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A Taste of The Coniston: Rustic Chicken Curry

Looking for something simple yet nutritious for tea tonight? Take a look at our quick and easy Rustic Chicken Curry recipe! A hearty dish that is a favourite with all the family! Ingredients 1 x Large Onion 3 x Garlic Cloves (finely diced) 50g Ginger (finely diced) 4 tbsp Vegetable Oil 2 tsp Cumin Seeds …

A Taste of The Coniston: Mince Pie Recipe

Christmas doesn’t official start until you’ve had your first mince pie right? This year why not start the season in style and make your own homemade mince pies using this classic Coniston recipe kindly provided by our Head Chef, Chris Oakden. It’s simple to make and is guaranteed to get you into the Christmas spirit! …

Our Christmas gift guide 2020

Christmas is undoubtedly going to look a little different this year. But you can still treat those all-important people in your life to an experience they’ll love, and help create memories they’ll never forget. From short breaks to spa days, we’ve got the perfect present for everyone on your list this Christmas. What’s more, until …

Half Term Happenings

Looking for some inspiration over the Half Term Holidays? Well, look no further. Here at Coniston HQ we’ve put searched high and low to compile our hit list of half term happenings in Yorkshire, as well as things to make and do at home, take a look … Thornton Hall Farm – Halloween & Pumpkin …

The Coniston Saves the (Wedding) Day

The 21st March 2020 is a date that had been in the diaries of Lorien Devonport and Anthony Martlew from Grassington, North Yorkshire for over a year. The excited bride-and-groom-to-be had booked their wedding at The Coniston Hotel Country Estate & Spa near Skipton back in February 2019. Whilst enjoying a spa day gift experience, Lorien …

Discover the best of Yorkshire this February

Things to do this February Discover the very best of what the Yorkshire Dales has to offer this February. Whether you are planning on escaping to the countryside for a peaceful getaway or are looking for a jam packed family filled adventure. The Coniston Hotel Country Estate and Spa offers the perfect base for you …