Join us on the six-star Regent Seven Seas Explorer for a World Heritage Exploration Cruise from Trieste to Athens, see one of the Seven Wonders of the World and enjoy a free three-night stay in Verona with Franco Zeffirelli’s spectacular production of the opera ‘Carmen’ in the Arena di Verona

Join us on the world’s most luxurious cruise ship for a sparkling six-star luxury World Heritage Exploration cruise from Venice (Trieste) to Athens, including three nights in Verona and best seats for a sensational Franco Zeffirelli production of the opera ‘Carmen’ in the world famous Arena di Verona. This is a luxurious 10-night world travel […]

Join us on the luxurious, historic Belmond British Pullman train in December 2022 for a Christmas event to remember—a five-star rail journey from London to Canterbury with fine wining and dining, to see a live candlelit performance of carols in Canterbury Cathedral

We are delighted to invite you aboard the luxurious and historic Belmond British Pullman train on Thursday, December 1, 2022, for a Christmas event to remember—a five-star rail journey from London to Canterbury with fine wining and dining on board, to see a candlelit performance of carols in Canterbury Cathedral. Expect luxury, history, festivities, culture, […]

Take the world’s most glamorous, historic rail journey: the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express from London to Venice in April 2023, with three blissful nights in a Palazzo on the Grand Canal: Exclusive CountryClubuk Members’ rates

Join us for five wonderful, exciting days, sleep the night aboard the original ‘King of Trains, and the Train of Kings’ as it travels from London to Venice, be pampered by your personal steward, revel in its history of spies and intrigue, and enjoy gourmet dining, fine wines and spellbinding views of the Alps. Then […]

Stylish Cotswolds manor-house retreat: Calcot & Spa, near Tetbury, Gloucestershire: enjoy one of our Members’ favourite hotels with excellent CountryClubuk rates

One of our Members’ favourite country-house hotels, the luxurious 14th-century Calcot & Spa stands in its own private 220-acre estate only 10 minutes’ drive from HRH The Prince of Wales’s Highgrove Estate, making this an ideal manor-house hotel in which to stay when visiting the Royal Gardens, and the Cotswolds at large. Warm hospitality and […]

The Savoy London, ‘one of the Great Hotels of the World’: Unbeatable Members’ rates with complimentary room upgrade and, naturally for our Members, a bottle of wine on the house

Francis Fulford reviews The Savoy, London, where our Members receive the very best deals on accommodation. The Savoy would surely figure in anybody’s list of ‘Great Hotels of the World’, not only because of the attention to detail for which it has always been famous (it makes its own beds, for instance), or for its […]

Langham London, a Royal opening for ‘the first Grand Hotel in Europe’: exclusive advantageous CountryClubuk rates, higher categories with complientary Club Lounge

In the year 1865, the future King George V was born, the American Civil War was won, and the Langham Hotel was built as the first ‘Grand Hotel’ in Europe. The opening ceremony was performed by the then Prince of Wales, the future King Edward VII, who entertained actresses Lillie Langtry and Sarah Bernhardt among […]

The Ritz London, best 5-star hotel in Piccadilly: Members enjoy special rates, a complimentary bottle of Champagne to welcome you—and a complimentary room upgrade!

Asked to name a great hotel—not only in London but the world—and most people think of The Ritz. For style, gracious living, impeccable service and social cachet, it has no equal. It is one of our Members’ all-time favourite hotels—the perfect location for a luxurious stay and a celebration of any kind. And as our […]

Stay at the five-star Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort and Spa overlooking the 17th fairway on the world’s most famous golf course: surely the best place to be in St Andrews: and our Members enjoy exclusive Club rates

The legendary Old Course at St Andrews is where every golfer wants to be, and this is how to stay there, in five-star luxury overlooking the 17th fairway—in a room with a view at the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort and Spa, another golfing legend! From here you have the most historic vistas in world […]

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh—The Caledonian: an Edinburgh icon with fabulous views of the Castle, luxurious guest rooms and fine dining—and current holder of Scotland’s Leading Hotel Title in the World Travel Awards

To stay in the heart of Edinburgh, one of Europe’s loveliest capitals, beside its showcase landmark, Edinburgh Castle, is magical. To see the golden sun set on the castle walls from the windows of your own private room or suite makes it even more amazing—what a view this is! And as a Member of CountryClubuk […]

The Biltmore Mayfair opens at one of London’s most prized addresses, 44 Grosvenor Square, Mayfair: site of the famous announcement of the Duke of Wellington’s victory over the French in the Battle of Waterloo

Prestigious 44 Grosvenor Square Mayfair has long been one of our Members’ favourite London addresses. It was here that news of the Duke of Wellington’s defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte’s army at the Battle of Waterloo was announced to the then Prime Minister, the Earl of Liverpool, who was dining there with the Cabinet. And in […]

