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highclere castle

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Highclere Castle is not far from Oxford to the north and Winchester to the south, each of which offer fascinating days out for visitors. 10 miles to the west of Highclere is the charming town of Hungerford with an antique market and high street by the Kennet Canal. A further 10 miles west is the picturesque town of Marlborough.

Newbury is the local town for Highclere and has a racecourse with several exciting meetings throughout the year.

Newbury Racecourse PLC
Tel: +44(0)1635 40015 | Email: info@newbury-racecourse.co.uk | Web: Newbury Racecourse

Whitchurch Silk Mill
Tel: +44(0)1256 892065 | Email: silkmill@btinternet.com | Web: Whitchurch Silk Mill

Wilton House
Tel: +44(0)1722 746700 | Email: admin@wiltonhouse.com | Web: Wilton House

Sandham Memorial Chapel
Tel: +44(0)1635 278394 | Email: sandham@nationalturst.org.uk | Web: Sandham Memorial Chapel

The Living Rainforest
Tel: +44(0)1635 202444 | Email: enquiries@livingrainforest.org | Web: The Living Rainforest

West Berkshire Museum
Tel: +44(0)1635 519562 | Email: museum@westberks.gov.uk | Web: West Berkshire Museum

The Watermill Theatre
Tel: 01635 46044 | Email: admin@watermill.org.uk | Web: www.watermill.org.uk

The Corn Exchange
Tel: 01635 522733 | Email: boxoffice@cornexchangenew.co.uk | Web: www.cornexchangenew.com

Donnington Castle
Web: www.english-heritage.org.uk

The West Berkshire Brewery
Tel: 01635 202968 | Web: www.wbbrew.co.uk

Basildon Park
Tel: 0118 984 3040 | Web: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/basildon-park/

Shaw House
Tel: 01635 279279 | Web: www.shawhouse.org.uk