Swinton Park Christmas Package 2021

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Swinton Park is located in the heart of Yorkshire and is surrounded by the family estate in which guests have access to rivers, reservoirs, moorland, dales and beautiful countryside bordering the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Whilst steeped in history and tradition, the atmosphere at Swinton Park is one of warmth and great hospitality, and guests cannot fail but to feel at home in this castle.

What it Includes...

Christmas Eve

From 3 pm to 5 pm
Welcome drinks will be served in the Lower Hall, Morning Room and Private Sitting Room where you’ll meet the team who are ready to make a truly memorable stay. While you relax, your luggage will be taken to your room.
Time for tea! A light afternoon tea will be served in the Drawing Room with seasonal sounds from the castle's pianist, providing a little sustenance ahead of a beautiful evening.
6.15 pm
You are invited to wrap up cosy and join the team on the front lawn to gather around the Christmas tree to spread some festive cheer with a glass of bubbly and canapés. Traditional Christmas carols will be lead by a local choir and hand-bell ringers (tbc).
From 7 pm
Dinner will be served in Samuel’s Restaurant and the Terrace Restaurant, at a time to suit you (advance bookings required).
From 10.30 pm
For those wishing to attend Midnight Mass at the local parish church in Masham, the team suggests you leave no later than 10.30 pm. Alcohol-laced treats with warm mince pies will be waiting on your return to celebrate Christmas Morn.

Christmas Day

From 8 am - 10 am
Christmas morning! Enjoy a sumptuous Christmas morning breakfast in Samuel’s Restaurant or The Terrace Restaurant, complete with a celebratory Bucks Fizz.
From 12 noon
For those guests dining in Samuel’s Restaurant
Join fellow guests for Champagne cocktails served in the Drawing Room before being seated for lunch at 12.30 pm. The perfect opportunity to peruse the wine list. Samuel’s Restaurant, dressed in Christmas finery, is ready to welcome you to indulge in a traditional Christmas lunch, prepared by Head Chef.
For those guests dining in The Terrace Restaurant
Join your fellow guests for Champagne cocktails, served in the Bar, before being seated for the traditional Christmas feast at 12.30 pm. With the fairy lights twinkling, the Terrace Restaurant & Bar team and Chefs will be delighted to welcome you.
3 pm
A chance to sit back and watch the Queen delivering her Christmas Day speech in the private cinema, or perhaps take yourselves out for a post-lunch walk around the grounds and parkland, or simply enjoy a leisurely afternoon of Christmas films and board games. The Drawing Room will be replete with delicious cheese, port, and sherry to keep you going through to supper.
From 7 pm - 9 pm
A relaxed supper will be served in Samuel’s Restaurant – before you enjoy an evening at leisure.

Boxing Day

From 8 am - 11 am
Boxing Day breakfast will be served in Samuel’s Restaurant and The Terrace Restaurant.
10.15 am strict
Meet in the Morning Room and join Head Concierge for a trip down to Masham’s historic town square to watch the Boxing Day hunt ride out. The castle's ‘tour guide’ concierge will then offer a guided walk and talk around the stunning town, with the last stop at the Deer House for lunch.
From 12.30 pm
Lunch will be served in the Deer House with stunning views overlooking Swinton Park. Try your skills at Archery, which will take place over lunch and into the afternoon.
2 pm – 6 pm
How about an afternoon in the Cookery School trying your hand at bread or macaroon making with the Cookery School Tutor? Entertaining and educational sessions will be running throughout the afternoon.
2 pm - 3 pm
Perhaps try your hand at Falconry? Swinton Park's resident Falconer gives you the opportunity to learn about the birds’ hunting and flying skills, experience holding a bird, and the thrill of a bird being flown to your hand.
From 7 pm
For those guests dining in Samuel’s Restaurant
All ready in your best bid and tucker? Black tie and evening dress are essential for the Boxing Day House Dinner.
Join guests for a pre-dinner Champagne cocktail and Boxing Day toast in the Drawing Room with a wonderful magician performing live magic with exciting illusions leaving you puzzled and bemused.
8.00 pm prompt
Dinner is served in Samuel’s Restaurant, accompanied by a flight of wine. After dinner, the Casino commences.
For those guests dining in The Terrace Restaurant
Dig out the ski wear and gather on The Terrace; it is Après Ski time! With entertainment provided by local Oompah Band.

27 December 2021

Before you head off home, enjoy breakfast and a strong coffee in Samuel’s Restaurant or The Terrace Restaurant.
11 am
Time to say our fond farewells and a chance to wish you a very happy and prosperous New Year, with a gift to help you on your way.

Please note: All details, activities, and timings are subject to change.

What it Costs...

Knights Room - £2295 - (£1825)
Barons Room - £2395 - (£1895)
Earls Room - £2495 - (n/a)
Dukes Room - £2595 - (n/a)
Bradford Suite - £2795 - (n/a)
Harewood Suite - £2795 - (n/a)
Richmond Suite - £2795 - (n/a)
York Suite - £2895 - (n/a)
Turret Suite - £2895 - (n/a)
Wensleydale Suite - £3095 - (n/a)
Colsterdale Suite - £3095 - (n/a)

All rates are per room for 2 guests for the 3-night package, including overnight accommodation and breakfast, as well as the meals and drinks detailed above, plus use of the leisure facilities from 3 pm on the day of arrival until 11 am the day of departure.
Single occupancy rates are shown in brackets.

Rates for children sharing a room with 2 adults, including all meals within the package and use of a cot and high chair or z-bed, are:
Under 3 years: no charge;
4 years – 9 years: £300 per child;
10 years – 17 years: £450 per child.

If you would like to bring a dog with you, the rate is £25 per dog, per night.

Additional nights - if you would like to stay an additional night before or after the Christmas break, preferential rates may be available. Additional nights are subject to availability.

A £500 per room deposit is required to secure single occupancy bookings and a £750 per room deposit for double occupancy bookings.
The full balance is required by 1 October 2021.
For bookings made after 1 October 2021, full payment is required at the time of booking.

Fully decorated Christmas trees are available to enjoy in your bedroom at the following supplementary charges:
Small trees: £60
Large trees: £70
Please order your tree by 1 November 2021.

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