Mercure Newbury Elcot Park Hotel


  • Near Newbury
  • Berkshire
  • RG20 8NJ


  • 0844 815 9060
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About us

Former home of poet Percy Shelley, Elcot Park Hotel is an exceptional Georgian country retreat set in 16 acres of landscaped gardens within a parkland estate of outstanding natural beauty.

Within easy reach of the M4 and only 5 miles from Newbury town centre and station, the 18th Century manor house retains many period features with a portrait flanked sweeping staircase and grand fireplace dominating the lounge. This historic country house has been tastefully expanded to incorporate 73 bedrooms without losing any of its rural intimacy.


In addition, there is a conference centre, wedding and banqueting suite as well as the stunning Orangery Bar and Restaurant with sweeping views over the Kennet Valley.


Restaurant & Rooms

The Orangery Restaurant

Dine beneath chandeliers at the Orangery restaurant, and relax with a drink by the fire on the terrace at the Mercure Newbury Elcot Park Hotel Soak up the atmosphere in our elegantly styled restaurant enjoying panoramic views from the Orangery restaurant, decorated in soothing neutral tones. Choose from a diverse collection of mouth watering dishes prepared using fresh ingredients and locally sourced produce. To complement your meal, choose from our selection of fine wines, from Australia to Italy there's something to suit every palate. Finally, indulge in one of our delicious desserts before sitting back, relaxing and allowing our experienced and helpful restaurant team to provide you with everything you need.

Our rooms

All of our rooms feature flat-screen TV and complimentary WiFi. Some rooms in the eighteenth-century mansion have origional features. Or perhaps in the seclusion of the hotel's renovated stable block.

Upgrade to our privilege and superior rooms and enjoy unlimited movies, a Nespresso coffee machine, robe and slippers and a newspaper. Some of our superior rooms have a sofa to sink into, or a balcony where you can enjoy your view over the hotel garden or surrounding fields.


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This exceptional Georgian manor house with its sweeping drive and 16 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens provides a stunning backdrop for a winter wedding. Elcot Park's experienced wedding planner can help create winter wonderland-themed decorations and tailor the event to your exact requirements. The beauty of a wedding at Elcot Park is its simplicity and ease of organisation. Licensed for civil ceremonies and with plentiful guest accommodation, the entire day can be held under one roof.

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A wide range of packages are available and include everything from room hire, welcome drinks, a three course menu for the wedding breakfast as well as an evening buffet, overnight accommodation in the bridal suite and a red carpet arrival. Weddings for 60 day guests and 100 evening guests are available for £4,700.

Wedding Fairs

Elcot Park regularly host wedding fairs so that prospective brides and grooms can get the feel for what's on offer and find inspiration and ideas for their big day. These no obligation occasions are a great way to save time and streamline your planning as you explore all possible options under one roof. A variety of exhibitors will be on hand to help you plan your perfect day.

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Upcoming Wedding Fairs in 2016 will be on 17th January, 26h June and 16th October.

Showcase Evenings

Showcase evenings are a relaxed opportunity to see the hotel decked out for a wedding and experience what your big day would look and feel like. No obligation, no hard sell, just wander around and see for yourself what photos can't tell you.

Showcase evenings run from 6-8.30pm and are scheduled to run on 18th February, 17th March, 21st April, 19th May and 8th September in 2016.

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The Stylish Mercure Newbury Elcot Park provides the ideal place to hold your event, whether it’s a private party or wedding reception. Set in 16 acres of gardens and woodland, the hotel provides the perfect backdrop whatever your event.

The Percy Shelly Suite, with its own entrance, can accommodate up to 120 guests for a sit down meal. The other event rooms are flexible in their set up, and provide the ideal venue for smaller parties. Whatever your requirements from menu choices to colour themes, we will be delighted to help make your event one to remember.

The Mercure Newbury, Elcot Park Hotel has undergone an extensive £300,000 investment, to transform the 4* star hotel’s public spaces and restaurant. The new look hotel includes the creation of a new event space – The Percy Shelley Suite – designed specifically to cater for people looking for a unique event venue. The hotel was the former family home of Percy Shelley the great poet and is surrounded by sixteen acres of luxurious landscaped gardens, set within a parkland estate of outstanding natural beauty

You might be looking for somewhere to have a sit down dinner for 20, or a casino themed party for 140. Whatever your requirements we’re here to make sure every moment is perfect. From the decorations, to the music and the dance floor, you can trust us to take care of everything.

Food and drink

When it comes to food, your wish is our command. We can organise canapés, a sit down meal or a buffet. Below are a few ideas of what we offer, but of course we are more than happy to provide a bespoke menu especially tailored to your event.


With a dedicated event planner to help everything run smoothly

Our goal is to take the pain out of organising an event. A dedicated team will work with you to create a unique event to suit your needs and budget. On the day a member of our team will be on hand to make sure everything goes according to plan.


Our team will be happy to create a bespoke package to suit your needs

All our event packages include:-


  • Professional event planner
  • Pre-event tasting for the organiser
  • Designated car parking and accessible entrance for disabled guests
  • Free parking for 120 cars
  • Red carpet arrival if required
  • Dedicated Event Ambassador to meet and greet
  • Free high speed WiFi throughout the hotel
  • Exclusive use of the banqueting suite
  • A choice of suggested menus or tailored menus to suit
  • Of course, everyone has their own individual tastes – so our team will be happy to create a bespoke package to suit you.

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