Bookmark

My Faves

Click the bookmark icon to save all the stuff you love.

Be The First To Know

Your inside line on the new, unique and unmissable across Berkshire

Sign up to our newsletter

Reader Treats Just For You!
Braywood House Estate Berkshire victorian rectory flint and bath stone gravel drive and flowers

Braywood House, Winkfield

Muddy says: Cool, quirky and totally luxurious, Braywood House is the holiday home of dreams, offering flexible stays with loads to do. You won’t want to leave.

A

Old Butcher's Wine Cellar Cookham Berkshire 4 bottle os wine in an old wine crate on pitch wine table and chairs by window

Old Butcher’s Wine Cellar, Cookham

Muddy says: A 15th century wine shop and bar with a modern rustic apartment for rent, The Old Butcher's Wine Cellar is proof food, drink and quality zzz go hand in hand.

Bars

Malmaison Reading bedrooms with graffitti wall and comfy beds

Malmaison Reading

We love this boutique hotel in Reading for its central location and its grande dame exterior that segues into cool, Insta-fabulous interiors.

Bars

red brick sage green woodwork grade II listed cottages Manor Farm Courtyard Cottages

Manor Farm Courtyard Cottages

Muddy says: Four lovely modern rustic cottages in a rural setting just north of Newbury, offering luxury family-friendly accommodation with a superb shop and cafe on your doorstep.

Accommodation

Hurley House Hotel Berkshire historic inn painted brick illuminated at night

Hurley House Hotel

Muddy says: An elegant country bolthole, this boutique Berkshire hotel offers 10 super-stylish rooms, a stonking restaurant that's a foodie destination in its own right and a laidback vibe.

Bars

Warbrook House Hotel, Eversley

Muddy says: This Georgian mansion is located on the Hampshire/Berkshire border and offers relaxing luxury rooms and a brand new boutique spa on its 121 acres.

Gym

Luxury Travel Studio

Muddy says: Planning a perfect holiday takes knowledge, experience and time - three excellent reasons why you should call on the experts at Luxury Travel Studio

Travel Agents

Victorian red brick exterior of the village pub and hotel The Royal Oak, Yattendon, Berkshire

The Royal Oak, Yattendon

Muddy says: This stylish country pub has a rep for good food. Plus it's the Muddy Award winner for Best Boutique Stay 2017, so why not sleepover.

Boutique hotels

The Dolphin Pub Newbury Berkshire Teal leather banquette, dark blu walls chalk board and vintage stocking props

The Dolphin, Newbury

Muddy says: Shoreditch House meets Miami Beach in Newbury town centre, this pub with stylish mid-century rooms is grown-up, glamorous and fun.

Casual dining

light grey shiplap exterior with red tile roof victorian building of Bunk Inn Curridge

The Bunk, Curridge

Fancy an afternoon skive, weekend escape or a pretty spot to ponder? You'll find it all at The Bunk Inn. You don't even have to stagger home, it's got rooms.

Accommodation

Stunning riverside location of the Swan at Streatley boutique hotel Berkshire with historic steamer boat

The Swan at Streatley

Muddy says: A riverside boutique hotel in Streatley with a grown-up vibe, fab gym and cracking coffee – respect! Dog-friendly rooms available too.

Accommodation

Bray Cottages, Bray

Muddy says: Crisply decorated and within walking distance of Bray's foodie haunts. This collection of boutique cottages in Berkshire with luxe hotel-style service, ticks all the boxes.

Accommodation

The Vineyard Hotel Newbury Berkshire Wine Vault

The Vineyard Hotel, Stockcross

Muddy says: This exquisite 5-star hotel is the last word in luxury. Fine dining, a luxury overnighter or superlative spa? Please don't make us go home. Ever.

Fine wines

Home icon Back Home

The Urban Guide to the Countryside - Berkshire