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Your Countryside Retreat Awaits

Our wonderful team would like to welcome you to The Carnarvon Arms, a former coaching inn which served travellers to-and-from Highclere Castle in the quaint hamlet of Whitway. A country pub with rooms, that envelops you in a traditional English setting, with roaring fires, wooden floors and traditional beams along with a garden for cosy, autumnal evenings. Serving delicious seasonal dishes all day using only the best of British ingredients and good old-fashioned hospitality. The Carnarvon Arms is the ideal place to relax, recharge and explore the beautiful surrounding area.

The Carnarvon Arms makes a great base for those wishing to indulge in country pursuits. Located just minutes from the A34, M4, A303 and not very far from Newbury Train Station.

You won’t have trouble finding things to do nearby, with the famous Downton Abbey Highclere Castle on our doorstep. As well as the Bombay Sapphire distillery, Newbury Racecourse, living rainforest, Newbury Showground and the famous Avon & Kennet canal  just minutes away.

Escape the ordinary with us this Winter and enjoy a 2-night stay including a choice of continental or full English breakfast, a complimentary Spiced Gin & Tonic or Glenfiddich Winter Buck on arrival and a 2-course dinner on either night for two people.

Available from 1st October 2022 – 31st March 2023. Subject to availability.

Spring into Summer

There’s nothing like a little getaway to put a spring in your step. Spring into Summer with a 2-night stay including a complimentary Hendrick’s Raspberry & Rose Spritz or Discarded Banana Rum & Orange Cooler on arrival, breakfast each morning and a 2-course dinner for two on either night, from just £280.

Available from 1st April 2023 – 30th September 2023. Subject to availability.


Dog-Friendly Stays

Our dog-friendly bedrooms provide everything you need to keep tails wagging this summer. Complete with their own doggy bed or blanket, bowl and tasty treats, plus a selection of scenic walks in and around Highclere just a bone’s throw away, there’s no need to leave anyone behind this holiday. Up to two pups can stay with you, where available, for an additional £15 each per stay.

Family Friendly Stays

With a host of family-friendly activities on our doorstep, we can’t wait to welcome you to the Bell for your next family break. With a welcoming atmosphere for all ages, our child friendly stays offer an additional bed for £15 per night for those aged 2-14 where available, with a complimentary stay for those under two.