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County - Berkshire | Map
Tel code: 01635 | code search
Postcode: RG20 | code search
Population: 35000
Council: West Berkshire District
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Birthplace of:
Michael Bond
John Langley

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Folk Customs:
Beating the Bounds
Eton Wall Game
Hungerford Hocktide Court
Swan Upping
Ufton Nervet Bread and Cloth Dole

Newbury Events

May
Brightwalton Village Fete
Newbury Crafty Craft Race
Newbury Fringe Festival
Newbury Spring Festival

June
West Woodhay House Garden Show

July
Newbury Carnival
Newbury Comedy Festival
Newbury Waterways Festival

September
Berkshire Royal County Show
Newbury Races

October
Michaelmas Fair
Newbury Races

November
Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup

December
BHF Newbury Santa Jog
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Latest reviews

Starting Gate
"Took team of 15 colleagues for working lunch from local IT emporium Micro Focus. Had avoided for last two years as standards, food, and fair pricing began to slide in ..." More

Bishops Green Farm Camp Site
"Fantastic site, new toilet and shower block. Nice and quite and Dick who runs the site can't do enough for you. Fishing is fab had carp well into double figures. ..." More

The Dolphin Hotel
"Ha! Dolphin "hotel" eh? my pet dolphin could`nt use the pool, and the fish supper was`nt up to much either! Can`t see the porpoise in it myself! ..." More

Travel Tip

"The Living Rainforest.At Hampstead Norreys, Berkshire – The Eden Project on a small scale. Birds, lizards & butterflies freely roam, there are dwarf crocodiles, giant lily pads, Goeldis monkeys ..." More

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At the Tourist Information Centre you'll find friendly staff with a wealth of local knowledge. Many people find the service useful for information on local events, school holiday activities, short breaks and day trips. A booking service for accommodation, theatre tickets and some local events is also in operation. You can also purchase Newbury souvenirs and books on walks in the area.

West Berkshire Museum is housed within the delightful 17th Century Cloth Hall and the Granary built at the edge of Newbury Wharf c.1723. The Grade I listed Cloth Hall has been home to the Museum since 1904. At present the Museum exhibitions include:
Hot Air Ballooning Featuring the exploits of pioneer balloonists Rev. John Bacon and J N Maskelyne.
Canal and Wharf The history of the 1723 Kennet Navigation and the Kennet and Avon Canal, including fascinating pictures of what Newbury Wharf use to look like. Crafts and Industries Focusing on local produce, raw materials and the tools of the trade.
Civil War Covering both the 1643 and 1644 Battles of Newbury this exhibit displays a porcelain bowl used by Oliver Cromwell and armour, helmets and other evidence of fighting in the area around Newbury.
Costume Varied display including dresses dating from the 18th Century up until 1940s, accessories and babies clothing.
Jewellery A gift from Anne Hull Grundy these cases contain pieces dating from late 18th Century to mid 20th century. Harness From the Earl of Carnarvon's State Coach, includes a coachman's uniform and coat.
Decorative Items Fine examples of pottery, silver and pewter.
Social History Items including those with a "Law and Order" theme (i.e. the Newbury Stocks), objects illustrating food preparation in the 18th and 19th century a 14th century chest from Lambourn Church and a mangle, c1910.
Local History Artefacts and documents relating to the Manor of Shaw and the Newbury Coat, which was made in 13 hours, 20 minutes and worn at dinner the same day.
Archaeology Wide-ranging section covering the Paleolithic to Medieval period. Objects include flint, antler tools, food bones and also the Yattendon Hoard of bronze implements.
Greenham Common: Heathland Habitat This natural history gallery tells the story of the Common up until the present day.
Geology Locally found fossils, including tusks, minerals and rocks.
Egyptology Objects from ancient Egypt are featured in this small case.
Special Exhibition & Events There is a changing programme of special exhibitions and a lively diary of special events, please contact the museum for more details. Shop The museum shop in a part of the Tourist Information Centre has an excellent range of local history books. Population 29,000

Accountant

Banks & Co
E.J.Business Consultants Ltd
Hopwood Ash Financial Planning Consultancy
James & Cowper

Attraction

Donnington Castle
Highclere Castle and Gardens
Kennet Horse Boat Co. Ltd
Living Rainforest
Watermill Theatre
West Berkshire Museum

Budget

Hilton Newbury North *book online*
Premier Inn Newbury Thatcham *book online*
Travelodge Newbury Tot Hill *book online*

Camping

Bishops Green Farm Camp Site

Caravan Park

Bishops Green Farm Camp Site
Oakley Farm Caravan Park

Care Home

Birchwood Care Home

Church

Newbury Baptist Church
St Joseph RC
St Nicolas Newbury

Classes

Dance - Boot Scootin' Babes
Dinky Dancers
Yoga - Tessa Martin Iyengar Yoga

Club

Charlies Nightclub
Liquid Nightclub

Council

West Berkshire District Council

Dentist

Antman & Blanchard Dental
Cousins Dental Practice
Halford House Dental Practice
Jane Cameron
Kidlon & Oretti
Pentangle Dental
Weir & Associates

