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Broughton Hall

Broughton Hall

Sleeps: 32 Bedrooms: 16 Bathrooms: 13

Type: Celebration, Family, Seclusion, Mindfulness, Fitness, Corporate

Features & Activities: Spa, Billiards room, Tennis Court, Rural, Country Sports, Mountain Biking, Landrover Experience, Foraging, Fire Pit

Location: Yorkshire, England. 35 minutes from Leeds Airport

Those looking for: Time to reconnect, motivate teams or re-energise.

OVERVIEW

Home to the Tempest Family for 900 Years, Broughton Hall is an exquisite private 3000 acre sanctuary. The Grade 1 listed Hall has been meticulously restored creating luxurious grandeur with a soft homely touch.

Exclusively yours with a state of the art wellness centre, it is the ideal haven to recharge, celebrate, inspire or re-energise.

TOP 5 EXPERIENCES

1. Re-energise in the Avalon Wellness Centre.
2. Experience an evening of folklore and story telling around an atmospheric and enchanting fire pit.
3. Set off on an unforgettable foraging expedition around the estate.
4. Invigorate yourself with a wild swim in a stunning private reservoir and beside an idyllic Hermit’s Hut.
5. Take the Landrover Experience challenge and learn off roading techniques against a backdrop of moors and rocky climbs.

AVALON SPA & WELLNESS CENTRE

The Avalon Spa & Wellness Centre lies within a beautiful 19th Century walled garden and is a haven for therapy sessions, meditation, yoga and spa treatments.

A space seeking to enhance living and personal development it encompasses a hyrdro thermal suite, 20m clear pool and has leading experts available for specific treatments.

In addition to Avalon there is a wonderful bistro, Utopia focusing on naturopathic, plant-based food to nourish and cleanse.

ACCOMMODATION

Main House
There are 16 characterful bedrooms in the house, most of them ensuite, all of them wonderfully furnished and enabling up to 32 guests to stay.

Eden
In addition to the main house there is a beautifully appointed 17th Century converted barn, Eden. Eden sleeps 11 with 6 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The property is only 5 minutes away from the main house and has a stunning terrace and hot tub.

There are a collection of further properties on the estate including a delightful hermit’s hut.

The whole estate can accommodate 60 guests throughout their properties.

CELEBRATIONS

For those planning a special event; a birthday, anniversary, wedding or launch, Broughton Hall Estate features a collection of exquisite venues and is the ideal choice for bringing friends, family and networks together to celebrate momentous occasions.

Create Memories Together

Your home for the week, you can turn your celebration into a week long affair of pampering, relaxing, partying and simply enjoying spending time with family and friends.

DINING

Local, Seasonal, Natural

Menus are nutritious and full of locally sourced, natural ingredients.

Eat at Utopia, the bistro designed by Sir Michael Hopkins set within Dan Pearson’s Walled Garden. An experimental dining experience like no other, with a focus on Naturopathic, Plant-Based Foods.

Magnificent State Rooms

The magnificent state rooms in the main house, lend themselves to formal gatherings as well as being homely places to relax and enjoy a rich history of human endeavour.

The sumptuous Green Drawing Room, the impressive Library, and the warm Red Drawing room provide guests with a perfect backdrop for events, pre-dinner drinks and receptions. In total, these rooms can entertain up to 300 people.

ACTIVITIES

Set within the beautiful Yorkshire Dales countryside the 3,000 acre Estate is a wondrous mix of rolling meadow pastures, ancient woodland, heather moorland, wild reservoirs and meandering rivers.

Explore
Hiking; Mountain biking; horse riding

Wellness
Avalon for treatment sessions; gym; swimming pool

Inspire
Foraging; Wild swimming; Fire Temple; Forest Bathing

Challenge
The Land Rover Experience is one of Land Rover’s very first centres for comprehensive driving tuition on challenging surfaces. As well as instruction, Land Rover also organise corporate hospitality, team-building events and family days.

PODCASTS

Podcast. Holly chats to Broughton Hall’s Roger Tempest. Click here to hear all about the wonderful things you can see and do during a stay at this magnificent Private Estate.

 

LOCATION

Gateway to the Dales

Based at the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales National Park and only 90 minutes from the Lake District there are endless activities, tours and places of interest to explore during your stay on the Broughton Hall Estate.

The Broughton Hall Estate is located close to the town of Skipton, on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales. There is easy access from the major cities of Leeds, Liverpool or Manchester, while London is approximately three hours away.

The Yorkshire landscape is famed worldwide for its colours, moods, dramatic countryside and coastline. The Broughton Hall Estate is the perfect home from which to explore the county and marvel at its scenery and seascapes. Whether your preference is for gentle exercise or strenuous adventure, there is a wealth of activities to inspire guests of every age and inclination.

Broughton can boast several illustrious neighbours, with the Brontës’ Haworth, famous ruined abbeys and masterpieces from the Industrial Revolution all nearby – not to mention our own gastropub on the Estate.

SAMPLE ITINERARIES

Based at the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales National Park and only 90 minutes from the Lake District there are endless activities, tours and places of interest to explore during your stay on the Broughton Hall Estate. See here some sample itinerary ideas.

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  • ""Help your employees to connect with themselves for self-development, to each other for harmonious business life and to nature to feel inspired, healed and replenished by the natural world""

    Roger Tempest

  • ""Roger has created an exceptional experience within his family estate. It's a wonderful property for a large group but equally is just as homely for a family get together or celebration""

    Holly Mackie

 

ACCOMMODATION COLLECTION


The Dorchester

The Dorchester is one of the most desirable places in the world to stay. A luxury Mayfair hotel of great repute, it embodies the highest of traditional values, with spacious rooms and suites of great charm, glorious dining and entertaining, and a spa of exquisite indulgence. For 90 years the hotel has remained a pinnacle of luxury and ease.

Superbly located in the heart of London’s Mayfair on Park Lane, between Marble Arch and Hyde Park Corner, The Dorchester is close to exclusive London shopping in Bond Street and Knightsbridge and is within easy access of many London attractions including Buckingham Palace, West End theatres, the Royal Albert Hall and the National Gallery.


Glenapp Castle

Sunday Times “Best Places to Stay Hotel” 2020

As you sweep up the long tree clad drive you will glimpse the beautiful façade of Glenapp Castle; encapsulating the romance of the Scottish Baronial style with magical towers, turrets, and crenellations. Oak panelled halls lead to the heart of the castle offering stunning views out to sea and the famous volcanic outcrop of Ailsa Craig. Beyond that you can see the Isle of Arran, Holy Island, and, on a clear day, the hills of Northern Ireland. Also available for exclusive use.

Rooms : 17 individually designed rooms with stunning views

Type : Couples, Families, Outdoor Actives, Golfers


Wilderness Reserve

 

Wilderness Reserve is an 8000-acre estate of woodland, lakes and rolling pasture, sprinkled with an eclectic collection of historic and traditional Suffolk properties. Lovingly restored by artisans, each home has unique character. From the grand Grade II listed manor house and restored 15th century barn, to charming, thatched cottages and romantic retreats, Wilderness Reserve is a long-term conservation and restoration project – protecting English nature and breathing new life into historic properties. It is unlike anything or any place you’ve ever been before.

 

Sleeps: 17 Houses ranging from one bedroom to 18 bedrooms

Type: Celebration, Family, multi-generational, off the beaten track, rural luxury

Those looking for: Time to celebrate, reconnect or re-energise.

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Skipton, North Yorkshire

  • "Incredible service ! The BEST tour guides, tour options and always available to help smooth over any "snafus" that we ran across during our vacation. 5-star, A+ rating from us."

    Clients of Jessica Thompson, Fairway Travel, Virtuoso

  • "....their time in the U.K. was PERFECT – loved everything you guys did for them, and sang praises for everyone! Thank you!! "

    Connie Hanes, Herff Travel

  • "Everyone, from the Tour Guides to our excellent driver, were amazing. All aspects of the trip were beyond expectations. Even changing our day schedule for outside reasons (like the airline sending my bag to a city 120miles away) they were always happy to help and move the schedule around so we could keep enjoying our trip. Everyone made us feel at home and like family."

    Client of Leah Molinari, Molinari Travel, Gifted Travel Network

  • "Dream Escape was the trip of a lifetime. Excellent choice of hotels, tour guide was awesome, the planned tours were wonderful and very informative."

    Client of Trisha Rathke, VIP Travel Designs, Gifted Travel Network

  • "Dreamscape designed an itinerary that combined an exploration of Scottish history and culture and a visit to some of the filming locations for the hit TV show Outlander. The tour guides provided were personable and knowledgeable and responsive to our interests. Our driver who was with us for the entire trip was professional and pleasant and again, flexible and sensitive to our interests. The hotels were magnificent and the pacing of the trip, spending at least two nights in each hotel was perfect. The itinerary was everything we wanted!"

    Client of Susan Morley, Journeys around the World, Cadence

  • "Sally Strange was wonderful so knowledgable, friendly and fun. 100% would use her services again. We feel like we have a friend for life! We LOVED our tours, where we ate lunch, and spending the days with Sally......Thanks (once again!) for looking after our clients so well. We so appreciate you. "

    Lauren Ainsley, Black Tomato

  • "Rosie...thank you for giving us such a world-class experience in Scotland. Everyone had such a wonderful time and your presence was a large part of that. Your warmth and generosity in taking care of us on our little excursion is so beyond appreciated and I can’t wait to work with you again soon."

    Alex Martinetti

  • "Thank you so very much for the amazing trip to Scotland that you planned for us!! It was truly a once in a lifetime fabulous family trip!! Not only were the accommodations perfect, the activities were above expectations, given the people involved with so much knowledge and compassion for what they do....Many, many heartfelt thanks for making this trip so very special for our family. "

    Clients of Kristen Meckem, Kristen Meckem Travel, An Affiliate of Brownell

  • "I work regularly with Michael Davies, who I can not praise enough! Michael is a gem to work with and always delivers extraordinary client itineraries. "

    Jennifer McCrea, Boutique Travel Advisors

  • "We cannot thank you enough for all you did for us during our stay in Scotland! We loved every minute of it....and we loved you teaching us the history of each town and visit. "

    The Pogue Family - Clients of Amy Spence, Strong Travel

  • "We are so grateful for professionalism, expertise, and purely fun personality to entertain and educate our clients in all things royal! I do believe it was a smashing success. 😊"

    Pat Bowden, Red Letter Travel, an independent affiliate of Brownell

  • "Michael does such an outstanding job with making sure every itinerary he works on with me is well thought out. He is attentive to detail and always allows for the clients interest to be reflected in their tours. He makes sure that the perfect tour operator and chauffeur is paired with each client. I wanted you to know what a pleasure it is working with Michael and knowing my clients will always be well cared for when traveling with Dream Escape! "

    Jennifer McCrea, Boutique Travel Advisors

  • "Without a doubt, what made all of it so special and unforgettable was having the true pleasure of having Sally Strange as our guide. She was truly incredible..so full of life, energy, amazing historical knowledge anywhere we visited was extraordinary. Her sense of humor and fun personality made her extra special. Sally was a winner in every way."

    Clients of Betsy Talbot, Travel by Talbot (Brownell)

  • "Your team excelled on all levels! The execution of the itinerary was flawless!!! Well done. The clients LOVED Sally and this was just the second note from them about how exceptional she was. "

    Cathy Major, Cerulean World Travel

  • "I just wanted to send an e-mail to compliment the excellent service I have received with Susie Little. She has been absolutely wonderful to work with. She is quick to respond, easily answers all of our questions, and has had to be patient with my clients as we have made many changes and updates to the itinerary. I really appreciate all of her hard work and the beautiful itinerary she put together for my clients. They said they were in AWE and everything looked fabulous! Thank you for providing such excellent service and I look forward to working with you in the near future! Thank you so much!"

    Krista Boyles, Unique Romance Travel

  • "I want to extend my deepest gratitude for your incredible work on this project, we really could not have gotten it across the finish line without you and your team 😊"

    Marieta Carrrero, Boost Journeys

  • "I just wanted to take a moment to thank everyone at Dream Escape who helped in making the Gialamas' visit to London special. I know Dream Escape has many people behind the scenes that work on making an itinerary such as this flow seamlessly and I just wanted to say thank you for all of your hard work! "

    Jennifer McCrea, Boutique Travel Advisors

  • "Activities & Tours - All the events and guides were outstanding.- Guides - Simply the best. All of them. All outstanding! "

    Black Tomato Clients

  • "Thank you for everything you did to make the entire trip, special presentations and events so special. It has added a sparkle in my life!"

    Gretchen Ashworth Stewart, Client

  • "Dream Escape, to no one’s surprise, is the best in the business. I cannot begin to thank you for crafting a perfect vacation for these clients. They had nothing but fabulous things to say about each and every event."

