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Moving forwards into autumn

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Well, that’s the end of summer for now and what a summer it’s been. From our re-opening on 4th July, though the 50% deal in August and the lovely weather in September we’ve been very busy, and we’re very grateful to everyone who has been to support us so far.  The lavender field has been… Read more »

Two months after re-opening – an update

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After three and a half months of enforced closure due to Covid-19, we re-opened for business on 4th July 2020. We have made some huge changes to accommodate a new way of working, including reducing the number of inside tables to allow for greater distancing, and increasing the number of outside tables to allow for… Read more »

Congratulations to our neighbour, the Lovell Quinta Arboretum

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We were delighted to learn that our friends and neighbours at the Tatton Garden Society, who own and run the Lovell Quinta Arboretum next to the Swettenham Arms, have had all their hard work recognised by being awarded a prestigious international qualification. Originally set up by Sir Bernard Lovell (of Jodrell Bank fame) when he bought the… Read more »

A look back at 2019

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Well, the new year is nearly upon us and that’s always a good time for a look back at how things have gone over the last few months. to start off with, we’d like to thank all our loyal customers for supporting us over the year. A lot of our customers are locals and pop… Read more »

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

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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 »

We’re counting down to bonfire night 2019!

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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 »

Why we love autumn

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              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 »

Time for us to get to work on our lavender

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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 »

There’s something for everyone at The Swettenham Arms

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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 »

Swettenham walks: Brereton Country Park

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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 »

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