Countryside chic meets culture near the beautiful North Wessex Downs
The red brick 18th-century house is as welcoming as it is stylish. Sink into sumptuous sofas in the light-filled reception room – or into a hot (freestanding) bubble bath in the comfort of your suite. The spa continues The Retreat’s knack for easy-going luxury, as do the all-day dining brasserie and stylish pan-Asian restaurant. Everywhere you look, thoughtful touches abound. From the wellington boot wall (just pick your size) to the freshly-baked cookies in the honesty pantries. It’s almost as if they want you to feel at home…
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What’s more, The Retreat gives you easy access to Berkshire’s cultural highlights. Pop along to see Lady Mary’s home at Highclere Castle, or the magnificent Blenheim Palace. Both the historic market town of Hungerford and Newbury Racecourse are nearby. Adventure also awaits on the wild North Wessex Downs, perfect for breezy walks in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Enjoy your stay!