Bentley is a village and civil parish in the East Hampshire district of Hampshire, England.

Bentley is a village and civil parish in the East Hampshire district of Hampshire, England. The parish has an area of 2,299 acres (9.30 km2). The village is located just off the A31 road between Farnham and Alton, being about five miles (8 km) southwest of Farnham and six miles (10 km) northeast of Alton. The village is served by its own railway station, which is about one mile (1.6 km) to the south and is actually situated in the parish of Binsted and one village pub: The Star Inn.



Location

The village is located just off the A31 road between Farnham and Alton, being about five miles (8 km) southwest of Farnham and six miles (10 km) northeast of Alton.

Transport

The village is served by its own railway station, which is about one mile (1.6 km) to the south and is actually situated in the parish of Binsted.

Pubs

Bentley until early 2017 had two pubs. Now only The Star Inn remains situated on the main road.

Facilities

A local village shop and post office, a family run doctors surgery set up in the 1960s, village pub, the church and memorial hall all serve the village.



Culture

Bentley was the location of a Radio 4 and ITV Docu-Drama from the 1990s called The Village, which focused on local residents and their daily lives.

Twinned with Newton Haven the village is proud of its culture.

Notable Residents

2299 Acres

Acred area of Bentley Parish.

1116* People

Approximate population in 2011.

285 Registered Businesses

Businesses run and registered in Bentley

4 Annual Events

Village Fete, Flower Show, Cricket, Jumble Sale, Bonfire Night

"I feel so lucky to have such beautiful memories of our little village and I am so pleased that it has remained unspoilt for many more families to enjoy today."

Jill Taylor Bentley Resident

"Bentley is wonderfully vibrant, with country walks on your doorstep that make you feel a million miles away from city life."

Chris Nicklin Bentley Resident

Bentley Village Bonfire 2017

Friday 3rd of November 2017

Bentley Village Fete

Bentley Village Bonfire and Fireworks! BBQ, Bar & Fireworks

See Bentley Village from the air

A short video has been put together showcasing some of the sights of Bentley and it's beautiful countryside from the air.