The famous Newbury Racecourse is just 10 miles away. So if you’re a fan of the horses, The George and Dragon makes a fine venue to dine and stay the night.
Highclere Castle, the real-life location of Downton Abbey makes a great day out. An awesome 19th century stately home. And 18th Century ‘Capabilty Brown’ gardens.
Aldermaston Wharf and the Kennet and Avon canal are a couple of miles to the north. Bike rides, walks, adventures, and boat trips.
There are several great golf courses nearby the George and Dragon. If you’re happy with 9 holes Bishopswood is literally just up the road.
Hampshire is the home of great fishing. We’ve many wonderful rivers and fisheries. The local Seven Lakes fishery makes a fabulous family day out.
Take a gentle gentle stroll after lunch through the enchanting Wolverton Common. Or if you’re feeling more adventurous, try Pamber Forest.
Watership Down is just a bunny hop away near the village of Kingsclere. Amazing, unspoilt, magical, secret. Visit the rabbits.