The Savoy London: best rates saving hundreds of pounds at ‘one of the Great Hotels of the World: unbeatable CountryClubuk rates plus a complimentary room upgrade

Francis Fulford reviews The Savoy London, where CountryClubuk receives the best rates and a complimentary [...]

RHS Chelsea Flower Show, the greatest show in earth: you are invited to attend the opening members-only day of this great floral festival, Tuesday, 21 May, 2024

Chelsea Flower Show heralds the arrival of the English Season. All who love gardens want to be there to see how the country’s leading horticulturists transform several acres of Chelsea Royal Hospital into a floral fantasia. Even those who shun garden fashion find it difficult to resist Chelsea—particularly on the prized opening members’ day—and we […]

Join us for the Cartier Queen’s Cup 2024 at Guards Polo Club, Windsor, prestigious jewel in the crown of International Polo and highlight of the English Season, with a Laurent-Perrier Champagne Reception and a delicious Three-Course Lunch with Wines by renowned Chef Richard Corrigan in Guards Clubhouse

We are delighted to announce an invitation for our Members to the prestigious Cartier Queen’s Cup at Guards Polo Club, Smith’s Lawn, Windsor Great Park. This is the jewel in the crown of English polo, and a quintessentially English sporting event, attracting the world’s top players and encapsulating the best of the English Season. The […]

Join us on the British Pullman to Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons for a Michelin Star Lunch: Enjoy Two World Class Events in one, celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Raymond Blanc’s world famous restaurant and travel on Belmond’s iconic luxury British Pullman train: The date is Wednesday, June 26, 2024: Enjoy at our exclusive half price

We are delighted to invite you on the British Pullman to Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons for a Michelin Star Lunch. You will be enjoying two world class events in one, celebrating the 40th anniversary of Raymond Blanc’s world famous restaurant and travelling on Belmond’s iconic luxury British Pullman train. The chance to savour top Chef […]

Join us at the House of Lords for the CountryClubuk Champagne Charity Reception in aid of the Atlantic Salmon Trust’s Missing Salmon Project to restore wild Atlantic Salmon, now classified as an endangered species in the UK: the date is Tuesday, June 4, 2024

You are invited to attend the forthcoming CountryClubuk Champagne Charity Reception, to be held in the Cholmondeley Room and The Terrace at the House of Lords in London on Tuesday, June 4, 2024. To enjoy a summer’s evening at the House of Lords and on its terrace by the River Thames will be a delightful […]

Join us for a Château Latour and Le Meurice five-star gastronomic cruise including a tasting of wines from Château Latour, Premier Cru Grand Classé, undisputed in its pre-eminence in the Bordeaux wine hierarchy. The grand finale will be a Gala Dinner at which Château Latour wine will be served: The dates are from April 29 to May 8, 2025

Experience 10 wonderful days cruising between the world’s finest Grands Crus vineyards and the ocean from Porto to Bordeaux, wine capital of the world, with the multi-award-winning luxury French specialists, Ponant. In partnership with Château Latour and the famous Parisian luxury hotel Le Meurice, and with the exceptional presence of Amaury Bouhours, Executive Chef at […]

Wimbledon 2024: best rates for Centre Court and No1 Court debenture tickets for the Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Club: Monday July 1 to Sunday, July 14, 2024: debenture ticket prices start at £695 plus VAT, saving up to £720 per ticket

Nothing is quite like being there in person on the Show Courts at Wimbledon. The 2024 Wimbledon tennis championships are from Monday, July 1 to Sunday, July 14, and we are delighted to have again secured prized debenture tickets for CountryClubuk Members—starting at only £695 plus VAT which saves a cool £720! Our Wimbledon Debenture […]

The Savoy London: best rates saving hundreds of pounds at ‘one of the Great Hotels of the World: unbeatable CountryClubuk rates plus a complimentary room upgrade

Francis Fulford reviews The Savoy London, where CountryClubuk receives the best rates and a complimentary room upgrade. We believe our Club rates are the very best fully flexible rates available anywhere, saving up to £500 a night—so what are you waiting for? Read on for our independent review and details! The Savoy would surely figure […]

