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?

Sunday December 12th Barbury International First Race 11.30am

Sunday February 13th Vine & Craven First race 11.30am

Sunday April 10th Tedworth First Race 1.15pm

 

 

 

Join the West Mercian online auction this September for fabulous prizes. Register your interest to bid.

 

 

 

 

 

Where?

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

 

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