If you haven’t yet been to see our stunning lavender meadow, then hurry, hurry, hurry! It’s been looking magnificent all summer, and now the flowers are starting to draw to a close. You’ve still got time to come and enjoy a drink in the beer garden, breathe in the fragrance of our thousands of plants… Read more »
Like all businesses, the Swettenham Arms has evolved over the years. We’ve worked very hard to make our beautiful rural venue a destination pub, and we think that we’ve finally succeeded in offering something for everyone! Here’s what we do. Walkers, cyclists and nature lovers: the area around the pub is a paradise for walkers. If… Read more »
Although most of our customers know that we have the beautiful Quinta Lovell Arboretum right behind the pub, not everyone knows that we have lots of other walk options as well. At this time of year, there are stunning views across the Dane Valley as well as hedgerows full of wild flowers to brighten your… Read more »
Latest News From The Swettenham Arms
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.
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,
The Swettenham Arms is in bloom
Come and enjoy our three beautiful beer gardens and lavender field this summer, surrounded by flowers.
Just a reminder that in line with new government regulations we’re now closing at 10pm every day until further notice. Customers should also wear masks until seated at their tables. Thank you everyone!
Gift vouchers now available
Looking for the perfect present for someone special? We now offer gift cards (minimum £50), redeemable against a delicious meal in our beautiful setting.
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!
25% off for local residents
Do you live within three miles of the Swettenham Arms? We’re offering a 25% discount to local residents. See our offers page for the full Ts and Cs.
Spring comes to the Arboretum
Despite the weather, the spring flowers are starting to make a lovely show in the Arboretum behind the pub. The snowdrops and daffodils are out, and later in the year there will be bluebells as well.
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.
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.
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.
Enjoy a meal or drink by our lavender field and enjoy the sounds of summer, including bees and birdsong for the ultimate outdoor dining experience.
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!
Lovell Quinta Arboretum in Cheshire Life
Our friends and neighbours at the Arboretum next door are in Cheshire Life this month. If you haven’t visited already, the autumn is a beautiful time. Read the article on our events page.
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 seasonal menu has arrived
We have revised our menu to make it fresh, exciting and seasonal and introduced a whole new ‘light bites’ section. Head on over to our Food page to download a copy.
Takeaway food and drink
The Swettenham Arms Takeaway is open for business! We are offering takeaway food and drinks from 10am to 4pm, perfect for walkers, cyclists and anyone who loves our food, plus evening meals. Treat yourself to a breakfast bap, homemade cakes, hot sandwiches, chips and more. All must be consumed off the premises, this is a takeaway... Read more »
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.
Lovell Quinta Arboretum awarded prestigious accreditation
The stunning Lovell Quinta Arboretum next to the pub has received level 3 accreditation, meaning it ranks with some of the finest in the world. You can read the full story over on our blog page.
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.
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.
Classic car and bike evenings temporarily suspended
In view of the Covid-19 situation we are not currently holding our classic car and bike evenings, please see the What’s On page for a full update.
50% off ‘Winter Wonderland’ wedding banquets
Getting married in November, January or February? Save 50% on food if you have 70 guests or more. Call us to arrange a viewing.
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.
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.