EQUESTRIAN CLINICS AT LUCKNAM PARK

Country house hotels and horses go beautifully together. Now you have a chance to hone your equestrian skills at the supremely lovely Lucknam Park, the sort of place that Mr Darcy would have considered a reasonable abode. With an all-weather arena, shiny new show jumps and a cross country course designed by Badminton course builders. Legends Stephen Hadley and Richard Waygood MBE will be in charge of your equestrian treatment in the 500 acres of parkland at Lucknam Park. Show Jumping with Stephen Hadley, 20-21 April and 27-28 July; Combined training with Richard Waygood MBE, 1-2 June. Clinics cost £60 per person. To book, call 01225 742 777 or visit www.lucknampark.co.uk


HOTEL DU CAP EDEN ROC REOPENS

The Ritz of the Cap d’Antibes, Hotel du Cap Eden Roc is now bigger and better than ever, after a four year, €45m refurb, its first since the 1950s. All one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites now have sea views and there’s a new grill restaurant with sushi bar; a new swimming pool and beach area; a new restaurant and terrace; and a new kitchen area to service the famous Cabanas, where time has stood still. Reopens 15 April, www.hotel-du-cap-eden-roc.com