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County - Berkshire | Map
Tel code: 01488 | code search
Postcode: RG17 | code search
Population: 5700
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Birthplace of:
Charles Portal
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Folk Customs:
Beating the Bounds
Eton Wall Game
Hungerford Hocktide Court
Swan Upping
Ufton Nervet Bread and Cloth Dole

Hungerford Events

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Hocktide Festival
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The Swan Inn
"An awful experience by the food and more so by the manger/owner. On arrival we gave the reservation name it was incorrect (not a problem missed heard over the ..." More

Images House
"Nice rooms in a quiet location. Very clean and tidy. The family is very nice and the breakfast was excellent. We felt very well and would come back for more. ..." More

Days Inn Membury
"Good Points: Very friendly, helpful, caring desk workers!! Extremely impressed with their pleasant attitudes and willingness to be of assistance. Appreciated the access to a hair dryer too :) ..." More

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Hungerford is a pretty riverside town in Berkshire near the borders of Wiltshire and Hampshire. This historic Market Town is a shoppers paradise with choices from the Open Market every Wednesday to many Antique shops, not least ‘The Arcade’ a covered emporium home to 7o stall units offering antique paintings, furniture, clocks, Edwardian linen and silver. The town is surrounded by open land, the ‘National Route For Cyclists’ passes through the town, with a choice of fly fishing or course fishing on the River Kennet. Or perhaps a glorious walk along the tow path skirting the ’Kennet & Avon Canal’ is more for you. The Canal was once an important trade route although today the pleasure crafts and Narrow Boats are more the order of the day, in fact why not climb aboard a traditional Barge that’s brightly painted with roses and castles ’The Rose of Hungerford’ an impressive barge and offers a short adventure. Historically the town has played it’s part in many a drama, was once an important Coaching stop and the many coaching Inns prove this point, not least the oldest ‘The Bear Inn’ has had it’s fair share of important visitors, James 1 passed the crown to William of Orange here, Queen Elizabeth 1 visited here, Charles 1 also used the Bear as his headquarters, although the town has been inhabited since the Stone Age, there is even remnants of a Bronze Age Building and a Roman Road. A few miles away is the wonderful ‘Crofton Pumping Station’ which houses two beam engines, one of them is the oldest beam Engine in the world, and regularly hisses into action still pumping, perched high on the edge of the canal, affording stunning views of gliding boats and the odd flash of brilliant blue as the Kingfisher dives.

Accountant

Asset Management Advice
Freeman Baker Associates
H D B Group Chartered Accountants Ltd

Attraction

Ashdown House

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Days Inn Membury *book online*

Church

St Lawrence, Hungerford

Classes

Yoga - Iyengar Yoga

Dentist

ADP Dental Surgery
Dental Surgery
Dental Surgery
Pihlens Dunn Bray & Hetherington
Simon M Smallwood
Williams Dental Surgery

Doctor

The Hungerford Surgery

Estate Agent

Bates Tim
Burrough & Co
Christopher Moore Independent Estate Agents
Hants & Berks Property
Knight Frank
Lane Fox

Nye & Co
Pilgrim Bond
Portman
Silas Brock

Farmers Market

Hungerford Farmers Market

Holiday Park

Littlecote
Littlecote House Hotel

Inn

Bear Hotel
Pheasant Inn
Queens Arms Country Inn
The Crown and Garter Hotel
The Swan Inn
Three Swans Hotel

Pub and Bar

John O'Gaunt
Lamb Inn At Hungerford
Lion
Malt Shovel
Plume
Railway Tavern
Sun Inn

The Crown and Garter Hotel
The Swan Inn

Restaurant

Casenova
Hare Restaurant
Lamb Inn At Hungerford
Lion
Moonlight Indian
Plume
Spice Valley
The Angel
The Crown and Garter Hotel
The Swan Inn
Tutti Pole

School

Chilton Foliat C of E Primary School
Church Croft Nursery School
Hungerford Primary School
Little Rainbows Ltd

Solicitor

Charles Lucas & Marshall
Dickins Hopgood Chidley
James S Barnett

Macauley

Taxi

A S D Taxis
D J Hungerford Cars
Hungerford Cars
Portdown Care
Pottingers Taxis
Rays

Vet

Hall & Lawrence

Sports Clubs

Hungerford TC (Tennis)
Hungerford Town (Amateur Football)
Lambourn Sports (Amateur Football)

