English Tourism Week: 8 Must-Attend Sports Events

Immerse yourself in the pinnacle of sporting excellence with Corinthian Sports' curated list of 8 premier events across the UK, each paired with luxurious hospitality experiences.

March 19, 2024

As English Tourism Week beckons, the United Kingdom opens its gates to travellers eager to immerse themselves in a rich tapestry of culture, heritage, and world-class sports events. From the adrenaline-fueled excitement of motorsport to the refined elegance of horse racing and the sophisticated charm of rowing regattas, there’s something for every sporting enthusiast.

Elevate your UK visit by indulging in the luxury of sports hospitality, where exclusive experiences await at iconic events such as Wimbledon, the Epsom Derby, and more. Allow us to walk you through the finest sporting spectacles, paired with unparalleled hospitality offerings that promise to make your trip to the UK truly unforgettable:

What Makes The UK a Popular Tourism Destination For Sports Fans?

The United Kingdom stands as a beacon for sports and entertainment enthusiasts worldwide, offering a rich tapestry of iconic events and cultural experiences that captivate audiences year-round. From the thunderous excitement of motorsport to the refined elegance of horse racing, the UK boasts a diverse array of sporting spectacles that cater to every taste and interest. Its storied history, passionate fan base, and world-class venues like Cheltenham Racecourse, Hampden Park, Emirates Old Trafford, Twickenham Stadium, and Murrayfield are just a few examples of the exceptional settings where sporting legends are made and unforgettable moments unfold.

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The UK hosts some of the most iconic sports events of the year – including the Formula 1 British Grand Prix at Silverstone!

With such prestigious venues hosting a wide range of events, from rugby showdowns to cricket matches and everything in between, the UK has rightfully earned its reputation as one of the most popular tourist destinations for sports and entertainment aficionados. Join us as we delve into the unparalleled excitement and cultural richness that await at these top-tier venues and beyond.

Wimbledon Championships – A Grand Slam Experience

Delve into the grandeur of Wimbledon, the epitome of tennis excellence held at the esteemed All England Lawn Tennis Club. With a prestigious history dating back to 1877, Wimbledon attracts over 500,000 spectators annually. Here, the world’s top tennis players compete fiercely for glory on the hallowed grass courts, creating moments of sporting brilliance that captivate audiences worldwide.

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Hospitality packages offer prime seating in iconic venues like Centre Court and Court One, providing guests with unparalleled views of the action. Indulge in gourmet dining at exclusive debenture lounges, where culinary delights complement the intensity of the matches. Immerse yourself in the timeless traditions and electric atmosphere of Wimbledon, where every point scored is a testament to the pursuit of greatness.

Secure your spot at the Wimbledon Championships today!

Epsom Derby – The Pinnacle Of The Flat Racing Season

Step into the world of horseracing royalty at the illustrious Epsom Derby, hailed as the greatest flat race in the world. With a history spanning over two centuries, the Derby attracts over 125,000 spectators annually to the picturesque Epsom Downs Racecourse.

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Amidst the rolling hills of Surrey, spectators witness the thundering hooves of the finest thoroughbreds as they vie for victory in the ultimate test of speed and stamina. Hospitality packages offer guests exclusive access to luxurious marquees and private enclosures, where panoramic views of the track provide the perfect backdrop for a day of high-stakes racing. Indulge in sumptuous dining experiences curated by renowned chefs, accompanied by fine wines and champagne that add a touch of elegance to the festivities. From the excitement of the races to the pageantry of the parade ring, the Epsom Derby promises an unforgettable day of sporting spectacle and refined entertainment.

Secure your table in The Pegasus Lounge at the Epsom Derby today!

Henley Royal Regatta: A Day-Out On The Thames

Immerse yourself in the quintessentially British tradition of rowing at the Henley Royal Regatta, a revered event held annually since 1839. Nestled along the tranquil banks of the River Thames, Henley-on-Thames comes alive with the sights and sounds of rowing excellence, attracting over 200,000 visitors each year.

Here, rowing enthusiasts gather to witness elite athletes from around the world compete in a series of prestigious races, showcasing precision, power, and teamwork. Hospitality enclosures offer guests exclusive access to riverside views, where they can enjoy the races in style while savouring gourmet cuisine and fine wines. From the elegance of the rowing strokes to the camaraderie of the boating community, the Henley Royal Regatta epitomizes the spirit of sporting excellence and timeless tradition.

Relax on the riverside this summer and enjoy a VIP experience at the Henley Royal Regatta – book now to avoid disappointment!

Formula 1 British Grand Prix – The UK’s Biggest Sports Event

Feel the pulse of speed and excitement at the British Grand Prix, an adrenaline-fueled extravaganza that takes place at the iconic Silverstone Circuit. Drawing in over 480,000 spectators annually, this prestigious Formula 1 event showcases the pinnacle of motorsport excellence against the backdrop of the Northamptonshire countryside.

