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Your autumnal escape awaits

Ruthie and her 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.

Together for Christmas

Join us & enjoy the festive season from your favourite local. From family meals to festive drinks to Christmas Day, we’ve got it wrapped!

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 bones 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.

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.

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Our traditional countryside coaching inn hotel boasts 18 lovely bedrooms!

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