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Where to Stay

The Retreat

The Retreat at Elcot Park is just 7 miles from Newbury Racecourse, and is the perfect place to stay when you come to The Great Christmas Carnival! With 55 individually styled bedrooms, two stunning restaurants and a gorgeous spa, it is the ultimate country escape. Charming family rooms, a children's play area and the hotel's magical Christmas atmosphere make The Retreat the perfect place to stay! 




The Vineyard

A five red star property with 49 nedrooms, a private spa facility and a three rosette restaurant, the Vineyard is THE place to stay whilst visiting The Great Christmas Carnival. Perfect for couples, friends and familieis you will be greeted by a friendly team of passionate staff and the centrepiece of the hotel - a 30,000 bottle wine vault! The Vineyard are offering 10% off their best available rates for anyone visiting The Great Christmas Carnival. Just quote CARNIVAL upon booking.








Donnington Valley

Nestled within 120 acres of rolling countryside and an 18 hole golf course, Donnington Valley is a 111 bedroomed, four star hotel with a spectacular spa facility.  An 18 metre swimming pool with special children’s swim times and a heavenly spa, sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi for you to relax. Choose from a Classic room for two adults or an Executive room for families.  Dining incudes an all-day menu, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner, or room service if you prefer! 

In conjunction with The Great Christmas Carnival Donnington Valley are offering a GREAT family deal, priced at £275 per room;

  • Tickets to the carnival which include The Great Christmas Circus and The Greatest Hits Big Wheel

  • An Executive room for two adults and two children under 12

  • Full access to the spectacular spa facilities

  • A full English or Continental breakfast for all of the family


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