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If you are staying at the Red Lion Hotel for a few days and have time to spare why not visit one (or more) of the many local attractions.  Close to Red Lion Hotel we have The Anvil Theatre, Willis Museum, Basing House, SkiZone, Black Dam Ponds, The Haymarket, Milestones, Exciting Escapes and the Festival Place Shopping Centre.

Takeaway Breakfast & Packed Lunch

Our Restaurant currently offers breakfasts and light dinners.  We are also pleased to provide takeaway breakfast and packed lunches to make your stay as convenient as possible.  (Takeaway breakfast needs to be ordered the night before and packed lunches need 24 hours notice.)

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Our staff are happy to let you know of any current events happening in the town such as Market Days, Walking Tours, Theatre, Films and other annual events.  Please contact the Attractions to confirm opening times and entrance fees.


Upcoming Events

Here's a few of the upcoming events being held at venues/locations close to the Red Lion Hotel in Basingstoke. We're not involved in any of the events - we're just letting you know what's on in our area. For information on any of the listed events please contact the event organiser/company.

Bun and Ted Eggcellent Adventure
Saturday 1st to Sunday 16th April 2023 at Milestones Museum, Basingstoke Leisure Park, during museum opening hours. Price is museum entry plus £2.50.
The Easter Bunny’s Easter Eggs have been stolen by Professor Y and sent back in time. Visitors to Milestones can help Bun and Ted hunt for the missing eggs and reveal the identity of Professor Y. Find the eggs in time and earn a tasty Easter reward.

Big Basing House Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, 1st April at Basing House, Basingstoke RG24 8AE between 11am and 4pm.
Visitors to Basing House on Saturday 1 April will have the chance to take part in the BIG Basing House Easter Egg Hunt.  Hundreds of eggs will be hidden across the historic grounds for visitors to find and return to the Visitor Centre.  Purchase of a Basing House ticket grants free access for a year.  For an additional £2.50 you can take part in the Easter Family Trail learning about Easter traditions from days gone by and to receive a special Easter reward.

Rapunzel Easter Panto
Contact Anvil Arts for more information.  Prices from £25.50 per person.  It’s another fun-filled pantomime with impressive music, energetic dance routines as well as plenty of jokes, slapstick and heaps of audience participation.

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