Newbury is a charming historic market town situated on the River Kennet and the Kennet and Avon Canal in the west of Berkshire in England. Car hire in Newbury allows you to take in the prosperous woollen cloth producing town of the 16th century. It played an important part in the Civil War but is now well known for its award-winning Newbury Racecourse and being home to the country's finest racing stables.