Donnington Grove – a historic hotel in Newbury
Donnington – a country house hotel in Newbury that's supremely unstuffy. Despite the gargoyles and grandeur, Donnington has a family feel.
Donnington is a destination. Foodies savour our exceptional meals. Couples fall in love with our romantic wedding venue. Golfers relish our challenging championship course.
Our 500 acres are delightful year-round. Fish our chalk stream, try clay pigeon shooting, indulge in a Swedish massage. Visit Highclere Castle, the setting for Downton Abbey, just 8 miles away.
Set on the outskirts of Newbury, we offer extraordinary value when you book direct.
Donnington is more than a little magical. We’re a friendly country house hotel in Newbury where you'll feel right at home.
A hotel in Newbury with character
Donnington is distinctive. A Strawberry Hill Gothic mansion with more than a hint of Hogwarts. Guests love the personalised service, characterful rooms and expansive views of the grounds.
From fairytale weddings, family gatherings and breaks with friends to golfing holidays and corporate events – Donnington is more than just a hotel in Newbury. It’s your very own country retreat.
An elegant restaurant in Newbury
At Beau's Restaurant, Donnington's chefs turn prime local, seasonal produce into exceptional meals.
With a smart new look and picture windows overlooking the grounds, this is relaxed dining in picturesque surrounds.
We’re one of the finest restaurants in Berkshire. And if you book Dinner, Bed and Breakfast, you’ll only have to navigate as far as your gorgeous room upstairs.
Thank you for another fantastic stay! We've stayed at lots of different golf hotels and this is the only one we keep coming back to. This is our third visit and we brought my parents this time and they loved it too, they're already talking about coming back next year.
The staff are all so welcoming and friendly, especially Eva in the restaurant; her customer service skills are second to none and she was so cheerful and professional. She mentioned she was on an agency placement, but it would be a real benefit for the hotel team if it were possible to make her a permanent member of staff.
We got married here 2 weekends ago. Everyone and everything was fantastic. Charlie is the man who rocks weddings, from the first time we met him to the day itself he was amazing. The whole team at Donnington Grove made our day so special. Beautiful rooms all the family that stayed were raving about how beautiful the building and grounds are. Food second to none. Thank you all so much
I would highly recommend Donnington Grove for a wedding venue. The organisation and information provided was second to none. All guests were accommodated and looked after well. Top marks for this venue
My husband and I stayed in the Manor House Suite the night of our wedding and it was absolutely lovely. Really comfy bed and clean spacious rooms. The complimentary bottle of champagne was a really kind gesture. It was the perfect way to end our wedding day.
Brilliant venue had a fantastic time celebrating a friends wedding stunning food amazing food wonderfully comfy hotel room and a superb breakfast well worth a visit highly recommended would definitely stay here again 1st class service and stunning views
Thank you Jo & the amazing team at Donnington Grove. The day was absolutely faultless, phenomenal service right from when we arrived on Friday, food was superb, all of the staff were amazing. Nothing was too much trouble for you and your team. We are so happy to have chosen to have our day at Donnington Grove. Thank you again.
Donnington Grove was delightful and characterful, with a large bedroom, bathroom and wonderful views. Staff and services were all top class and we had a wonderful visit. Hotel also close to Highclere Castle which we visited and was pretty fab too.
Set in a vast wooded Golf course this Gothic Manor House themed in a tasteful bygone time has lovely rooms & comfortable beds.The restaurant food & service was excellent. The atmosphere was relaxed & informal allowing guests to come & go as they please.
Could not fault this hotel. A great 2 night stay for our wedding anniversary. Service and restaurant food excellent and all with a great location. Would recommend this to anyone and can't wait to visit again.
We were visiting Highclere Castle and wanted to stay somewhere ‘lovely’ . Searched the internet and found this. So glad we did! Amazing hotel, beautiful grounds, food amazing! As you can see we really did enjoy it!
We were a large group visiting end of July, we booked total of 8 rooms. Check In was smooth and over all experience was wonderful. There is a nice hike to Donnington Castle from hotel. Golf courses are beautiful as well, I highly recommend this place.
We enjoyed a delightful stay in beautiful surroundings. Our executive room was spacious and spotlessly clean. The meals were delicious and well cooked. All the staff were welcoming and helpful and went out of their way to help us feel comfortable and safe. Highly Recommended.