Elcot Park nr Newbury, Berkshire & Wiltshire
Fine 4* Country House Hotel nr Newbury, Berkshire
Member since May 2018
Set in 16 acres of parkland and once the family home of the great poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, this stylish 18th Century Georgian manor house has been transformed into a superb country hotel. Step into nostalgic elegance with a modern day style and find an award winning restaurant, a wealth of original features, and comfortable bedrooms.
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Sparkling Escape - Classic room
From £43.22 pppn for a 7 night stay, to £69.50 pppn for a 1 night stay
Stay in a Classic room and receive:
- Complimentary 1/2 Bottle of Taittinger Brut Reserve in your room on arrival
- Dnner on first evening (choice of either 3 course set Chef Choice menu or £26 per person towards the Orangery menu)
- Full English breakfast daily
- Late check out at noon
- 20% off food if dining on additional evenings
- Stay 3 nights+ and receive full afternoon tea for two on one day
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- 4* rated country hotel in Berkshire
- Easy M4 access
- Orangery restaurant offering relaxed and varied dining
- Set in 16 acres of private grounds
- Stylish Privilege bedrooms offer Nespresso machines + robes in room
- Perfect weekend break retreat
How to find Elcot Park
Elcot near Newbury
Good to know
Hotel check-in time:
Hotel check-out time:
Monday – Friday: 06:30 – 09:30
Saturday & Sunday: 07:30 – 10:30
Sunday – Friday: 12:00 – 14:30
(Restaurant is closed Saturday lunchtime)
The Lounge Menu is served every day
in the lounge & bar: 12:00 – 21:30
Every day: 18:00 – 21:30
(Please note: last orders at 21:15)
Free onsite parking for guests
The majority of the hotel is wheelchair accessible and there are a number of adapted bedrooms. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Children are welcome and the hotel has a number of Classic Family rooms which can sleep up to 2 children. Please contact our team before booking to check availability. Additional charges may apply.
The hotel is located on a slight hill overlooking the Kennet Valley with views towards Walbury Hill. Around the 16 acres of grounds there are trees, bushes and grass.
History of the hotel
It is believed that the house was built between 1815 and 1825 by Anthony Bushby Bacon. Perhaps the most famous resident was Lady Elizabeth Shelley, the mother of Percy Bysshe Shelley, who purchased Elcot in 1844 and moved there with her two daughters Hellen (family spelling) and Margaret. Hellen was fond of her brother Percy and in 1857 while she resided at Elcot she wrote a series of letters about her memories of their childhood together. These letters became the key sources in the many biographies that have been published about the poet.
Elcot Park Hotel is a dog-friendly hotel which welcomes all dogs if they're well behaved and quiet.
There is a maximum of one pet per room. Dogs are not allowed in the public areas of the hotel, restaurant or bar. All dogs must be kept on leads within the hotel grounds.
A £15 per night charge will apply and guests are responsible for any damage caused. Please contact us in advance to advise that you will be bringing a pet.
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