The Swettenham Arms is a traditional gathering point for locals and travellers alike. It’s a place for all the family to have fun with a long list of attractions and events throughout the year.

Forth coming events for your diary 2017

Please call 01477 571284 to book or for more information


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.  You can then enjoy tea, coffee, lunch or afternoon tea at the Swettenham Arms for the perfect morning or afternoon.  Book directly with the Tatton Garden Society on 01565 831981 or  The Arboreturm, created by Sir. Bernard Lovell, is looking lovely at the moment with autumn colours but is gorgeous all year.  There are currently swans on the lake!  


 exercise-1581583_1280All year round – weekly yoga classes

We will be offering weekly Yoga classes here at The Swettenham Arms. The classes will take place in the peaceful Lowell Suite overlooking the beautiful lavender meadow. The room has stunning views and is an ideal place to enjoy  both exercise and meditation. During the summer months we will take the class outside to enjoy this wonderful setting and practise Yoga within the lavender.

We are currently taking names of those interested in the classes. Please do email or call us to express an interest.


50-per-cent-off-offerMarch 2017 – up to 50% off your food bill. See our offers page for more information.






mothers-day-201426 March – Mother’s Day specials. See our Food page for the menu, booking essential.






 general-fundraising-skills (5)30 March – FREE Business Networking Event.

Coffee on arrival 09:30 to 11:30 Living Edge Magazine. Introduction to The Swettenham arms Lovell Suite, Packages and unique Team building activities. Guest Speaker: Introducing TSA Health events and Lavender Meadow, sales motivator and our activity team building specialist. Enjoy networking with others from the local business community and/or an opportunity to speak with a member of our dedicated team to assess your company requirements and how we can help you! We can accommodate you to create the perfect meeting environment. Please call Fran or Samantha on: 01477 571284 to book your place.(Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment)


afternoon-tea-croppedFrom 3 April: 14:30 -17:00 – vintage afternoon teaCome and Join us for a quintessential British tradition – a vintage afternoon tea. What a wonderful way to treat yourself or a friend with a sumptuous afternoon tea. Available throughout the day, but you can book to be served at specific times. Menu includes a pot of tea from our wide selection; a delicious sandwich selection; sultana scone with strawberry preserve and clotted Cornwall cream; selection of hand-crafted miniature cakes and tangy lemon posset to freshen your palette.

Pre-Booking is essential for this event. Minimum 48 hours’ notice required. £17.95 Vintage afternoon tea £22.95 Sparkling afternoon Tea with Glass of Prosecco or Cava. Champagne afternoon tea £25.95


fashion-show-1746621_64010 May 12pm to 3pm – Ladies Lunch & Fashion Show. We would like to invite you to a fabulous afternoon of entertainment in the Lovell Suite at The Swettenham Arms, located in the heart of the Cheshire countryside.

The Ladies Day will be held on Wednesday 10th May and will begin at 12 noon with a welcome fizz reception and continues with the stunning catwalk fashion show and a professional make-up masterclass and guest speakers on health and wellbeing. Ladies will be able to indulge in some retail therapy, enjoy the balloon raffle with fabulous prizes and a sumptuous 3 course meal. And to round off the day each guest will receive a luxury goodie bag! Approx. finish time 15:00. Tickets only £35.00 per person or  £350.00 for tables of 10.


Lavender Wedding26 August – Late availability for weddings – book now!






Christmas Wedding 3From Friday 1 December – Christmas parties

Every year at The Swettenham Arms, we are delighted to welcome companies from all over the North West…It’s a chance to dress up in your glitziest outfit and have a truly magical night out!  We receive excellent feedback regarding our Christmas parties and we are sure that this year’s will be no exception.

Each year, the venue is transformed into something totally different. Having a new theme for each event keeps it fresh and new for all our guests, and allows the venue to take on a completely different character and atmosphere each time. We are pleased to announce this year we are using both celebrity venue dressing and entertainment.

It really is the perfect event for your Christmas party with work colleagues or as a group of friends.  We are delighted to work with the best suppliers in the industry to bring you a fabulous evening.

Our awarding winning Michelin recommended chefs provide you with an amazing three course meal. Our DJ then gets the crowd warmed up on the dance floor ready for the evening‘s entertainment and you are sure to be dancing the night away!


office-christmas-parties-cheshire-work31 December – New Year’s Eve Ball – details to follow.






We add to our events page regularly, please check back again soon.

  • “The facilities and service have been excellent.  Staff have been very attentive. The ambiance has been ideal for our conference away from the office.”

    Business client, October 2015
  • Our wedding was a fantastic day in a wonderful venue with amazing food and service, thank you again.

    Rebecca and Phil, August 2014
  • “Thanks to Glyn and the team for a lovely evening at our Ruby Wedding party on 14th August, 2015.  The food was lovely and the service perfect.  Thank all your staff for us.  All our family and friends thought the Swettenham Arms was a lovely venue. Thank you once more for all your help on the night and before.” Mike and Christine Oswell, 14th August 2015.

    Mike and Christine Oswell, August 2015
  • Thank you so much for all of your help and hard work which contributed to our wedding. 


    Rebecca and Phil, August 2014
  • “Nothing was too much trouble for anyone and notably a friendly attitude pervaded.  Needless to say, the food was superbly cooked and enjoyed by us all.  So once again many thanks for your brilliant work.” T. Murphy

    T.Murphy, September 2014
  • Big thanks to you and your staff for our Golden Wedding Celebration

    Nothing was too much trouble

    Anne & Bill Owen 19th May 2013
  • “On behalf of the members of the Cloud Group of Women’s Institutes, I wish to thank you and your staff for providing us with a superb day on July 1st, helping us to celebrate 100 years of the WI. The lunch was most enjoyable and the weather was perfect, in fact a little too perfect,- being the hottest day of the year!!  Your staff were wonderful and very attentive and members thank them for the endless jugs of iced water they supplied to them. We all had a great day, and many thanks again to yourself and the team for their total efficiency.  It is wonderful to have a great team who take pride in the work they do.”


    Sue Clark, secretary, Cloud Group WI, July 2015
  • “The fresh flowers were an absolute delight.”

    Mr & Mrs Liversage, Oxon
  • “I felt I had to write and thank you for the lovely evening we enjoyed on Friday, 30th Jan for an 80th birthday party. The setting outside and in was lovely and the food extremely good, as was the service. A special thank you to Glyn and staff.  I was very pleased with everything and had most favourable comments from all the guests, I would have no hesitation in recommending the Swettenham Arms to anyone.” Mrs and Mrs Poole, January 2015.

    Mr and Mrs Poole, January 2015
  • “We would just like to thank you and the staff at the Swettenham Arms for the really splendid 80th birthday celebration we had on Sunday afternoon, 7th February. The banqueting room looked magnificent and the meal was out of this world – our guests all remarked on the quality. Glyn organised the proceedings very well so everything ran very smoothly. Compliments to the chef and the kitchen staff and the ladies waiting on table were just lovely. Thank you Fran for suggesting Roy Peters he was just great with the music during the meal and throughout the afternoon. It was a really memorable day for us and thank you all very much for making it so. We will have to visit you in the summer when the sunflowers and lavenders are out!”

    80th birthday party, February 2016
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