Colin Crosby Heritage Tours


Basingstoke was an old market town in Hampshire, 17 miles from Camberley, but was changed out of all recognition in the 1960s as a London overspill town, including the headquarters of the Automobile Association.

St. Michael and All Angels Church contains 12th century work.

The Chapel of the Holy Ghost, now a ruin, dates from the 16th century, and Deane`s Almshouses were built in the 17th century.

Thomas Burberry opened his first gentlemen`s outfitters shop in Basingstoke in 1856.

Milestones, an interesting museum of bygones including street scenes, is hidden away two miles out of town in a Leisure Park.

The cricket commentator John Arlott was born at Basingstoke.

Blue Badge Guide Colin Crosby is available to lead Guided Walks around Basingstoke for groups.

Places in Basingstoke

Basingstoke Station