Newbury sits on the delightful River Kennet and offers some superb fishing opportunities. Find a Newbury hotel or B&B in a great position for exploring the beautiful Kennet Valley woodland, Highclere Castle and the Watermill Theatre. Newbury Racecourse in nearby Greenham is home to some of best flat races. Several restaurants and brasseries are also on the race site.
Hare And Hounds At Speen
Bath Road, Speen Newbury Berkshire West RG14 1QY
Room4u is usually a little cautious about recommending what amounts to little more than pub-with-rooms property but this well-appointed 17th Century Coaching Inn scores consistently good reviews for punters looking for cheap overnight bed breakfast accommodation when they are visiting Newbury on business, enjoying a day out at Newbury Races or simply in town attending a social event or other. Hotels like these are seldom the choice for extended holidays, but for a place to rest your head, fill ...
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|Name||Miles||Region||Rooms||Type ?||Type ?|
|Hare And Hounds At Speen||0.9||Newbury||30||64.90|
|Hilton Newbury Centre||1.6||Newbury||109||67.00|
|Ramada Elcot Park||1.8||Wickham||73||2,000.00|
|Elephant at the Market||0.4||Newbury||14||95.00|
|Donnington Grove Country Club||1.1||Newbury||30||87.00|
|Bell at Boxford||3.7||Boxford||11||58.50|
|Hlton Newbury North||1.3||Oxford Road||112||55.20|
|Donnington Valley Hotel and Spa||1.1||Newbury||58||110.00|
|Bacon Arms By Marstons Inns||0||Newbury||14||54.50|
|Crab at Chieveley||4.1||Newbury||14||90.00|
|Donnington Grove and Country Club||0.6||Newbury||18||95.00|
|Vineyard at Stockcross||1.8||Newbury||49||204.75|
Most folks arriving in Newbury for the race meetings are unlikely to really benefit from the bells and whistles you tend to get with the average four-star, so the spa and conference hotels in Newbury may be a bit surplus to requirements in this respect. The Elephant at the Market is a good budget option with a town centre location and just a short drive from the racecourse. The Corn Exchange in Market Place is just around the corner too, which has a good calendar of music, comedy and dance events.
The hotel boasts 14 guest rooms, several of which can be found in the converted stable block. Each of the bedrooms is en-suite and equipped with digital TV, free WiFi and tea and coffee facilities. Food is served all day at the Elephant with a choice from the main or snack menu or from the daily specials. There's also a tidy little selection of real ales.
Highclere Castle, where Downton Abbey is filmed, is just 15 minutes' drive from town. Call the Visitor Information Centre on 01635 30267. There is also easy access to the Ridgeway National Trail across the North Wessex Downs. Other Newbury hotels and cheap b&b lodgings will be recommended if no rooms are available for booking at the time you wish to travel.