La Résidence d’Angkor, a Belmond hotel, the best hotel to book for easy access to fabled Angkor Wat in Cambodia, the world’s largest religious building and the finest temple in South East Asia: enjoy five star luxury, relaxation, pampering and famous cuisine at this magical spa hotel on the Siem Reap River

The one and only Angkor Wat is the largest religious building in the world, the perfect blend of symbolism and symmetry, and the finest temple in South East Asia. Almost every inch of this immense complex is covered with intricate carvings and motifs—Angkor Wat is famous for having more than 3,000 beguiling heavenly nymphs) carved […]

Rugby at Twickenham: see World Champions South Africa play Wales, followed by the Barbarians v Fiji in a blockbuster Doubleheader event: the date is Saturday June 22, and we have Category One tickets in the East Stand

Watch South Africa, in their first match since becoming World Champions, take on Wales at Twickenham on Saturday, June 22, 2024. The fixture will be a blockbuster ‘Doubleheader’ event with the Barbarians taking on Fiji in the second match of the afternoon—and our Members are invited to be there: we have excellent Category One tickets […]

The Royal Enclosure at Royal Ascot 2024: Join us for this prestigious highlight of the British Social Season: Enjoy a wonderful sporting and social occasion in the presence of HM The King, HM The Queen, HRH the Prince and Princess of Wales and other members of the Royal party

To have a day at Royal Ascot is one thing: to be invited into the prestigious Royal Enclosure is quite another. The Royal Enclosure has been the centrepiece of the British Social Season since being exclusively reserved for guests of King George III, and Royal Enclosure membership is still by invitation. So we are delighted […]

Classic flyfishing for trout in a beautiful lake setting on the edge of the Surrey Hills: exclusive Club rates

A stunning day-ticket fly fishery set on the edge of the secluded Surrey Hills, Frensham features six lakes of varying depth and size. Surrounded by ancient woodland, over one million gallons of water flows through the fishery each day. The result is fantastic natural fly life, and hard fighting trout all year around. They stock […]

The Island Concept, Crete: five-star luxury boutique hotel on a private peninsula overlooking the Aegean Sea: Sun, sea views and private sandy beach, fresh food, wine, peace and tranquillity: a perfect paradise in the Greek Islands

Set on its own secluded peninsula, with breathtaking panoramic views of the Aegean Sea and with its own sandy, olive-shaded private beach, our new hidden gem in the Greek islands is like your own private villa—a five-star luxury idyll on the coast of sunny Crete. It’s a designer hotel with a difference—hence the name, Island […]

To the Lanesborough Grill, where we can lunch, dine and toast the occasion with complimentary Champagne in one of London’s most beautiful dining rooms: enjoy rising star Executive Chef Shay Cooper’s delicious style of Great British cooking: don’t miss this!

To step into the Lanesborough Grill’s Regency dining room is to open an occasion in style. One of the most beautiful dining rooms in London, the scene which greets you is one of classic elegance with a touch of grandeur. This, after all, is the celebrated five star Lanesborough Hotel overlooking London’s Hyde Park Corner, […]

Reid’s Palace, Madeira: best rates at this fabulous Belmond hotel on the sun-soaked garden island ‘in perpetual June’: enjoy exclusive rates and VIP privileges at this world famous hotel

Warmed by the Gulf Stream, subtropical Madeira is Portugal’s own sun-soaked floating garden isle—and the distinguished luxury hotel Belmond Reid’s Palace is the undisputed queen of the island. Created by an Englishman to accommodate every visiting aristocrat’s needs since opening in 1891, Reid’s Palace stands high on a promontory which commands a sweeping panorama of […]

Villa Sant’Andrea, a Belmond hotel, best rates for this stunning five-star hotel on its own private golden beach in heavenly Taormina Mare, Sicily: Luxurious, sheltered, breathtakingly beautiful, live life as if in a private villa in an earlier age: perfect beach holiday and the way to see Mount Etna and the ancient Greek Theatre in style

