Swinton Estate
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Swinton Estate

from £93
per person
7.2 Good 5 customer reviews

Spa retreats at Swinton Park are all about indulgence. A destination in itself, the spa has world-class facilities and you’ll feel luxurious, pampered and glamorous by the end of it. From yoga in the woods, to bathing in a natural pool in the spa garden or taking a thermal spa journey, there are endless experiences here to create tranquil moments. The spa menu is lovely, there are ample relaxation areas and a fire pit to enjoy with friends at the end of it.

Spa and hotel facilities

  • Pool
  • Sauna
  • Relax Room
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Gym
  • Parking

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  • Dinner in Samuels Restaurant - Wednesday to Sunday ONLY

    Dinner in Samuels Restaurant - Wednesday to Sunday ONLY

Why people visit here

  • Best known for
    After much care and attention, the estate has become well known for its impressive spa, complete with indoor and outdoor facilities and a wide variety of experiences.
  • Most loved by
    While anyone would fall in love with Swinton, the historic building, scenic location, and world class spa make it idea for couples on a romantic getaway.
  • Wow-factor
    The architecture and scenic location of the hotel is spectacular. The historic house dates back to the 1800s and remains as elegant as ever, while the surrounding 20,000 acre estate provides beautiful views at every turn.
  • Exceptional spa feature
    While the whole spa is a treat, the alfresco sauna, shower and 10-metre outdoor natural pool are really special wellbeing experiences.

Swinton Estate frequently asked questions

Who owns the Swinton Estate?

The Swinton Estate has been in the ownership of the Cunliffe-Lister family since the 1880's, when Samuel Cunliffe-Lister bought the estate on retiring from his mill in Bradford, Manningham Mills.

How do you get to the Swinton Estate?

Set in a 20,000-acre estate in the North Yorkshire countryside, the Swinton Estate is half a mile from the small market town of Masham which is eight miles from Ripon and 32 miles from the historic city of York. Easiest to drive to, leaving the A1 at Junction 50. There is plenty of parking on site. The nearest airport is Teeside, 32 miles away, while Leeds Bradford is 35 miles away. You can travel to Swinton Park by helicopter with Multiflight. The nearest station is Thirsk, which is 25-minutes away by taxi.

What is included in a spa day at Swinton Estate?

What's included in a spa day at Swinton Estate depends on the experience that you book. Facilities include an 18-metre lap pool, a classic steam room, an aroma steam room, a Finnish sauna, a gym, an alfresco sauna, shower and 10-metre outdoor natural pool. There are also eight treatment rooms including two couples' suites and therapists use Thalgo, Jessica and Perron Rigot products in a collection of face and body treatments.

What is near the Swinton Estate?

Swinton Estate is surrounded by acres of Yorkshire countryside offering plenty of opportunities for country pursuits. It's also close to historic Ripon and within easy reach of York.

Top attractions include:

  • Thorp Perrow
  • Fountains Abbey
  • Middleham Castle
  • Ripley Castle
  • Nidderdale Museum
  • Kiplin Hall
  • Bolton Castle
When was the Swinton Estate built?

Construction on Swinton Park was started in 1695 by Sir Abstrupus Danby, and was added to by his successors during the 1760s. The family converted the property into a hotel in 2001.

What amenities does Swinton Estate have?

The historic property is a four-star getaway with 31 rooms and suites to choose from set over three floors. The hotel also has an award-winning restaurant - Samuel’s has three AA Rosettes and serves sustainable ingredients, many of which are home grown. There's also the Drawing Room for afternoon tea, the terrace in the summer, and a Chef’s Table dining experience in the Cookery School for something truly unique.

Spa facilities include an 18-metre lap pool, a classic steam room, an aroma steam room, a Finnish sauna, a gym, an alfresco sauna, shower and 10-metre outdoor natural pool. There are also eight treatment rooms including two couples' suites and therapists use Thalgo, Jessica and Perron Rigot products in a collection of face and body treatments.

Accessible facilities include:

  • Three accessible bedrooms.
  • Step-free access to the reception rooms, snooker room, boot room, dining room, bar and 15 of the 32 bedrooms.
  • The Coach House features a fully compliant, ground-floor DDA bedroom and bathroom with ramp access.
  • Equipment such as furniture, elephant feet and shower stools are available.
What are the food and drink options at Swinton Estate?

The hotel also has an award-winning restaurant - Samuel’s has three AA Rosettes and serves sustainable ingredients, many of which are home grown. There's also the Drawing Room for afternoon tea, the terrace in the summer, and a Chef’s Table dining experience in the Cookery School for something truly unique.

How many treatment rooms are there at Swinton Estate?

Swinton Estate has eight treatment rooms including two couples' suites and therapists use Thalgo, Jessica and Perron Rigot products in a collection of face and body treatments.

What time is check in/check out?

Check-in at Swinton Estate is from 3.00pm for rooms and check-out is at 11.00am. Spa opening hours are 10am to 8pm on weekdays and 10am to 6pm on weekends. It is recommended however that you check your specific spa booking times before arrival, and that you check for any changes to regular opening times, particularly relating to bank holidays, before you visit.

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