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Jane Austen's house, Chawton

Chawton (37 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Hampshire

(10.2 miles, 16.4 km, direction SE of Basingstoke)

In Chawton is the unassuming 18th-century cottage where Jane Austen once lived...

St Andrew's Church, Farnham, Surrey

Farnham (35 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Surrey

(13.2 miles, 21.3 km, direction E of Basingstoke)

It was King Caedwalla of Wessex who, in 688 bestowed the Manor of Farnham on the Bishop's of Winchester...

Reading, Berkshire

Reading (227 Pictures) in the county of Berkshire

(14.1 miles, 22.7 km, direction N of Basingstoke)

This town lies on the extremities of the Berkshire Downs and the Chiltern Hills at a point where the waters of the rivers Thames and Kennet meet making the River Thames a major river for the rest of its journey to the sea...

St Michael's Abbey, Farnborough

Farnborough (63 Pictures) in the county of Hampshire

(14.8 miles, 23.9 km, direction E of Basingstoke)

This town is listed in the Doomsday Book of 1086, then it was a mere settlement which over the passing centuries developed into a village...

Turpins Cottage at Sonning-on-Thames

Sonning on Thames (14 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Berkshire

(16.7 miles, 26.8 km, direction NE of Basingstoke)

"the most fairy-like little nook on the whole river". - Jerome K. Jerome..

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The Summer house

The Vyne (17 Pictures)

(2.8 miles, 4.5 km, direction N)

This house stands on a spot where once there may have been a Roman inn or villa. The name means "house of wine" which is a very.....

Wellington Country Park, Hampshire

Wellington Country Park (1 Pictures)

(9.0 miles, 14.5 km, direction NE)


Jane Austen's House - Chawton

Jane Austen's House (16 Pictures)

(10.6 miles, 17.0 km, direction SE)


A picture of Mid Hants Railway

Mid Hants Railway (20 Pictures)

(12.4 miles, 19.9 km, direction S)

The Mid-Hants Railway is a preserved heritage steam railway, operating in Hampshire, between Alresford and Alton...

Highclere Castle

Highclere Castle (32 Pictures)

(12.7 miles, 20.5 km, direction W)

This was once a rather plain building until Sir Charles Barry turned it into the matchless beauty we see today. A place of rare.....

St Michael's Abbey, Farnborough

St Michael's Abbey (2 Pictures)

(15.1 miles, 24.3 km, direction E)

ST. Michael's Abbey is a beautiful Abbey Church built in the peace and tranquillity of the English countryside by the French.....

Wild flowers and Church at Hinton Ampner Gardens, Hampshire

Hinton Ampner Garden (57 Pictures)

(15.3 miles, 24.7 km, direction S)

Elegant country house with highly distinctive gardens...

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