Choose a Basingtoke holiday cottage for your stay in Hampshire
Basingstoke is an old market town which has seen continual growth, particularly since the sixties, now making it a lively and vibrant cosmopolitan town with a lot to offer any tourist. The location is perfect, just 19 miles from the capital. It's also close to the former capital and current county capital Winchester, as well as just half an hour from Andover, which is also worth a visit. As well as being close to other great places in Hampshire, a Basingtoke holiday cottage or apartment puts visitors in a good spot for discovering bordering Berkshire, and indeed the rest of southeast England.
Fun and recreation from your Basingstoke holiday rental
There really is something for everyone in Basingstoke, whether it's an active sports holiday, a culture-filled and interesting break, or you're looking to appreciate some of the local nature, there's something to keep you busy while having a break in a Basingtoke holiday cottage. For a pleasant walk in the fresh air, Millfield Nature Reserve is flat so caters for all walkers, and doesn't compromise on natural beauty. For museums, The Milestones Museum is an excursions kids will love. Appropriate for all ages, this museum takes visitors back in time, bringing history back to life in an interactive and fun way. This excursion is a must for any family holiday in a self-catering Basingstoke holiday rental. For more intriguing antiquity, head also to Willis Museum. This impressive building is matched only by the fascinating wonders waiting inside. Staying in the past, The Vyne is a 16th century mansion and should definitely be visited as part of any trip in Basingstoke.
For people staying in a Basingstoke holiday cottage who are looking for a more active time, there are plenty of options. Skiplex is an indoor skii complex and guaranteed to be a fun time for experience skiiers as well as the novice. The Aquadrome in Basingstoke is an amazing swimming pool with slides and everything inbetween. Locals from nearby towns flock to this swimming complex, which is a testament to how fun it is there! There is also a big shopping mall here, so all amenities are taken care of. Finaly, if you don't want the fun to stop in the evening, see what's on at The Anvil while you're staying in a holiday letting in Basingstoke and you might be able to catch a show at this top-class venue.