West Berkshire is a collection of beautiful villages, in outstanding areas of natural beauty, thriving with distinct small business, local amenities, pubs and village life. 


For Local information about the villages in West Berkshire, please visit the village below:


Aldermaston | Aldermaston is a quiet village, situated between Woolhampton and Theale. It has a quaint parish hall, village shop, pubs, sports clubs and a church.


Aldworth | Aldworth is a small and much prized rural village lying high up on the Berkshire Downs approximately 600ft above sea level, close to the ancient Ridgeway Path and in a designated “Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty”


Ashampstead | People have been living and working in Ashampstead for over 6000 years and originally, together with Upper Basildon, would possibly have been part of a large Saxon estate.


Bagnor | Bagnor is a village close to the town of Newbury in the English county of West Berkshire and is situated on the banks of the River Lambourn, a crystal clear chalk stream.


Basildon | Upper Basildon is a sizeable village with a recreation ground, public tennis courts and village hall


Beedon | Beedon parish sits at the western end of the Royal County of West Berkshire, about 6 1/2 miles from Newbury. It is in beautiful countryside, with rolling hills.


Boxford |The River Lambourn flows through the picturesque village of Boxford, the centre of which is a conservation area with a cluster of beautiful period cottages and St Andrew's Parish Church.


Bradfield | This area is known for fine restaurants and period pubs. Stanford Dingley is a short distance by car with its famous 16th century pub, The Old Boot Inn and the 15th century pub, The Bull Inn.


Brightwalton | West Berkshire Villages – midway between Wantage and Newbury, – A beautiful quiet village in rolling countryside., -The farm shop Saddlebacks is situated in …


Brimpton About Amenities and Facilities Links The small village of Brimpton is set in a rural location between the popular Berkshire towns …


Bucklebury | Bucklebury is a village in West Berkshire, the original village is on the banks of the River Pang, with a common to the south of this and a large residential area in Upper Bucklebury.


Chaddleworth | West Berkshire Villages. Below the southern slopes of the Berkshire downs, – a uniquely named pubs, – church acting back to 908AD of …


Chieveley | West Berkshire Villages. Chieveley – approximately 4 miles to the North of Newbury, – strong community spirit, -in lovely countryside

Cold Ash

Cold Ash | West Berkshire Villages. approximately four miles north-east of Newbury , – stands on a ridge of the Berkshire Downs , – overlooking …


Compton About Amenities & Facilities History Links Compton is a village and civil parish in the River Pang valley in the Berkshire …

East Garston

East Garston Villages | West Berkshire Villages About Amenities & Facilities History Links The small village of East Garston is located alongside …

East Ilsley

East Ilsley | West Berkshire Villages | East Ilsley is a beautiful village which lies in a fold of the Berkshire Downs close to the historic Ridgeway Path. It became an important trading centre from the 13th century onwards for corn and later for wool, ultimately being granted a Royal Charter by James I in 1620.


Eastbury | Eastbury is a very pretty and peaceful village withe river Lambourn running through it.


Enborne | West Berkshire Villages. Enborne is a village and civil parish in West Berkshire. The River Enbourne shares its name, however it does not pass through the village. There is a vineyard in Enbourne – All Angels Vineyard a local pub with a children's play area and a church. Enborne takes its name from the river Enborne that runs along the south edge of the Parish.

Great Shefford

Great Shefford is a beautiful village in West Berkshire. It has an active village hall, two local pubs which are The Pheasant at Shefford Woodlands and The Great Shefford in Great Shefford itself.

Hampstead Norreys

Hampstead Norreys | West Berkshire Villages. Hampstead Norreys is a picturesque village in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty amidst the lovely Berkshire Downs and boasts a community cafe and shopr.

Hamstead Marshall

Hamstead Marshall | West Berkshire Villages. Hamstead Marshall is a civil and ecclesiastical parish four miles west of Newbury, in the south-west of Berkshire, on the border with Hampshire.Hamstead’s 1,852 acres (750 hectares) are predominantly farmland, with a good proportion of woodland, most of which has been in existence for centuries.


Hermitage | Hermitage | Hermitage is a beautiful village  which has a shop/Post Office, pre and primary schools, a church, two public houses and a garden centre with a popular café and shop.


