While Newbury might be in a more rural part of Berkshire than towns such as Windsor and Reading, it has just as much to offer. Located just off the M4, with excellent rail links and with Heathrow Airport just 20 minutes' drive away, it's easy to get to, no matter where you're coming from. There's plenty of accommodation in Newbury, ranging from simple stopovers and guesthouses, to luxurious spa hotels.
A Small Town with a Big Personality: Hotels in Newbury
On the face of it, Newbury is simply a small town surrounded by a patchwork of fields and woodlands. However, explore the area and you'll find that there's much more to this part of Berkshire than meets the eye. Newbury Racecourse is one of the United Kingdom's most prestigious racing venues and is ideal for corporate events or special occasions. For families, the ruins of Donnington Castle make an excellent picnicking spot, while the flower-strewn woodlands of Welworth Park are perfect for a romantic stroll. If you're looking to keep the price down, there are plenty of mid-range hotels in and around Newbury, such as the Carpenters Arms and the Crown and Horn Inn.
Luxury Hotels in a Rural Location
Thanks to its rural location, Newbury is often sought out by couples looking to spend some quiet, quality time together. Special occasions can be made even more memorable by booking into one of the number of luxury hotels nearby. The Vineyard is Newbury's best kept secret and offers five star accommodation set in beautiful grounds. As its name suggests, The Vineyard keeps an outstanding wine cellar, specialising in wines from California. In addition, it has a sumptuous and serene spa, where guests can treat themselves to a range of indulgent, restorative and relaxing treatments.
Family Hotels in the Area
With a good number of family attractions in the area, such as Bucklebury Farm, Radstock Museum and the water-based fun to be had on the Kennet and Avon Canal, there is a growing number of family hotels in the area. Those such as the Mercure Newbury Elcot Park Hotel and the Hilton Newbury Centre offer superb accommodation at prices that won't break the bank.
Newbury is a beautiful part of Berkshire and booking a room in one of the many hotels there will help you make the most of your time away from home.