Kingsclere epitomises English village life, with a pretty Georgian high street featuring a butcher, cafe, restaurants and country pubs. Watership Down was written in and about Kingsclere and the countryside surrounding the village remains unspoilt with beautiful views and walks.
Safe, friendly and traffic free, Kingsclere has a strong sense of community and, all essential services and plenty of activities for families and nature lovers. The village hosts regular events such as cinema in the village hall, theatre with a picnic and Guy Fawkes fireworks. The village has sport and recreation clubs for all including tennis, cricket, rugby, bowling, petanque and walking clubs.
Nearby you’ll find The National Trust’s The Vyne; this Tudor house is set amidst beautiful gardens, woodlands and wetlands and makes for a wonderful family day out. Four Kingdoms Adventure Park is nearby with indoor and outdoor play areas, farm animals and seasonal family events.
Within easy reach of Newbury, Andover and Basingstoke, Kingsclere attracts commuters looking for peace and convenience.
M3 Basingstoke: 10 miles
M4 Newbury: 12 miles
A34 Newbury: 4.5 miles
Basingstoke train station: 9 miles. Direct train to London Waterloo in 45 minutes
Newbury train station: 8 miles. Direct train to London Paddington in 45 minutes
Buses to Newbury and Basingstoke in 25 minutes