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The roar of engines, the smell of burning rubber, and the thrill of high-speed manoeuvres combine to create an unforgettable experience for racing enthusiasts. Hospitality packages offer guests exclusive access to trackside lounges, where they can rub shoulders with racing legends, enjoy VIP treatment, and indulge in gourmet cuisine and premium beverages. From the heart-stopping action on the track to the electric atmosphere in the paddock, the British Grand Prix promises an unparalleled spectacle that leaves spectators on the edge of their seats.

Sip champagne on our trackside terrace this summer and book your place in our lounge at Silverstone Circuit today!

Royal Ascot: Horse Racing’s Biggest Annual Meeting

Experience the epitome of elegance and pageantry at Royal Ascot, the world’s most prestigious horse racing event. Held annually at Ascot Racecourse, this five-day extravaganza attracts over 300,000 spectators, including members of the British royal family.

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From the opulent fashion statements to the thundering hooves on the turf, Royal Ascot offers a sensory feast like no other. Hospitality packages provide privileged access to exclusive enclosures such as the Royal Enclosure and the Queen Anne Enclosure, where guests can indulge in gourmet dining, champagne receptions, and unrivalled views of the races. Whether you’re cheering on the finest thoroughbreds or immersing yourself in the regal atmosphere, Royal Ascot promises an unforgettable experience steeped in tradition and glamour.

Nothing beats a day of VIP hospitality at Ascot Racecourse – check out our remaining packages for Royal Ascot today and book now to avoid disappointment!

London City Concours – A Car Enthusiasts Dream Day Out!

Immerse yourself in a world of automotive elegance at the London City Concours, an annual showcase of classic cars and modern marvels set against the backdrop of the capital’s iconic landmarks. Drawing in over 20,000 attendees each year, this prestigious event celebrates the automotive heritage and innovation in a stunning display of craftsmanship and design.

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Hospitality offerings provide guests with exclusive access to private lounges, where they can mingle with fellow enthusiasts, enjoy champagne receptions, and admire the meticulously curated collection of automobiles. From vintage classics to cutting-edge supercars, the London City Concours offers a sensory journey through the rich tapestry of automotive history, complemented by bespoke driving experiences and expert insights from industry professionals.

Take a look at some of the world’s most expensive, historic cars at the London City Concours this summer – secure your hospitality now while stocks last!

PDC World Darts Championships – Experience The Ally Pally Atmosphere!

Join the electric atmosphere of the World Darts Championships, held annually at the legendary Alexandra Palace in London. With over 100,000 fans packing the arena each year, this raucous sporting spectacle showcases the skill, precision, and drama of professional darts at its finest.

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Hospitality packages offer guests an elevated experience with rooftop access to private bars, where they can enjoy complimentary cocktails and panoramic views of the iconic London skyline. From the thunderous roar of the crowd to the nail-biting tension of each dart thrown, the World Darts Championships deliver an unforgettable blend of sporting excitement and entertainment.

Experience the world-famous Alexandra Palace atmosphere at the end of the year – with limited packages remaining, book now to secure your places at this guaranteed sell-out event!

England vs. Sri Lanka at KIA Oval – Cricket In The Capital!

Experience the passion and tradition of cricket at the historic KIA Oval, where over 25,000 spectators gather to witness international clashes between cricketing titans.

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Hospitality offerings provide guests with rooftop access to private cocktail bars, where they can enjoy complimentary drinks and panoramic views of the London skyline. From the crack of the bat to the roar of the crowd, the KIA Oval Cricket Ground offers an immersive cricketing experience paired with luxury hospitality, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Why not book your place in The Pegasus Lounge for one of the biggest fixtures of the cricket season, England vs. Sri Lanka? Get your tickets now while stocks last!

Book A UK Hospitality Experience with Corinthian Sports

As English Tourism Week beckons travellers to explore the myriad delights of the UK, embracing the world of sports hospitality offers a gateway to unforgettable experiences that combine sporting excellence with unparalleled luxury. Whether you’re indulging in the grandeur of Wimbledon, the excitement of the British Grand Prix, or the elegance of Henley Royal Regatta, each event promises a journey through the finest sporting traditions, paired with hospitality offerings that elevate every moment to new heights. So, embark on a tour of sporting excellence, where every match, race, and regatta becomes an unforgettable chapter in your UK adventure.

With limited availability across all of Corinthian Sports’ hospitality events for the remainder of this year, secure your seats with us across some of the UK’s biggest events today!

Are you interested in attending a UK sports event? Book your tickets now to avoid disappointment!

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