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  • Extravaganza 2018

  • A glittering success

    Saturday, 15 December 2018.

    The crowds once again descended on Hungerford this evening to soak up the festive atmosphere of the Christmas Extravaganza. Established for over a quarter of a century the event marks the true start...

    Hungerford Extravaganza Sponsors

    Tuesday, 04 December 2018.

    Extravaganza would not be possible without generous donations from local businesses, such as: Hungerford Town Council The Hungerford Bookshop Kerridge Perceptions Management Below...

    Extravaganza useful information

    Tuesday, 04 December 2018.

    For travel to Hungerford and parking please see our Local Information page Everland Road (Tesco’s) and Church Street are closed from 16.30 until 21.00. Charnham Street, Bridge Street and High S...

    Hungerford Extravaganza 2018

    Tuesday, 04 December 2018.

    Despite scant information available locally we are assured by David Small, Chairman of the Hungerford Chamber of Commerce that Hungerfod Extravaganza is going ahead. The much anticipated event wi...
    The Crofton Beam Engines
    These are two magnificent pieces of industrial archaeology that will appeal to both families and steam enthusiasts.

    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 façade first hand.

    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.

    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 towns natural parks and deluxe resorts

    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

    What I learnt from travelling the world
    Stepping out on your own after a lifetime in education is both a daunting and exciting step for many students taking a break from academia to explore the big wide world.

    No ordinary school run… in the MINI Cooper 5 Door Hatch
    Raising children is a constant merry-go-round of getting people to the right places at the right time with all the required paraphernalia: school bag, check, lunch box, check, homework, check.

    The Fairy Godmother of travel
    As Fare Wise Travel celebrate 25 years in business, we meet with MD Veronica Bailey to find out the secret behind their success.

    A brand new local jobs board
    Hungerford TOWNSITE™ is well established as a conduit for local people featuring news, events, attractions and special offers and NOW we've added a LOCAL JOBS BOARD to our already successful mix. This comprehensive section aims to connect with local job hunters in a friendly and more engaging way

    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.

    18 idyllic championship holes
    Once considered the preserve of retired bank managers, the game of golf has been re-branded for a new generation and not only now has mass appeal, but in certain quarters is even considered quite groovy

    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 two inner stone circles.

    Those of us who live here don't have to think twice, we love it and, you've had a job to persuade us to go elsewhere.

    Compared to many towns, Hungerford High Street is in good shape. It is better now than it has been for years...

    Walking in the beautiful areas of outstanding natural beauty in and around Hungerford is a very special experience.

    Next time you visit Littlecote House keep a wary eye out for ghosts. That black dog you see on the stairs may not be all it seems!

    Enjoy your visit and don't foget to let us know how it went