The Vineyard Hotel and Spa, Stockcross
This exquisite five-star wine hotel is the last word in luxury for posh afternoon tea, special occasion supper or indulgent overnighter.
If you’re California dreaming great wine, exquisite food and off the scale luxury loafing, get yourself to The Vineyard Hotel in Stockcross. This exquisite country house hotel is handily located a 10-minute taxi ride from Newbury (direct trains to London Paddington), and a short drive from the M4.
The Vineyard is a Relais & Châteaux five star hotel and spa, renowned for its impeccable service, three AA Rosette restaurant and award-winning wine cellar. There’s also a whopping 100 wines available by the glass. Could get messy. Owner Sir Peter Michael also runs a world-renowned Californian vineyard, and the old world, new world vibes are ever present.
With 30,000 bottles tucked up in the cellar, it’s no surprise that The Vineyard is one of the top wine hotels outside of London. Plonk drinkers to oenophiles are all welcome, and you’ll love working your way through the wine list, especially when it’s paired with the top notch cuisine.
The spa is small but perfectly formed, while the 32 suites and 17 bedrooms, all named after wines around the world, major on four-poster beds and marble bathrooms. Whether you’re after a indulgent stay; lunch, afternoon tea or dinner in the renowned restaurant; a wedding venue or the chance to loll about in a top spa, The Vineyard has got it all.
The Vineyard has opened OutSide its tented outdoor dining room, to ensure your can get your posh nosh fix without getting hyperthermia.
The Vineyard, Stockcross, Newbury, Berkshire RG20 8JU
Tuesday: Lunch 12pm – 1.45pm / Dinner 6.30pm – 9pm
Wednesday: Lunch 12pm – 1.45pm / Dinner 6.30pm – 9pm
Thursday: Lunch 12pm – 1.45pm / Dinner 6.30pm – 9pm
Friday: Lunch 12pm – 1.45pm / Dinner 6.30pm – 9pm
Saturday: Lunch 12.30pm – 1.45pm / Dinner 6.30pm – 9pm
Sunday: Lunch 12.30pm – 1.45pm
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