Leave on A ‘Town & Country’ Summertime Escape with Belmond
Leave the stress behind on a unique ‘Town & Country’ three-night summertime escape with Belmond Cadogan Hotel, Chelsea and Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, Oxfordshire.
Leave the stress behind on a unique ‘Town & Country’ summertime escape with Belmond. Spend a three-night twin stay combining London’s stylish retreat Belmond Cadogan Hotel, Chelsea and charming countryside manor house Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, Oxfordshire.
Be charmed by the beautiful seasonal flower installations and pots of colour that decorate the lobby, sweeping staircase and adorn the bar and terrace of Belmond Cadogan Hotel, Chelsea. Have a sweet stay with rooms and suites overlooking Sloane Street offering a privileged window to London’s park life with views of the hotel’s private Cadogan Place Gardens.
For the foodie adventurists, Chef Patron, Adam Handling, conquers up a taste of the season with his colourful afternoon tea, restaurant and bar menus. Taste the celebratory ‘High Tea’ delicacies that showcase his modern culinary flair as well as main menu that elevates the best of British ingredients.
Hang out at the newest locals’ hotspot, Sloane Street terrace, which spill out from the main bar to enjoy coffee and a homemade bakery basket or pre-dinner aperitif of Handlings’ own label sparkling wine. The new summer cocktail menu, which includes, the ‘Adam’s Apple’ and ‘The Jersey Lillie’ are refreshingly fun and flavoursome.
Get the best local knowledge and insider tips on where to boutique shop on The King’s Road for the latest summer fashions, the local parks and gardens in full bloom, the season’s must see exhibits and shows and where to eat and drink alfresco at Belmond Cadogan Hotel’s concierge.
From Chelsea life to the peaceful English countryside surrounds of Oxfordshire; guests are transported to the UK’s most famous culinary manor house and home of maître de maison Raymond Blanc OBE – Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons. As the vibrant purple lavender footpath, blooming lush gardens and apple orchards come into view, the hotel, which is an easy drive from central London, feels a world away from the everyday.
Take a moment in nature and enjoy a Pimms or glass of Champagne in the beautifully rustic glasshouse that overlooks the picturesque Heritage and Maman Blanc Herb Gardens or find a seat in the sunshine on the lush green croquet lawns. Or spend the afternoon at the pioneering world’s first Raymond Blanc Gardening School that offers intimate classes in and around the gardens on a range of passion points.
Rooms and suites at Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons are full of charm and personality, each one individually designed and inspired by Raymond Blanc’s own artistic eye and international travels. Guests in the Garden Suites can while away the hours in their own private courtyard garden and many of the rooms benefit from views of the trees and hilltops and generously-sized bathrooms.
Start your evening with a cocktail in the lounge bar before heading into L’Orangerie where a 2-michelin starred tasting menu is served using outstanding organic produce sourced from the garden, inspired by what is in season that day.
Learn how to combine ingredients that will boost flavour, nutrition and wellbeing in a place of magic and cooking mastery that is The Raymond Blanc Cookery School. New healthy eating courses this summer include ‘Blanc Vite’ with nutritionist Natalia Traxel and a ‘Vegan Masterclass’ featuring freshly grown ingredients from the gardens – both offer a chance to uncover the secrets of Raymond’s adventurous recipes.
Belmond’s ‘Town & Country’ three-night package will include two nights in a Deluxe room on B&B at Belmond Cadogan Hotel, one night in a Double room at Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons inclusive of breakfast, dinner for two from any menu and private limousine transfer between the two hotels.
Belmond’s ‘Town & Country’ price starts from approximately USD2,280 per couple during May, August – December. Prices for June and July start from approximately USD3,295 per couple. For more information and bookings, please kindly visit www.belmond.com/itineraries/europe/town-and-country-uk .