HISTORICAL TOUR

Explore Basingstoke's rich history that reaches from the Doomesday Book to modern industrial heritage. Take in the Vyne, the Holy Ghost Church, Silchester's Roman Walls and Old Basing House before finishing with dinner at Barton's Mill.

No restrictions

You can spend the entire day

Total Price approx £16.85 per person  for all activities. Family concessions are available

Public transport & free parking available

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The Vyne

From its royal beginnings in Tudor times to its place today as an intriguing retreat, you can lose yourself in the surroundings that inspired authors such as Jane Austen.

Price £14.30 family ticket or £5.10 per person

The Vyne Vyne Road, Sherborne St John, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG24 9HL

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The Holy Ghost Cemetary

The Holy Ghost Cemetery has a fascinating history going back to 1208 and the reign of King John, but the fate of the Cemetery and the two Chapels has always been closely linked with Royal Patronage.

Basingstoke Station and parking are a short walk away

The Holy Ghost Cemetary Chapel Hill, Basingstoke RG21 5TB

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Silchester Roman Ampitheatre & Walls

Originally a tribal centre of the Iron Age Atrebates, Silchester became the large and important Roman town of Calleva Atrebatum. Click here for Audio Tour

Local parking includes St Mary the Virgin Church

Silchester Roman Ampitheatre & Walls Silchester, Reading, Hampshire RG7 2HP

Basing House

Basing House - 01256 463965

This romantic ruin was a major Tudor palace and castle. Located in the village of Old Basing, it once rivalled Hampton Court Palace in its size and opulance.

Price £14.30 family ticket or £5.10 per person

Basing House The Street, Old Basing, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG24 7BH

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Eats Enroute

There are plenty of paces to eat along the route. Search the Destination Basingstoke Directory for places to eat.

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