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Swettenham Arms wins Best Country Pub Award

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                  The Swettenham Arms is delighted to announce winning The National Pub & Bar awards 2017… The judging panel found The Swettenham Arms worthy winners. The aim for the 2017 Restaurant and Bar Awards is to explore and honour establishments of all sizes on an international level,… Read more »

Birdlife in the arboretum

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                Did you take part in the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch in the Quinta Lovell Arboretum behind the pub on 28 and 29 January? Every year, the RSPB organise a huge national survey to see how our wildlife is faring. The Arboretum is a perfect place for spotting… Read more »

The importance of family time

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                Christmas is meant to the archetypal family time, but as many of us know it’s not always quite that simple! Arguments abound, about everything from where to spend the festive season to who to spend it with. And don’t forget that Christmas can be a lot of… Read more »

New Year celebrations around the world

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                New Year is a time for fresh starts. In the UK, we have our own traditions such as staying up until midnight to ‘see the new year in’, and welcoming the coming 12 months with fireworks and the singing of ‘Auld Lang Syne’. In other countries around… Read more »

Working wonders: office parties at the Swettenham Arms

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                Well, it’s that time of year again – having spent the last 12 months discussing spreadsheets and deadlines with your work colleagues, it’s now time to break out the Rudolph ear headbands and red noses for the office party. Spending time with colleagues in a social environment… Read more »

It’s a dog’s life at the Swettenham Arms

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                Here at the Swettenham Arms, we pride ourselves on being a dog-friendly location. We’re right next to the Quinta Lovell Arboretum, a 28-acre site with shaded walks and ponds, and we’re also in a network of country lanes and bridlepaths. There’s a lovely walk from the pub… Read more »

Autumn’s here in the Arboretum

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                  We’re very lucky with the location of the Swettenham Arms – in the summer, our own gardens and lavender meadow surround us with flowers, and in spring we have the wild flowers (daffodils, snowdrops and crocuses) in the Quinta Lovell Arboretum behind us.  Now, in autumn,… Read more »

Celebrate British Food Fortnight at the Swettenham Arms

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                If you haven’t heard of British Food Fortnight (17th September to 2nd October), it’s the biggest annual, national celebration of British food and drink. It runs during the harvest season, and first began in 2002 as a way of helping support farmers and food producers after the… Read more »

The Swettenham Arms: a happy horsey destination

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Here at the Swettenham Arms, we’re well known as a destination for walkers, cyclists and classic car owners. This summer, though, we’ve been discovered by more and more horse riders. We’re at the end of a long bridleway that goes through Davenport and out onto Brereton Country Park, so we’re an ideal destination if you’d… Read more »

Summer days in the lavender

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New gazebo 2016

Here at the Swettenham Arms, we’re very lucky to have what we think is a unique asset. We’ve got the UK’s only lavender field attached to a pub, and it’s now in its full glory. Hundreds of people have already made the trip to visit the lavender and we’re expecting more over the next couple… Read more »

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