The small village of Brimpton is set in a rural location between the popular Berkshire towns of Reading and Newbury.
The village has a local pub and a primary School, while the nearby villages of Aldermaston and Woolhampton provide further everyday amenities, including local shops, pubs and a train station.
Newbury offers a wider selection of amenities and leisure facilities, and there is an excellent choice of schools in the area, including Elstree, Cheam, Horris Hill, Bradfield College and Downe House.
The area is well connected by road, with the A339 and A4 linking with the M3 and M4, providing fast access to London, Heathrow Airport, and the West Country.
There are excellent train services from Midgham station direct to London Paddington taking from 51 minutes, or from Basingstoke to London Waterloo in under an hour.
Amenities and Facilities
Brimpton Village Hall is sited in rural countryside on the Brimpton to Crookham Common road. There is a large car park as part of the hall grounds, and also a patio with spectacular views of the Berkshire/Hampshire countryside to the rear. It can accommodate 60 people seated and 100 standing and has a pleasant food servery. Food and Drink
The local pub was The Three Horseshoes. The nearest now are in Wolhampton and Midgham. There is Passione55 at Brimpton Common. Serving original-style Italian Pizza and Pasta using the original recipe that has been passed down over generations.
The was a recreation area, this was sold and the charity trustees are looking for a more suitable area that would be accessible to the village.
There is a Church of England primary school.
Brimpton Church of England Primary School is a Voluntary Controlled School, which means that it is state funded but that the Diocese of Oxford has some formal influence in the running of the school.
St Peter’s Church is part of the Church of England Benefice of Aldermaston and Woolhampton.
St Peter's sits at the top of the hill in the centre of the village. The village war memorial marks the start of the gravel track that leads to the church and the footpath that starts in the church’s car park is popular with walkers. There are extensive views from the churchyard across to Kingsclere. A ‘Nectar Garden’ has been created in the grounds to attract wildlife. It is believed that there has been a church on the site since Norman times.
There is also baptist church. Their vision is faith, family and friends.
There is a bus - The No 1 bus to Reading.
There is a parish council.
Rights of way.
The rural parish of Brimpton is fortunate in having such a wide variety of terrain ranging from hill plateau to river valley, comprising the River Enborne, the River Kennet, the Kennet & Avon Canal and numerous lakes, all of which are within, pass through or border the parish. Favourite views include those across the Enborne valley (77%) and the church and village (73%), whilst ancient woodland, water meadows, local wildlife, flora and fauna, veteran trees, historic monuments and the canal are all popular.
There is a GP's at Tadley and Thatcham.