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Child-Friendly Places Around Basingstoke, Hampshire


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Child-Friendly towns nearby...

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Eastleigh, Hampshire

(23.77 miles away)
You’d be forgiven for thinking Eastleigh was a commuter town. After all it has great rail links to London and there’s international flights out of Southampton Airport right on its doorstep. But there’s a lot more to this borough than meets the eye.

Eastleigh is located between Southampton and Winchester. It stretches from the picturesque river-sid...


Fareham, Hampshire

(28.46 miles away)
Fareham is a market town nestled between the two major port cities of Portsmouth and Southampton. Families living here are lucky enough to have the seaside, nature havens and lots of green space right on their doorstep.

There’s plenty of history in the area as well with Bursledon Brickworks - famed for making the bricks used to build the Royal Alb...


Some of our childrenarewelcome articles

Peppa Pig Pancakes - essential for this Tuesday! - by Andy

children at Peppa Pig Pancakes - essential for this Tuesday! - by Andy
No Shrove Tuesday would be complete without being able to make your kids face light up with one of these bad boys...

Written by Andy

Holgate Windmill - by Mother of Dragons

children at Holgate Windmill - by Mother of Dragons
Holgate Windmill is a beautiful and fascinating building preserved through the hard work of a group of volunteers, and for any curious toddler the idea of being allowed to climb about inside what is essentially an enormo...

Written by Mother of Dragons

A plea from a generation of small boys - DON'T TAKE AWAY DIPPY! - by Andy

children at A plea from a generation of small boys - DON'T TAKE AWAY DIPPY! - by Andy
Statistically speaking around 50% of us were small boys once. Many of us still act like one. And you know what all small boys love? Dinosaurs dinosaurs dinosaurs....

Written by Andy

How to be the best dad ever - by Andy

family How to be the best dad ever - by Andy
I doubt that many of us could beat this idea of how to keep the kids amused whilst the wife is at work....

Written by Andy

The Sidings - by Mother of Dragons

family The Sidings - by Mother of Dragons
A restaurant in a location which overlooks railway lines, featuring several tables set within disused railway carriages is surely a paradise for any train lover. Welcome to The Sidings Mediterranean Bar and Restaurant in Shipton, just outside York....

Written by Mother of Dragons

Some child-friendly places to eat around Basingstoke, Hampshire

Bill's, Reading

(14.27 miles)
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A very pretty location, Bill's Reading restaurant occupies St Mary's Church House. This elegant Georgian building makes a fabulous restaurant and has become a very popular destination, from breakfast time, all the way th...


Villagio Ristorante, Andover

(17.55 miles)
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Villagio is a modern local Italian restaurant with a large menu suitable for the whole family providing freshly prepared food in a relaxed and authentic Italian atmosphere....


Some child-friendly places to stay around Basingstoke, Hampshire

Premier Inn - Camberley

(15.81 miles)
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Camberley Premier Inn is ideally located in the centre of Camberley. The main shopping area is nearby as well as large open parks, the local theatre and museum. Our Camberley Premier Inn has everything you'd expect...


Travelodge - Fleet

(12.66 miles)
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Located just a mile from Fleet Railway Station and 4 miles from the largest lake in Hampshire, Fleet Pond Nature Reserve, the Fleet Hotel is the ideal place to stay in the Hart district of Hampshire....


Travelodge - Farnborough Central

(14.78 miles)
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Positioned just over a mile from both Farnborough Train Station and Farnborough Aerodrome, the Farnborough Central Hotel is the ideal place to stay in this town famed for its yearly International Aerospace Exhibition....


Some child-friendly days out around Basingstoke, Hampshire

Silchester Roman City Walls and Amphitheatre

(6.53 miles)
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Originally a tribal centre of the Iron Age Atrebates, Silchester became the large and important Roman town of Calleva Atrebatum. Unlike most Roman towns, it was never re-occupied or built over after its abandonment in th...


Frensham Little Pond

(15.29 miles)
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Bishops fish pond amidst stunning heathland and abundant wildlife...


Flowerdown Barrows

(16.4 miles)
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Three Bronze Age burial mounds, once part of a much larger 'barrow cemetery', including two bowl barrows, and the largest and finest disc barrow in Hampshire....

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