Welcome to Hungerford

Hungerford is a small historic town located in the midst of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and yet it is only 4 miles from the M4 and has a direct rail link to London

The town's historic market status is retained by the significant number of small independent retail and commercial businesses providing visitors and residents alike with..

personal service across a wide range of products. Hungerford has an excellent variety of eating places and there is ample local accommodation.

The town today is surrounded by open common land, five minutes walk from its centre where visitors may en...

 Essential climate change talk,
Mike Morecroft , Hungerford’s resident environmental expert is giving a very topical talk on climate change at St Lawrence’s church on Monday June 3, which, judging by his credentials, is set to...
 Abbey House Gardens
Abbey House Gardens is a spectacular 5 acre country house garden in Malmesbury, Wiltshire which straddles the River Avon. Reckoned to be one of the great gardens of England, if not the world...
 The Crofton Beam Engines
These are two magnificent pieces of industrial archaeology that will appeal to both families and steam enthusiasts. Set in stunning Wiltshire countryside on the Kennet and Avon Canal, Crofton Beam E...
 West Kennet Long Barrow
Dating from around 3,650 years BC West Kennet Long Barrow is one of the largest and most accessible Neolithic Tombs in Britain Despite its longevity into the modern day it is thought that the...
 Highclere Castle visitor information
World famous from its starring role in the smash hit drama series Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle’s future is secure thanks to the scores of visitors who have flocked to witness its imposing fa...
 Stately splendour
Summer is the time for swanking around stately homes and pretending that you live there. Wiltshire has a world-class collection of magnificent gardens and stately homes, and within striking distan...
 The Sanctuary
In the guardianship of English Heritage, The Sanctuary forms part of the huge Avebury Neolithic Complex of standing stones and ritual sites. It once consisted of a stone circle large enough to conta...
 Avebury
Avebury is a henge monument (which is an ancient place surrounded by a bank and ditch) and is the world’s largest prehistoric stone circle, originally comprising of some 100 standing stones, with ...
 A fresh face for Beau’s Bar and Restaurant
The newly revamped Beau’s Bar and Restaurant oozes with the style of its namesake – Beau Brummel who occupied Donnington Grove in the late 18th century and was known as a fashion icon of his time....
 No excuse not to keep fit this winter
Do you find that the winter shroud of darkness just makes you retreat to the warmth and comfort of your home? Is it too dark to cycle home from work like you did in the summer months? Don’t fe...
 The ultimate lifetime trip: Canada
Canada is a country of immense beauty and diversity. A destination that is best enjoyed over a few weeks, you can experience spectacular wildlife and stunning scenery whilst taking in historic tow...
 A unique home; expertly carved in stone
Humphries Stonemasons is a family business with a long heritage of serving the people of Hungerford and beyond. They operate a thriving, friendly office based on the outskirts of the town with a c...
Your next mountain is waiting in 2019 – try trekking in Nepal
Booking now for Spring and Autumn 2019, Fare Wise Travel offer the epitome of physical endurance and spiritual enlightenment with bespoke Himalayan adventures.

Getting to know you… Cobbs, much more than a farm shop
As you walk into Cobbs newly refurbished and extended café, it’s easy to see why this business is thriving.