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  • Plan your adventure – Gap Year

    Monday, 25 June 2018.

    Summer holidays are fast approaching, and many students will be looking forward to the end of exams and the start of new adventures. A gap year is a fantastic way to build resilience, boost your con...

    #2 laid back honeymoon ideas 2018

    Tuesday, 19 June 2018.

    Pick an idyllic spot in the Mediterranean, combine it with panoramic coastal walks, snorkeling and beautiful turquoise waters to make it a perfect honeymoon! Staying at the new Iberostar Santa Eua...

    #1 Laid back honeymoon ideas 2018

    Wednesday, 13 June 2018.

    Are you getting married this year? Can you think of nothing better than relaxing in tropical bliss? Fare Wise Travel have an exclusive 10-night honeymoon package this December, for an all incl...

    Your business, new horizons in 2018

    Friday, 06 April 2018.

    The biggest threat to any business is inertia, if you’re not moving forward then you’re at risk of slipping back and in today’s competitive markets that just isn’t an option. Sometimes you...

    Into Africa

    Tuesday, 16 January 2018.

    I have loved no part of the world like this.- Graham Greene Africa has a multitude of faces, it is a shapeshifter and a contradiction. Few places on earth inspire the same passion or cast quite the ...

    Barbados Holidays - up to 50% reductions

    Wednesday, 02 August 2017.

    Barbados is a hidden jewel of the Caribbean islands. Set 100 miles out from the Grenadines and St Lucia, Barbados secures the trade winds so you are always soothed by a soft sea breeze alongside t...

    Savour a slice of southern Sweden

    Wednesday, 02 August 2017.

    Nordic noir, Medieval towns, architecture, serene rail travel, beaches and superb innovative food. Malmö, Ystad, Kalmar and Stockholm are all very different cities but share the welcoming spirit of...

    The ultimate no fly honeymoon

    Wednesday, 10 May 2017.

    Slow trains, fast cars and timeless romance. For whatever reason do you dream of a honeymoon where your feet never have to leave the ground ? We may have a little something for you.. Star...

    Tasting in Tuscany

    Wednesday, 10 May 2017.

    Since the 11th Century the Borgo di Castelvecchio or ‘village of the old castle’ has been dominated by the structure that bears its name. The Borgo is a collection of ancient farmhouse and hall...

    Sail around the world for free

    Thursday, 16 February 2017.

    On Friday 5th January, 2018, cruise ship Columbus will depart from London's Tilbury Dock for an historic 121 night grand circumnavigation of the globe. This extraordinary voyage from Britain's leadi...
    Open Studio at Little hidden farm
    Local artists Sue and Claire Acworth are participating in Marlborough Open Studios: an event where artists across the North Wessex Chalk Downs (AONB) open their studios for members of the public to come and view their work in its natural setting.

    Beautiful Neranjo Limestone: 20% off
    Treat your home this summer with these beautiful flagstones in Neranjo limestone.

    Three Swans exclusive: 25% off your food bill
    The Three Swans in Hungerford are offering a sizzling summer deal this month for Townsite readers.

    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.

    Get pampered at Donnington Grove
    This month Donnington Grove Hotel has revealed its grand opening of Avalon Retreat: a purpose built new salon set in the grounds of this beautiful hotel.

    #2 laid back honeymoon ideas 2018
    Pick an idyllic spot in the Mediterranean, combine it with panoramic coastal walks, snorkeling and beautiful turquoise waters to make it a perfect honeymoon!

    Freedom of the town awards
    Last month, three upstanding citizens from our local community: Norman Barr, Chris Scorey and Catherine Wooliston were presented with the prestigious Freedom of the Town award for 2018, recognising their unique contributions to Hungerford.

    Luxury honeymoon on a budget
    Are you getting married over the Christmas period in 2018? Fare Wise Travel are offering an exclusive 7-night winter beach-chillout honeymoon with an all-inclusive luxury package.

    Open garden for good cause
    On Saturday 7th of July, 76 High Street Hungerford will be opening its secret garden for a day of fundraising fun!

    Honeymoon? You need a honeypot!
    Over the last century newlyweds have been evolving, much rarer is the trepidation of a blushing bride about to leave her family home for the first time.

    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

    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