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Swinton Park Cookery School

Swinton Park, Masham, England
+44 1765 680969
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Lots of learning and a generous bag of goodies to take home

My brother and I had an excellent time on the bread making course yesterday (March 22). I needn't... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2018
Jill F
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
The best cookery school experience to date

Italian cookery class at the end of January was informative, well structured and most importantly... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2018
Max_Liversidge
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Swinton Park is the ancestral home of the Earl of Swinton, owned and run by the Cunliffe-Lister family. Set in 200 acres of parkland on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, the castle combines the style and elegance of a stately home with the comfort...more
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

My brother and I had an excellent time on the bread making course yesterday (March 22). I needn't have worried about lack of activity as our hands were in the dough within minutes! We were taught the basics of bread production including ingredient selection, mixing,...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Italian cookery class at the end of January was informative, well structured and most importantly FUN. Interaction with the tutor - Kevin - and Judy was great. Strongly recommended, and I will certainly return for another session

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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic time yesterday on the fish and shellfish cookery course. Thoroughly enjoyed every minute! Loved it. Took my mother in law as a gift and she was blown away too. Very informative, very hands on, great atmosphere and excellent recipes. Felt like...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2017

My girlfriend and I had an absolutely brilliant time at the half day chocolate class. We had really, really high expectations of the day and every one was exceeded. Kevin is patient, entertaining and clearly exceptionally skilled and the same can be said for the...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2017

Whilst traveling to England on a business trip, my husband and I decided to take a few extra days to explore the Yorkshire Dales. What better thing to do than attend a Ultimate Sunday Brunch class at Swinton Cookery School! The chef/teacher, Kevin Hughes, is...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Whilst staying at Swinton Park Hotel we enjoyed a Chefs table dining experience which we were able to book in advance as an alternative to dinner in Samuels as part of our DBB package. This was an absolutely fantastic experience hosted by Kevin who is...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Kevin the cookery school chef is just brilliant 10 of us went as a private party for a chef’s table. The theme was game and Kevin cooked partridge, pheasant, and venison in imaginative and incredibly delicious ways We also had mackerel and then some seriously...More

1  Thank Pauline G
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

As two relatively good cooks we booked on to the Ultimate Sunday Lunch Course wondering what we would learn.. well we were very pleasantly surprised as we learned a lot! The food and menu was inspired and delicious and not what we would normally cook...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful day on the Italian Cooking Course, with excellent tuition from head chef Kevin Hughes and insight and support from Judy. Kevin's knowledge and passion was inspiring. As the only students on the course that day, Kevin customised the menu to a...More

1  Thank Brenda D
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I spent a fantastic day at the cookery school at Swinton Park today. From the first friendly greeting by reception staff to the 6 hrs of hands on cooking with Kevin and his team. We made some "reight posh puds" which I thoroughly enjoyed making...More

Thank Caitlin T
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zozwilks
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Good morning zozwilks, unfortunately we do not have splash pool or water slides at Swinton Park. We do however have lots of other activities for families and in our Boot Room you will find lots of outdoor coats, wellies... More
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