• Shaw House

    Elizabethan splendor

    Shaw House is the best surviving Elizabethan manor house in Berkshire. It is available for venue hire throughout the year and open to the public in the school holidays. The new public season starts on Saturday 15th February 2014.

  • Horse-Drawn Canal Trips on the Kennet and Avon Canal

    Tranquil waterways

    The Kennet and Avon Canal runs right through the area providing opportunities for walking, cycling, rowing or dreaming...enjoy a horse-drawn boat trip from Kintbury to really unwind.

  • Newbury Racecourse

    First class racing

    Offering 29 racedays throughout 2014, Newbury is an award-winning racecourse staging some of Britain's best racing.

  • Donnington Castle

    Perfect for picnics

    The gatehouse is all that survives of the once magnificent Donnington Castle.  The site is steeped in history and is especially well known for its role during the English Civil War. Today it is owned by English Heritage and access is free.

  • Lambourn Seven Barrows

    Prehistoric landscapes

    Much of the area around Newbury is part of the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This group of prehistoric barrows just outside Lambourn is typical of the open countryside of the Berkshire Downs.

  • St Bartholomew Street, Newbury

    Newbury town centre

    Newbury has a very vibrant town centre with a great mix of shops, pubs and restaurants along the pedestrianised main streets.  There is a twice weekly market and a strong programme of free special events throughout the year.

  • Parkway

    Discover an exclusive range of top fashion & lifestyle brands in a historical environment right in the heart of Newbury town. Positioned just off Northbrook Street, Parkway Shopping presents John Lewis at home & Debenhams, alongside an exceptional mix of high street and unique boutique stores.

accommodation icon
calendar icon
NSF 2014

10 - 24 May - Newbury Spring Festival is a glorious fortnight of world class music in Newbury and its beautiful neighbouring villages, where international symphony orchestras, ensembles and soloists rub shoulders with jazz legends, world music artists and the stars of tomorrow. Events will be happening across West Berkshire including Kintbury, Theale, Lambourn, Stockcross, Woolhampton and Ashford Hill. Highlights include The Big Chris Babrber Band at the Corn Exchange, Peter and the Wolf at Sheepdrove Eco Conference Centre and the London Symphony Chorus at St Nicolas Church Newbury. 

Newbury Visitor Information Centre tickets

Newbury Visitor Information Centre has got tickets galore! We are currently selling tickets to the Shaw House open air theatre and open air cinema programme as well as 'early bird' tickets to the Battle Proms at Highclere Castle and the Jubilee canal boat trips. In the near future we will also have tickets to the Highclere Game & Country Fair, the West Woodhay Festival of Gardening and the 2014 Newbury Show. So if you fancy a fantastic day out at one of these fabulous events over the next few months, then pop in and see us today in the Town Hall, Market Place, Newbury or give us a call on 01635 30267.

Milestone near Newbury

For a map of the area and some great reviews from local residents, from history and from the press then click here. We would also like to hear from you about your visit to the area.