Donnington - packed with things to do near Newbury

Donnington is energising, relaxing, inspiring. Here 500 extraordinary acres are just waiting to be explored. Track down the secret She-tennoji Temple. Stroll to 14th century Donnington Castle. Discover the source of the original water supply spring. Or visit Highclere Castle (ITV’s Downton Abbey) just 8 miles away.

Book a tee time or practice your swing on the driving range . Indulge in an aromatherapy massage. Shoot at some clays. Cast a fly into the rippling River Lambourn, or just watch the ducks and swans.

An irresistible estate rich in both history and style, Donnington is one of the best places to stay in Newbury.

Come and visit. And feel like you're staying in a friend's very grand but very comfy country home.

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One of the finest golf and country house hotels in Berkshire, Donnington Grove has a challenging 18 hole Championship course, flood-lit and covered driving range, and fully-stocked professional shop.

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Walking trails wind through the beautiful 500 acre Donnington estate. The 20-mile Lambourn Valley Way edges the grounds, en route to Newbury and the Uffington White Horse.

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Clay Pigeon Shooting

Total beginner, or looking to improve your aim? Donnington’s Berkshire clay pigeon shooting sessions will soon have you shattering clays

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A picturesque stretch of the River Lambourn chalk stream. A stock of grayling and brown trout. Donnington offers first-rate fly fishing breaks in Berkshire.

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