The Carpenters Arms is a welcoming kind of place all year round with an open fire ensuring that it has a cosy friendly feel whatever the season. Pubs don't come in settings much better than that of The Carpenters Arms which overlooks Watership Down the inspiration for the famous story (by Richard Adams) and film. PLEASE NOTE LATEST CHECK IN TIME IS 11PM Please also be aware that our kitchen is not open on a Sunday evening or on Mondays
The Carpenters Arms has 9 comfortable bedrooms which are located in the adjoining period property and offer quality accommodation to suit a variety of budgets. Our rates are inclusive of tea coffee cereals and toast for breakfast available daily and is served in the pub where we offer cooked breakfasts alongside for an extra charge. Our rooms are all pet friendly so please feel free to bring your four legged friend.
Located just four miles from Newbury and quarter of a mile from the Newbury bypass (A34 Tothill Services) in the village of Burghclere The Carpenters Arms is also a country pub with a big reputation for its food. The Newbury area has a wealth of great days out for all the family to enjoy. Experience fun times for families at Beale Park Bucklebury Farm Park and Krazy Klub Activity Center.
Feel history brought alive at Basildon Park Shaw House The Sandham Memorial Chapel and Highclere Castle. Be entertained at one of three theatres in and around the town or watch the latest movies at the seven screen cinema in the town center. The area offers superb fishing on the River Kennet inspiring walks across the Berkshire Downs or relaxing trips on the Kennet and Avon Canal.
At no cost at all you can explore Donnington Castle Greenham Common and the Thatcham Nature Discovery Centre. PLEASE NOTE LATEST CHECK IN TIME IS 11PM Please be aware if booking room 7 that is situated separate to the main cottage next to the bar and smoking shelter. If you wish to confirm your room number please don't hesitate to call us!
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Newbury area.
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Sandham Memorial Chapel - 0.3 miles (Historic Church)
Highclere Castle - 1.4 miles (Historic House)
Newbury, St Nicholas Church - 4.2 miles (Historic Church)
West Berkshire Museum - 4.3 miles (Museum)
Shaw House - 5 miles (Historic House)
Shaw-cum-Donnington, St Mary's Church - 5 miles (Historic Church)
Donnington Castle - 5.5 miles (Castle)
Boxford, St Andrew's Church - 7.3 miles (Historic Church)
Freefolk, St Nicholas Church - 7.4 miles (Historic Church)
Whitchurch Silk Mill - 7.7 miles (Historic Building)
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