Basingstoke and Farnborough

Looking to hold your next conference, meeting or event in Basingstoke or Farnborough, Hampshire?

North Hampshire has plenty to offer visitors and it is one of the most popular parts of the county to host an event. This is due to its excellent selection of conference and meeting venues, its key global businesses, thriving aerospace sector and its close proximity to London. Farnborough is just 34 minutes from the City by train!

Basingstoke and Farnborough have a range of budget and quality hotels to stay in. These include the Holiday Inn, Premier Inn and Travelodge and the luxurious Aviator, Audleys Wood Hotel, Oakley Hall and The Elvetham.

Basingstoke and its surrounding area offer a fine selection of attractions. Milestones Living History Museum brings alive the history of the county with reconstructed Victorian streets, shops and vehicles which allow visitors to step back in time. Outside of the town, uncover the history of silk weaving at 19th century Whitchurch Silk Mill or learn about the history of iconic country houses the Vyne, Stratfield Saye and Basing House.

Farnborough is best known for its links to the aerospace industry and the world famous biennial Farnborough International Air show. The event welcomes hundreds of trade exhibitors and the general public and it showcases impressive air displays from well-known brands such as Boeing and Airbus.

Home of the British Army, Aldershot has a strong military heritage which can still be seen in the town today. The Army set up camp 150 years ago and their barracks and soldiers are still a part of the community. Discover more about Aldershot’s military past at Aldershot Military Museum, on the outskirts of the town.

For more information on things to do and see please visit Destination Basingstoke and Visit Hampshire.

Venue Name Location Bedrooms Capacity
Apollo HotelBasingstoke125255
Aviator HotelFarnborough169100
Bombay Sapphire DistilleryWhitchurch-200
Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference CentreFarnborough-3500
Hampshire Court HotelBasingstoke 901500
Highfield ParkHook58160
Oakley Hall HotelBasingstoke50300
The ElvethamNr Hook43120
Village Hotel BasingstokeBasingstoke15360