Berkshire is home to prehistoric landscapes, Kate Middleton Country and the valley of the racehorse. Steeped in history and boasting the fantastic market town of Newbury, Berkshire is a wonderful location for a luxury cottage break. Newbury also boasts a fantastic award winning racecourse and the village of Lambourn has become one of the largest horse racing training centres in the country adding an extra sense of opulence to your trip. You will discover tranquil waterways along the Kennet and Avon canal which are perfect for a relaxing stroll or family bike ride and you can even visit the home town of Kate Middleton and add a sense of Royalty to your luxury break. For something really special you can even find a luxury property with a hot tub to keep you relaxed and refreshed.
As one of the Home Counties, many parts of Berkshire offer excellent transport links with London. Berkshire could be a good choice for Londoners looking to escape hectic city living for a while or those looking to experience the county’s unique attractions. Berkshire’s top attraction has to be Windsor Castle and many visit the county for this reason alone.
A stay in Berkshire may best suit those planning romantic breaks or family getaways. Lovers should enjoy walking hand by hand by the Thames or sitting out for a drink by the river. Both Windsor and Eton are popular spots for this. Windsor is also an excellent place for shopping and eating out. Families, particularly those with younger children may also want to visit the Legoland theme park located in Windsor.
Whilst enjoying a luxury cottage holiday in this part of England why not enjoy a relaxing boat trip along the Thames? Many of Berkshire’s prettiest spots are down by the river. Join a boat trip at Windsor or at Caversham near Reading. Much of Berkshire’s charm can also be found in the county’s pretty villages. Villages like Bray and Littlewick Green are particularly unspoilt and great places to enjoy your favourite drink at a country inn.
We hope you’ve found our information on Berkshire useful and that you have a top time on a luxury break in this part of South East England. Any luxury cottages in Berkshire will be shown below, click photos to find out more information about each.