The Basingstoke area has something to offer any visitor. Whether its adrenalin sports, relaxing meals, internationally acclaimed concerts, theatre, a visit to 'Downton Abbey' or just the chance to explore some beautiful countryside and Basingstoke's rich history, there is plenty to see and do in the area, and there are some great places to stay.
Events are a big part of life in Basingstoke from the Basingstoke Festival and the Basingstoke Half Marathon to music, theatre and comedy at the internationally acclaimed Anvil Arts to car boot sales, craft fayres, beer festivals and sporting fixtures – there is always something to keep you entertained – check out the full events calendar.
WHERE TO EAT
From independent restaurants or fast food to gastro pubs and fine dining, there are plenty of options both in Basingstoke and the surrounding towns and villages – explore our directory.
WHERE TO STAY
Whether its a business trip, a visit to friends and family or a chance to explore some of the attractions and countryside of north Hampshire’s Jane Austen, there’s a variety of places to stay whatever your budget.
THINGS TO DO
There are lots of things to do around Basingstoke so we have created a suite of itineraries to help fill your days with activities to suit you.