Welcome to Stanford Dingley
A delightful village set in the heart of West Berkshire’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Pang Valley.
Stanford Dingley, West Berkshire
It is blessed with stunning walks, home to two very successful pubs, a diverse and active farming community and a incredibly historic and important Norman church, St Denys’. We have an active events group and a historic village hall and village field facilitates a varied calendar of activities. We welcome you to explore our village!
We have a small and beautifully refurbished village hall for hire.
What's On and Events
Our events aim to bring the entire community together.
The Parish Council represents Stanford Dingley’s interests to the local council, West Berkshire Council
The Pang and Conservation
The River Pang runs through our village and brings with it very special habitiats..
Farming is an integral part of life in Stanford Dingley, read how on our farming pages.
St Deny's Church
Our beautiful, historic Norman church
Stanford Dingley has a huge archive which we plan to digitise for all to access.
We are incredibly lucky to have two excellent pubs in the village.
Stanford Dingley has a lot of resident artists.
There are some beautiful walks in the Pang Valley around Stanford Dingley.
We try and support local charities close to the village with events.
Volunteering and Conservation
There are plenty of activies that happen within the village that are focused on preserving the village, the countryside and looking after the both the ecosystems around the Pang River and maintaining our village community areas, namely the village field, the village green and the village hall. If you are interested in volunteering to help maintain this beautiful and special village please contact the parish clerk or Oli Brooke.
All Current Blogs
Well, we all spent a bit more time in the garden this year due to the National Covid - 19 Lockdown, and so many this year picked up the notoriously difficult challenge of nurturing a Cabbage Walking Stick plant until judging time in October. It is an annual Stanford...
In honour of the 75th Anniversary of the end of WW2 the Village were asked to take part in a vegetable produce competition and to grow on four staple vegetables (Potato, Onion, Leek and Cabbage).
Each contestant was given a seed Potato, an Onion set and a seedling Leek and Cabbage for the event, to be judged on September 5th. See the results!
Pleased to announce that the church will reopen tomorrow. The service will be short (11am) with social distancing and sadly no singing! It would be lovely to see parishioners back at the church.
An quick update from the Parish Council on our key issues and priorities at the moment.
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