The area around Basingstoke is renowned for economy and food and drink and is famous for its Willis Museum.

Sights and places of interest

Enrich your day out to Basingstoke by visiting or looking out for:

  • The Blue Plaque of Mrs Blunden
  • Preserved Victorian Wedding Cake
  • Mountbatten House (formerly Gateway House): roof gardens and perimeter landscaping
  • The Baverstock Arms
  • Basingstoke and Alton Light Railway
  • Winklebury camp
  • Basing House
  • Basing House and the Grange Field

Planning your journey

Facilities at Basingstoke station

General facilities at Basingstoke station
Facility Available
Car Park
Cycle Storage 170 spaces

Toilets Yes.
The toilets are located on all the platforms. The National key toilets are located on Platform 1, Platforms 2/3 and Platform 4; these toilets are operated by a radar key. A radar key is available from station staff upon request. A 'National Key Scheme' key [RADAR] can be purchased by contacting the following. Address: 12 City Forum, 250 City Road, London, EC1V 8AF. Tel: 020 7250 3222. Mini 020 7250 4119. Fax: 020 7250 0212. Email:
Baby Change Yes.
Staffing Full Time
Waiting Room
Seated Area Yes.
ATM Machine Yes.
Tourist Information
Shops Yes.

Accessible travel

Accessible facilities at Basingstoke station
Facility Available
Staff Help Available Monday To Friday - 24 Hours
Saturday - 24 Hours
Sunday - 24 Hours
Impaired Mobility Set Down
Ramp For Train Access Yes.
Step Free Access Step-free category B2 station. This station has step-free access to all platforms via lifts from the main entrance. The rear entrance has level access to Platforms 4 and 5 (and to other platforms via lifts) but is only open Monday-Friday 0600 until 1000 and from 1500 until 2345 (closed at weekends) - outside these times a stepped subway must be used. The alternative step-free route from the rear to the main entrance via the street is approximately 380m and includes missing dropped kerbs and sections of route without a pavement.

Please be aware that this station has no tactile paving on the platform edge.
Wheelchairs Available Yes.
National Key Toilets Yes.
Induction Loop
Accessible Taxis
Accessible Ticket Machines Yes.
All South Western Railway ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. All machines are accessible, however the station may not be so please check the station access note for further details
Height Adjusted Ticket Office Counter Yes.
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