May 28, 2012, 8:57 am -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- June 8-10 2012 sees the fourth annual Polo in the Park event at Fulham's Hurlingham Park. The event Ė which aims to Ďbring polo to the people' Ė is to be sponsored by MINT, and will feature competitors from all over the world.
The rules have been pared down, and the latest advances in filming technology allow for all sorts of tricky shots, including helmet cams and overhead angles. Last year's event featured participants from London, New York, Moscow, Sydney and Buenos Aires.
For those seeking an affordable hotel in London close to the event, website LondonTown.com is laying on special discounts at selected hotels.
Previous years have seen the great and the good from the celebrity world turn out in force, including Jodie Kidd and Princess Beatrice. There will also be medieval jousting, as well as bars and food stalls offering refreshments.
Polo in the Park takes place in Hurlingham Park in Fulham. Adult tickets are priced between £20-£45, and children'ts tickets between £10-£15. Family passes range between £60 and £110.
LondonTown.com's discounted hotels include the perfectly located Lodge Hotel which boasts a superior sense of style in each class of room Ė standard, executive and luxury. The Lodge is less than 20 minute's walk from Hurlingham Park. When booking through LondonTown.com, guests are offered a 64% on the standard nightly rate, bringing the cost down to £89.
The Jurys Inn Chelsea Hotel London is just as close to the event, and is offering double rooms at a 40% discount on the standard rate, bringing the cost down to £174 per night.
The Millennium & Copthorne Hotel at Chelsea FC is offering double rooms at an 83% discount for the duration of the summer, bringing the price for a night's stay down to £68. The Copthorne is less than 25 minute's walk from Polo in the Park.
Visit LondonTown.com to find your own discounted hotel in London, or to see more information on Polo in the Park.