Previous Releases


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October 6th 2016 Masham Cricket Juniors rise to triple success
September 2016 Staff milestones celebrated at Swinton Park
May 26th 2016 What’s on: country sports family day


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September 18th 2015 Swinton Park appoints Nick Holmes of NHC Management
September 16th 2015 New Aviaries and Arrivals at the Birds of Prey Centre at Swinton Bivouac
June 19th 2015 Swinton Park Breaks Ground On New Spa Development
June 15th 2015 New Temple to Turret package
March 23rd 2015 What’s On in the Easter Holidays
February 24th 2015 Swinton Park announces new General Manager
November 20th 2014 Stephen Bulmer from Swinton Park wins best tutor at top industry awards
November 11th 2014 Green Light for Spa at Swinton Park
November 7th 2014 Swinton Park Offers Help for Heroes in the Kitchen
October 14th 2014 Swinton Park Cookery School launches Professional Catering Skills Courses for 2015
October 3rd 2014 Swinton Park Cookery School finalist in British Cookery School Awards
July 7th 2014 Swinton Estate Hooks Top Butcher
March 25th 2014 Cookery School March 2014
March 18th 2014 A Castle for All Meetings


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October 17th 2013 Swinton Park Cookery School shortlisted for top industry award
September 28th 2013 Tour de Yorkshire cycling package in the Yorkshire Dales at Swinton Park
August 22nd 2013 Cookery School Renovation
July 24th 2013 New management appointment at Bivouac
May 23rd 2013 Samuel’s restaurant at Swinton Park triumphs with the Taste of England Award
May 23rd 2013 Swinton Park announces plans for expansion
May 9th 2013 A Yorkshire Dales Town is Back on the Map
May 9th 2013 Swinton Park is hosting an art exhibition in aid of New Lights
March 29th 2013 Samuel’s at Swinton Park is a finalist in the 2013 VisitEngland Awards for Excellence


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November 2nd 2012 Swinton Park appoints Stephen Bulmer as new Cookery School Chef Director
October 4th 2012 Swinton Park clinches victory at the White Rose Awards 2012
August 17 2012 Tom Lewis is appointed as General Manager of Swinton Park
June 2012 Masham Tourism Business celebrates Rural Award
May 2012 Celebrations for Swinton Park at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2012
27th February 2012 Swinton Park celebrates National Environmental Restaurant Award and Landfill-Free status



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14th December 2011 Bivouac Swinton
15th November 2011 Swinton Park’s Chef to feature in ITV1’s “Best Dish : The Chefs”
12th October 2011 Swinton Park bags a hat trick of Yorkshire Awards
19th September 2011 Success at the Yorkshire Life Food & Drink Awards 2011
21st June, 2011 Celebrating the Glorious Grouse at Swinton Park
21st June, 2011 New Masterclass Preserving Course at Swinton Park Cookery School
25th May, 2011 Alfresco Twilight Party and Walking Food Festival at Swinton Park
18th March, 2011 Swinton Park celebrates 10th Birthday with Tree Planting Party
16th March, 2011 Take to the Hills this Spring with the new Swinton Estate Rambler package
8th March, 2011 Swinton Park Launches New Alfresco Twilight Party and Walking Festival Programme
21st January, 2011 Swinton Park Chef launches new Tasting Menus to celebrate Hotel’s 10th Birthday



