- Newbury, England
The Retreat is a dog-friendly 18th-century country house hotel and spa set in 16 acres of magnificent grounds, close to the North Wessex Downs, an Area of Outstanding Beauty.£216Price per night fromPetsPyjamas Exclusive Package Available
- Newbury, England
The Vineyard Hotel & Spa is a superb 5-star dog-friendly destination located in Stockcross, just off the borders of Newbury in Berkshire and less than an hour from London.£345Price per night fromPetsPyjamas Exclusive Package Available
- EnglandCome and indulge yourself at IIsley Farm, an attractive cluster of luxurious barns nestled in the rolling countryside of Berkshire. This is the perfect place for blissful escapes, rural adventures and memorable breaks with friends and family whatever time of year you choose to visit.
These former barns (1 The Pheasant ref UK31228, 2 The Pheasant ref UK31229, The Gallops ref UKC4259, The Downs ref UK33749 and Partridge ref UK33748) are located on a working arable farm and have been sympathetically restored to the highest standards to uncover much of their original charm and character boasting exposed beams with imposing vaulted ceilings, stone walls and lots of wonderful welcome touches have been added for that ultimate relaxation experience.
Step inside and in each property you will be greeted with a large open plan living space which flows seamlessly through to the exquisite kitchen areas, providing the perfect place to cook up your favourite meal, or simply kick back and unwind following a busy day’s adventure! Each bedroom has been tastefully presented with the highest level of comfort in mind, dressed in crisp white bed linen and all bedrooms with the added bonus of en-suite facilities. Outside, the wide open space with south facing patio makes the ideal place to relax, enjoy outdoor games or even al fresco dining on a sunny day!
Berkshire, famed for its connections with the Royal family, is full of character and hosts a wealth of charming towns and villages and countryside to explore make this county the perfect antidote to escape the hustle and bustle of modern day living. The bustling market town of Newbury is within easy reach and is home to a plethora of traditional ale houses and thriving restaurants set along the glistening banks of the River Kennet. The vibrant high street offers a good mix of well-known high street names, local independent shops and is also home to the Corn Exchange arts centre providing a wide variety of entertainment and a cinema complex. Other places of interest nearby include Newbury Racecourse, Highclere Castle, Donnington Castle, Thatcham Nature Discovery Centre and the prestigious Windsor Castle. Whatever your adventure, this wonderful collection of luxury accommodation will be waiting for you when you return from your days out exploring. Kick off your boots, pour a glass of wine and relax in your Ilsley rural adventure.
These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 42 guests.£116From price per night based on 7 night stay
- EnglandHatchers Barn is joined to Olivers Barn – also available to rent – a perfect add on for larger groups. They mirror each other and are two beautiful barn conversions in the stunning North Wessex Downs, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. They are the perfect properties for both family and friend groups looking for excellent quality accommodation to reunite and get together in a beautiful part of the country. They can be booked together to sleep up to 16 or as two completely separate houses of 8. It’s a wonderland for walkers with a footpath from the front door which will take you into the beautiful countryside. Cycling is also very popular in this area with plenty of routes to take and discover.
Other local attractions and activities in the area include Barbury shooting school, Lambourn racing stables, Newbury Racecourse, Highclere Castle (also known as the filming location for Downton Abbey), Avebury Stone Circle, Donnington Castle, Thatcham Nature Discovery Centre, and the prestigious Windsor Castle.£197From price per night based on 7 night stay
- EnglandBurwood Cottage is a delightful holiday retreat nestled in the picturesque rural village of Chalkhouse Green, Oxfordshire. This charming cottage offers a cosy and authentic experience, making it an ideal getaway for families or groups of friends. The living room greets you and exudes rustic charm and character including a beautiful inglenook fireplace, providing a perfect space to relax and unwind after a day of exploring the countryside. On the ground floor, you will find a comfortable double bedroom, allowing easy access for those who prefer to stay on the lower level. Also on the ground floor, there is a well-appointed bathroom. The cottage boasts a delightful kitchen and breakfast room on the same level, offering all the amenities needed to prepare delicious meals during your stay. A set of stairs leads you to the first floor, where you will find a cosy double bedroom interconnecting to a charming twin bedroom, providing a tranquil and restful atmosphere. The dining room, a delightful space for shared meals, leads out to a covered patio and seating area. From here, you can admire the beautiful cottage garden and lawn, perfect for enjoying the outdoors and basking in the natural beauty of the surroundings. One of the fantastic features of Burwood Cottage is that it is dog-friendly, meaning you can bring along your furry friends to share the holiday experience. Additionally, the cottage ensures privacy and security with a gated entrance, allowing you to relax and immerse yourself fully in the tranquil environment.
While staying at Burwood Cottage, there are numerous places to visit and activities to enjoy in the surrounding area, including three gorgeous country pubs within 30-45 minutes’ walk through the beautiful countryside surrounding the cottage. Take advantage of the cottage’s proximity to the Chiltern Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and explore the picturesque walking trails and breath-taking landscapes. A short distance away is the stunning Greys Court, a National Trust property with beautiful gardens and a historic house. Another National Trust gem nearby is Basildon Park, an elegant Georgian mansion set amidst stunning parkland. Visit the charming town of Henley-on-Thames known for its world-famous Henley Royal Regatta, where you can enjoy the riverside setting, boutique shops, and riverside walks, along with leisurely boat trips which can be enjoyed along the River Thames.
Discover the former home of Lord Nuffield at Nuffield Place, the founder of the Morris Motor Company, now a fascinating museum showcasing the life of this influential figure. Embark on a day trip to Windsor Castle, the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world, and immerse yourself in royal history and architectural splendour. The twin villages of Goring and Strealey along the River Thames offer picturesque walks, quaint pubs, and a relaxing atmosphere. If you have children with you, Wellington Country Park is a family-friendly park offers adventure playgrounds, animal areas, and beautiful picnic spots. A bit further afield, but well worth a visit, is Blenheim Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. With so much to explore and enjoy in the area, Burwood Cottage provides a delightful base for a memorable holiday experience. Whether you seek relaxation in a serene environment or wish to explore the rich history and natural beauty of the surroundings, this cottage has it all.£106From price per night based on 7 night stay