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Shaw House

Church Road, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 2DR
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About

Shaw House was built by a Newbury clothier in 1581 and retains much of its original Tudor architecture.

Shaw House is one of the best preserved Elizabethan mansions in England. Over the centuries Shaw House has welcomed royalty, seen action during the Civil War, housed soldiers during World War II and schooled generations of local children. The House is open to the public from February to September and offers a year round programme of events and family activities. Entry to the House and grounds is free but donations are most welcomed.

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

From the M4 Leave the motorway at J 13 take A34 towards Newbury. Exit for A339 Newbury Town Centre (this is first slip road off the A34 and comes up very quickly). Straight over at first roundabout (Vodafone HQ on left), keep in left hand lane at traffic lights, then take next left onto Shaw Road - B4009 (signposted Hermitage). At mini roundabout turn left onto Church Road (signposted Shaw Church) and the entrance to the car park is on the right before the main gates to the house.From the southFrom the A34 take the slip road exit signposted A4 Newbury & Hungerford, (this is the third junction for Newbury). At the roundabout turn left onto the A4, follow the road through Speen, past the Hare & Hounds pub on the right. At the next roundabout take second exit, staying on A4. At the A339/A4 roundabout, take left turn into Shaw Road - B4009 (signposted Hermitage). At mini roundabout turn left onto Church Road (signposted Shaw Church) and the entrance to the car park is on the right before the main gates to the house.From the east (Thatcham), west (Hungerford) and south east (Basingstoke)At the A339/A4 roundabout, take left turn into Shaw Road - B4009 (signposted Hermitage). At mini roundabout turn left onto Church Road (signposted Shaw Church) and the entrance to the car park is on the right before the main gates to the house.

Public Transport Directions

By RailShaw House is situated 1½ miles from Newbury station. There is a taxi rank at the station, alternatively it is approximately 15 minutes walk through the town centre.By BusShaw Road, just a few minutes walk from Shaw House is well served by buses to and from Newbury Bus Station. Newbury Buses services 9 & 12 stop in Shaw Road. The bus stops are on either side of the road close to the local shop from where it is a short walk along Shaw Road and Church Road to Shaw House.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible Lift
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • Café
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering

Children & Infants

  • Babes in Arms
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cot Available

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Cater for groups
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Gift shop
  • Groups by arrangement
  • Lift
  • Meeting rooms
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • Indoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)
  • Railway station within walking distance

Payment Methods

  • Special group rates

Target Markets

  • Family Fun

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Guided tours by arrangement

Opening Times

2021 (1 Feb 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

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