Europe - United Kingdom and Ireland

Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts and Tate, a collection of leading art galleries in the UK, announced the fifth film from their “Unlock Art” partnership.
Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts and Tate, a collection of leading art galleries in the UK, recently announced the fourth film from their “Unlock Art” partnership, starring "Girls" Actress Jemima...
English Lakeland Ramblers, specialists in walking tours of Britain for more than a quarter of a century, announces its enticing 2014 roster, filled with walk-and-learn tours covering some of the most...
Two spectacular Irish hotels, Ballyfin in County Laois and Dublin’s The Merrion, are joining together to create an authentic art experience with a new series of Inspiring Art Weekends
London’s most luxurious hotel, The Lanesborough, collaborates with leading fashion house, Safiyaa.
The Wimbledon Experience, which provides exclusive tours and hospitality for the Championships at Wimbledon tennis tournament (from June 24 through July 7), is offering U.S. corporations and...
Equal parts five-star hotel and deluxe conveyance, the Royal Scotsman is the United Kingdom’s only luxury sleeper train. In April, it will offer three itineraries that wind through some of Scotland’s...
Set on the Thames riverfront in a sprawling Victorian-era Belle Epoque building, the Corinthia...
Relais & Chateaux’s Chewton Glen , a 58-room country hotel in Hampshire, England, is bringing guests closer to nature with a set of six new tree-house lodges lining New Forest National Park. Each...
The Dorchester in Mayfair, London, debuted 22 new suites overlooking Hyde Park for fall. The addition comprises eight one-bedroom Park Suites and 14 one-bedroom Dorchester Suites (from approximately...
The renovated PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles in Scotland has recently opened after a six-month massive restructuring that involved the relocation of more than 50,000 tons of earth and modified...
Space is at a premium in London, relegating many establishments, spas included, to the dark and dank confines of the city’s basements. Not so at the Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane, which...
Set on the Thames riverfront in a sprawling Victorian-era Belle Epoque building, the Corinthia Hotel London (+44.20.7930.8181, www.corinthialondon.com ) has reshaped London’s luxury-hotel landscape...
Built in 1822 as the home of British baronet Sir Charles Coote, Ballyfin Demesne was once Ireland’s most lavish Regency mansion, the centerpiece of a 614-acre estate of esplanades, parkland, woodland...
Coworth Park, Ascot, England With its swan-shaped table bases, cattail-like lamps, and tree-branch-themed four-poster beds, Coworth Park brings a whimsical spirit to the classic English country inn...
ENGLAND Coworth Park ASCOT With its swan-shaped table bases... MORE FRANCE Cap Estel EZE Near Monaco on the Côte d’Azur, this 114-year-old seaside mansion on five palm-fringed acres offers 28...
Tense flights, knotty security lines, nagging electronic devices: By the time travelers arrive at a destination, they are less in need of pampering than they are desperate for an antidote to travel...
For its 100-year anniversary, Kempinski’s Stafford London hotel has created an over-the-top offer to spend three nights in its duplex or penthouse suite and discover the best Great Britain has to...
The Metropolitan London’s new spa, the Como Shambhala Urban Escape , delivers a multitude of indulgent and therapeutic options—from traditional Eastern remedies to cutting-edge treatments. It has six...
The GIFT One of 21 numbered Royal Salute Tribute to Honour decanters encrusted with gold, silver, and diamonds. A matching pair of goblets in silver, gold, and diamonds, made exclusively for the...
Did you ever wish for a racecar bed as a kid? Taj Suites and Residences’ 51 Buckingham Gate in London is indulging adult auto enthusiasts with a more mature, luxurious version of their childhood digs...
London’s 45 Park Lane, home of the Playboy Club casino during the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s, has been recast as the Dorchester Collection’s newest five-star haunt. Overlooking Hyde Park and the grande...
For most amateur golfers, putter customization used to involve only the minute adjustments that some manufacturers make to the length and lie of their off-the-shelf models. However, London-based...
Espa opened an expansive flagship spa, more than 37,000 square feet on four levels, in London’s Corinthia Hotel. The Espa Life at Corinthia will likely become a destination for both visitors and...
Kempinski’s Stafford London at St. James’s Place opened its doors in early May after a more than $10 million renovation. Twenty-four of its 105 guestrooms and suites, along with the Stafford’s Main...
Great Britain does not suffer from a shortage of elegant country house hotels. Even so, Coworth Park (+44. 1344.876.600, www.coworthpark.com ) , fromthe London-based Dor­chester Collection,is a...
The owners and management at the Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane ( +44.20.7499.0888, www.fourseasons.com ) had planned to tear down and replace their four-decade-old property. They eventually...
On select dates from April 9 through October 22, Orient-Express and the National Gallery, London will team up to offer unique excursions titled The Art of Travel . Thirteen different three- to seven-...
The term country house hotel can conjure up images of crumbling Edwardian piles with drafty rooms, threadbare furnishings, and a culinary oeuvre that trades heavily on spotted dick and bangers and...
A decade after the end of the Troubles that divided Northern Ireland in two, the region’s stability has sparked a boom in tourism and tourist developments. Among the many signs of this prosperity and...

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