Please note that some gazebos and tables will be in position over the weekend ready for the Spring Food & Craft Fair this Sunday 2nd April 11am - 4pm. We are open to the public as usual on Saturday between 11am – 4pm.
Shaw House is ideally situated in tranquil surroundings on the north side of Newbury, within an hour’s journey of London, Bristol, Oxford and the South Coast, and just five minutes from the M4/A34 junction. It’s a 25 minute walk from Newbury town centre and is accessible by public transport.
Download a central Newbury and walking map here.
Shaw House, Church Road, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 2DR
T: 01635 279279 E: email@example.com
For Public Visits:
Shaw House is open to the public every weekend between 11 February - 24 September 2017, 11am – 4pm. Also, throughout the school holidays (except the Christmas holidays) 10am – 4pm Monday to Friday. Please note we are closed on Good Friday.
Shaw House offers FREE admission on its standard public entry.
Charges will remain for activities and special events (these include Family Activity Days, theatre, cinema and fairs).
For Meetings and Events:
Shaw House is open for conference and training bookings throughout the year. Normal opening hours for Shaw House are 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday.
Most areas of Shaw house are accessible to those with limited mobility. We also have dedicated parking and toilet facilities for people with disabilities. Visitors are asked to please leave push chairs on the ground floor. Hip seats suitable for children from 6 months to 3 years are available from reception. Families visiting the Register Officer on the second floor or the café on the ground floor, prams and push chairs are permitted.
Only assistance dogs are permitted inside Shaw House. Responsible owners are welcome to bring a dog for a walk around the grounds as longs as they are kept on a lead. Please do not bring dogs with you and then leave them in your car during your visit.
A hearing loop is available at reception, if a delegate with hearing aids requires the sound system.
You will find our gift shop adjacent to the reception. We stock a variety of Shaw House gifts and locally-produced items including confectionary, ceramics, Shaw House teddies, scarves and cards.
Shaw House café is located in what used to be the kitchen. The old fireplace and smoke jack can still be seen! Choose from a range of delicious sandwiches and homemade cakes. Please note the café is only open during normal opening hours for the public. If you are using the Register Officer, please call ahead to see if the café will be open during your visit. Visitors are also welcome to picnic in the grounds.
Please note that from 1st April 2016, a charge of 1.75% will be applied when paying by credit card. Payments by debit card are not affected.
|Weekend Opening Times|
|Normal Opening||February 11, 2017 to September 24, 2017||11am to 4pm|
|Holiday Opening Times|
|February Half Term||February 13, 2017 to February 17, 2017||10am to 4pm|
|Good Friday||April 14, 2017||Closed|
|Easter Monday||April 17, 2017||11am to 4pm|
|Easter Holidays||April 10, 2017 to April 21, 2017||10am to 4pm (Weekdays)|
|May Bank Holiday||May 1, 2017||11am to 4pm|
|Spring Bank Holiday||May 29, 2017||11am to 4pm|
|May Half Term||May 29, 2017 to June 2, 2017||10am to 4pm|
|Summer Holidays||July 24, 2017 to September 1, 2017||10am to 4pm (Weekdays)|
|August Bank Holiday||August 28, 2017||11am to 4pm|
|October Half Term||October 23, 2017 to October 27, 2017||10am to 4pm|
|Please note: The House is not open at weekends during October Half term or Christmas Holidays. Weekend opening is between February and September.|