See Britain through new eyes.
12-15 May 2016
Now is your chance to see Britain through new eyes, on an exhilarating, once-in-a-lifetime drive
This unforgettable journey will take you via Crewe, the home of Bentley, all the way to Silverstone, the home of British racing.
Along the way, you’ll experience Michelin Star food at Northcote, a boutique hotel nestled in the breathtaking countryside of the Ribble Valley. You’ll be welcomed as a personal guest at the home of Bentley’s CEO, as well as being granted a VIP tour of the Bentley factory in Crewe. You’ll be part of the first group ever to drive a Bentayga in the grounds of Blenheim Palace: a truly luxurious SUV in an equally luxurious off-road setting. A clay pigeon shoot will be followed by an engrossing lesson in gourmet cuisine at Raymond Blanc’s famous Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons. The following morning, you’ll travel to Silverstone to meet the Bentley Team M-Sport drivers for an unforgettable day’s racing.
This Great British Journey is destined to reveal a different side of Britain – a Britain you will never forget.
A green and pleasant land.
Day One: The Valley
This exploration of British luxury begins at Northcote, a renowned country house hotel with stunning views across the Ribble Valley. The hotel’s sommelier will guide you through the nuances evident in several different Dom Perignon champagnes then, your palate honed, you will take your seat in the Michelin Star restaurant for an evening of culinary delights.
Day Two: La Belle Époque
Following breakfast at Northcote, the Bentley factory awaits. A VIP tour of the company’s spiritual home will precede lunch at the nearby home of Wolfgang Dürheimer, Bentley’s CEO.
That afternoon, you will be taken on a guided drive to Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, the famous hotel and restaurant of Raymond Blanc. You’ll have a few hours to relax before enjoying an aperitif in the Conservatory, followed by dinner at La Belle Époque.
Let the adrenaline flow.
Day Three: A time for adventure
Having tasted the food created by Raymond Blanc’s chefs, you will be invited into the kitchen at Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, to learn the secrets of creating it for yourself. At nearby Blenheim Palace, meanwhile, you will have the opportunity to indulge in clay pigeon shooting, not to mention a little off-roading in the new Bentayga. The day will conclude with dinner in the Palace Orangery, then it’s back to Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisonsfor a nightcap – and a well-earned rest.
Day Four: Racing hearts
After breakfast, the stage will be set for an incredible day’s motorsport, enjoyed from the comfort of Bentley’s hospitality suite at Silverstone. As well as having the chance to drive your own Bentley around the circuit in a parade lap, you’ll be invited to join the pre-race driver briefings and grid walk, just moments before the cars’ ferocious engines roar into life.
Act now to reserve your place.
Don’t miss this rare opportunity
Be one of the few to experience the exclusive luxury of a Bentley Britain, in this action-packed Extraordinary Drive. Priced at £6,995 per couple, the Great British Journey has never been held before – and due to the intimate nature of the venues chosen, attendance is limited. To make certain of your place, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Future Bentley Extraordinary Drives will reveal the best of France, Belgium and Germany. For more information, please email Chameli Chowdhury at email@example.com