Norway: Join our CountryClubuk Salmon Fishing Party in the footsteps of the ‘Salmon Lords’ on one of the world’s great rivers, the Namsen, for a prime-time week in July 2022: fully booked

British salmon fishers discovered the virtues of Norway’s great River Namsen in the 1830s, and named it ‘Queen of the Rivers’. Reports of record catches and huge salmon spread among distinguished fishers, magnetising an increasing number of titled anglers known as the ‘Salmon Lords’. Today the Namsen remains one of the most productive salmon rivers […]

Fitzrovia Hotel, a traditional hidden gem in a quiet oasis in London’s West End | Rooms from £102 for two with free English breakfast and room upgrade

A handsome traditional wood-panelled four-star hotel, the Fitzrovia Hotel is a hidden gem and a longtime Members’ favourite. Recently refurbished, it is a comfortable oasis with some 90 rooms in easy walking distance of Oxford Circus, Regent Street and Bond Street. Not far from the BBC in Portland Place, and Harley Street for the medical […]

Lindeth Howe, Beatrix Potter’s family home on the banks of Lake Windermere in the Lake District: CountryClubuk Members enjoy free two-night breaks at this favourite hotel

An all-time favourite with our Members, this charming small Edwardian country house hotel was once home to Beatrix Potter. It stands above the banks of Lake Windermere, a few minutes’ walk from the picturesque steamboat jetty which ferries passengers around the Lake. A comfortable, airy four-star hotel, it offers the most delicious and plentiful food, […]

The Pelham, fabulous 5-star design hotel in South Kensington: Exclusive Club rates for two including breakfast and complimentary room upgrade

The Pelham is the perfect five-star South Kensington pad. A smart townhouse hotel in the salubrious end of town, it is ideal for Members who are culture vultures and/or ardent shoppers. Fabulously feminine, distinctly English, elegant and original, The Pelham is a home from home—three townhouses in one—close enough to the Knightsbridge shops for our […]

Hotel Brunelleschi: luxurious, historic, and looking out over the Duomo in the very heart of Florence

‘They’re giving me a room at the Brunelleschi’ So wrote Dan Brown in his novel The Da Vinci Code. The novelist returned to the hotel twice in his new novel, Inferno—and now it is our handpicked four-star hotel in Florence, undoubtedly among the finest in this art capital of Europe. The Hotel Brunelleschi is the […]

New World Travel Event: Join us for a sparkling and luxurious six-star Regent Seven Seas cruise from Rome to Venice from October 2-11, 2022

We are delighted to invite you to join us on a luxurious nine-night Regent Seven Seas cruise showcasing European history, archaeology, culture, art, music, Nature, fine wine, gourmet cuisine, elegance, style and beauty: and all at the exclusive advantageous CountryClubuk rate—with two free suite upgrades if you booked by June 30, 2021! (For more cruises […]

Grinkle Park, a fine sporting baronial mansion in its own parkland estate in North Yorkshire

Grinkle Park in North Yorkshire—a superb baronial mansion-house hotel and a welcome addition to our Free Breaks Portfolio—has also won the national award for Good Shoot Hotel. The accolades cover everything from ‘brilliant hospitality’ to ‘excellent rooms’ to ‘fantastic accomodation, wine cellar, bar and food’—plus excellent, well-run shooting on the Grinkle Park Estate, one of […]

Bauer Palazzo, a palace in one of the best locations in Venice, overlooking the Grand Canal near San Marco Piazza: Members enjoy exclusive rates at this historic and palatial five-star hotel

Always when day-dreaming of Venice, the luminous, liquid paintings by Canaletto drift into mind. Not only water sets this cityscape apart, but architecture—rising from those translucent blues and greys are the domes of Byzantine churches, the marble of the High Renaissance, and the Baroque, and the pale pink palaces which look out on to the […]

Nobu Hotel London Portman Square: stylish, contemporary new five-star hotel with a Nobu restaurant taking over from the famous Nobu Berkeley Street: good news for gourmets!

Nobu has opened a five-star hotel and restaurant in Portman Square, London. It’s as elegant and glamorous as one would expect, a landmark hotel in a fabulous central location, offering world-class cuisine and service. For those who love Nobu’s amazingly good food and style, it’s a dream destination—this is, after all, successor to Nobu’s famous […]

Edwardian splendour, contemporary comfort and style in the heart of the City of York: The Grand, Yorkshire’s only five-star hotel

If you could choose a perfect place to stay in the beautiful and historic city of York, The Grand would be it. Standing resplendent by the mediaeval Bar walls, within walking distance of the Minster and the railway station, The Grand is well named—an historic work of art in its own right, Grade II Listed […]

