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Ashdown House
Situated on the edge of the Berkshire Downs, this 17th Century manor house is one of the most interesting and beautiful pieces of architecture in the area. The Dutch-style of the building makes it stand out from the rest...
 
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Bowdown Woods
Bowdown Woods is located just outside of Newbury in Berkshire and can be found between Greenham Common and the banks of the River Kennet. Part of West Berkshire Living Landscape, this woodland is owned and operated as part of...
 
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Desmoulin
The Desmoulin Gallery is situated in one of the oldest buildings in Newbury, The Granary, beside the Kennet and Avon Canal. The Granary building is connected to the Old Cloth hall, now the West Berkshire Museum. The original Granary was...
 
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Donnington Castle
The striking, twin-towered gatehouse, plus some defensive Civil War earthworks, are all that remain of this 14th Century castle once owned by Geoffrey Chaucer’s son, Thomas. During the Civil War (1642-46), it was seized by Royalist forces after the first...
 
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Greenham Common
Evidence of mankind roaming Greenham Common has been found dating back to Prehistoric times. With the arrival of cruise missiles in the 1980s, and subsequently anti-nuclear peace protesters, Greenham Common became famous worldwide. Now the cruise missiles have gone. Since...
 
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Highclere Castle
The 1000 acre estate surrounding Highclere has is most famous as the stately home in the TV Series Downton Abbey. Fans of the TV series and those seeking some of the grandest architecture in the land won’t be disappointed as...
 
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Kennet and Avon Canal
The Kennet and Avon canal runs for 86 miles linking the Thames with the Bristol Channel. The Great Western Railway opened in 1841 taking away a lot of traffic from the canal, and the Kennet and Avon eventually became unusable....
 
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Living Rainforest, The
A living rainforest inside glass houses near Newbury. It successfully brings together an array of animals, including free ranging butterflies, lizards & birds, and over 300 species of plants to recreate the amazing Amazon Rainforest bursting with energy. Special events...
 
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Newbury Library
Newbury Library stands in the very heart of the town, and has for generations offered one of the most important social and cultural exchanges in the community. The library has a large reference and local history collection. There...
 
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Sandham Memorial Chapel
This beautiful chapel contains a world-class collection of visionary paintings by the eminent artist Stanley Spencer. The wonderful chapel has been decorated in a 1920s style and oozes artistic excellence and architectural prowess from every angle. The chapel...
 
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St Nicolas Church
St. Nicholas Church is a magnificent 16th Century building built by the famous cloth maker Jack O’Newbury and his son. St. Nicholas is situated in the heart of Newbury and dates back to the 16th Century. The enormous church was...
 
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The Corn Exchange
The Corn Exchange is a 400 seat theatre based in the centre of the Newbury’s bustling market place. The grade II listed building was first used in 1861 for trading corn. In the 1900s its usage moved towards local events...
 
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West Berkshire Museum
West Berkshire Museum is part of the longest historic building in Newbury. Originally built as a clothing factory, the building was once used as a workhouse, hospital, school and corn store before being converted into a museum in 1904. The...
 
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