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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Establishment
“Highclere Castle was a filming location for the British comedy series Jeeves and Wooster, which starred comedians Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry. It was also used as the main filming location for the Emmy Award-winning drama series Downton Abbey and the subsequent full-length feature film based on it.”
  • 40 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Establishment
“We really enjoy going - it's an amazing experience. You are also provided with a bespoke / personalised Gin and Tonic at the end of it.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Premise
“Highclere Castle is a country house in the Jacobethan style by the architect Charles Barry, with a park designed by Capability Brown. The 5,000-acre estate is in Hampshire, England, about 5 miles south of Newbury, Berkshire. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Premise
“As well as all the main high street retail chains, there is a good selection of restaurants including: - Nandos - ASK - Pizza Express - Pizza Hut - GBK - Burger King - Sushi - Weatherspoons - Cote ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Establishment
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“Historic house and gardens open to the public, with seasonal events including guided tours.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Establishment
“Kids will love it here; animals, soft play and playground with a decent on-site cafe.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Museum
“Wonderful day out whatever the weather. History museum. Book tickets online for discount.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“This theatre is only a short walk from Basingstoke train staton (less than 20mins from Andover by train or around 30mins by car).”
  • 11 locals recommend
Establishment
“This historic site and abandoned amphitheatre has been preserved since the 7th century, as a major part of British living. It also has one of the best examples of Roman walls in the country. The charity English Heritage run and maintain the site making access free for all, although you are able to donate if you wish to. Opening times are based on the seasons, with it being open from 8am and 7pm during April to September 30 and open from 8.30am to 4pm from October 1 until March 29.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bus Station
“The home of Bombay Sapphire Gin which, amazingly, is where the world's supply of the famous blue bottled spirit is made! A really top-notch visitor experience centre [with a super-cute vintage bus cafe for lining the stomach] - and if your budget allows, go for the Cocktail Masterclass - really fun and worth the extra. Its about 25 minutes drive from us or you can take a train from Winchester to Micheldever and get the Bombay shuttle during peak teams [check their website for more info].”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cinema
“A good selection of high street stores. For even more choice, Reading Oracle is only 20 minutes by train.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Cinema
“One of two local cinemas - the latest movies available, with a great selection of pre film dinner choices.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Store
“Whitchurch Silk Mill is the oldest silk mill in the UK still in its original building. A gem of industrial heritage in beautiful, rural Hampshire, Whitchurch Silk Mill is a Georgian water mill that weaves silk using 19th century machinery.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Good food and interiors. Previously Marco Pierre White's, redesigned in lovely setting. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Lodging
  • 3 locals recommend
Church
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“The home of Stanley Spencer's most iconic works. Do look at opening times. A memorable visit and only 20 mins away.”
  • 5 locals recommend