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The Hatchet Inn, Newbury

This hotel is in the heart of the historic market town of Newbury. Situated on the edge of the Berkshire Downs, the historic market town of Newbury straddles the Kennet and Avon Canal on the crossroads between London and the southwest.

The vibrant town centre offers a great mix of pubs, restaurants and shops, with a top-class racecourse within walking distance.

From £62.50 per night


01635 277560


12 Market Place, Newbury, Berskhire, England, RG14 5BD


This hotel features 14 air-conditioned rooms in the main building, with additional executive rooms in the external cottage.

The grade II listed buildings have been extensively renovated to a high standard, while keeping their traditional character.

All rooms are en suite, with tea- and coffee-making facilities, hairdryer and flat-screen television.

  • room_service24-hour reception
  • showerBath and shower
  • child_friendlyChildren welcome
  • waterComplimentary water
  • showerEn suite
  • more_timeExpress check-out
  • family_restroomFamily rooms
  • live_tvFreeview TV
  • ironIron and ironing board
  • elevatorLift
  • accessibleStep-free access
  • local_cafeTea and coffee facilities
  • wifiUnlimited free Wi-Fi
  • person_offUnmanned reception
Views from the lock in Newbury, Berkshire

Local attractions

There is plenty to offer in and around Newbury.

The Corn Exchange offers a wide variety of arts and entertainment events. The racecourse hosts racing and live music events throughout the year.

Soak up the history at Shaw House or Highclere Castle – the home of Downton Abbey.

Enjoy a relaxing boat trip along the Kennet and Avon Canal or a leisurely walk through the Berkshire Downs or Greenham Common.

Local transport

Newbury railway station runs direct trains to London Paddington and Reading.

The M4 motorway and A34 interchange are approximately three miles from the town centre.


Council-run car parks are situated on Wharf Road.

This hotel no longer offers parking facilities.


From the north, via the M4 junction 13, take the A34 exit to Newbury. Keep left and exit onto the A339 to Newbury. Continue on the A339 for approximately two miles. At the roundabout, take the third exit onto Bear Lane, then turn right onto Wharf Road.

From the south via the A34, exit the A34 at the B4640 and follow signs towards Newbury. After approximately two miles, take the first exit onto Newtown Road/A339. Go straight across the next two roundabouts, and at the third roundabout take the first exit onto Bear Lane, then turn right onto Wharf Road.

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Unwind at our authentic Wetherspoon pubs

Every hotel is also attached to a Wetherspoon pub, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, including club deals (such as Curry Club® and Steak Club®) and a range of hot, soft and alcoholic drinks, all conveniently located for hotel guests to enjoy during their stay with us.

A wooden sculpture of a farmer with an axe in the pub at the Hatchet Inn

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