Windsor Castle is a royal residence at Windsor in the English county of Berkshire. It is notable for its long association with the English and later British royal family and for its architecture
Distance: 30 minutes from the Great House
Enjoy exploring what it is really like behind the scenes of "The Real Downton Abbey". Highclere is a beautiful Castle and landscape and one we delight in sharing with many thousands of visitors.
Distance: 45 minutes by car from the Great House
Ascot Racecourse is ideally situated in beautiful wooded countryside adjoining Windsor Great Park and about a 50 minute drive or train journey from London.
Located close to the M3, M4, M40 & M25 motorways and to London Heathrow for international visitors, Ascot offers easy access for all racegoers wherever their departure point.
Distance: 25 minutes from the Great House
Dinton Pastures Country Park was opened to the public in 1979 after 14 years of gravel extraction on a site, which was previously farmland. Today the Park is enjoyed by several hundred thousand visitors annually and is a haven for wildlife.
Davis Street, Hurst, Wokingham RG10 0TH England
3.0 miles from The Great House At Sonning
Picture acres of neat vines laden with many varieties of plump grapes; Gamay, Ortega, Wurzer and the classic Champagne varieties : Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. They ripen in the warm sun and thrive in the loamy, well-drained soil before being harvested and turned into wine in the start-of-the-art and on-site winery. You're probably thinking of a vineyard in France, or Australia. But no, this is Stanlake Park Wine Estate just outside Twyford in Berkshire, and it is leading the way in English wine production.
Stanlake Park, Twyford, Reading RG10 0BN England
2.8 miles from The Great House At Sonning
The Mill Theatre
Set majestically on the banks of the River Thames, the Mill at Sonning Theatre now celebrates more than 30 years of entertainment. Uniquely, as the only dinner theatre in the United Kingdom, it has gained unrivalled praise both nationally and internationally.
Sonning Eye Reading, Sonning-on-Thames RG4 6TY England
0.1 miles from The Great House At Sonning
Our River Thames cruises take you to some of the most picturesque parts of the River Thames. Whether you are enjoying an afternoon boat trip on the River Thames or experiencing more of the Thames on a boating holiday – there is something for everyone.
The Boat Yard Mill Green, Caversham, Reading RG48EX England
2.2 miles from The Great House At Sonning
Day Spa & Members Club
Nirvana Spa is both a Day Spa and a Members’ Club. Whether you want to improve your general lifestyle with regular visits or find relief with a single sensational break away from the daily hustle and bustle.
Mole Road, Sindlesham, Wokingham RG41 5DJ England
4.1 miles from The Great House At Sonning