Restaurant at Swinton Park


The Billiards Room
An ideal retreat for a rainy day or a late evening. An annexe to this room is also the Children’s Play Area

The Billiards Room at Swinton Park


The Bar

Designed to house the Danby family’s artefacts, the bar was once a museum and more recently the family chapel. The bar is home to some of Yorkshire’s finest ales (brewed a few miles away in Masham).

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Special Occasion?

Do you have a christening, birthday or anniversary coming up? Celebrate in style at Swinton Park. We can arrange a private event for 2 – 150 guests, starting from £9 per person for a cream tea, with additional benefits for larger groups. See Special Celebrations.

If you’ve just got engaged – Congratulations! See our Weddings pages. A few dates are still available for weddings in 2016, call us now for details.