Aldershot is a bustling market town located close to the Surrey/Hampshire border. The town has a Victorian heritage and prides itself on a great sense of local community and as a wonderful location to raise a family.
The town is home to an abundance of restaurants and pubs, with a good range of shopping facilities, including The Wellington Centre and Westgate Leisure Park. The West End Centre is a fabulous place for those interested in the arts and Princes Hall hosts a wide variety of theatre and dance productions throughout the year. Sports enthusiasts can watch local team Aldershot Town Football Club, which participates in the Conference Premier League. Other local attractions include the Aldershot lido and the Alpine Snowsports Centre, which both offer an excellent family afternoon out.
Every Thursday and Sunday there is market offering locally sourced produce amongst other goods. For those looking to escape to the countryside, the centrally located Brickfields Country Park is a great place for a day out with the family. Further afield outdoor enthusiasts will find the South Downs National Park, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, less than 30 miles away.
Aldershot is well served by a range of primary and secondary schools, including St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School (rated ‘Outstanding’ in its latest Ofsted report) and Ash Manor School (rated ‘Good’ in its latest Ofsted report).
The town offers a range of excellent transport connections to nearby points of interest. It is approximately 5.5 miles from the market town of Farnham, 10.6 miles from Guildford and 43 miles from London. Aldershot train station has regular direct services to London Waterloo (less than 1 hour) making it an ideal hotspot for commuters and Guildford (approximately 20 minutes) is home to the University of Surrey, Guildford Cathedral and a bustling high street. Junction 4 of the nearby M3 (for access to M25 and London) is less than 20 minutes away