    Nancy Ebel, Virtuoso Travel Advisor

  • "Couldn’t have asked for a better 1st trip to London!......The sites we saw were the best & Sally, you went above & beyond to make it memorable"

    Shannon Marie Long - Reed and Mackay

  • "Delightful to spend time and see the incredible city of London with you all. Dream Escape for a flawless job in seeing the best bespoke sites, Sally you are amazing. Thank you again as this was amazing"

    Josh Whitaker - Owner, Rudi Steele Travel

  • "Probably the best of the best in the UK and Ireland for organising amazing trips. They know their stuff, have fantastic relationships with suppliers and always go the extra mile."

    Rob Arrow, Al Tayyar Group

  • "Lovely suite. Fabulous private tours. Everything has exceeded our expectations. "

    William A Heim, Client

  • "I had the most wonderful time with you and learned so much...What you offer is rare and much needed in the truly exclusive travel world. "

    Jean Newman-Glock, Signature Travel Network

  • "You were the heart and soul of the trip….I truly admired your sunny personality, sense of humor, organization and professionalism.  You also demonstrated  that a guide’s work is never done as you were constantly researching….. Did you ever rest??? "

    Sharon Delano, Frosch

  • "We want to thank you and the team from Dream Escape.  All six of us in our group had a wonderful time, and we all agreed we owed that in large measure to the work of Dream Escape. From the onset of working with you, you demonstrated a tremendous knowledge about all the activities we wished to pursue —from playing golf to dining at excellent restaurants to seeing historical sites and the Tattoo and Fringe Festival.  And, then you executed "

    Thomas Cohen, Client

  • "THANK YOU a zillion times over for choosing/assigning Rosie to be with this family.  She MADE the trip for them – there’s no other way to put it! "

    Jill Jergel, Frontiers International Travel

  • "Our holiday in Scotland now tops their lists of best trips…… To their growing list of amazing and memorable first-time experiences, our sons may add fishing for trout and salmon on the River Tay; steering a motor boat on Loch Ness; and taking private guided tours on Culloden Moor Of the eight full days we were in Scotland, Alex and Mattie thought each and every day was the best"

    Michael Guadarrama & Trammi Nguyen, clients of Peter Carideo. CRC Travel

  • "All six of us were deeply moved by the whole experience. Bravo Dream Escape "

    Max Levy, Direct client

  • "Thank you Karen and all of the staff and guides affiliated with Dream Escape…..the Flemings are having an awesome tour of Scotland. You all have made me look like a star! "

    Joni Gerace, The Travel Society, LLC

  • "Thanks for all your help and we can chalk this one up as a big success!   Our anniversary celebration was all we could have hoped for "

    Clients of Courtney Regan, Affiliate of Brownell Travel

  • "Rosie was MORE than outstanding – she went out of her way to help us in every regard...She was so knowledgeable – we all loved her"

    Jill A. Jergel, Frontiers International Travel

  • "I cannot thank you, Nicola and all the Dream Escape “clan” for the wonderful care & attention you have provided, and are providing for my clients"

    Cindy Evans, Travel Consultant

  • "I hope I have another opportunity to work with Dream Escape in the near future. The company is so professional, yet approachable and easy to work with. It has been a pleasure!"

    Carole McFarland, Universal Travel

  • "Dream Escape is delivering in a superb manner. Jim Johnston is a great driver and one of the best guides we've had - I wish to very much thank the Dream Escape Team for fulfilling a Dream…"

    Donald M. Davis, President, Luxury Travel, Inc.

  • "Thank you all so much it's great to have trusted friends on the ground to take care of our clients!"

    Peter Carideo, CRC Travel

  • "The trip was great.... Dream Escape is the name of the game"

    Ann Lipschitz, Worldview Travel

  • "Your level of service is just outstanding"

    Debra Fini, VWTI

  • "Dream Escape don’t just organise trips – they create adventures"

    Financial Times, How to Spend it

  • "It was, without doubt, one of the most spectacular weekends I have ever had"

    Country Life

  • "David Tobin’s an ace at getting inside private castles and estates and he’s well connected.... "

    Conde Nast Traveller Magazine

  • "The level of service they provide is outstanding. They truly care about every aspect of the trip to ensure you have a fantastic stay. Rosie is a hidden gem of a tour guide. Just fabulous."

    Yvonne Malka, Signature Travel Network, April 2018