Camilla Swift is Supplements Editor at The Spectator

The best day trips for dogs

Ah the Summer Holidays; a time to head to the beach or off on a family holiday, desperately trying to…

8 Aug 2019
A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

The best open-air entertainment for August

Head outdoors for your theatre, cinema and music this summer with our guide to the best open air shows

6 Aug 2019

Interview: Clare Balding

‘I hope that this summer can change people’s attitudes to women’s sport, and help to give girls real aspirational role…

31 May 2019

Spend the weekend in…Surrey

From the beauty of the Surrey Hills to the splendour of Polesden Lacy, Surrey is a veritable treasure trove for the weekender

9 Apr 2019

The best dog-friendly mini breaks

Why leave the dog at home when you can lap up a luxury hotel with your canine friend in tow?

26 Mar 2019

How to own a racehorse

Fancy buying a horse with friends? Camilla Swift shows you how to spread the cost and have fun in the process

8 Mar 2019

The Mongol Derby: ride across the ancient trails of Genghis Khan

Taming in a Mongolian horse in this iconic race is no mean feat, says Camilla Swift

17 Jan 2019

Have yourself a very royal Christmas

The royal traditions we should all be adopting this year

15 Dec 2018

Aidan O’Brien: the trainer who is leading the pack

The Irishman is a deserved winner of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities international award

5 Nov 2018

What does it take to get a horse to Royal Ascot?

Camilla Swift visits Andrew Balding’s Park House Stables in the build up to the famous meeting

19 Jun 2018

Gstaad: A Swiss holiday for all seasons

There is plenty more to Gstaad besides skiing and celebrity visitors

21 May 2018

Bryony Frost is the jockey to watch at Cheltenham Festival

Five things to look out for at the greatest show on turf

12 Mar 2018

Why we should be going wild for game

British diners are far too squeamish when it comes to eating hare, pheasant and other game

11 Jan 2018

Tweed – meet the new weave

This traditional fabric is suddenly cool, fashionable and sexy

29 Nov 2017

Horse racing’s big spenders haven’t been spooked by Brexit

Leicester City’s Thai owner is aiming to replicate his Premier League success on the racing track

13 Jul 2017

Why the Epsom Derby Festival is the highlight of the racing year

It’s a celebration of horse racing unlike any other

26 May 2017

How to pick a Grand National winner

From algorithm to blind luck, there are many ways to choose which horse to bet on

7 Apr 2017

Bet on new stars being born at Cheltenham Festival 2017

Thistlecrack will be missing, but there are plenty of other horses worth backing at this year’s Cheltenham

13 Mar 2017

How to start your own bank

How on earth do you ‘start a bank’? It sounds like a nigh-on impossible project. Yet in the past few…

4 Mar 2017
Muscle bound: Kim Kardashian in Paris with bodyguard Pascal Duvier — but without her jewellery

Protect your assets

Kim Kardashian normally hits the headlines for posting revealing selfies on social media, or simply turning up at nightclubs. But…

26 Nov 2016
Georgie Lane-Godfrey edges past Camilla at the finish

There like a shot: where to eat grouse on the Glorious Twelfth

A guide for anyone stuck in the capital rather than a grouse moor.

12 Aug 2016

Gallop to Goodwood: The final countdown

There are now just over 24 hours until I race at Goodwood. Am I nervous? Everyone asks me that, and…

27 Jul 2016

On vitamin D, sun-starved Brits should look to Norway

Is anyone surprised that we Brits are in danger of having vitamin D deficiencies? Those long winter nights might be…

22 Jul 2016

Gallop to Goodwood: Off to the British Racing School

I know, I know, I’ve already moaned enough about being up at 5am on a bank holiday Monday. But even…

14 Jul 2016

Gallop to Goodwood: Time is of the essence

Ah, bank holiday Monday. A day for lie-ins and breakfast in bed – and even better, in May, we get…

8 Jul 2016