The town of Farnborough is located in the county of Hampshire and is part of the Aldershot Urban Area. Deriving its name from the term “Fern Hill”, the town is known for its connection to the Royal Air Force and has a number of events to commemorate this association. Tower Hill continues to be a major public attraction from ancient times while Farnborough Abbey also accepts visitors throughout the year. The Royal Aircraft Establishment operates out of Farnborough and the Tumble Down Dick inn is a major landmark in the town.
There are various retail and office spaces that are occupied by professionals and businesses including accountants, catering companies, computer consultants, entertainment firms, event management companies and management consultants. Many of the executive suites in town are occupied by lawyers, recruitment agencies, and software developers. Farnborough is also home to major companies such as Autodesk, BMW, Red Hat, AgustaWestland, Imagine Homes and Blue Coat Systems.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Farnborough provides a variety of entertainment to locals and tourists including the Farnborough District Motor Club, which has events and rallies all year round. Farnborough Leisure Centre offers a variety of sporting options while YEM Theatre School is the place to catch a range of stage productions. Eating out in Farnborough allows you to taste food from around the world including Nepalese cuisine at Gurkha Palace, Indian food at Paprika or Diwali, Italian food made the New York City way at Manhattan Ristorante Pizzeria Italiano, and Chinese food at Wings Cottage.
Farnborough TAG Airfield is a private business airport in the region and also the host of the Farnborough International Airshow. The town has three links to the main railway network. These are: Farnborough, Farnborough North and North Camp railway stations. The internationally renowned air-events have also brought great road connectivity to the town with buses, coaches and taxis offering reliable services.