Newbury Attractions

Newbury has many attractions to occupy your time during your visit. Some that may even capture your imagination and leave you breathless, and some that might just get you that adrenaline rush you enjoy.


attractionsHighclere Castle

Highclere Castle is a country house in the Jacobethan style, with a park designed by Capability Brown. The 5,000-acre estate is in Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, about 5 miles south of Newbury, Berkshire. www.highclerecastle.co.uk




attractionsNewbury Racecourse

Newbury Racecourse is a racecourse in the civil parish of Greenham, adjoining the town of Newbury in Berkshire, England. It has courses for flat races and over jumps. It hosts one of Great Britain’s 31 Group 1 flat races, the Lockinge Stakes. www.newburyracecourse.co.uk




attractionsThe Watermill Theatre

Community-minded theatre presenting new and touring works in an intimate, 220-seat auditorium. www.watermill.org.uk




attractionsSandham Memorial Chapel

Sandham Memorial Chapel is in the village of Burghclere, Hampshire, England. It is a Grade I listed 1920s decorated chapel, designed by Lionel Pearson as a memorial to Lieutenant Henry Willoughby Sandham, who died at the end of the First World War. www.nationaltrust.org.uk




attractionsShaw House

Shaw House was built in 1581 by Thomas Dolman, whose family had made their money in the cloth trade. This fine, Grade 1 listed Elizabethan building was home to successive Dolman families, the flamboyant Duke of Chandos and the Andrews, Eyre and Farquhar families. www.info.westberks.gov.uk




attractionsDonnington Valley Golf Resort

This high-end golf resortĀ  is a 15-minute walk from Donnington Castle and 2.2 miles from Watermill Theatre in Bagnor. www.donningtonvalley.co.uk




attractionsWelford Park

Park surrounding an historic mansion, selling pork, ham and sausages from pigs reared on the estate. www.welfordpark.co.uk




attractionsDonnington Castle

Donnington Castle is a ruined medieval castle, situated in the small village of Donnington, just north of the town of Newbury in the English county of Berkshire. www.english-heritage.org.uk




attractionsSnelsmore Common Country Park

The varied landscape of Snelsmore Common contains a range of habitats including heather, wet bog and woodland making it home to a host of nationally rare bird species such as nightjar. www.bbowt.org.uk




attractions4 Kingdoms Adventure Park & Family Farm

Planning a day out with the kids? 4 Kingdoms Adventure Play and Farm Park is a family run farm and is ideal for your day out with the kidsĀ aged between 2 & 12. Set in 40 acres on the Hampshire/Berkshire borders with two large lakes, surrounded by the river Embourne. www.4-kingdoms.co.uk




attractionsThe Living Rainforest

A tract of tropical rainforest in a giant glasshouse, with exotic plants, animals and free flying birds. www.livingrainforest.org




attractionsNewbury and Crookham Golf Club

Newbury & Crookham Golf Club provides the perfect venue for your golf. Whether you would like to be a member or simply wish to arrange a great golfing day. www.newburygolf.co.uk




attractionsVirgin Balloon Flights

Hot air balloon rides in Newbury with Virgin Balloon Flights – operators of the largest fleet of hot air balloons in the UK. www.virginballoonflights.co.uk