Swinton Park announces new general manager


Luxury hotel in Yorkshire, Swinton Park has appointed Claire Jones as its new general manager.

Joining the hotel on February 23rd, Claire previously held the position of estate hotel manager at The Raithwaite Estate in Whitby, North Yorkshire.

The 31-bed country house hotel is individually designed, with central themed around the history and industry of nearby towns and villages.

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New general manager Claire boasts a wealth of experience in the hospitality sector, including a stint as GM for Contessa Hotels, which operates two luxury boutiques in the Wirral area of Merseyside, The Hillbark Hotel and Spa and The Leverhulme Hotel.

Felicity Cunliffe-Lister, owner of Swinton Park, said: “We are thrilled to have Claire on board, as she is a dedicated and highly-accomplished manager with a natural empathy for the Yorkshire countryside and way of life.

“Claire has the skills and experience required to manage a complex project that includes not just a luxury hotel but also a cookery school, glamping campsite, café and Estate activities.

“With experience of spa development and management, Claire will be key to the successful launch of our Country Club and Spa which will include a second restaurant, coffee shop and destination gardens later in the year.”


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