Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic Newbury

Enjoy the area's history, cathedral and art galleries and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Newbury. This welcoming city is known for its archaeology, bars and horse racing. Oracle and Mapledurham House and Watermill are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Newbury

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Newbury a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Deanwood Park Golf Course (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Newbury and Crookham Golf Club (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Thatcham Nature Discovery Centre (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • 4 Kingdoms Adventure Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Bucklebury Farm Park (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • UK Wolf Centre (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Newbury

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Newbury is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Walbury Hill (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Combe Gibbet (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Lardon Chase - the Holies and Lough Down (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Basildon Park (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Pincents Hill (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Prospect Park (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Newbury

Fly into Oxford (OXF), the closest airport, located 29.8 mi (47.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Southampton (SOU), which is 31.2 mi (50.2 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Newbury Station or Newbury Racecourse Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Newbury?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 115 vacation rentals near Newbury. From 39 Houses to 32 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Newbury for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Newbury?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Newbury. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Highclere Castle: 214 vacation rentals
  • Donnington Castle: 225 vacation rentals
  • Watermill Theatre: 233 vacation rentals
  • Shaw House: 226 vacation rentals
  • West Berkshire Museum: 223 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Newbury listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Newbury?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 39 Houses in Newbury. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Newbury include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 32 rentals available
  • Cabins: 26 rentals available
  • Cottages: 26 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Newbury?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9 vacation rentals with pool available in Newbury. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.