Huntercombe was a fictional village in Buckinghamshire which is centered around Huntercombe Lane and the Manor. This would place it east of Maidenhead and Taplow, North of Dorney and Eton, west of Cippenham, and South of Burnham and Slough. The first mention of Huntercombe is in The Dark is Rising, which introduces Will Stanton and his family

Huntercombe is based upon the village of Dorney, and the Great Hall is Dorney Court.