Newbury is a market town in Berkshire.  Surrounded by countryside and idyllic  villages, it offers a hub for independent and high street shops, artisan markets, restaurants and cafes.  First class arts, cafes, and cultural experiences abound. In it’s centre is the  Kennet & Avon Canal.

Newbury is the happiest of the Berkshire towns surveyed. And it is easy to see why. Settled in the stunning West Berkshire countryside on the edge of the Berkshire Downs, the large market town still retains some medieval architecture.Newbury is famous for it’s Racecourse, Donnington Castle and HQ of Vodaphone.

Although it is a relatively small town, Newbury is one of the most prominent urban centers in Berkshire.

  • Parkway Shopping Centre. Shopping Malls. …
  • Vallis Green Woodworking. Speciality & Gift Shops.
  • Newbury Emporium. Speciality & Gift Shops • Antique Shops.
  • Hogan Music. Speciality & Gift Shops. …
  • Open Studios West Berkshire & North Hampshire. Art Galleries.
  • Pandoras Box Emporium. …
  • Crystalz and Rainbowz. …
  • Rainbows of Newbury.
  • Museum
  • Corn Exchange
  •  Arlington Arts
  • City Art


Newbury is home to some of the most stunning walking and cycling trails in the South of England, including the tow path along the Kennet & Avon Canal which passes directly through the town centre. It’s also the home of Newbury Racecourse, Donnington Castle, the Corn Exchange and The Watermill Theatre, and nearby Highclere Castle (of Downton Abbey fame!).

Søstrene Grene 

Søstrene Grene | Be inspired by the current colourful trends with Søstrene Grene. The retail chain now introduces a new home interiors collection focusing on colours, shapes, and quirky ceramics which are meant to create a feeling of the home as an ever-changing gallery.

Zizzi, Newbury

Italian restaurant chain Zizzi  are hoping to open its Newbury eatery this Thursday.

Newbury Christmas Light Switch On

Newbury Business Improvement District (BID) is delighted to share that their second day-long Christmas Lights Switch-On Festival was overall a huge success.

Newbury Christmas Light Switch On 2022

Newbury Christmas Light Switch On 2022 | Newbury's Christmas Lights Switch-On Festival is BACK for 2022! Following the success of last year's Christmas Lights Switch-On, they'll be extending this fabulously festive and FREE family-focused event once again into a day-long festival...

Bakers Lounge Bar in Newbury

Bakers Lounge Bar in Newbury Bakers Lounge Bar in Newbury is a coffee shop and bar with a difference! Downstairs you can …

The Hartley Arms

The Hartley Arms In the heart of Donnington Village, Newbury, The Hartley Arms is a cosy pub with a regularly changing menu …

Mint in Newbury

Mint in Newbury

With 20 years of experience cooking in the finest restaurants, their chef is excited to present their vision to you and all their guests

BID Press Release

They’re joining Parkway Shopping to bring three spook-tacular FREE events to Newbury this Halloween!

Dog Friendly Trail for Newbury

Dog Friendly Trail for Newbury | The town’s latest pocket trail map has been launched online by Newbury Business Improvement District (BID) ahead of National Dog Day on Friday (August 26)

Dog Friendly West Berkshire

West Berkshire It's A Dog's Life !| .No matter the time, no matter the place, no matter the day, our pets always make the world a little brighter. Celebrate by recognising our fun loving family members who give us everything, asking only for a smile in return…and maybe an occasional treat.

Jaipur Newbury

Jaipur Newbury

Jaipur Newbury They invite you to come and sample some of the most exquisite & delicate flavours in Indian cuisine. Their head …

Indigo Bay Newbury

Indigo Bay Newbury

Indigo Bay Newbury | At Indigo Bay they aim to create delicious food with the highest quality of ingredients. They care about their customers’ satisfaction and enjoyment, bringing you dishes that you will want to taste again and again.Their fragrant and flavourful dishes are sure to make you happy!

Chilis Indian Restaurant

Chilis Indian Restaurant | The newly opened Chilis Indian Restaurant in the heart of Newbury wants to be instrumental in changing perceptions of the subcontinent’s cuisine.

Connect Tickets 2022

Connect Tickets 2022

Connect Tickets 2022  Connect Tickets 2022 on local bus services, and railcards for train travel Buses continue to provide a cost-effective travel …

Mooboo 2022 in Newbury

Mooboo 2022 in Newbury

Mooboo is the largest bubble tea operator in the UK. Their menu provides over 1000 combinations.

