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Tourism News & Updates

What could be better than spending the post-festivity period and New Years holiday than to pull a chair up to the fire and plan for your Summer Holidays, or better still a Spring Break?
The Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane Cllr Paul Frankum is inviting borough residents to join him for a number of special events taking place in the new year.
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council has given the go-ahead for Beggarwood Park to become a Local Nature Reserve.
2017 marks the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death. It’s a monumental year for such a prolific and inspirational author. When it comes to her time in England, she regularly visited Basingstoke and in January 2017 it was revealed that a statue of her would be placed in the town’s centre by the summer. Here’s a look at Jane and her time in Basingstoke to get to know more about this beautifully gifted writer.
Wisley Butterflies
Wisley Butterflies
Now becoming an annual event a chance to see tropical butterflies at Wisley Glasshouse.
August Late Bank Holiday
August Late Bank Holiday
Ever since the first recognised bank holiday in 1871, the British public has enjoyed hundreds of these ‘bonus’ days off with no work.
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