Doctor

Eastfield House Surgery
Northcroft Surgery
St Mary’s Surgery
The Falkland Surgery

Estate Agent

Allen & Harris
Atkinson & Keene
Burrough & Co

Clive Willis & Partners
Dreweatt Neate
Hamptons
Hamptons International
John D Wood & Co
Peter Brunsden & Associates
Strutt & Parker

Farmers Market

Newbury Farmers Market

Golf Club

Donnington Valley Golf Club
Newbury & Crookham

Health and Fitness Club

Cannons Health Club
LA Fitness
LivingWell Newbury
LivingWell Newbury North
Sebastian Coe Health Club
YMCA – Sports Centre

Inn

Bacon Arms
Chequers Hotel
Compton Swan
Hare & Hounds Hotel

Queens Hotel
The Dolphin Hotel
The Hatchet Inn
The Royal Oak

Market

Antiques Vintage & Collectors Market
Newbury Charter Market
Newbury Farmers Market

Performing Arts

Corn Exchange
Dinky Dancers
Watermill: West Berkshire Playhouse

Pub and Bar

Bacon Arms
Blackbird Inn
Blue Ball
Catherine Wheel
Cock Inn
Coopers Arms
Gordons Restaurant & Bar
Halfway Inn
Hogs Head
Last Chance Saloon

Lion
Old London Apprentice
Plough Inn
Queens Hotel
Slug & Lettuce
Snooty Fox
Starting Gate
The Furze Bush Inn
The Swan

Racecourse

Newbury Racecourse plc

Restaurant

Ambiente
Ask
Bacon Arms
Blackbird Inn
Curry Garden
Gordons Restaurant & Bar
Massarella
Queens Hotel
Sustenance
The Eight Bells

The Square
Valle D’Oro Restaurant

School

Abacus Nursery School
Brockhurst and Marlston House
Cheam School
Dinky Dancers
Pelican Day Nursery
Robert Sandilands Primary School
Speenhamland Primary School
St Bartholomew’s School
St John GM Infant School
St Nicholas C of E Junior School
Victoria Park Nursery School
Winchcombe Junior School

Self-Catering

Albion Serviced Apartments
Berkshire Rooms
Bermar Studio
College Mews at Pravonix
Discovery Place
Eeklo Apartment

Highclere Castle and Gardens
Imperial Court Apartments
Imperial Court at Pravonix
Jago Apartment
Pelican House
Pelican Lane
Pravonix - Jago House
Pravonix at Brookvale
Pravonix House
Pravonix Serviced Apts at Tudor Ct
Pravonix Studio
Windsor Court

Solicitor

Antony Gorley & Co
Charles B Garner
CLM Solicitors
Gardner Leader
Horsey Lightly Fynn
Ian Spencer & Co
Janes & Co
March Solicitors

Matthew McCloy & Partners Solicitors
Mills & Bann

Taxi

65 Special Taxis
AM PM Cars
Broadway Cars
CABCO
First Choice
Kingfisher
Meridian Cars Newbury Limited
MT-Taxis

Theatre

Corn Exchange
Watermill: West Berkshire Playhouse

Venue

Highclere Castle and Gardens
West Woodhay House

Vet

Falkland Veterinary Clinic

Sports Clubs

AFC Newbury (Amateur Football)
Compton Harriers Running Club (Athletics)
Falkland CC (Cricket)
Newbury Athletic Club (Athletics)
Newbury Cricket Club (Cricket)

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Newbury Rugby Football Club (Rugby Union)
Newbury VC (Volleyball)
Team Kennet (Athletics)

Shops

Book Fun
Maher The Bookseller Ltd
Waterstones Booksellers Ltd
Angela's Flower Studio
Bokis Florist
Boots
Early Learning Centre
Rymans
Cottismore Garden Centre
Yew Tree Garden Centre
Elm Farm
The Organic Beef Company
Bright Eyes & Bobtails
Whittard of Chelsea
Dorothy Perkins
Wash Common Pharmacy
Hugh Stevens Opticians

