Thinking of moving to Aldershot or North Town? Wondering what it’s like to live in Aldershot and the surrounding areas? As the Number one estate agent in Aldershot our local area guide to Aldershot will give you all the information you need about local schools, restaurants, bars, cafes and public transport.

Aldershot is a town in the Rushmoor district of Hampshire, England. Aldershot is about 31.8 mi (51.2 km) southwest of London. It is located in a pocket between the popular towns of Farnham, Fleet, and Farnborough

Known as the Home of the British Army this typical English village has transformed over the years to the modern day bustling town it is now rife with residential Victorian terraces, surrounding a vibrant High street awash with local people and visitors alike.

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Food & Drink

The Westgate Centre offers high street names including Nando’s and Pizza Express they also offer home delivery services such as Deliveroo and Just Eat, so you can also enjoy their food in the comfort of your own home. Aldershot also has large selection of excellent independent eateries and cafes such as Johney Gurkha Restaurant, Taste Buds Caribbean Cuisine and Caffe Macchiato.

Nightlife

There are pubs and bars to unwind in after a busy day at work form the more traditional such as the George, Trafalgar Inn, Red lion, Queens Hotel to the Funky End with great music and atmosphere.

Dog Friendly

There are several parks in and around the town many popular with joggers and dog walkers, Manor Park and Aldershot Park in the centre with Caesar’s Camp and Farnham Park only a short drive away.

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Entertainment

Aldershot’s West End Centre hosts a fantastic selection of music events for every taste from punk to folk, comedy theatre classes and workshops. They also run theatre classes and workshops for children and host an annual festival – Westival!

Aldershot is also home to the fantastic 600 seat venue Princess Hall which offers many music, ballet and comedy events including its annual pantomime.

Alpine Snowsports in Aldershot offers a number of exciting snow sports activities for all ages and abilities.

A range of hand-on interactive activities about military life can be found at the Aldershot Military Museum.

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Activities

The town is also extremely proud to be home to Aldershot FC a real focal point within the town and part of the national league. It really does have the support and backing of the community.
The new Westgate Centre completed in 2012 has a selection of restaurants and also a multi screen cinema perfect for a night out or weekend with the family.
The town also has MFA bowling alley, Aldershot Military Museum, Alpine Sports Centre and local Lido and Garrison Pool. There is also Go Ape and Alice holt just a short drive away in nearby Farnham.

Schools

Hampshire County Council is responsible for schools in Aldershot. There is a fantastic selection of schools in and around Aldershot for all ages, from nurseries right through to sixth form colleges including Park Primary, St Joseph’s Catholic Primary, Wellington Community Primary, Walsh C of E Junior School, St Michael’s CofE Infant and Junior, Newport Junior, Talavera, Ash Manor, Connaught , All Hallows and Heath End. There are also sixth form colleges in the neighbouring towns of Farnham and Farnborough.

Transport

Aldershot is on a direct link to London Waterloo by rail and is close to the A331 Blackwater Valley Relief Road offering access to the M3 and A31 to Farnham.

Shopping

There are several large supermarkets such as Tesco, Morrisons and Lidl as well as plenty of smaller retailers around the town with a diverse selection of goods to cater for the multicultural population.

Parks and Nature reserves in Aldershot

There is lots of open spaces in and around Aldershot – offering you the opportunity to explore the countryside and great options for dog walking, sports and play areas including Aldershot Park and play area, Rowhill Nature Reserve and Manor Park that also has a skate park.

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