Home to Newbury, Ascot and Royal Windsor Racecourses, Windsor Castle, Eton College and a long stretch of the beautiful Thames, the Royal County of Berkshire unfurls like a pageant of history. But the county is also home to the UK’s own “Silicon Valley”, home to Oracle, Microsoft and a host of other world-renowned IT companies in Thames Valley Park.
Viewers around the world were captivated by beautiful Downton Abbey in the popular TV show; but did you know that the Earl and Countess of Carnarvon will welcome you into the real Downton, stately Highclere Castle, for your special event? And Highclere is only one of the astonishing properties in this historic county.
Foodies can rest assured that no one’s going hungry when you bring your event to Berkshire. As well as five-star sophistication there is a wealth of choice, from riverside brasseries to country pubs, as well as many local caterers for everything from picnics to posh parties. Or dine on the Thames on board one of Fringilla’s stylish riverboats.
Easily accessible from Central London, Heathrow and all major UK cities, Berkshire is ideally situated to host events, incentives and meetings for all audiences. Blending ancient and modern, rural and urban, yesterday, today and tomorrow, Berkshire offers facilities to suit groups of all sizes. Watch out for Crossrail too – direct access into the Thames Valley region from the city from 2017!