Exclusive CountryClubuk Private Salmon Fishing & Sporting House Party at wonderful Amhuinnsuidhe Castle on the Isle of Harris: the dates, July 16-23, 2021: fully booked and successful event completed: watch out for new dates

You are invited to join the eagerly awaited CountryClubuk Salmon Fishing & Sporting House Party in the splendour of Amhuinnsuidhe Castle, on the Isle of Harris, for the prime week of July 16 to July 23, 2021. Set in the magnificent mountains of the 55,000-acre North Harris estate in the Outer Hebrides, this is one […]

To the ‘Golden Bee’ of Sardinia: Abi d’Oru, the first five-star hotel on the Costa Esmerelda, and still a gracious, upscale resort overlooking the white sand beach and turquoise waters of the Gulf of Marinella

An ancient crossroads between East and West, Sardinia emerged from mystery and obscurity in the 1960s with the creation of the Costa Smeralda by the Aga Khan—and historic Abi d’Oru was the first hotel to be built here on the northern coast. This high-class resort has been welcoming guests for five-star relaxation and pleasures, combined […]

Mediterranean sun, sea, sport, spa and space: Enjoy the Award-Winning Rocco Forte Verdura Resort in Sicily: Exclusive CountryClubuk Rates, with Golf on Three Kyle Phillips Golf Courses

For a peaceful and expansive five-star spa, golf, sun and sea destination in Sicily, award-winning Verdura Resort is a dream location. Set on more than 500 acres of beach-side, mountain-ringed Sicilian countryside, amid orange and olive groves and gardens, award-winning championship golf courses, and more than a mile of private Mediterranean coastline, Verdura is an […]

Villa Spalletti Trivelli, Rome, the fabulous palazzo home of a Roman Count and Countess: live as the Romans would like to live: exclusive Club savings of 15% to 35%

There can be no finer place in Rome to stay than the Villa Spalletti Trivelli. It is the elegant family palazzo of a Roman Count and Countess. Neighbours include the Italian President, Giorgio Napolitano, whose 17th-century Palace is just across the leafy park. The Trevi Fountain is a stroll away. At the Villa Spalletti Trivelli, […]

Celebrate in style with ‘Live at The Ritz’ top-class swing band, candelit dinner and five-star stay in The Ritz London, saving Members over £200 per head!

How to celebrate in style? Why not sit back, listen to a top-rank live swing band and enjoy a sumptuous candlelit dinner before retiring for the night to one of The Ritz’s elegant gilded bedrooms—having been welcomed with a bottle of chilled Champagne! Every Friday and Saturday evening, the Michelin-starred Ritz Restaurant, widely considered one […]

Luxurious, elegant, historic: Belmond Reid’s Palace, Madeira, sun-soaked garden island ‘in perpetual June’: Members 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 […]

To Hostal de La Gavina, for the five-star grace and flavour of a Catalonian mansion: Blissful days beside the beach and sea, in the footsteps of Ava Gardner, Frank Sinatra, José Carreras and King Juan Carlos: Elegance, luxury, and exclusive Club rates

Hostal de La Gavina, S'Agaro

Our gracious new hotel on the Mediterranean coast is a privately owned Catalan mansion standing on a rocky promontory on one of the finest beaches in Spain. This, the beautiful Hostal de La Gavina (it means The Seagull), is Catalunya’s only five-star Grand Luxe resort hotel, and it is welcoming our Members with warm Catalan […]

Canaves Oia Hotel & Suites, Santorini, Greek Islands

Canaves Oia Hotel & Suites

For an island of unbridled romance, it is extraordinary to think that Santorini is responsible for the largest single volcanic eruption known to man. An eruption so enormous it created what is now The Caldera, the horseshoe-shaped lagoon around the island, ended the Minoan civilisation on Crete and quite possibly created the legend of Atlantis. […]

Legendary hotel in Monaco: The fabulously glamorous, luxurious 5-star Monte-Carlo Beach: Exclusive CountryClubuk Members’ rates from £169 per person, with free access to the Casino de Monte Carlo

Our favourite Monte Carlo beach hotel has to be the five-star Monte-Carlo Beach, with the best waterfront location of any hotel in Monaco. This ultra-luxurious La Belle Epoque hotel has been on Monaco’s society scene since it opened in the 1920s, and for good reason. As its director, Danièle Garcelon, now says, ‘Our location is […]

The Athenaeum Hotel & Apartments, Mayfair, for suites with a view of Green Park | Rooms from £220 for two

Refreshed and reconfigured, with apartments to one side and a Chelsea Flower Show-style vertical wall garden to the other—you cannot miss it, just walk along Piccadilly and look up!—the five-star Athenaeum Hotel & Apartments is a quiet revelation overlooking Green Park and, from the higher rooms, suites and lounges, Buckingham Palace. It has long been […]