Places to visit in Berkshire
Berkshire is home to a unique collection of places to visit, including shopping trips, horse racing, ancient monuments and… Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry? Lacock village, just one of our places to visit in Berkshire, is a planned town that has been used for the Harry Potter films thanks to its old-worldy feel. Or travel far back in time and visit the Neolithic stone circle at Avebury, steeped in ancient magic and mystery.
23-min drive from Littlecote House, RG14 1AYThe historic market town of Newbury is well known for its racecourse, canal, shopping and castles (more on them later). With plenty of walking and cycling routes nearby (most featuring a pub or two on the way), it’s perfect for a day of exploring.
55-min drive from Littlecote House, SN15 2LGUnique in that the National Trust owns most of the village, Lacock looks the same now as it did 200 years ago. This medieval planned town has featured in ‘Pride and Prejudice’, ‘Cranford’ and the ‘Harry Potter’ films.
31-min drive from Littlecote House, SN8 1RDSurrounded by the world’s largest Neolithic stone circle, the earliest part of the Avebury monument dates to around 3,000BC. Walking routes take in various landmarks, from Windmill Hill to the mysterious structure of ‘The Sanctuary’, approximately 4,500 years old.
Pre-booking is recommended for weekend visits.