To check availability and book,call Member Services on 020 7399 2960:For up-to-date details see from the likes of Ila and Ren, and to dine in the highly regard- ed Dining Room on the memo- rable dishes of acclaimed chef Luke Matthews—or attending Michelin Star James Martin & Friends cookery school. Chewton Glen’s relative proximity to London means it is an easy drive to reach this oasis of elegance with its magical bu- colic atmosphere, and these, to- gether with its gorgeous sur- roundings make you feel the outside world does not exist at all. Which is why we are so pleased to have sensationally good rates for our Members. Club Members save an extra 15% on the best rates available to others, with valuable extra benefits: a complimentary bot- tle of Champagne (usually £70), complimentary full English breakfast (usually £60 for two) and a complimentary room up- grade if available when you ar- rive (which can add hundreds of pounds in value). Club rates from £230.20 plus VAT for two. ¶ See also Restaurant feature. well-being, and it has been named the Best Hotel in England many times, most re- cently this year. Through its 50 years it has reinvented itself many times and maintained the highest standards of service and quality. Nothing ruffles the pol- ished feathers of the extremely congenial staff at this grand, green-shuttered, ivy-clad home where croquet on the lawn is one of the many activities, as are cooking, wine tasting and flower arranging, swimming in the indoor and outdoor pools, a lavish spa for treatments, tennis courts, a nine-hole golf course, clay shooting and archery—and of course flyfishing for trout. As ever, your Club rates are more advantageous than any available anywhere—saving you up to £200 per night on the rack rate for a Garden room for two and welcoming you with a chilled bottle of Champagne on ice to set the mood, as well as a complimentary room upgrade if available. If you book a night’s stay in, say, a luxurious Junior Suite, with spacious sitting area, balcony, terrace or garden, you save up to £330 off rack rates. Chewton Glen has seamless- ly moved with the times, be- coming a 70-room bastion of luxury with gorgeous bedrooms and suites with every facility. As for the Treehouse Suites, they seem to float above their private, secluded valley, creat- ing a deep sense of peace. A stay in a Treehouse, a glam- orous suite in the woods with every configuration from one double bed to two kingsize beds with eight single beds to accom- modate up to 12 guests, might save you a cool £1,000. To luxuriate deeply in all this tranquility, guests need never leave the 130 acres of private grounds, though the location is ideal for visits to Stonehenge, Salisbury and Winchester, each no more than an hour’s drive. Most guests stay close to home, to be pampered at that luxurious full-service spa with its crystal steam room, jet pools and a range of holistic therapies Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa New Milton, Hampshire WE at CountryClubuk exist to enable Members to take advan- tage of many things, including those which such well-run mini- kingdoms as Chewton Glen have to offer, and we are thrilled with our exclusive Club arrangement with what is right- ly considered England’s loveli- est country-house hotel—one, moreover, where you can stay in a suite or a treehouse, dine Michelin star, relax in a lavish spa, and walk to the beach. Chewton Glen sits serenely on the south coast of England, surrounded by immaculate gar- dens and barbered lawns on the fringe of the New Forest, close enough to stroll to the seaside, and in easy reach of the cream of chalkstream trout streams— the gin-clear rivers Test, Itchen and the Hampshire Avon. Volumes have been written about Chewton Glen, a neo- Georgian country manor-house hotel distinguished by an air of WhyChewtonGlenisliterallythebesthotelinEngland The hotel has lovely grounds and guests can follow the stream through the woods to emerge at Naish Beach, with a view of the Needles rising from the sea 214