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Badgers Ltd
High & Mighty
Staples
Carphone Warehouse
The House of Frames
BodyShop
Majestic Wine
Robert Dyas
Thorntons
Body Therapy Massage
Holland and Barratt
Allways Flowers & Crafts Ltd
Richard Summersby Photography
Wallis
Peacocks
Homebase
B & Q
Arlington Fine Arts
The Balnave Gallery
The Works
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Vinyl Revival Records
Griffin Butchers
The Village Butcher
Thames Valley Meats Ltd
Day Lewis Pharmacy plc
The Active Toy Company Ltd
Open & Shut
Software Exchange
SOS Clothing Ltd
Girls Girls Girls
Mistral
Waud Ltd
Katharine Jayne Ltd
Fifi & Moose
Suits Newbury
Camp Hopson
Hethertons of Berkshire Ltd
Christmas Farm
Fishers of Newbury
Woodlands Store
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Ashlands Stores
Brummell Road Stores
Fifth Road Stores
Greenham Court Stores
Jacqui's
Natures Corner
Julian Graves Ltd
The Broad Bean
Church House Vintners
The Dram Room
TryWines Expertise Ltd
Images
Tiger Tiger Interiors Ltd
Cupcake
Jaynes Hair Studio
Jason Palmer Hairdressing
Segais Hair Design
Ginchey Hair
De Brett's Hair Professionals
Roderick Anthony
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The Cutting Bar
Valda
Salon 46
Barber-Ellas
Duo Hair Design
Natural Beauty
Saffron Spa
La Difference
Retreat Beauty Salon
Le Spa
Encore Nail & Therapy Ltd
The Accessory Queen Ltd
Simcat Ltd
Mon Cherie
Bloomin Good Flower Shop
Angelica Flowers
International Design House
Berrydesign
Hodgesons Furnishers
The Furnishing Place
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Mik's Paints Ltd
Kitchenmonger
Montgomery Interior Fabrics
Bradley & Willows
Peter Earthy
J Lawrence
Purple Life Ltd
Philip Brown Violins
Korddz
David Clulow Opticians
Banjo Bicycles
Amanda Taylor Saddlery
Pageant
April Flowers
Tadle Pet Supplies
Scruffs To Cruffs
Hamstead Growers Equestrian Ltd
T4 Cameras Ltd
Priceless Shoes
Jones Bootmaker
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Michael Greenwood
Wilds Sports
Sports World
Benham Office Supplies Ltd
Dinky Dancers
Addicted to Nails
Dreams
Specsavers
Allways Flowers
White Stuff
Phase Eight
Pets At Home
Outfit
JoJo Maman Bebe
The Entertainer

Antiques

Hill Farm Antiques
Alan Walker Barometers

Activities

Ministry of Paintball(Adventure)

Places to Stay near Newbury

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Queens Hotel (0.14 miles)

Queens Hotel

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The Queens Hotel in Newbury is just a short distance from the famous racecourse and a forerunner when it comes to traditional charm coupled with modern style and comfort. The ... More

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Pelican House (0.25 miles)

Pelican House
Stylishly furnished and conveniently located just off the High Street in Newbury, this one bedroom Pravonix apartment is perfect for business or leisure.

Apartment comprises of double bedroom, kitchen, lounge, dining area and bathroom. Fully equipped ... More | visit website
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Bermar Studio (0.27 miles)

Bermar Studio
Beautiful one bedroom apartment located in Newbury Town Centre with easy access to bars, restaurants, shops. Walking distance to Vodafone HQ. Apartment comprises of one double bedroom, bathroom with shower, kitchen/lounge/diner. Fully equipped kitchen with ... More | visit website
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Windsor Court (0.27 miles)

Windsor Court
Located very close to the Town Centre, Newbury racecourse and the train station this 2 bedroom apartment is ideal for anyone requiring short term accommodation as an alternative to staying in a hotel. The apartment ... More | visit website
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Imperial Court at Pravonix (0.31 miles)

Imperial Court at Pravonix
Imperial Court is conveniently located in Newbury Town Centre, with very easy access to the train station. The bus station is very close and walking distance. This 2 bedroom 2 bathroom apartments is modern with a ... More | visit website
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Timson Court (0.31 miles)

Timson Court
Located very close to the Town Centre allowing for easy access to all local amenities including Newbury racecourse, Vodafone, Bayer etc. 2 Double bedrooms, one with en-suite, family bathroom, fully equipped separate kitchen, Lounge /diner with ... More | visit website
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Pelican Lane (0.33 miles)

Pelican Lane

Spacious luxury executive 1 bedroom apartment located in the Town Centre in a quiet gated small complex within easy reach of Bars, Restaurants, fitness Centre, Golf Club, Supermarket, Train Station etc. An Ideal location for ... More | visit website

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Chequers Hotel (0.34 miles)

Chequers Hotel

Located in the heart of Newbury town centre, The Chequers Hotel is an 18th century coaching inn, providing 56 well appointed en-suite bedrooms which are all fully equipped with tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryer, ... More | visit website

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The Dolphin Hotel (0.35 miles)

The Dolphin Hotel

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A warm welcome and attentive service are assured at this renovated 17th century coaching inn. located within easy walking distance of the historic center of newbury and short distance from ... More

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Pravonix Studio (0.39 miles)

Pravonix Studio
This studio apartment has been well designed to maximise use of the space. Fitted with stunning excellent quality wooden wardrobes and bed, fully fitted kitchen, and separate bathroom. Located in Newbury Town Centre, close to all ... More | visit website

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Henry VI Crowned as Henri II in Paris - 1431, Oliver Cromwell becomes 'lord protector' - 1653, The 'Bill of Rights' established - 1689, Boston tea party - 1773, Battle of the Bulge Begins - 1944
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