London, England – Reported by Elite Traveler, the Private Jet Lifestyle Magazine
WHAT: The Land Rover at 51 package is an exhilarating luxury stay and drive experience from 51 Buckingham Gate and Land Rover. Drive through the beautiful estate of Eastnor castle on Land Rover’s very own test track complete with temperamental terrain, steep hills, mud-soaked track, deep water, crossing pheasants and breathtaking views – all in the comfort of the Land Rover of your choice. A Land Rover Experience instructor will be in the passenger seat at all times for safety. Stay in a suite at 51 Buckingham Gate and enjoy breakfast, luxury transport to and from Eastnor Castle, Quilon lunch on castle view hill, complimentary evening cocktail and canapés reception and full use of sauna, steam rooms and fitness facilities.
WHO: With a secluded courtyard garden in the heart of Westminster, 51 Buckingham Gate, Taj Suites and Residences is one of London’s most exclusive accommodations. This five star townhouse hotel offers spacious suites, contemporary design and butler services for a short or extended stay. There’s also an award-winning spa and Michelin starred Quilon, where head chef Sriram Aylur serves light but authentic South Indian coastal cuisine.
WHEN: The itinerary begins at 7:30 a.m. when guests are taken on a lovely drive to Eastnor Castle. Upon arrival they will have tea and coffee and meet the Land Rover Experience team. When ready, drivers will head out in a Land Rover of their choosing for a day of adventure on the 5000 acre Eastnor Castle Estate. Guests will tackle steep inclines, mud and ruts and deep water to put their driving skills to the test. After lunch, guests get back into the car for another round on the estate. At 3:30 p.m., the day draws to a close with refreshments before guests return to 51 Buckingham Gate.
WHY: Caution: Please discard any previous driving knowledge as once you’re in the car, none of it will be relevant!