City-dwellers keen to see more during their luxury getaway in the UK’s charming countryside this summer should be sure to pack a pair of binoculars from SWAROVSKI OPTIK, a world-leading manufacturer of long-range optics.

Lovers of the outdoors can view rural Kent, the ‘Garden of England’, with extra clarity with a pair of SWAROVSKI OPTIK CL Pocket binoculars, or spot falcons from a boutique hotel near Northern Ireland’s Giant’s Causeway with the CL Companion binoculars. Wildlife lovers can also spot nocturnal nightjars on the Isle of Wight with SWAROVSKI OPTIK’s EL 42 binoculars, which are suitable for use both during the day and at twilight.

Explore Kent, the ‘Garden of England’, with SWAROVSKI OPTIK’s CL Pocket Binoculars, From £580
There are numerous nature reserves in the county of Kent, including the coastal haven of Sandwich and Pegwell Bay, which is home to nightingales and little terns. For spotting seaside birds while exploring Kent, SWAROVSKI OPTIK’s CL Pocket binoculars are the ideal choice thanks to their robust aluminum housing and conveniently designed foldable bridge, which allows the optics to fit into even the smallest of bags. Although compact in size, the ergonomic binoculars don’t compromise on quality and promise unrestricted viewing comfort. The CL Pocket binoculars offer unique optical excellence of the highest order in the compact range and are available in either 8x or 10x magnification, which provide impressive field of views of 119m/1,000m and 98m/1,000m, respectively. Explorers can make a weekend of it with a stay at an idyllic boutique hotel – the new Pig Hotel at Bridge Place near Canterbury in Kent is situated amongst five acres of rolling grounds and promises guests a quiet rural retreat away from home. For more information, visit SWAROVSKI OPTIK.

Be Amazed by Northern Ireland’s Causeway Coast with SWAROVSKI OPTIK’s CL Companion Binoculars, From £930
The closest hotel to Northern Ireland’s mythical Giant’s Causeway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the 28-roomed Causeway Hotel. Along with 40,000 stone columns left by volcanic eruptions 60 million years ago, the Causeway Coast is also home to rare animals such as peregrine falcons and basking sharks. For identifying sharks and falcons during a walk along the coast, SWAROVSKI OPTIK’s CL Companion binoculars are well-suited for carrying on the go, thanks to their light weight of 490g and compact size. The elegantly designed binoculars have been designed to fit perfectly in the hand and are available in either 8x or 10x magnification, ensuring viewing is smooth and jitter-free. The CL Companion binoculars also come with a bespoke accessory package, which consists of a field bag plus a carrying strap and is available in three designs: NORTHERN LIGHTS, URBAN JUNGLE and WILD NATURE. For further details, visit SWAROVSKI OPTIK.

Spot Nightjars at Dusk on the Isle of Wight with SWAROVSKI OPTIK’S EL 42 Binoculars, From £2,070
Over 200 species of birds are recorded on the Isle of Wight each year, including nightjars and Dartford warblers on Mottistone Common. The island also offers lovers of nature and the outdoors luxurious accommodation options, such as the four-star North House boutique hotel. For spotting nightjars at dusk, SWAROVSKI OPTIK’s EL 42 binoculars are suitable for use both during the day and at twilight due to the 4.9mm exit pupils, which produce bright images in poor light conditions. The binoculars are available in either 8.5x or 10x magnification, with the EL 10×42 model offering a field-of-view of 112m/1,000m, which is ideal for observing wildlife over long distances. For further details, visit SWAROVSKI OPTIK.

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Image 1: Nightingales can be spotted in Kent.
Image 2: SWAROVSKI OPTIK’s CL Companion binoculars in the colour anthracite, with WILD NATURE accessory package.
Image 3: The Isle of Wight.

ABOUT SWAROVSKI OPTIK
SWAROVSKI OPTIK headquartered in Absam, Tyrol, is part of the Swarovski group of companies. Founded in 1949, the Austrian company specialises in the development and manufacturing of long-range optical instruments of the highest precision in the premium segment of the market. The binoculars, spotting scopes, rifle scopes, and optronic instruments are products of choice for demanding users. The company’s success is based on its innovative strength, the quality and intrinsic value of its products, and their functional and esthetic design. The appreciation of nature is an essential part of its company philosophy and is reflected commendably in its environment-friendly production and its long-term commitment to selected nature conservation projects. The turnover in 2018 was 156.3 million euros (2017: 146 million euros), with an export ratio of 91%. The company has around 960 employees.

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