Dessert

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

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 you a flavour of what to expect, we want to share 5 reasons to come and join us at Beau’s...

Fishing

Simple Tips for Autumn Grayling Fishing

Published by: Donnington Grove

Donnington Grove is in the extremely lucky position to offer river fly fishing all year round. In the summer months, we’re a popular destination for guests looking to catch river trout, but if you’re staying with us in the cooler autumn and winter, you can have plenty of fun on the river fishing for grayling...

Japanese Temple

The Golden Temple

Published by: Donnington Grove

Kinkaku-ji is one of Kyoto’s leading temples. Its formal name is Rokuon-ji. It was built at the end of the 14th century originally as a villa for Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, the shogun at the time. After Yoshimitsu’s death, as indicated in his will, the building was converted into a temple of the Zen sect of Buddhism, which is famous for the practice of zazen, or religious meditation (a major method of Buddhist training, and method of meditation for establishing one’s foundation in Zen Buddhism).

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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...