Where? Ellenborough Park Hotel and Spa, The Cotswolds. Part of the Mr & Mrs Smith group of luxury, boutique hotels.
Why? The closest I ever thought I’d come to an Aston Martin was lusting after one whilst watching James Bond films. So when Aston Martin asked me if I’d be interested in taking the new DB11 out for a girls road trip I was more than happy to oblige. So I got on the phone to my friend and fellow blogger Lorna Luxe and voila, one amazing, luxury girls road trip was organised.
When? In the run up to Christmas, what better time to take a weekend break and get ready for Xmas party season?
Opening shot: Our gorgeous DB11 outside the spectacular grounds at Ellenborough Park Hotel.
Pictured above and below: Me wearing Amanda Wakeley coat, Abercrombie jeans, AQAQ top, Sorel boots and carrying the super sleek new Marc Newsome designed Louis Vuitton suitcase.
Sleek, retro, tan leather interiors in the DB11. Bonnie wears Longines watch and Boucheron ring.
Time for a quick photo shoot! Bonnie wears: Navy shearling coat by Pure Collection, mirror and studded dress by David Koma and boots by Sorel.
Lorna and I a giggle and going for a drive around The Cotswolds country lane. The perfect activity to blow away the cobwebs.
Bonnie wears: Burgundy sequin dress River Island, navy shearling coat by Pure Collection, watch by Longines and nude shoes by Aruna Seth.
Time for a quick spa treatment before dinner. We both opted for the aromatherapy massage followed by a round at the spa curcuit jacuzzi and jets.
Pre dinner aperitifs in front of the roaring fire in the great hall at Ellenborough Park.
Cheers! Time for a quick tipple, wearing watch by Longines.
Traditional Christmas tree at Ellenborough Park
Supper is served in the formal dining room. I tucked in to the lemon sole and Lorna enjoyed the sea bass, pictured above.
Always time for a few post dinner drinks too! wearing Serpenti forever bag by Bulgari.
What better way to sort out a sore head in the morning then with a full on English breakfast. #breakfastGoals #hungryMuch?
Feeling all refreshed and ready to hit the winter party season head on, it was time to head back to London. But first the 2 hour drive home in the Aston!! Bring it on!
Verdict – This is without a doubt one of the most fun cars I have ever driven in my life and I like my cars. It’s fast, smooth, super fun to drive and I love the attention you get when driving it. Who Moi??? I think it’ll be a few years till I can actually afford one myself (ahem!) but this spectacular car is definitely on my future Christmas list.
Thanks Aston Martin for giving me the chance to experience driving one of the best cars in the world!
Bye Bye Aston Martin and Ellenborough Park, I’ll miss you both!
Next stop Mexico…
For more driving antics check out my Ferrari weekender, Coachella with Mercedes/ Smart Car and Off road driving at the Ice Hotel in the Volvo XC90 posts.
Bon voyage xx
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Wow lucky lady!! The red party dress is fab and so festive. :)
That looks like so much fun, I would love to do something like this
Wow what an amazing experience this must have been and what a beautiful car x
You guys do live in a luxurious way that any girl would be envious of. You all deserve to live that life but don’t forget to thank God for everything and be an inspiration to everyone.
Wow what a glamorous day. You look so pretty. Love the car. Love everything.
This looks like such a fun experience! You girls look beautiful and that is one sexy ride!
I love that burgundy sequin dress gorgeous. How amazing that Aston Martin organized this super fancy event.
You looks so gorgeous girl! And you are sexy with your outfit and for riding!
That car is wicked cool! I loved all the outfits that you wore, they’re all perfect for the Holidays! Your boots are to die for as well.
Very nice choice of vehicle, and I love the property as well. It looks like you and Lorna both enjoyed yourselves immensely, and rightly so under such circumstances!
Pretty ladies.. You look so stunning and gorgeous on your outfits.The car is so elegant. I love all your photos.
I love that car! It looks so beautiful! I also have to say that your outfits are really pretty. I wish I could pull those off.
Wow lucky thing! You look fabulous in all of your outfits as well!
So that was a fun time…vicariously for us but in real time for you!! The car looks amazing.
Ok, I am insanely jealous! Of the Aston Martin, of your weekend, of that BREAKFAST! But especially the Aston Martin!
What a beautiful car! I don’t drive and I’m not into cars, but I have to say, that is one sexy vehicle. I also like the color.
Road trip is always so much fun and these pictures are quiet amazing enough to explain that you have had a wonderful experience with Aston Martin. You both look gorgeous in those outfits and I am sure you had a great weekend!
This looks like it was such an amazing day! I wish that I could have a chance to even look at one of these cars.
Nothing sweeter than a hot ride and some girl time! Glad to see you ladies enjoyed yourselves.
Whoa this is so awesome! And you look gorgeous! Have fun in Mexico!
ummmm girl you are giving me so much life right now. you are my idol. LMBO! Wowsers!
This trip looks amazing! I really like all of your party outfits and especially the River Island dress.
Se manifique! Loved the photo journal and descriptions.
How frikkin awesome is this!
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