Accommodation

Barbury and the Marlborough area is a great place to stay whether you're bringing horses, or just fancy a weekend away in a beautiful part of England. Working with Visit Wiltshire, we're able to bring you just a few of oir recommendations for overnight stays, all within easy reach of the Racecourse.

The Pheasant Inn, Lambourn - a racing pub and hotel through and through, the Pheasant lies just 1 mn from Junction 14 of the M4 and around 25mns from Barbury. Well-appointed rooms and a spacious dining area give you plenty of options for racing and other leisure pursuits in the Wiltshire area. Visit www.thepheasant-inn.co.uk or call 01488 648284

 

Overtown Manor - a Grade II listed house in its own grounds between Avebury and Marlborough, Overtown offers five large comfortable rooms and the greatest comfort. Singles from £65, doubles from £95, breakfast included are special Barbury rates. Visit www.overtownmanor.co.uk ofr call 07887 597090.

 

Meadowbank House, Liddington - 5 mns from M4 junction 15, this offers spacious living and great views of the downs from 3 double rooms. There is a dedicated guest sitting room with open fire, TV and books and the breakfast has been made famous on BBC Wiltshire! Visit www.meadowbankhouse.com or call 01793 791401.

 

The Sanctuary B & B, Ogbourne St George - consistent very good or excellent reviews make this a good stopping off point. Breakfast includes eggs from hens outside your window. Three spacious rooms allow for single, family and or dog accommodation. Visit www.the-sanctuary.biz or call 01672 841473.

 

Alexandra Park Hotel, Chiseldon - a contemporary hotel with restaurant, pool, free wi-fi and less than a 5mn drive to Barbury Visit www.swindonalexandra-house.co.uk or call 01793 819000.

Travelodge Swindon - voted Best Budget Hotel Brand at the Business Travel Awards 2019, Travelodge is based in the centre of Swindon, little more than 15mns drive from Barbury. Visit https://www.travelodge.co.uk/hotels/335/Swindon-Central-hotel or call 08719 846328.

 

 

 

Next Event

When?

Season curtailed. Come racing back next winter

 

 

 

 

 

Where?

Barbury, 3m N of Marlborough, off A346, Jn 15 M4

 

Latest News

16-01-2021 20:02:26 in General by Admin
The Barbury Castle winner machine that is Alan King has been enjoying plenty of success in bread and butter races, but to maintain a position at racing's top table, it's the big races that enable you both to catch the eye and rack up some valuable prize money on which your ranking is decided.  Such is Alan's reputation that we've grown to expect winners in the big Pattern and handicaps that ...

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14-01-2021 18:25:36 in General by Admin
Britain's latest lockdown has put paid to Point-to-Point fixtures until at least the third week in February, and very likely later, notwithstanding the ability of organising hunts to stage subsequent fixtures. This has put increased importance on the relatively small number of Hunter Chases run under Rules at which horses can qualify for a place at Cheltenham or Aintree.This will now be exacerbate...

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09-01-2021 19:01:20 in General by Admin
If the loss of the only Barbury Point-to-Point fixture remaining this season through the lockdown has got racing fans down, the news has thankfully not spread to Marlborough's racing yards, which continue to flourish in this arduous winter.  After a Christmas period where the spotlight largely shone elsewhere, Barbury and Ogbourne Maizey were once again the focus of attention at Kempton and ...

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05-01-2021 09:57:47 in General by Admin
In the light of the Prime Minister’s Announcement last night, the Point-to-Point Authority acted immediately to call a pause to the Point to-Point season from today.  Peter Wright, CEO of the governing body, remarked, "Whilst I know that many of you would have liked to press on, and indeed the sport remains inherently safe, we cannot claim that we are acting in a vacuum.  The nati...

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