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Set in an 18th-century Gothic-style mansion, Donnington Grove Hotel and Country Club is situated on the doorstep of Donnington Castle. Only a short ride away, guests can also visit Highclere Castle, known for being the set of hit TV show Downton Abbey. 500-acre grounds include an 18-hole golf course and a walled garden with an additional chance to relax by fishing on the river Kennet. Facilities offered in every room include TVs, free Wi-Fi and tea and coffee-making sets. The on-site restaurant greets visitors with a river view and serves a traditional British fare, as well as afternoon teas. A casual bar is open for those looking for a drink. The hotel also serves as a conference centre or a picturesque wedding venue.