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Monday, August 02, 2010  •  16:55 BST

BURGHLEY - THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS.. .. .. ..

Combining top international horse sport with the best that shopping can offer in the fabulous surroundings of Burghley Park, at The Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials (2-5 September).

A veritable shop-fest just a stones throw from the main arena. offering some of the best shopping to be found outside of the capital. For the essential as well as the exclusive; from a table cloth to a bespoke tree house, from a roasting dish to a top spec Range Rover, and from summer silks to winter fashion.

Alongside the wide avenues that host so many well-known brands; county tailors, garden nurseries and even Bond Street jewellers, Burghley offers six specialist pavilions. Burghley Lifestyle is dedicated to the decorative and inspirational, offering many products that are exclusive to Burghley. Country Living Magazine pavilion has become a must-stop for many. For those who start their Christmas shopping at Burghley, The Rural Craft Association Pavilions remain a popular attraction. The trade stands offer a wide-ranging selection of the unique and unusual providing the ideal gift solution while the much acclaimed Burghley Foodwalk offers culinary delights and with its continental café atmosphere is the ideal spot for relaxing refreshment.

And of course where better to procure anything and everything connected to the horse than at one of the world’s top equestrian events. The two specialist equestrian areas; The World of the Horse and The Horse Village supply exactly that, as well as providing a ‘Celebrity Talk Area’ ideal for bagging autographs whilst keeping an eye on the sporting action on the big screen.

With car parking guaranteed, four stress-free days of shopping and browsing amongst the 500 plus shops can be enjoyed at the same time as seeing some of the world’s best horses and riders in action.

“Every year the variety of shopping on offer at Burghley just seems to get better. The selection available never ceases to dazzle and we are especially proud that shopping at Burghley combines with the horse trials to give our visitors such a treat” says Burghley Director, Elizabeth Inman.

Special offers on advance tickets are available until August 20th after which gate prices apply.