Located a short distance from the M4, The Chequers Hotel is a perfect base from which to explore the Berkshire County, Thames Valley as well as the beautiful Cotswolds which is not too far away.
Historic sites abound including both Highclere Castle, the home of the hit TV series Downton Abbey also Donnington Castle, built in the 1300’s and a prominent stronghold in the first English Civil War. Other historical sites include Shaw House an Elizabethan mansion featuring early H-Plan symmetrical architectural design; the Gothic St Nicholas Church and the cultural West Berkshire Museum.
But if you are attracted to more sporting pastimes, there are a variety of golf courses in the area and, of course Newbury is best known for its racecourse.
Newbury is situated on the river Kennet and the Kennet and Avon Canal and has a town centre containing many 17th century buildings.
The scenery is wonderful, the welcome warm and the hospitality legendary. We look forward to welcoming you to Chequers Hotel in the near future.