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Welcome to The Carnarvon Arms

A glorious country pub that envelops you in a traditional English setting, with it’s roaring fires, wooden floors and low beams. Serving delicious food all day using only the best locally sourced, seasonal ingredients and good old fashioned hospitality. The Carnarvon Arms is the ideal place to relax, recharge and explore the beautiful surrounding area.

Located just minutes from Newbury Train Station, the A34 and  Highclere Castle; known for being the location of Downton Abbey, and set in the small hamlet of Whitway, we offer comfortable guest rooms, delicious food using only the best locally sourced, seasonal ingredients and good old fashioned hospitality.

 For those who love the pub match-day atmosphere, come and join us during the Rugby World Cup, where BBC matches will be shown on our TV screens.  Grab a front row seat with your rugby loving friends (and even the dog!) and come and watch the game alongside our fantastic range of food and drink.  Book a table for you and three friends for food and get a round of Guinness or Bloody Marys on us!

Our Local Area

With so much to do in our local area, including Highclere Castle the home of Downton Abbey, Newbury racecourse, Marwell Zoo and the Bombay Sapphire distillery, there won’t be a moment to be bored during your stay.

What’s On

With so many fun events taking place at the pub on a weekly basis, grab your friends and family and head on down for an evening of great food, drinks on tap and a lively atmosphere.

Christmas 2019

Join us this holiday season as our team have set out to make Christmas 2019 the best Christmas yet