Casual Dinning by John

Casual Dining by John provides a Private Chef service to the Newbury area

The Waterside Centre

The Waterside Centre

The Waterside Centre  As Berkshire Youth’s newest flagship youth and community centre, Waterside Centre is a safe place for young people to …

NEW ! Buick McKane, Newbury

NEW ! Buick McKane, Newbury About Facilities Workshops A new coworking space opening in Newbury  An independent flexible work space in Newbury …

The Goan Caff About Food & Drink They are a takeaway speciality coffee shop in Newbury.   They serve rich ground coffee, speciality teas …

Floral Beauts

Floral Beauts

Floral Beauts | At Floral Beauts, theirflowers are bespoke & beautiful. Using only the most luxurious flowers to create stunning creations.

Brown Paper Loves

Brown Paper Loves

Brown Paper Loves About Workshops For some, brown paper is evocative of a simpler era when taking the time to reduce and …


Newbury loves local

Forrest Motorsport is opening it’s first site at Weavers Walk, Newbury in early July. Its focus will be on Esports and motorsport simulation, sales and setup.

Newbury's Calling

Newbury’s Calling!

See the new BID video!

Ageing Creatively

The sun has got its hat on! The sun is out and summer is nearly here. We are very busy with the launch of several projects out an about across West Berkshire.


With picture windows framing idyllic countryside views, and an open kitchen for added drama, the restaurant serves seasonal dishes that showcase the best local produce - and ingredients picked fresh from their own garden, whenever possible.

Adventure Golf

Victoria Park in Newbury Victoria Park now features a BRAND NEW Adventure Golf course, children’s splash park, play areas suitable for toddlers …

The Goan Caff

Art Hub Cafe now Open Fridays and Saturdays 10am to 4pm City Arts Newbury Community Art Hub Cafe is now open Fridays …

Recovery In Mind

Recovery in Mind is on a mission to improve the lives of adults living in West Berkshire with mental health challenges by delivering free of charge, inspiring and empowering courses

Goat on the Roof

Goat on the Roof

Goat on the Roof | A British Tapas Restaurant and Wine Bar in the heart of Newbury, West Berkshire. Showcasing the best organic and sustainable produce from around the British Isles.

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Herbal Hedgerow

Herbal Hedgerow  Jess founded Herbal Hedgerow based on her passion for herbal tea. It all started when she got told that caffeine …

Newbury and Thatcham Archers

Newbury and Thatcham Archers NATA is an archery club based in the Newbury and Thatcham area of West Berkshire practising target, field …

Ladies & Gents, From 27th August 2022, Henry & Joe’s will close it doors for the final time. After 5 wonderful years we have taken the decision not to renew our lease at 17 Cheap Street. For many this may come as a surprise, however rest assured this was never a decision made lightly.

The Elephant at the Market

The ethos there is simple; they’re all about being excellent in everything they do. From the food to the drinks, they’ve created a home-from-home space for everyone to feel welcome in.

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Barnes Coaches celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2020. We have a look at the day trips from Newbury.

Julie Cooper Nutrition

With the equestrian world and historic dignitaries themes, combined with seasonal farm-to-table menus and fine wines, they have created an exciting venue for all to enjoy.

Great conversation, good food and a friendly warm atmosphere is what you’ll find in their pub, the Bacon Arms is a great place, offering so much for all of the guests to enjoy.

The Walkabout

Whether you’re after a relaxed drink, a proper night out or watching all the latest live sport; we’ve got something for you.

t is all about being simply delicious, simply fresh, simply fun-loving and definitely dandy

The Slug and Lettuce

Located right in the heart of newbury's market square is The Slug and Lettuce. The converted bar is beautiful and picturesque with stunning views of the canal.

Paul Presents | Life on Our Waterways with Mark Rudall

Paul Presents: Living and Working in Newbury with Melissa Hughes Melissa Hughes joined the BID team as Chief Executive Officer in June …

The Winepress Restaurant

The Winepress Restaurant | At Donnington Valley they have two fabulous dining options available. The HangOut is a unique dining experience – an al fresco dining grill and chill - where you can relax and dine in a safe, outdoors environment. Wrap up warm and soak up the winter atmosphere. The 2 AA rosette award winning restaurant brings together great British food and wines from around the world, in a relaxed and contemporary dining room. Our Executive Chef, Darren Booker-Wilson, has brought back some great British favourites using fresh, seasonal ingredients to create delicious, hearty dishes.

Bills, Newbury

About Drinks Deal Food Express Lunch There are lots of local restaurants, but only one Bill’s. Their passion for great food, cooked …

Fishers of Newbury

Fishers of Newbury | Create your own unique order from their large range of fruits, vegetables, dairy and more

King Charles Tavern

A warm, rustic and comfortable interior with a delightful seasonal British menu.

The Swan Inn, Newbury About Food With beautiful gardens including a bridged stream meandering through its full length (great for playing Pooh sticks) this …

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