Sporting Moments

Exclusive experiences with world-class sporting talent

We are delighted to partner with Somerton Sporting Club to offer you the opportunity to enjoy exclusive sporting experiences with some of the most decorated sports people in the world. From multi-Olympic medal winners, to World champions and coaches of Grand Slam winners’, exclusive members club Somerton has access to some of the finest sporting talent across a variety of disciplines, including rowing, tennis, and road & track cycling – all of which are available to you when staying with us. Many of the athletes and coaches are also able to accommodate sessions and programmes with small groups – perfect for families or business trips.

Every experience is designed bespoke and can be planned to include transfers, a dining experience at the venue and a tailored session with the sporting talent focussing on your needs. The experiences take place in some of the finest locations in and around London with exact locations depending on the sport, talent and guest requirements. During your sporting break, you are also able to utilise the fitness facilities available at the award-winning Lanesborough Club & Spa to hone your skills and fitness. Scroll down to view a selection of sporting experiences you can enjoy whilst staying at The Lanesborough.

To book this offer, email reservations@lanesborough.com or call +44 20 7259 5599.

A Selection of Sporting Legends

Cycling

Taking place at various locations in and around London, take to the road or track with some of the finest athletes ever to have taken to two wheels, including:

Jason Kenny MBE, the joint highest Olympic Gold medal holder from Great Britain with 6 gold medals in track cycling.

• 2-time Vuelta a España stage winner and Irish national champion road cyclist Nicholas Roche.

Tennis

In the home of tennis, you can take to some of the finest private courts in and around London with specialist coaches who have coached some of the world’s best players, including:

Jonas Björkman, former professional tennis player, and winner of a total of 9 Grand Slams and 54 ATP Doubles titles, including ranking world no.4 & no.1 in doubles. Jonas is the former coach of Marin Čilić and Andy Murray.

David Felgate, former tennis professional and former coach to English tennis great Tim Henman.

Squash

Offering access to some of the finest private racquets clubs in London to spend time on and off court with some of greatest players to ever play the game, including:

Ramy Ashour, former 3x world champion, known as ‘The Artist’ and regarded as the most technically gifted and greatest squash player in the history of the sport.

• Former world number one, Nick Matthew OBE, who has won the two most prestigious tournaments in the professional game, the British Open and the World Open, three times each.

• Egyptian squash legend Mohamed Elshorbagy, former world number one and current world number two.

Rowing

You can enjoy a day at the famous Leander Club in Henley-On-Thames or further down the river at Putney learning from some of the finest rowers Great Britain has ever produced.

• Double Olympic Champion and multiple World Champion Alex Gregory MBE.

• Former World #1 female rower, Helen Glover MBE, who in 2016 was the World, Olympic, World Cup and European record holder, plus the reigning Olympic, World and European champion in the women's coxless pairs.

• Former double World Champion and silver medallist at the Beijing Olympics, Annie Vernon.

Polo

If you have an interest in polo, you can spend time at various world-famous polo clubs and private residences in and around London learning from some of the finest players in the game, Jack Richardson and Richard Le Poer, Earl of Tyrone.

Shooting

With access to five shooting locations within 40 minutes of London, you can spend the day learning from former world number one and 2012 Olympic double-trap Champion Peter Wilson MBE.

Swimming

At various locations around London, guests dive in to sessions with Double Olympic medallist, Commonwealth & 4 x European Swimming Champion, Jazz Carlin.

This offer includes:

  • Luxury accommodation for two
  • Access to The Lanesborough Club & Spa
  • 24 hour butler service
  • WiFi, Bluetooth connectivity & in-room tablet
  • Unlimited movies and music on demand
  • Fresh fruit, assorted sweets and mineral water daily
  • Complimentary calls worldwide

Terms & Conditions 

This offer is available throughout the year. Advanced reservation required. Offer not valid for groups. This offer is not applicable in conjunction with any other offer. If you partake in an experience, you will be offered exclusive, beneficial Somerton membership rates.