Down by the sea, with its own private beach on one of the most beautiful coastlines in all Italy, blissful Villa Sant’Andrea, a Belmond hotel, holds prime position in heavenly Taormina Mare. Remote, sheltered and stunningly beautiful, Villa Sant’Andrea is a portal to a more elegant age—a world of elegant indulgence which is the perfect […]

Top 20 Bucket List Travel and Events for the Ultimate Luxury Experiences in 2024

What are the finest Bucket-List trips you’re longing to give—and take? We pick our favourites, from London to Venice on the Orient-Express to a luxury Alaskan cruise before the glaciers melt. These are dreams that stay with you for life. Here we list the very best. 1. Alaska Cruise The raw, unspoiled beauty of the […]

CountryClubuk eNews: blissful La Samanna in St Martin: sensational South Sea pearls and diamonds from Hatton Garden: great vintage 2009 Château Lynch-Bages: finest Var smoked salmon as served at The Ritz: and more, much more!

Dear Member, Welcome to your new CountryClubuk eNews . . . all you need now, from gourmet food to unbeatable wine deals, jewellery, fashion, tailoring and more—all at advantageous Club Members’ prices. Not forgetting the most glorious winter sunshine in the Caribbean. Please read on and enjoy! Caribbean idyll: blissful Belmond La Samanna, St Martin: […]

Caruso, a Belmond hotel in Ravello on the Amalfi Coast, a slice of heaven between sea and sky: Perfect peace, tranquility, stupendous views, world-class cuisine and service, together with a rich and romantic history: enjoy exclusive best rates

Ravello is for those who love peace and quiet and stupendous views. Perched high above the tiny Italian coastal town of Amalfi, it has been described as closer to heaven than to the sea. And Belmond Hotel Caruso, almost suspended between sea and sky at the highest, quietest point of Ravello, is a tiny slice […]

‘A pitch-perfect production’: Join us for the English National Ballet’s acclaimed classical ballet production of ‘Giselle’ with Champagne Three-Course Dinner at The Savoy Hotel: the date is Tuesday, January 16, 2024: fully booked and event successfully concluded

You are invited to join us for the English National Ballet’s atmospheric and richly picturesque production of ‘Giselle’. This, the greatest of Romantic ballets, ultimate glory of the classic repertoire, stars the poignant Ukrainian ballerina Katja Khaniukova, who escaped the chaos and bloodshed of Kiev to flee to London and join the English National Ballet. […]

Ponant Cruises, best rates for this luxury yacht cruise in partnership with the Pinault Collection Palazzo Grassi: revel in the treasures of the Adriatic and be there in person for the world famous Venice Art Biennale in June 2024: last staterooms

The crowning glory will be to sail into the Grand Canal in Venice and stay in luxury for two nights, to enjoy the 60th Art Biennale, which already promises to be sensational. We shall receive exclusive private views of the spectacular collections in the Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana, accompanied by art experts from […]

Grand Hotel Timeo, a Belmond hotel, best rates at this fabulous five-star hotel in Taormina, Sicily, with stunning views of Mount Etna, Michelin Star dining and an elegant sophistication to match its unique history, this is one of the world’s great hotels, where Members enjoy best rates and free upgrades

More than 23 centuries ago, when Sicily was part of Magna Graecia, the tiny mountain town of Taormina was already famed for its sweeping views, perhaps the best in Italy—and including the towering volcano, Mount Etna. As Sicily’s most fashionable resort, Taormina was described by Guy de Maupassant as ‘all that seems made on the […]

Neal Martin: Second wines of the great Bordeaux Châteaux: One of the world’s most influential wine critics reveals his insights

Nothing in wine is more revealing than a blind tasting, both in professional circles and among friends. At one memorable event, among many distinguished Masters of Wine, I scored the Second Wine of Château Lafite Rothschild higher than the Grand Vin itself. Embarrassment turned to quiet satisfaction when some of my fellow tasters did the […]

One Aldwych London: best rates saving hundreds of pounds a night at this superb five-star hotel in Covent Garden: beautiful, with supreme personal service, it’s a delight to stay in this stunning independent hotel

