Bentley, Hampshire

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The Bentley Archer, Hampshire, England.jpg
The Bentley Archer
Bentley is located in Hampshire
Bentley shown within Hampshire
Population 1,116 (2011)
OS grid reference SU785445
Civil parish
  • Bentley
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town FARNHAM
Postcode district GU10
Dialling code 01420
Police Hampshire
Fire Hampshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
List of places
51°11′38″N 0°52′39″W / 51.19401°N 0.87756°W / 51.19401; -0.87756Coordinates: 51°11′38″N 0°52′39″W / 51.19401°N 0.87756°W / 51.19401; -0.87756

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.

There are two pubs in the village: The Star Inn (named after a car)[1] and The Bull Inn.[2]


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.[3]

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

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