Ever walked around an English stately house and wondered what it would be like if it were yours, complete with antiques and country pursuits? The property provides guests with the opportunity to access a private estate and make it their own. Normally only available to the public on the occasional open day, we can provide guests with the opportunity to experience true country living at their own pace and without the crowds.
As you sweep up the classical driveway, with the lake at your side, you are transported back in time, anticipating the elaborate historical interiors and the excitement and rituals of country life. Swift Estate boasts a wealth of heritage, visible throughout the property; there is a stunning ballroom perfect for celebration dinners and corporate meetings, a billiards room which provides an excellent setting for a late night game, comfortable sitting rooms for cards, drinks and relaxation and a historic library eager to be discovered by guests.
Catering at this impressive property is very flexible and guests are free to bring in caterers of their choice, with no corkage charges. Self-catering is an option, but we strongly feel that such a large house requires help and that the small house kitchen is best used for tea and coffee.
A few steps from the main house is The Stables, where ten of the bedrooms are located and which also houses a tea room that can seat around 70 guests; a more relaxed setting than the formal ballroom in the main house.
The uniquely historical feel, strategic location, vast parklands and flexibility of this property make it an ideal venue for major corporate functions, which is why it has already played host to some of Britain's leading companies. The house is also perfectly suited to host wedding and marquee receptions, so whatever the occasion, Swift Estate can most certainly accommodate.
Accomodation hire for two nights for up to 30 guests From £5,000 self-catered
Corporate mid week
Mid- week corporate 24 hour rate (Monday - Thursday)
Venue hire charge from £1,250 + VAT
Accommodation, three course dinner & breakfast £250+ VAT per person (Minimum 12 guests)
Wedding packages from £16,000 including VAT. Please request more information
VAT: Will be added to prices
Heating: Included in hire price
Exclusive use: The family has an apartment in the basement with separate entrance.
Catering & Corkage: You are free to choose your own caterer. There are no corkage charges. There is a small family kichen and a large dining room in the stable which is suitable for self catering. The house can also recommend local caterers.
Midweek Bookings: Yes
One night stays: Possible – call us to enquire
Weddings & Events: There is a full wedding license for up to 80 guests in the ballroom, and the property can acommodate larger groups for the reception evening (120 guests)
Stags / Hens: Sorry, not accepted at this property
Pets: Dogs on leads can be accepted. Please ask for details before booking
Larger groups: There is a large Ballroom (seat up to 80) and marquee site. The house can host festivals and fun days on the parkland