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North West Quilting Retreat

20 October 2023

8 days from £1,695pp

Join Janice Gunner on this Northwest England quilting retreat and combine quilting workshops on our Bernina sewing machines with the chance to discover some of Northwest England’s textile history. Visit highlights include the Quilters Guild Museum in York and a gallery tour of the Gawthorpe Textile Collection. 
  • Sewing with the Bernina sewing machines
  • Workshops with & tour accompanied throughout by Janice Gunner
  • Guided tour of the Gawthorpe Textile Collection
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site Saltaire Village
Travel to Northwest England in a retreat to enhance and further develop your quilting prowess in quilting workshops with our expert Janice Gunner. Additionally, deepen your knowledge of Northwest of England’s textile history at the Quilters guild of the British Isles Museum, Gawthorpe Textile Collection, and Piece Hall which is the only remaining Georgian cloth hall in the world containing history that dates back 250 years.

Your Accommodation

The Old Swan

Situated in the heart of Harrogate, this hotel is the perfect location for our 4-night stay. The Old Swan Hotel combines Victorian splendour with elegant contemporary style. The hotel has 136 bedrooms, along with the famous glass-ceilinged Wedgwood Restaurant and the Swan Lounge and Bar, making for a relaxing stay. The hotel is situated only 5 minutes from Harrogate town centre and train station.

Room Facilities & Amenities
  • En-suite bathroom and toiletries
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Flatscreen television with digital channels
  • Desk
  • Telephone
  • Easy chairs and coffee table
  • Iron & ironing board (not all small rooms have these, singles etc, but can be requested)
  • Laundry service including same day laundry available
  • Hairdryer
  • Room service