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Unmissable UK Events in 2022

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2022 is shaping up to be a pretty spectacular year in the UK with countless cultural, sporting, and royal occasions filling up our calendars. We’re truly spoilt for choice this summer, but with availability already being snapped up the time to start planning is now. Transform your fleeting visit into a fully-fledged quintessential escape making the most of these unmissable events. 

SEE: LONDON WALKING TOUR

With one of our expert Blue Badge Guides in tow, uncover the secrets of the capital’s most iconic royal landmarks on our St James Walking Tour. For the ultimate luxury experience, then our Mayfair Jewels and Afternoon Tea is a must. Discover rare, handcrafted jewels with a renowned heritage jeweller followed by an opulent champagne afternoon tea.

STAY: HECKFIELD PLACE

Pair a city break with a countryside escape at Heckfield Place. A sustainable haven when you’re not touring the pleasure grounds or trying your hand at a game of croquette, guests can unwind in its serene spa. This fantastic retreat was also recently awarded a Green Michelin Star for its outstanding farm-to-table dining experience. 

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join a sporting legend for the ultimate coaching session, take a tennis lesson from a Wimbledon lesson. Hear all about their fascinating career as you learn all the tricks of the trade. Let’s face it, not many people can say they’ve beaten a Wimbledon champion at their own game – this is your chance.

STAY: HENRY’S TOWNHOUSE

This beautiful regency-inspired townhouse is the perfect home-from-home. The former residence of Jane Austen’s favourite brother, Henry, is as rich in stories as it is character. When you’re not out exploring the city, settle in the carriage snug with a good book and in the evenings your very own first-class chef will be on-hand for extravagant dinner parties. 

Kew Gardens is nothing short of a botanical marvel. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to over 50,000 living plants and has become one of the world’s most important centres for conservation. From the vast Arboretum to its Alpine Rock Garden, discover nearly 200 years of British history in 320 acres of glorious landscapes.

STAY: BEAVERBROOK TOWNHOUSE

Boasting a prime perch on the stylish Sloane Square, Beaverbrook Townhouse is just a stone’s throw from the main event. This grand Chelsea townhouse combines British charm, Japanese allure and the flamboyancy of Lord Beaverbrook himself. Sample expertly made craft cocktails at Sir Frank’s Bar and savour exquisite Asian cuisine in the Fuji Grill.

Take a day trip to the charming Scottish capital with a historian who will help you uncover the secrets of Edinburgh’s iconic cobbled streets and captivating castles. Once you’ve tasted local delicacies and visited the city’s most famous sites extend your stay with a trip to the island of Islay, an outdoor enthusiasts’ paradise.

STAY: THE TAY HOUSE

In the heart of one of Scotland‘s most beautiful villages, just an hour away from St Andrews, Tay House is the perfect lodgings for golf enthusiasts. When you’re not taking in all the action on the course, get involved with local sporting activities. Try your hand at a simulated clay day or do a spot of fly fishing in The River Tay.

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