The village of Hermitage, Berkshire, UK sits on the B4009, five miles (eight kilometres) north east of Newbury in the heart of the North Wessex Downs, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is easily reached from the M4, A4 and A34. It has a population of around 2000 and approximately 800 dwellings.
Hermitage is a civil parish incorporating a number of settlements: Hermitage village, Little Hungerford* and Wellhouse*. It is within the jurisdiction of Newbury district council and West Berkshire county council.