Shops

Hungerford Bookshop
Malborough Bookshop & Sporting Gallery
Flower Studio
Hello Flower
Boots
Cobbs Farm & Kitchen
Rymans
Wyevale Garden Centre
Doves Farm Foods Ltd

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Pets Corner Ltd
Broadway Pharmacy
G C Pritchard Ltd
Ellie Dickins
The Susan Pink Co
Swan Inn Organic Farm Shop
Homebase
Popperwell's
Hungerford Butchers
Creative Toy Den
Lie Low
Deep Clothing Co
Jeanne Petitt
Blue Bee The Florist
Options Designer Florist
Sugar Mouse
Sheppards
The Flying Fish
East Garston Stores
The Gentleman's Shop
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The Finishing Touch Ltd
Inklings
Gigi Interiors & Gifts Ltd
Roberta of Hungerford
Ad-Hoc Hair Designs
Cameo House
Chatterbox Hair Design
Perfectly Posh Hair & Beauty
Montagues Hair Design
Belle Chic Health & Beauty
Beauty Box
Davenport & Mancey Interiors
Sapphire Furnishing
Furr & Co
Rayner Opticians
Howards Pet Care
Martin Collins Enterprises Ltd
Arthur Cottam & Co (Horseshoes) Ltd
Woodlands Enterprises Riding & Shooting Equipment Ltd
Llewellyn Robins Photography
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Jonathan Player Photography
Dickins Shoes
Le Chic Nails & Beauty

Antiques

Sir William Bentley Billiards
Beedham Antiques Ltd
Peter Foyle Hunwick
Turpins Antiques
M J M Antiques
Griffin Fine Art & Antiques
Franklin Lynda
Bow House Antiques
Beedham Antiques Ltd
Below Stairs of Hungerford Antiques
Youll's Antiques
Hungerford Arcade
The Old Malthouse
Collectors Window
Panache Antiques & Interiors
Great Grooms Antique Centre
Roger King Antiques

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Phoenix Antique Arms

Activities

Adventure Flying(Airsports)
Ambitions Equestrian Centre Ltd(Riding)

Places to Stay near Hungerford

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Three Swans Hotel (0.09 miles)

Three Swans Hotel

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A charming and historic coaching inn, situated in the beautiful Kennet Valley yet easy to reach, just 3 miles from junction 14 of the M4 and with excellent rail links. ... More

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Bear Hotel (0.18 miles)

Bear Hotel

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A 13th century Coaching Inn with a modern twist, that has been refurbished to bring it into the 21st century providing all the latest in mod-cons! Including plasma tvs,with 12 ... More | visit website

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Images House (0.42 miles)

Images House
Images is a well appointed modern property with a very friendly welcome from Jenny & Terry.

We have close links to County Events Activity Centre offering Off Road 4x4, Clay Shooting, Quad Biking, Archery & ... More | visit website
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Alderborne House (0.46 miles)

Alderborne House

Alderbourne House is the family home of Colin & Pat Honeybone. A modern detached family house situated on the southern edge of the town in a quiet location and backing on to open countryside. A ... More | visit website

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Littlecote House Hotel (2.35 miles)

Littlecote House Hotel
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Littlecote House Hotel is a superb Grade I listed Tudor mansion in Berkshire. Love, murder, scandal & romance. The history ... More | visit website
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Pelican Inn (2.49 miles)

Pelican Inn

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The Pelican Inn offers the best in refreshment, food and accommodation in the county. With its stunning Oak bar, serving a wide range of refreshments to the restaurant where you can eat ... More

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The Swan Inn (3.00 miles)

The Swan Inn

The Swan Inn at Inkpen is a perfect venue for an evening meal, a conference, a weekend exploring the Berkshire countryside, or a longer stay. The tastefully extended 17th-century village inn has 10 en suite bedrooms, ... More | visit website

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The Dundas Arms (3.21 miles)

The Dundas Arms
A river and canal-side pub with comfortable rooms overlooking the river. Good food is served both in the bar and in the restaurant. There is a very good wine list and also hand-pulled ... More | visit website
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Pheasant Inn (3.24 miles)

Pheasant Inn

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Ideally positioned within 300 yards of Junction 14 of the M4, The Pheasant Inn is a genuinely old unspoilt traditional Pub which offers a warm reception and good food. 11 ... More

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Ramada Newbury Elcot Park (3.82 miles)

Ramada Newbury Elcot Park

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Experience everything you'd expect from an international hotel company in this elegant country house that rests in the Kennet Valley.
The impressive, stylish Ramada Elcot Park Newbury is set in 16 acres ... More

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