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I attended a fish and shellfish cookery experience which was a half day I cannot recommend this... read more

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago
angel_25237
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Darlington, United Kingdom
Who new learning could be this much fun??

I spent a half day at Swindon Cookery School learning how to prepare and cook a selection of... read more

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Reviewed 2 October 2018
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Swinton Park is the ancestral home of the Earl of Swinton, owned and run by the Cunliffe-Lister family. Set in 200 acres of parkland on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, the castle combines the style and elegance of a stately home with the comfort...more
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Swinton Park, Masham, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 30 March 2012

Having had a passion for cooking of all sorts for most of my life, I have always admired the "TV-chefs" and their cookery skills and courses. Rosemary Shrager is one of my favorites and when my husband couldn't think of anything to get me for...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Not as advertised. A real shame. We were told twice in advance of the day that this was a very hands on, practical cookery course. It is not. The new staff have not picked up from the good service experienced by other reviewers before Christmas....More

2  Thank alessandro c
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I attended a fish and shellfish cookery experience which was a half day I cannot recommend this enough the food was delicious the ambience was really good the venue was so perfect I will be attending again suitable for beginner to improver.

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Reviewed 6 October 2018

Gave me the confidence to try new things with fish. We each filleted fish, then worked as a group on further prep and the cooking to make some great food. We all ate together and drank wine. A nice sociable event.

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Reviewed 2 October 2018

I spent a half day at Swindon Cookery School learning how to prepare and cook a selection of shellfish and fish dishes. Tuition was informative and gave us the opportunity to practise skills such as skinning and filleting, preparing mussels and scallops, making soup, various...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2018

the chef Kevin makes the learning so much fun with easy to follow instructions and good guidance, well worth giving it a try :-) I'm sure you will not be disappointed but eager to learn more

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Reviewed 22 September 2018

If you want a real treat go to one of Kevins Chefs Table events. Six of us were treated to a gourmet five course meal cooked in front of us. Kevins informative patter and knowledge shine through and the food (on this occasion pigeon starter...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2018

My kids aged 10 and 13 had a great time at the kids junior course. They picked some of the ingredients from the garden, made four different things, tried them and went home with some of the tings they had made, an apron and the...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2018

I have been on two separate courses where I have learned a lot gained more confidence in BBQing and had some fun at the same time. Well worth attending

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Reviewed 5 September 2018

What a brilliant three hours. Our daughter is 14 and she took part in the Teen Class. She and two other teenagers learned how to make marinated chicken in vegetable rice, eclairs, onion bhajis, pizza dough and the most divine chocolate brownies! She particularly enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2018

What a fun way to learn new skills in the kitchen! Kevin the Chef was relaxed, happy and full of usefulInformation and a great teacher. Eating our efforts with a glass of wine and sharing the day with others made it really special.

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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Had a brilliant day today at the cookery school which was led by Kevin. A lovely relaxing atmosphere with the right level of hands on. Came away with lots of yummy stuff aswell. I would highly recommend one of these days. Thank you Kevin for...More

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zozwilks
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Good morning zozwilks, unfortunately we do not have splash pool or water slides at Swinton Park. We do however have lots of other activities for families and in our Boot Room you will find lots of outdoor coats, wellies... More
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