It takes a lot of time, effort and organisation to get the Swettenham Arms looking its festive best – but we’re there! With the aim of two men, a lorry, a cherry picker, lots of ladders and some safety equipment we’ve got our Christmas lights up in the big trees out by the car park,… Read more »
Those of you who are regulars will know that bonfire night is a big event for us here at the Swettenham Arms. We spend a good few weeks beforehand building our bonfire, which is held on the field by the Quinta Lovell Arboretum at the side of the lavender field. Holding it there means it’s… Read more »
It’s autumn, possibly our favourite time of year! Yes, we love summer too and we’re set up for it with our stunning lavender meadow and three beer gardens – but when there’s a chill in the air we love to retreat indoors and light the log fires. Although… Read more »
Latest News From The Swettenham Arms
Planning your perfect day?
Our new 2019 wedding pack is now available. Visit our Weddings page, and you can download it from the link at the bottom.
Festive afternoon teas - the perfect Christmas present!
Wondering what to buy this Christmas for an unusual present that’ll be really appreciated? We’re offering our vintage afternoon teas – with a festive twist! Think gorgeous seasonal goodies, all beautifully presented, for £17.95 per person. Booking and payment in advance essential. Available between 3.00 and 5.00 pm, Monday – Sat.
Alpha Romeo owners club meetings
The Alpha Romeo Owners Club for the North West meet here every third Thursday of the month. Free hot dog for every owner on arrival. See events page for more details.
The Arboretum is blooming
The spring flowers are starting to come out in the Arboretum – daffodils, peonies and more. Take a walk this weekend and see what you can spot.
Our new wine list is available now
Our updated wine list is now available to download, take a look at the Bar page.
Complete refurb for Lovell Suite
We’ve had a lovely wooden floor in our Lovell Suite, with all the carpet now removed. It gives the room a lovely modern feel and we’re also redecorating – it looks amazing! If you’re planning a wedding, we’ll be arranging an open day for the Lovell Suite as soon as everything is ready.
The Swettenham Arms: Worthy Winners
The Swettenham Arms is delighted to announce winning The National Pub & Bar awards 2017 for Best Country Pub – Cheshire. Find out more on our blog page.
Our new and exclusive low alcohol ale is here
Our new 2.8% cask ale is here! This table beer has been brewed exclusively for us by Beartown Brewery in Congleton. After weeks in the development stage it is now ready and is sure to be a hit. The beer is called ‘Two Dogs’ after our adorable pub dogs.
Our classic car and motorbike evenings are back
Our weekly gatherings are back! Bring your cherished car or motorbike out for a run to our country pub. New for this year, our meetings are twice a week – every Tuesday and Thursday – and both cars and bikes are welcome both days.
Treat yourself to afternoon tea
Treat yourself to our delicious vintage afternoon teas, Monday to Saturday. They’re £17.95 a head, and are really quite something! Gluten free options are available. See our events page for more details.
NEW! Free baby bowl for tiny diners
We’re now offering a free baby bowl for tiny babies, a dish of creamy mash with veggies mixed together with a little white sauce. It’s been going down very well with younger customers!
Classic car Tuesdays are back!
Starting from 1st May, every Tuesday thoughout the summer is Classic Car night. Bring your cherished car along from 7pm and enjoy this great social event. Complementary Bratwurst hotdog for drivers.
Summer is here
Afternoon tea in the lavender and sunflower meadow while watching the bees; long, sunny walks in the Arboretum or perhaps a chilled drink in the beer garden – what could be nicer than some time at the Swettenham Arms?
New gazebo in the lavender field
New for 2016/17 is our gazebo in the lavender field, a perfect choice for summer wedding ceremonies or photos or just to admire our lavender,
Classic car events every Tuesday
The fine weather has meant a bumper turnout for our Classic Car evenings, every Tuesday from 7pm. Find out more on our events page.
Christmas and New Year 2019
Sit back, relax and let us take care of your Christmas this year. We’ve got something for everyone, including our festive fayre menu, Christmas Day lunch on 25th, office party nights and our New Year’s Eve gala dinner and dance. See our food or events pages to find out more.
We're in the 2020 AA Pub Guide
We’re in it again, The AA’s Pub Guide 2020. Called “the pub bible for the last quarter of a century”, we are so proud to be included as a main entry once again. In fact, we’re listed as one of the top 11 pubs in Cheshire this year!
New - tethering area for horses
With our quiet country location, it’s no wonder some of our visitors arrive on horseback! Now, we have a quiet and shady hitching rail available with four tie-up rings for horses and nearby seating for riders.
Free hotdogs on classic car nights
So far this year, our classic car and motorbike evenings are going extremely well and every driver or rider of a classic car or motorbike is entitled to one of our delicious bratwurst hotdogs for free. Extra hotdogs can be purchased for £3.00. Hot dogs are served at 7.30pm.
Singer Russell Watson celebrates his wedding at the Swettenham Arms
We’re delighted to announce that the renowned tenor, Russell Watson, recently celebrated his marriage to Louise Harris with a meal at the Swettenham Arms in Cheshire with his closest family. Read more about it on our blog.
Did someone say 'G&T'?
To celebrate summer, our speciality gin bar is open for business! Choose from a wide range of speciality gins, served with Fevertree tonic and ice for the perfect summer drink.
Owned by Cheshire Wildlife Trust & less than ½ mile from the Swettenham Arms, this makes an ideal stroll, especially if you’re interested in nature.
Enjoy a walk around the Arboretum
All year round – the Tatton Garden Society will do guided walks by arrangement around the Lovell Quinta Arboretum behind the pub. Cost £5 per person which includes the entrance fee of £2.50. The walk takes one and a half hours. Find out more on our events page.
The lavender is in full bloom
Our lavender field is currently at its absolute peak, so if you haven’t been to the Swettenham Arms yet this summer, now’s the moment! Visit our Gallery page to see some photos.