Silent Witness star Tom Ward will conduct the Sinnington hunt’s auction on Friday, 11 May at Duncombe Park in North Yorkshire.

Star lots include a 10-day riding safari in Kenya, an epic southern Africa safari and accommodation in unique properties in locations such as Andaluc ­a, Corfu, Switzerland the Scottish Highlands.

Sporting treats include staghunting in France, two tickets to the Olympic cross-country day, a made-to-measure hunting coat, grouse shooting and stalking.

The event, which starts with a champagne reception, includes an exhibition by Jeremy Houghton, the Prince of Wales’s resident artist and an official artist for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Visit www.sinningtonhuntauction.org for more information and to bid on lots, or contact Sinnington joint-masters Fred Collin (tel: 01751 431137) or Rachel Denny (07818 013831