This picturesque 17th century inn is located in the village of Highclere, Hampshire close to the Berkshire border. Highclere Castle, where most of the filming for Downton Abbey took place, is just up the road and the attractive market town of Newbury a fifteen minute drive away. The Pheasant has ample parking and for guests arriving by public transport, Newbury station is a short taxi ride away.
Arriving at the Pheasant Inn, Highclere
Arrival and Check-in
Guests are able to check in from 3.00 p.m. and on the chilly October afternoon of our visit, we felt warm and cosy as soon as we stepped inside the door with two wood burning stoves set in large fireplaces casting a welcoming glow. Our first impressions were good with the inn’s old world charm of low beamed ceilings and stone flagged floors contrasting beautifully with its stylish, contemporary furnishings.
Inside the attractive…
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