Crab & Boar

Chieveley, Berkshire

Classic room

Indulgent room

Unwind in the country, a short drive from Highclere Castle

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The discount:

We advertise this offer at up to 41% off. Our discount is calculated by reference to the hotel's own prices or by reference to an appropriate source reflective of the hotel's own prices.

The discount above was checked on 3 February, 2020.

The offer is 100% non-refundable and date changes are not possible once the booking has been made.

A relaxing stay at this charming property set in the heart of the Berkshire countryside – includes breakfast and perks

  • Guests can indulge in the taste of the British countryside in the two AA Rosette-awarded restaurant, showcasing local produce and boasting a focus on seasonal eating. With a carefully curated wine list and a choice of local ales on offer, the relaxing ambience ensures a delightful dining experience.

  • Escape the grind of the city and unwind in one of 14 rooms, each featuring its own sense of country charm. All the rooms are finished with antique furnishing, Egyptian cotton sheets and a flatscreen TV. Opt for an Indulgent room and soak in a hot tub on a private terrace to truly forget the bustle of everyday life in this oasis of countryside calm.

  • Nestled in the heart of Berkshire, the Crab & Boar is a true country retreat ideal for a weekend away. Explore the surrounding countryside through one of the many footpaths, bridle-paths and cycle routes, with your room at the hotel making the perfect base.


- Wi-Fi
- Car park
- Non-smoking hotel
- Pet friendly

How to get there

The nearest train station is Newbury, located approximately 10 minutes by car from the Crab & Boar. Guests are advised to pre book a taxi if arriving by train. If you’re driving here, from the M4 Junction 13, take the exit signposted A34 Oxford. After 200 yards follow the slip road signposted for Chieveley. At the T junction turn left and arrive on Graces Lane in Chieveley Village. Follow Graces Lane past the Red Lion Pub and take the next left onto School Road. Follow the road, taking care with the sharp bend at the top of the road. The Crab & Boar is situated approximately one mile up the road on the right-hand side.

Good to know

Please check the opening schedule of Highclere Castle to avoid disappointment as it is sometimes closed for filming. Details can be found on their website here.
Wantage Road, Newbury, West Berkshire RG20 8UE

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