A stylish, welcoming and tranquil retreat from the bustle of Covent Garden—and only a few minutes’ walk from the delights of the Royal Opera House—One Aldwych is a privately owned five star hotel which occupies the grand Edwardian building that was once home to the Morning Post newspaper and, more recently, Lloyds Bank. And behind […]

The Goring London: Best rates saving hundreds of pounds a night at this impeccably English, family-owned five star hotel in London’s Belgravia with Michelin Star dining room: Beloved by the Royal Family since George VI: Exclusive rates including complimentary room upgrade

The Goring has been named ‘the oldest privately-owned hotel in central London’ and it is one of our favourite London places to stay. It has been owned by the Goring family for four generations. Mr O R Goring, who opened The Goring Hotel on March 2, 1910, was an innovator of style and vision—this, after […]

You are invited to attend Buckingham Palace for the Private View of the Royal Collection’s forthcoming major exhibition ‘Holbein at the Tudor Court’: the date is Monday, November 13, 2023: fully booked and event successfully concluded

We are delighted to announce that as a Member of CountryClubuk you are invited to attend Buckingham Palace for the Private View of the Royal Collection’s forthcoming major exhibition ‘Holbein at the Tudor Court’. The date is Monday, November 13, 2023. The time is 6.15pm (to 8pm). This will be an unmissable exhibition. ‘Holbein at […]

Claridge’s London: best rates at this glamorous hotel ranked 1st in UK in The World’s 50 Best Hotels: an Art Deco masterpiece where HM Queen Elizabeth II was a regular for lunch: to stay here in luxurious elegance is surely how life should be lived

Stroll into Claridge’s Hotel and one cannot help but feel elated. There’s something about the atmosphere here—not only is this a Mayfair palace from the Art Deco era, just waiting for Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn to waltz across the famous black-and-white tiled marble floor, it’s the setting for current pleasures: fine dining, music, theatre, […]

Join us for Verdi’s glorious opera La Traviata in the English National Opera’s acclaimed Olivier Award winning production at the London Coliseum: the date is Thursday, November 2, and we shall open the evening with a delicious Three-Course Champagne Dinner in the glittering River Restaurant at the Savoy Hotel

You are invited to join us for the English National Opera’s Olivier Award winning production of Verdi’s La Traviata, starring the spectacular American soprano Nicole Chevalier—she who wowed as Violetta in Basel, where her scintillating vocal power brought the house down and she was hailed ‘one of the best Violetta interpreters of the moment’. Chevalier […]

Caribbean Magic: the blissful, upscale, impossibly beautiful La Samanna, a Belmond hotel on St Martin: location, service, food and ambience so special you will never want to leave

The ocean-ringed Caribbean island of St Martin is one of the most blissful islands in the Caribbean. Split between French and Dutch territory, its beauty and culture lure countless upscale island-lovers to its sandy shores. And on the westernmost point of the French side of St Martin lies La Samanna, a Belmond hotel, one of […]

Join us on an Antarctic Continent expedition cruise in the footsteps of the legendary British Antarctic explorers Scott and Shackleton, in high summer aboard Ponant Le Commandant Charcot, a luxury ice breaker, the only passenger ship in the world to reach geographical North Pole and the first in the world to reach the closest latitude to the South Pole by sea: currently sailing!

If ever you have dreamed of venutring far inside the Antarctic Circle to the Land of the Emperor Penguin, this is the ultimate chance to do so. We shall dine on Michelin Star style cuisine by Alain Ducasse and Champagne Veuve Clicquot, and luxuriate in suites and staterooms with private balconies, while experiencing breathtaking scenery […]

Ponant Le Commandant Charcot: the world’s only luxury ice breaker cruise ship is about to explore Antarctica on an expedition cruise: she holds world records for reaching both the North Pole and the navigable South Pole: and with all the comforts of a private yacht and a five-star hotel with Michelin Star style cuisine by Alain Ducasse and Veuve Clicquot Champagne

Le Commandant Charcot is the world’s only state-of-the-art luxury icebreaker cruise ship. She has achieved the highest ice-class rating of any purpose-built cruise ship, Polar Class 2. This means that when other ships are forced to turn back, she can keep going, visiting places where other cruise ships cannot venture. She can break through ice […]