The Dundas Arms
“Lovely canal-side location for good food and country house style rooms” - AA Inspector
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Our Inspector's View
Part of The Epicurean Collection, the inviting Dundas Arms sits right by the Kennet & Avon Canal and food and drinks can be served canalside. The en suite bedrooms are comfortable and well equipped; some have their own private waterside patio areas. Food is a highlight of the stay, with local produce featuring strongly on the menus. There are also extensive garden areas and ample parking.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 8
- Family bedrooms: 2
- Bedrooms ground: 5
- Children welcome
- Private fishing
- Free TV
- Direct Dial
- Lounge without TV
- Open parking
- Accessible bedrooms: 5
- Open all year
- Maximum number of guests: f
- Afternoon Tea
- Dinner Served
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About The area
Berkshire essentially consists of two distinct parts. The western half is predominantly rural, with the Lambourn Downs spilling down to the River Lambourn and the Berkshire Downs to the majestic Thames. The eastern half of Berkshire may be more urban but here, too, there is the opportunity to get out and savour open spaces. Windsor Great Park and Maidenhead Thicket are prime examples. Threading their way through the county are two of the South’s prettiest rivers – the Lambourn and the Pang. Beyond the tranquil tow paths of the Kennet and Avon Canal, Greenham Common’s famous airbase has been transformed to delight walkers of all ages.
Reading and Newbury are the county’s major towns, and the River Kennet flows through them both. Reading is a vibrant, multicultural centre with great shopping and plenty of history. Oscar Wilde was incarcerated in Reading prison in the late 19th century, and wrote The Ballad of Reading Gaol about his experience. Newbury is probably best known for its race course, which opened in 1905, although the first recorded racing at Newbury was a century before that. Famous people born in the county include Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Winlset and Ricky Gervais.
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