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Basing House
the Vyne

Things to Do

Basingstoke is a great location to explore Hampshire. The county offers visitors miles of idyllic countryside to explore, stretching from the South Downs National Park in the east to the New Forest National Park in the west and the North Wessex Downs in the north of the county. A large number of parks and open spaces can be found in the centre of Basingstoke, such as Eastrop Park, recognised for the past 10 years as one of England and Wales’ best green spaces with a Green Flag award. The River Loddon runs through the park, which also features a boating lake, tree trail and children’s play area, as well as a paddling pool, crazy golf course and wildlife area pond. Visit the Willis Museum to discover the history of Basingstoke and a must-see is the award-winning Milestones, Hampshire’s Living History Museum.

Fernbank Hotel is ideally situated near the centre of Basingstoke and for shopaholics Festival Place is a pleasant few minutes’ walk away and with over 200 stores Festival Place is the ultimate shopping destination.

In addition to year-round activities, Basingstoke benefits from a series of public events including the Transport Festival in May, which features all manner of vintage and classic vehicles from traction engines to motorbikes, the Kite Festival in June and Basingstoke Live, a music festival held in July.  The Mayor’s Fireworks Fiesta in November is a ticketed event, the proceeds of which go to selected charities each year.  Hampshire’s OctoberFest is a celebration of the county’s finest beer and food producers held at Basingstoke Sports and Social Club in Fairfields Road, near the hotel.

When it comes to things to do, the county and surrounds of Hampshire offers a wealth of attractions and events for all the family to discover in its many historic towns, houses, castles, gardens, museums, walks and leisure attractions. Find out more...

Things to Do

Basingstoke is a great location for exploring the Hampshire countryside for walking, horse riding and mountain biking.

Visit the Willis Museum, located in the Old Town Hall or the award-winning Milestones, Hampshire’s Living History Museum, to discover the history of Basingstoke from pre-Christian times right up to the present.

A variety of activities can be enjoyed at Basingstoke’s Leisure Park with flumes and swimming pool, ice rink, ten pin bowling, ten-screen cinema, bingo hall, indoor bowls, bars and restaurants.

Basingstoke offers something for everyone with success stories like the nationally-renowned Anvil Concert Hall. More...

Special Offers

Our special offers change often, so please keep a regular look-out for our latest deals.

For long stays and regular business travellers, please enquire about our preferential rates.

Our offers are only available when you make your booking direct with us and are not available through any other source. When taking up one of our offers, please book direct on our website adding the special offer code into the Comments/Requests box in the booking form.

Alternatively you can call us on 01256 321191.

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Our Rooms

Rooms & Tariffs

All our rooms offer restful surroundings with comfy duvets, crisp cotton sheets and plenty of pillows. Featuring individual pocket springs for all over body support and a memory foam top layer our mattresses offer the ultimate in comfort and support through the night.

Each room has en-suite shower rooms/bathrooms, flat screen colour TV’s, hair dryer, ironing facilities, tea and coffee making facilities and free Wi-Fi. More...