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There is a vast range of activities to enjoy when you stay at The Hampshire Court Hotel. Fans of the show will recognise Highclere Castle as “Downton Abbey”, one of England’s most beautiful country houses, while kids of all ages can choose to experience the adrenalin-packed adventures awaiting at iFly Indoor Skydiving.
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If you have never been to a living history museum, you don’t know what you are missing. At Milestones Museum Hampshire’s intriguing history comes to life with recreations of a historic era, even including the old village green and costumed characters to take you back in time
Not just for fans of “Downton Abbey”, Highclere Castle is undoubtedly one of England’s most gorgeous country estates.
An award-winning shopping centre, Festival Place has over 200 shops and 30 places to eat, including your favourite big brand stores like Apple, Debenhams and Marks & Spencer. After your big shop, the food court has every cuisine available to fill your hungry tummy.
Bombay Sapphire Distillery
If your favourite libation is a gin and tonic, you simply have to immerse yourself in the artistry of the thoughtfully produced, world-class Bombay Sapphire Gin – with a free sample at the end of every tour.
Jane Austen's House Museum
You might not know that the novelist Jane Austen was born and bred in Basingstoke, so you can be sure that there are numerous ways to pay homage to her literary legacy. See where she lived and wrote the iconic Pride and Prejudice with a visit to the Jane Austen House Museum.
Indoor Sky Diving
Experience flying without the heights - perfect for those who have a fear of them! Try out indoor skydiving at iFly Basingstoke.
Basingstoke Leisure Park
From bowling to golf, there's plenty to keep the family busy at Basingstoke Leisure Park. There's so much to do that you can easily while away a weekend here.
Head to the Milestones Museum and take a step back in time. With cobbled streets and interesting exhibits, it’s sure to be a fun day out.
Basingstoke Hollywood Bowl
Choose from more than 26 lanes and get the good times rolling at Hollywood Bowl Basingstoke, ideal for any age or skill level.