Join in

Email page to a friend
Your opinion of Basingstoke
Vote - Britain's favourite town


Telephone code: 01256
Postcode: RG26
Population: 150000
Basingstoke Jobs
Rather interesting Basingstoke facts
Birthplace of:
Thomas Warton | John Arlott | Liz Hurley | Tom Cleverley |

Basingstoke Tips

Remains of Basing House which was once the country's largest private house, belonged to William Paulet, Marquess of Winchester. A servant of great wealth of Tudor kings, his palace extended to 10 acres, the earthwork banks of the castle still dominating the ruins. Take a riverside walk along the banks of the River Lodden to visit the Tudor Great Barn, another feature of Basing House. - Carol

Basingstoke Town Details | Hampshire County Page | Hampshire Attractions | More Hampshire Tips

Brit Quote:
Better to be without logic than without feeling. - Charlotte Bronte
More Quotes

On this day:
Coronation of King George I - 1714, First Edition of Sunday Times - 1822, Battle of Navarino - 1827, Big Ben Winched into Place - 1858
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages