Spring in & around Basingstoke

What to do this Spring

As Hampshire bursts into bloom, you can unwind, reconnect and rediscover this Spring! Whether you seek outdoor adventures, family fun or just to looking to relax within Oakley Hall - Hampshire has something for everyone this season!


Hampshire Escape stay

Stay with us this Spring on our Hampshire Escape bed & breakfast stay, not forgetting a complimentary glass of bubbles!

Spring Scavenger Hunt

We invite you and your little ones to explore and adventure into our grounds with our Spring Scavenger Hunt!

Afternoon Tea

Join us from Friday 29th March to Sunday 14th April for a mouthwatering Afternoon Tea with a Spring time twist!

Local walking trails

There's so much of the Hampshire countryside to enjoy outside of the Oakley Hall grounds. Whether you're looking for a gentle stroll in the woods with your dogs or a 10 mile hike there's a trail for all to enjoy.

iFly Indoor Skydiving

Basingstoke, 5 miles
Soar like a bird with an indoor skydiving experience in the centre of Basingstoke!

Winchester Cathedral

Winchester, 17 miles
Visit one of Hampshire's most historic buildings dating back Anglo-Saxons. Take a leisurely stroll within the beautiful architecture or why not have a tour and learn more about the history!

Winchester Science Museum

Winchester, 18 miles
Begin an exciting journey through the world of Science at the Winchester Science Museum & Planetarium. Take part in an exciting range of interactive exhibits and watch the live science shows!

Go Ape

Farnham, 24 miles
Take the trees and swing like a true monkey at Go Ape's Adventure Park. Climb your way through rope swings and zip lines, or why not have a go at Segways in the forest.

Marwell Zoo

Colden Common, 24 miles
With over 180 species of exotic and endangered animals, Marwell Zoo is a must visit this Spring! From snow leopards and penguins to zebras and meercats, there plenty of beautiful animals for all to explore.

SeaCity Museum

Southampton, 29 miles
Learn about the historical story of the Titanic, with a range of interactive exhibitions or hands-on activities at the SeaCity Museum in the heart of Southampton.

Blue Reef Aquarium

Portsmouth, 45 miles
Explore 40 displays of tropical fish at Blue Reef Aquarium's ultimate undersea adventure. Not forgetting an exciting exhibition area that highlights species local to the Hampshire coast!

The Mary Rose Museum

Portsmouth, 48 miles
Discover Henry VIII's flagship ruins at the state-of-the-art museum in Portsmouth, including an all new 4D experience!