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


Kingsclere | West Berkshire Villages | Kingsclere is synonymous with the Sport of Kings and is a large village in Hampshire, England. Kingsclere is steeped in history, the word ‘clere’ means bright or clearing and the King stems from King Alfred. Its Park House Stables has produced some of the greatest runners, including the legendary Mill Reef. The TV presenter and former jockey, Clare Balding, now runs it, with her brother Andrew who trained the Queen’s Horse Tactical, which won Windsor Castle Stakes at Royal Ascot

Kintbury and Inkpen

Kintbury and Inkpen The village of Kintbury is a quiet, pretty area in West Berkshire between the towns of Newbury and Hungerford. Kintbury, on the River Kennet, is one of the largest parishes in West Berkshire. Kintbury is thought to date back to the 10th century and possibly as far back as the seventh century. Now, it provides a quiet place to live with a direct train line into London with the Kennet and Avon Canal running through the centre of the village.


Lambourn | West Berkshire Villages About Amenities and Facilities History Links Lambourn is well known as “The Valley of The Racehorse”. The …


Leckhampstead | West Berkshire Villages. Leckhampstead is North West of Newbury and lies in the North Wessex Downs, an Area of Outstanding Beauty. It includes Leckhampstead Thicket, where there are a number of thatched cottages, and Hill Green. Leckhampstead church is a beautiful Victorian building designed by S.S. Teulon in brick and flint.


Midgham | West Berkshire Villagers. Midgham is a small village of around 350 in the West Berkshire countryside in the Thames Valley of Southern England. It is spread between several centres of population around the Church of St. Matthew’s, the Village Green, New Road Hill and the A4 Bath Road. A small, scattered village, Midgham extends North from the Kennet & Avon canal across the old water meadows and into rolling farmland and woods.


Stratfield Mortimer is a villag just south of Reading, West Berkshire . The north-east of the parish is the most populated: and is not so semi-rural or rural in density; it is the part more often colloquially called Mortimer.


Newbury | West Berkshire Villages.Newbury is a market town in Berkshire. Surrounded by countryside and idyllic villages, it offers a hub for independent and high street shops, artisan markets, restaurants and cafes. First class arts, cafes, and cultural experiences abound. In it’s centre is the Kennet & Avon Canal. Newbury is the happiest of the Berkshire towns surveyed. And it is easy to see why. Settled in the stunning West Berkshire countryside on the edge of the Berkshire Downs, the large market town still retains some medieval architecture.Newbury is famous for it’s Racecourse, Donnington Castle and HQ of Vodaphone.


Pangbourne -on – Thames | West Berkshire Villages About Amenities and Facilities History Links Nestled in West Berkshire lies a quaint, idyllic …


Peasemore | West Berkshire Villages. Peasemore is a small attractive village of mainly high end houses that are mainly set well back from the road.

Purley on Thames

Purley on Thames | West Berkshire Villages | Purley on Thames is situated three miles north west of Reading and one mile east of Pangbourne. Reading urban area is the main social, economic and cultural hub.

Shaw cum Donnington

Shaw cum Donnington | The two villages of Shaw and Donnington stand less than a mile apart, united in one parish and linked by the river Lambourn on the north side of Newbury and it is a small beautiful village, with a vibrant community feel. It has large church- the striking Grade II listed Norman Revival church, St Mary's and an Elizabethan House - Shaw House. it is also the home of Donnington Castle. The striking twin-towered gatehouse of 14th century Donnington Castle, survives within impressive earthworks. It shows the luxury enjoyed by Sir Richard Abberbury, Donnington's builder, whose private quarters lay within it. Both Henry VIII and Elizabeth I are thought to have stayed here.


Stockcross About Amenities & Facilities History Links Stockcross is a small,  wide spread village set in the west of the county, running alongside …

Streatley and Goring

Streatley and Goring | West Berkshire Villages About Amenities & Facilities History Links The picturesque village of Streatley on Thames lies in …

Welford and Wickham

Welford and Wickham | Welford is a village and parish in south-west Berkshire, in the valley of the river Lambourn, six miles north-west of Newbury on the road to Lambourn. The parish stretches more than five miles from north to south, bounded at its southern tip by the London to Penzance railway line.

West llsley

West llsley About Amenities & Facilities History Links Nestling in the heart of the West Berkshire Downlands, West Ilsey is a quintessential …


Winterbourne | Winterbourne is an ideal rural village. It is situated on the north side of North Heath and to the east is BBOWT managed Snelsmore Common


Woolhampton About Amenities & Facilities History Links Woolhampton is a small village and parish eight miles west of Reading and six miles …

Yattendon and Frilsham

Yattendon and Frilsham |The picturesque village of Yattendon offers residents a unique sense of community. Yattendon stretches from Everington in the west to the hamlet of Burnt Hill in the east and the woodland just east of Yattendon Court, including Mumsgrove Copse, Bushy Copse, Clack’s Copse and Gravel pit Copse. T

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