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7th December, 2010 The Hunter Gatherer Experience at Swinton Park
18th October, 2010 Swinton Park wins Good Hotel Guide 2011 César Award
8th October, 2010 The Big Chill at Swinton Park
3rd October, 2010 Halloween Thrills and Spills with Masham Young Farmers at Swinton Park
3rd October, 2010 Success at The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning at Swinton Park
3rd October, 2010 New Residential Course at Swinton Park Cookery School
3rd October, 2010 The Sunday Masterclass Lunch – a New Dining Experience at Swinton Park Cookery School
7th September, 2010 Launch of new events and products at Swinton Park’s Autumn Alfresco Food Festival
20th August, 2010 Wellness Days at Swinton Park
7th July, 2010 An evening with Marcus Scriven, the author of Splendour & Squalour
6th July, 2010 Swinton Park Chef wins Chef of Year National Award
23rd June, 2010 New Events at Swinton Park’s Autumn Alfresco Parkland Food Festival
23rd June, 2010 New Sushi Dinner event at Swinton Park’s Cookery School
23rd June, 2010 New Winter Weddings at Yorkshire Dales castle hotel, Swinton Park
23rd June, 2010 New General Manager joins Swinton Park
31st March, 2010 Summer Food Events at Swinton Park
10th March, 2010 Father’s Day 2010 at Swinton Park
12th February, 2010 New Alfresco Dining Experience At Swinton Park
8th February, 2010 Alfresco Food Festivals At Swinton Park 2010
13th January, 2010 Romance at Swinton Park



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23rd December, 2009 New Demonstration Courses Launched at Swinton Park Cookery School
23rd December, 2009 Mother’s Day at Swinton Park
20th October, 2009 Swinton Park wins Hotel of the Year at White Rose Awards 2009
13th July, 2009 Tree Dressing Competition announced for Swinton Park’s Alfresco Parkland Food Festival
30th June, 2009 Alfresco Parkland Food Festival at Swinton Park
19th May, 2009 Green Business Award for Swinton Park at Yorkshire Rural Awards
12th March, 2009 “New on the Scene” Shooting Package for First Timers
26th February, 2009 Green Tourism Award for Luxury Eco Hotel
29th January, 2009 Swinton Park Contemporary Art Exhibition. 5th – 24th April 2009
January, 2009 Swinton Park – General press release



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November, 2008 Chef’s Table launched at Swinton Park for 2009
November, 2008 Parkland Spring & Autumn food festivals at Swinton Park 2009
14th October, 2008 Halloween Owl Spectacular and Ghost Walk at Swinton Park
29th September, 2008 Something completely different at Swinton Park
19th June, 2008 Official Launch of Swinton Park Birds of Prey Aviary 17th July 2008



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24th October, 2007 New cookery course programme for 2008 at Swinton Park
15th May, 2007 Green Technology expansion, Job generation and Green Awards
at Swinton Park
8th May, 2007 Perk up your delegate with the new luxury Executive Package
at Swinton Park
8th May, 2007 Hear it from the horse’s mouth with a Horse Whisperer – the
new communication and team building programme available at
Swinton Park
8th May, 2007 Prestigious Tea Guild Award for Swinton Park
26th April 2007 The World of Jo Malone ™ at
Swinton Park



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28th Feb 2006
Feb 2006
An Inspirational Gift for Mother’s



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9th May 2005
New Spa and Treatment Rooms at Swinton
2nd March 2005
Gate to Plate at Swinton Park : the
Chef with green fingers
1st Feb 2005
Parkland and Walled Garden lunches
at Swinton Park :

The restoration, design and planting scheme of an 18th Century

1st Feb 2005
New General Manager joins Swinton
Park from Skibo Castle
19th January 2005
Yorkshire’s highest rated hotel wins
AA award for culinary excellence



Date Title
9th May 2004
Swinton Park : General
Press Details
23rd April 2004
Swinton Park wins national award
for Best Hotel
19th March 2004
Restoration of 17th Century Parkland
and Walled Garden bears fruit
8th March 2004
TV Vet brings lease of life to Swinton
Park’s deer herd
28th January 2004
Cook It! Food Writers Guild Pizza
Event for children
7th January 2004
Rosemary Shrager at Swinton Park
: General Press Details



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8th September 2003
North Yorkshire Chef serves first
class food for GNER
28th January 2003
The North’s first Ice Hotel



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23rd November 2002
A Yorkshire Chef pin up
22nd July 2002
Investors in People Award
29th May 2002
Business booming as hotel expands
21st March 2002
Diversification pays for country
house hotel and family firm
10th February 2002
A Blind Date at Yorkshire castle
28th January 2002
Swinton Park takes the Euro plunge


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