Welcome to VisitOngar.com. This site gives you all the latest news on what’s happening in Ongar, ideas for places to visit where you can experience the history and heritage of this unspoilt and beautiful area of Essex, places to shop and eat, places to stay, exploring the countryside and how to get to Ongar.
Ongar is a hidden gem, offering a picturesque ancient high street, beautiful old buildings, unique shops, a range of leisure and sport activities to keep fit and enjoy the rolling countryside, a steam railway, two arts centres and all just 22 miles from Central London!
VisitOngar isn’t just for those wanting to visit the area, we also have all the latest news for Ongar residents, and copies of the acclaimed “Ongar News” monthly publications.
This website and VisitOngar facilities are provided by Ongar Town Forum, a non profit organisation, that aims to celebrate all that is best about our local area, promote and provide a voice for businesses based or working in the Ongar area and to improve the vitality and viability of Ongar Town Centre by bringing together stakeholders in the town centre to work in partnership, whether they be private sector, public sector or community.