Visiting Basingstoke and Deane

Named after the largest town and the smallest village, Basingstoke and Deane borough covers an area of over 245 square miles in North Hampshire.

  • The borough is over 90% is rural, with a number of villages, rural hamlets and countryside including many conservation areas.
  • Rolling hills and woodlands of the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty cover a section of the western side of the borough
  • The borough is twinned with Alencon in France, Braine-l’Alleud in Belgium and Euskirchen in Germany.

Discover more about what makes the borough a great place to visit, live, work and play at Love Basingstoke.

Things to do

With a rich history and in an excellent location, the borough offers the perfect blend of a vibrant town and scenic countryside. Below is a selection of things to do in the borough.

In the town centre

At the Leisure Park

Visit:

The Leisure Park is packed full of entertainment including:

Around the borough

Explore:

Visit the Love Basingstoke website for more information on things to see and do in Basingstoke and the surrounding areas.

Where to park

View our car parks webpage to find a car park

For Blue Badge holders information is available on the Blue Badge parking page

Find out where to locate electric vehicle charging points

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