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Local Interest

Thatcham in the Royal County of Berkshire is recorded in the ‘Guiness Book of Records’ as the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in the country.  Today, modern buildings perfectly blend with timber framed cottages of a bygone era. 

The Regency Park Hotel is perfectly situated for many attractions in the local area, and is 10 minutes from the M4 and A339.  There are excellent rail links into Newbury and also London Paddington.  Just some of the great days out and attractions include:-

  • Newbury Racecourse
  • The Living Rain Forest
  • Donnington Castle
  • Basildon Park House
  • Kennet & Avon Canal
  • Kennet Horse Drawn Barges
  • Watermill Theatre
  • Bucklebury Farm Park
  • Highclere Castle
  • The film location for Downton Abbey (open on selected dates throughout the year)