Founded by Queen Anne in 1711, Ascot Racecourse remains a pillar of British sporting and social culture. Welcoming over 630,000 guests each year, Ascot’s stature, reputation and famed celebration of occasion is admired the world over. As one of the largest and most prestigious racecourses in the world, Ascot has been hosting some of the finest racing events, including Royal Ascot, for more than 300 years. With 26 annual racedays and several other events throughout the year, Ascot has something for everyone to enjoy that encapsulates the thrill of horse racing, the pleasure of a day spent at an iconic […]
Great Fosters was built in the mid sixteenth century although the land upon which the house now stands is referenced as far back as the early thirteenth century as the “land of Foster”. Travel back earlier still, and the moat which is still in evidence today dates back to the Saxon times around the fifth century and a Saxon settlement is anticipated to lie beneath the Grade II listed parterre gardens. In the gardens, you will find a myriad of surprises – from the amphitheatre to the Archery Pavilion and Japanese bridge and not forgetting the sundial at the centre […]
Celebrating its fifth decade of service and over 15 years retaining a Michelin star, L’ortolan continues to be a beacon of Berkshire’s fine dining restaurant scene offering a unique, luxury, timeless quality in its style and setting and impeccable attention to detail in its dishes and service. Reading’s only Michelin-starred restaurant, L’ortolan has enjoyed a prestigious lineage of decorated, award-winning chefs since opening in the late Seventies. From respective two Michelin star holders Nico Ladenis and John Burton Race in the late Eighties to Alan Murchinson’s 14-year tenure, Tom Clarke continues with the same torch and a passion for flavour, […]
Sitting in an idyllic town meets country location, Boringdon Hall Hotel & Spa is the perfect place for luxury Devon escapes, exceptional dining and wellbeing spa breaks with Gaia Spa at Boringdon Hall. The 42 luscious rooms and seductive suites at Boringdon Hall are stylish and refined. The interiors have been carefully crafted to combine tactile fabrics with modern amenities and superior furnishings. Overlooking the house’s magnificent Great Hall, the intimate and deliciously romantic Gallery Restaurant is where Head Chef Scott Paton, showcases his creative dishes using only the finest locally sourced ingredients. Step inside to be tempted by visually […]
Hampton Court Palace is a visually stunning historic palace, located beside the bank of the River Thames. Henry VIII acquired Hampton Court Palace from Cardinal Wolsey in the 1520’s and did extensive refurbishments and developments to the site. Many of the tapestries and paintings that Henry VIII chose for Hampton Court Palace are still there today. The Palace sits within 60 acres of gardens including the renowned Maze and Great Vine, dating back to 1768. Hampton Court Palace offers a selection of rooms to hire which are perfect for dinners, receptions, weddings, christenings or personal celebrations. Hampton Court Palace has […]
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