You have had your friends and family all tell you about the wonderful times they had when they take a trip to Newbury. They all tell you about the beauty and the history of the town and the nice days they spent there, but you still are not sure if this is the place where you want to holiday for a few days. You may not realize it, but there is a great deal to do in and around Newbury beyond simply enjoying the beauty of the area. There are many great things for you to see and do during your time in Newbury, including:
- Newbury Racecourse – If you enjoy the horse races or have always wanted to go to see horse races but have never been there yourself then going to Newbury can be just the thing for you. You can look at the hotels near Newbury Racecourse and choose one of them to stay at so you can be very close to the track and get there quickly. Newbury Racecourse is one of the most famous racetracks in England and is home to many fantastic races during the year, including the Hennessy Gold Cup in November. You can spend the day at the races and take in all of the fun and excitement.
- Donnington Castle – Located just a few miles to the north of Newbury you will find the ruins of Donnington Castle. The castle’s history dates back almost 700 years and is one of the true ancient monuments in the UK. While the actual castle structure was destroyed hundreds of years ago, the gatehouse still remains and can be an amazing structure for you to explore.
- The Corn Exchange – For those that may be interested in the arts, culture, and dance, going to the Corn Exchange during your visit can provide you with a wonderful experience. The Corn Exchange is a multi-arts venue where you can go to see professional and amateur performances in music, dance, readings, drama, and much more. The building itself is also a sight to behold as it is one of the historic sites in the area.
- The Market Place – Located in the center of the town of Newbury, this area not only houses the Town Hall but is also where you can find all kinds of wonderful shops, restaurants, pubs, theatres and much more so that you can spend your day walking through the area and enjoying all that the Market Place has to offer.
You will find that there are plenty of great things for you to do so you can enjoy your time in Newbury. Look for Newbury accommodation or at one of the cheap hotels in Reading and you will find that the Best Western West Grange Hotel is the perfect place for you to stay. The Best Western West Grange Hotel is located between Newbury and Reading so you can easily get to all of the places you want to go and have a nice place to stay for an affordable price.