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A three-day winter break at Donnington Grove

Belinda Dixon December 15 2021

A three-day winter break at Donnington Grove

After the sparkle of Christmas, the New Year feels like its ushering in duller days. The key to combating the gloom is having something special to look forward to. Time then to book your very own country house escape. With beauty treatments and golf, afternoon teas and clay pigeon shooting, theatre shows and fine foods - not to mention a dash of Downton Abbey - here’s how your three-day break in...

Gift a Donnington Grove Experience This Christmas

Donnington Grove November 09 2021

Gift a Donnington Grove Experience This Christmas

Christmas is a time for memories and sharing with others, so why not make it last even longer by gifting someone an experience to look forward to. From afternoon tea vouchers, to clay pigeon shooting and golf lessons, you can gift your loved ones a truly unique experience this Christmas.Choose to send your voucher in a thoughtfully presented gift box delivered directly to their door, or as an...

Fresh, local, seasonal - why food provenance matters at Donnington Grove

Donnington Grove October 27 2021

Fresh, local, seasonal - why food provenance matters at Donnington Grove

While the changing seasons bring many pleasures, one of the greatest is the procession of things that ripen, sprout and grow. And the difference all that makes to the food that turns up on our plates. At Donnington Grove we delight in showcasing reputable, local, seasonal produce. Which is why, for our Head Chef this is one of the most exciting times of the year. Meet our Head Chef, Simon HodgsonHead...

Top Five Walks Near Donnington and Newbury

Donnington Grove September 29 2021

Top Five Walks Near Donnington and Newbury

Getting out in nature is one of the best things you can do for your body and mind. As well as the physical benefits of taking a stroll in the countryside, the gentle exercise helps release mood-boosting endorphins. According to studies, being in nature reduces anger, fear and stress, to help you feel better emotionally.A good walk is also the perfect way to explore a new area if you’re on your holidays...

Reasons to Staycation in Berkshire this Autumn

Donnington Grove September 01 2021

Reasons to Staycation in Berkshire this Autumn

After a summer spent rushing about, autumn gifts us the chance to explore closer to home. Staycationing, especially at the moment, is a stress-free way to discover new places and really recharge. Choosing the right place to holiday at home though is crucial. The best autumn breaks need to combine world-class sights, absorbing activities and the chance to unwind. Which is why Berkshire is the ...

Celebrate Christmas and the New Year at Donnington Grove

November 21 2019

It’s that time of year! This festive season, Donnington Grove is transforming our stunning country hotel into the ultimate Winter Wonderland. From Christmas parties to New Year’s Eve events, there is something here for everyone.December Party NightsFor the entire month of December, we will be hosting party nights filled with great food, music, and even better company. Our resident DJ keeps the...

What to expect from our Wedding Venue

September 26 2019

Your wedding day is, naturally, very important to you, and regardless of your budget or amount of guests you want to enjoy your day and be as carefree as possible. Wedding planning can add stress to the proceedings, and makes the months leading up to the wedding busy and tense. When looking for a wedding venue in Berkshire, you deserve somewhere that can cater to your needs and take care of the lion...

Donnington Grove Wedding Show – 26th January 2020, free admission!

September 26 2019

Due to popular demand, we are hosting our annual wedding show on Sunday 26th January 2020, 11am – 3pm. Admission is free, all you need to do is reserve your place. If you’re planning your wedding, bring along a family member, friend, or your partner to discover local wedding vendors who would love to make your big day even more special.What to expect:Free entry and refreshments throughout the ...

Your guide to corporate events at our golf course in Donnington

June 14 2019

Private events are a successful way to foster new business relationships and impress your most valued clients. A pre-booked, pre-organised event shows your closest associates and partners that you wish to spend some time with them and value their business and loyalty, even as a palate-cleanser after a conference. If you’re planning a corporate event, why not choose Donnington Grove for our function...

5 Reasons to Try Beau’s Bar & Restaurant at Donnington Grove

April 05 2019

Just in time for the New Year, Donnington Grove we opened our new and beautifully renovated Beau’s Bar and Restaurant. Taking inspiration from Beau Brummel, the iconic fashion figure and Dandy who lived at Donnington Hall in the 18th century, we give a nod to his Great British style. We’re really excited to share Beau’s Bar and Restaurant with local Newbury residents and visitors alike. To give...

Why You Shouldn’t Wait till the Spring and Summer Months to Play a Round at

January 07 2019

Nestled in 500 acres of picturesque countryside, The Donnington Grove Estate offers some of the most exquisitely picturesque views in Berkshire – or indeed anywhere in the UK. With a championship-standard course, we entertain thousands of avid, scratch – and novice golfers every single year.Yet, despite the immaculately-presented golf course and much-lauded facilities, complemented by a friendly...

Wedding Show 2nd September

August 21 2018

Donnington Grove Wedding show a day not to be missed - 2nd September 11am – 4pm Free admissionsWhat’s there?Perfect tailored suits Beautiful flower bouquets Extravagant supercar hire Fantastic entertainment – From falconry to fireworks Exquisite natural wedding photography Wedding clothing and wedding accessories & much more!Everything you need to plan the Perfect Wedding Without a doubt...

Five of the Best Golf Courses in Berkshire

June 28 2018

Berkshire may be best-known as the home of Windsor Castle, Stonehenge and Downton Abbey but the county is also home to some of the best golf courses the UK has to offer. Whilst you may wish to stay at the luxury Donnington Grove Hotel & Country Club, and take advantage of our challenging golf course overlooked by beautiful Donnington Castle, we are aware that the county also offers different Golf ...

Do This on Your Wedding Morning at Donnington Grove!

February 20 2018

If your wedding is fast-approaching you’ll have a million and one thoughts running through your mind, and you might feel a little overwhelmed with everything you have left to plan. One thing you should never underestimate is the morning of the wedding, this can pass really quickly, and if you aren’t organised and don’t have an action plan in place, things will quickly spiral out of control. ...

Clay Pigeon Tips for Beginners

December 12 2017

Clay pigeon shooting is a great way to have fun with a group of friends, and perfect for birthdays, stag-dos and special types of occasions, including corporate events. Here at Donnington Grove, we have our very own shooting facility which is popular with a diverse range of people who are looking for fun, whilst trying a different type of sport. You can try this even if you haven’t held a rifle ...



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