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Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Rowing at Henley on Thames

Henley Royal Regatta is one of the most prestigious events in the UK boating calendar, but if you are planning a ‘maiden voyage’ to Henley, there some useful tips to take on board.

Every well-heeled visitor’s favourite event to be ‘seen at’, Henley hosts 200 races over 5 days with some of the world’s top rowers and sailors taking part from all over the world.

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Monday, July 27th, 2015

Horse jumping

The Blenheim Palace Horse Trials is an international three-day event held in the park of the palace at Woodstock, Oxfordshire.

The 2015 Event will take place from 17-20 September.

Known world-wide for its eventing, Blenheim began in 1990 and has since hosted many national and international equestrian events.

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Sunday, July 12th, 2015

Summer fun

Whether you are looking for top class equestrian events, three day music festivals or the largest performing arts event in the world, you will be spoilt for choice if you are visiting the UK this summer.

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Sunday, May 24th, 2015

a race car taking a corner at Silverstone

Silverstone has long been the home of British Motorsport, with many of the biggest international championships coming to Silverstone for their British stage.  The Formula One British Grand Prix is perhaps the most famous and takes place each July, drawing teams and fans from across the globe to an otherwise quiet area of Northamptonshire.  But it’s not only the F1 Grand Prix that comes to Silverstone, the Moto GP and the British Superbikes Championship are among many others that flock to Silverstone. (more…)


Friday, June 10th, 2011

fashion at Ascot

Next week beginning Tuesday 14th June – Saturday 18th is the much anticipated Royal Ascot. Known as the ‘The greatest race meeting in the world’, it is deemed to be the centre piece of the British social calendar and brings together exhilarating sport, tradition and fashion, all set within some of the most beautiful settings within historic England.

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Monday, June 6th, 2011

Strawberries with whipped cream and champagne at Wimbledon

If you have never experienced the sheer thrill and excitement of English Tennis at its best then this is the summer to get yourself to Wimbledon. It is seen as one of the best British summer events. This year the Championships are celebrating their 125th anniversary which begins on Monday 20th June and concludes with the men’s nail biting final on Sunday 3rd July. (more…)


Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

Rugby

Here at Eventful Stays we are big rugby fans and have been looking forward to the 6 Nations with interest and trepidation. But who is going to win this year’s competition? We have taken a look at the teams and made our predictions of who will win. Why not let us know what you think and whether you agree or disagree with our predictions and what your thoughts are on the rugby witnessed throughout the event? (more…)