Indulge in a Royal Summer Retreat at Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire May 22, 2018 Travel 1387 Inviting guests to experience a true taste of English countryside living, Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire makes the perfect destination for families looking for a stylish summer escape. From the newly-refurbished Royal Suite featuring the best of amenities to a wide range of outdoor activities and special offers – guests to the Hotel will be spoilt for choice during what promises to be an unforgettable royal retreat. A lavish stay in true Four Seasons luxury Located in the East wing of the Hotel, the Royal Suite comprises a living area inspired by traditional English manor house interiors and features a soft colour palette of blues and yellows, together with an eclectic collection of contemporary artwork and curiosities. Created under the helm of renowned designer Martin Brudnizki, the suite can accommodate up to four adults or two adults and two children, providing a spacious and comfortable base from which to explore the verdant rural landscape surrounding the property. Guests staying at the suite can look forward to enjoying enviable across the Hotel’s 500-acre estate from their own private terrace, making it the perfect setting to host outdoor drinks receptions, dinner parties or Afternoon Tea overlooking the rolling Hampshire hills. “Our inspiration for all areas came from the beautiful Hampshire countryside and the eclecticism of the English country house. Through mixing together vintage-inspired prints, a warm colour palette and honest materials, MBDS has provided the Hotel with the spirit of a bygone era, which works perfectly for today’s modern traveller seeking a moment of calm,” – Martin Brudnizki Design Studio. Adjacent to the living room is an inviting dining room that accommodates up to eight guests in comfortable red leather seating, making it ideal for intimate candle-lit dinners and evening entertainment. Decorative traditional wooden bookcases add charm and character to the dining room, whilst evoking a homely, cosy feel. The master bedroom features tones of emerald green, white and gold, and offers attractive views of the vast grounds through floor-to-ceiling windows, bathing the room in natural light. The room also features a luxurious marble en-suite bathroom, with a large free-standing bath and signature Asprey amenities. Countryside adventures for the whole family Guests staying at the Hotel can partake in an extensive range of outdoor activities, including horse riding, fishing, falconry, clay pigeon shooting and an exciting high-wire adventure experience. The property itself provides ample opportunities for recreation, with tennis and croquet, a fitness centre, a 20-metre (66-foot) indoor swimming pool and a luxurious Spa offering an array of indulgent treatments. The Hotel’s concierge team is also happy to assist with arranging off-site activities, including golf at a choice of prestigious local courses. An array of family-friendly activities is also available, including the Four Seasons Own a Pony Day programme. This delightful experience offers young guests an opportunity to join the team at the Hotel’s equestrian centre, where they can have fun learning how to care for their very own pony. Children of all ages will find plenty of exciting ways to spend the day with the renowned Kids For All Seasons programme, which provides a packed schedule of supervised activities including games, crafts, kite-flying, football, frisbee, treasure hunts, storytelling sessions and movies. Guests can also enjoy a memorable experience aboard the Hotel’s luxurious 17-metre (56-foot) canal boat. The picturesque Basingstoke Canal runs through the Hotel’s estate, providing a wonderful backdrop for a day on the water with family and friends. The boat’s galley table provides comfortable seating for up to eight people. A range of delicious home-style menus is available, with attentive Four Seasons crew on hand to take care of every requirement. More choice and flexibility Complementing the Hotel’s luxurious offering are three special packages that make it easier for families to create unforgettable memories of their summer adventures: from plenty of amenities to keep the little ones busy to a rejuvenating spa experience for busy parents looking for time alone. Dinner, Bed and Breakfast: Guests can discover delicious local and seasonal specialities with a dining experience at Wild Carrot, the Hotel’s new restaurant. Inspired by the intriguing history surrounding Hampshire and the Hotel’s estate, Wild Carrot promises a contemporary spin on classic British dishes. The offer includes daily full English breakfast for two guests and USD 140 credit towards dinner at Wild Carrot once per stay. Family Moments Package: Designed to help families savour precious moments together, this package includes a complimentary second room complete with special amenities for children and will help guests create memories to last a lifetime. Spa Package: Those who are looking to relax and unwind in the beautiful Hampshire countryside will find the perfect antidote to a busy schedule with the Hotel’s Spa package. A full English breakfast is included each morning, together with a soothing 90-minute massage experience designed to bring total relaxation to the mind and body.