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Private Island Hire with Afternoon Tea for Two at The Swinton Estate

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If you want an Afternoon Tea with a bit of a difference, you could take a look at this gift experience from Virgin Experience Days.

Swinton Estate is one of the largest private estates in England, situated in North Yorkshire and the Yorkshire Dales.  It goes back to the late 1600s and since the 1880s, it has been in the ownership of the Cunliffe-Lister family.  And it's got a number of different experiences available and one of these is rather different:

How about a Private Island Hire with Afternoon Tea for Two at The Swinton Estate?

There's a Private Island Hire with Afternoon Tea for Two at The Swinton Estate

The Swinton Estate has got a rather special spot for a private event.  You'll take a hand-drawn cable ferry across to your own private island - and it's got a miniature Georgian style summerhouse.

The team at the Estate will set up the island ready for you, with Afternoon Tea laid out.   Tuck into sweet delicacies from their pastry kitchen.  There are local preserves and locally sourced meats, and you could also treat yoruself to a glass of champagne or English sparkling wine to add bubbles to the occasion.  There are handdrafted cakes to tuck into, too!

Tuck in!

The experience is not available in the winter months, but it is available 7 days a week at other times.  Book early!

This experience is normally £239 but you can tuck into it for £215.10.

By the way, there are other experiences available at the Swinton Estate through Virgin Experience Days, including  Traditional Afternoon Tea for Two, a Champagne Afternoon Tea for Two,  a One Night Luxury Yorkshire Escape with Dinner for Two, a  Two Night Luxury Tree Lodge Escape for Two, a Half Day Midweek Cookery Course, a Two Course Lunch, Garden  Talk and a Guided Tour for Two and more!   See them all here.

Head to Virgin Experience Days to find out more.  Bon appetit!