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The best Autumnal walks in Berkshire

Published by: James Matthews

There’s no doubt that Berkshire is a walker’s paradise. With sprawling woodland, historic landmarks and breathtaking hilltop views, exploring on foot is one of the best ways to discover all that Berkshire has to offer.

When autumn rolls around, that best gets even better. With the crisp air on your cheeks and rich red and gold leaves as far as the eye can see, an autumnal walk in Berkshire is nothing short of magical. And the best bit? Wherever you want to explore, Berkshire means you’re spoiled for choice.

 

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Fun Outdoor Activities in Berkshire

Published by: Bethany Preston

June officially marks National Great Outdoors Month. There’s no better time to step away from the screen, lather on the Factor 50 and soak up some much-needed vitamin D. With the warmer weather at our fingertips, why not pay a visit to the charming province of Berkshire, home to some of the most impressive countryside in England, an array of idyllic market towns and a plethora of things to do. 

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A three-day winter break at Donnington Grove

Published by: Belinda Dixon

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 Berkshire could look at Donnington Grove...

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Top Five Walks Near Donnington and Newbury

Published by: Donnington Grove

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. So if you're looking for things to do in Berkshire, be sure to tick these walks near Donnington Grove off first!

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Five of the Best Golf Courses in Berkshire

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 Courses, that upon your stay with us, you could visit...

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Your superb summer three-day stay at Donnington Grove Hotel

Published by: Belinda Dixon

Long summer days are just made for being outdoors. Especially in beautiful scenery with exciting things to do. This is why Donnington Grove Hotel is perfect for a three-day summer break.

It’ll see you exploring exquisite grounds and relaxing in gorgeous gardens. Trying your hand at clay pigeon shooting, fishing or golf. Heading out to nearby Highclere Castle and the racecourse at Newbury. Or wandering back from a night at the Watermill Theatre through our grounds. Donnington has all the ingredients for an idyllic summer-time country house stay.