When staying in Basingstoke, Hampshire there is an array of breathtaking countryside to explore beyond the city centre. From family-friendly walks to more challenging hikes, providing you with views over the surrounding areas, Basingstoke really does offer something for everyone.
As serviced apartment providers based in Basingstoke, we’ve collated a range of our favourite walking routes over the years that are perfect for evening strolls or weekend adventures before a hearty pub lunch! We hope you enjoy these as much as us and likewise fall in love with Basingstoke. If after reading this article you want to take a stroll in Basingstoke and need somewhere to stay the night then look no further than our service apartment in Basingstoke.
1. Cliddesden and Ellisfield (Length 10km & Est. 2 hours and 30 minutes)
Explore this trail near Basingstoke, Hampshire. It takes around 2 and a half hours to complete and walkers have said it is a fairly difficult route. This is a beautiful countryside route which takes you through woodland areas and fields, and it is very popular for bird watching, walking and hiking.
2. Kempshott and Pardown (Length 9.5km & Est. 2 Hours)
Visit this walk near Basingstoke, Hampshire. This trail is popular for walking, hiking and bird watching. It takes around 2 hours to complete and there are great view points in certain areas.
3. Preston Candover Bradley Trail (Length 11.6km & Est. 2 Hours and 40 Minutes)
Try out this trail near Basingstoke, Hampshire. It takes around 2 hours and 40 minutes to complete and is a fairly easy route. This trail is popular amongst locals for walking, hiking, running and is a great bird watching location, so be sure to bring your camera to capture the beautiful wildlife.
4. Fuzzy Drove and South Wood (Length 8.7km & Est. 2 Hours)
Visit this walk near Basingstoke, Hampshire. This is a popular walk for bird watching, walking, and running and takes around 2 hours to complete. This beautiful trail is open to visit all year round and dogs are welcomed.
5. Steventon Trail (Length 5.6km & Est. 1 Hour and 30 Minutes)
Explore this trail near Basingstoke, Hampshire. Steventon is the birthplace of English novelist Jane Austen and is the perfect location for long walks and bird watching. This route takes around 1 hour and 30 minutes to complete and is perfect for walking and hiking. Additionally, this walk is dog friendly and is visually stunning all year.
6. Spiers Copse Loop (Length 4.8km & Est. 1 Hour 10 Minutes)
Try this walk near Basingstoke, Hampshire. This route takes around 1 hour and 10 minutes to complete and is popular for walking, running and hiking. This location is dog friendly and is a great spot for bird watching.
7. War Memorial and Costello Trail (Length 2.1km & Est. 30 Minutes)
Visit this park in Basingstoke, Hampshire. This location has a lot to offer, from dog friendly fields, to a children’s playground and an exercise area. This route is popular for walking, running and bird watching. To make a day out of it, located close by is the Festival Place Town Centre, where you can go shopping or grab something to eat.
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