Sherfield on Loddon is a picturesque village on the north east of Basingstoke and south of Reading. It is approximately 6 miles from Basingstoke and 12 miles from Reading. Sherfield on Loddon is a civil parish in the Basingstoke & Deane Borough district of Hampshire. At the 2011 census it had a population of 1,505. This increased to 3,107 after the 2011 Census, mainly due to the new Sherfield Park development. In 2016, Sherfield Park was separated to form a parish of its own.
Sherfield Independent Junior and Secondary School – www.sherfieldschool.co.uk
Bramley Church of England Primary School – www.bramley.hants.sch.uk
Everest Community Academy (Secondary) – www.everestcommunityacademy.org
Sherfield on Loddon provides easy access to Chineham, which offers a variety of amenities at the Chineham shopping centre. These range from supermarkets, fast food outlets, a coffee shop, Greggs bakery, a post office, a petrol station and clothing shops. You can find a full list of the facilities available for the centre at www.chinehamshopping.co.uk.
More local facilities include a Londis convenience store that can be found on the Reading Road in the village centre. There is also a well-regarded independent coffee shop that also supplies a selection of delicious organic smoothies. Further details can be found at – www.housetwenty8.co.uk
Mole Country Store provides all the necessities for a life in the countryside and can be found just off the A33 along with Wyevale Garden Centre for all keen gardeners.
There are a number of pleasant pubs and eateries in the village close to hand, including the White Hart, The Four Horseshoes and Longbridge Mill. All of which are ideal for either a cosy night in or a Pimms in the garden. For further details or to book a table please visit the individual websites.
The village provides everything needed for a quiet family life, including outstanding country walks, picnics in the local playing fields and the opportunity to join local sports clubs that accommodate various age groups. There is a local cricket team that plays friendly and league cricket and a football team. Further afield, residents can enjoy all that Basingstoke offers including a shopping centre, cinemas, ice skating, ten pin bowling, swimming, a theatre and museums.
Sherfield on Loddon is situated on the North East of Basingstoke and provides good access to the A33 which runs to Reading and the A339 routes to Newbury. The M3 is easily accessible via the Basingstoke Junction and provides direct access to London and the South Coast. There are regular bus routes services and Basingstoke mainline train line is approximately 6 miles away which allows access to London Waterloo in approximately 45 minutes.