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Millfield Nature Reserve

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Bartons Lane | Old Basing, Basingstoke, England
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Why go here when there’s so much more nearby?

If you live in Lychpit and want to do a short walk without getting in the car then this is ideal... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
George M
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
via mobile
Pond dipping

Went to mill field with the kids plus my dad. Took all the nets needed to pond dip in the lovely... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2016
elo18org
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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22 Mar 2018
“Why go here when there’s so much more nearby?”
20 Nov 2016
“Pond dipping”
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Bartons Lane | Old Basing, Basingstoke, England
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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

If you live in Lychpit and want to do a short walk without getting in the car then this is ideal, however this is not a destination to drive to. If you are looking for somewhere nearby where you can experience the countryside then I...More

1  Thank George M
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Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Went to mill field with the kids plus my dad. Took all the nets needed to pond dip in the lovely little stream that runs through the field. Yes, the water is really clear and you can sometimes see what you are catching, living down...More

1  Thank elo18org
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Reviewed December 16, 2015

Bring your wellies and go for a stroll, there is also a couple of paths through where horses ride, and at least one path used for mountain biking. There is a skateboard park for the slightly older kids, and a playground for the younger ones....More

1  Thank FSohlberg
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Reviewed December 15, 2015

this open space has evolved over the years from a scrubby field to an interesting nature reserve. With a stream, trees, shrubs, boardwalks it is a great place to walk a dog. There is a play area for children and a half pipe for skateboarders....More

1  Thank SueyG2013
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Reviewed October 25, 2015

This nature reserve is a nice open area with various trees and shrubs which are all well maintained. A small area of wetland has been created to encourage interesting plants and wildlife. Wood chippings are put on the paths to keep them in good condition....More

1  Thank DavidCam
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Reviewed February 2, 2014

Millfield Nature Reserve Last visited last December 2013, easily within walking distance of Chineham Shopping Center. Good footwear recommended as it can get wet. Good for a quick walk around or walk from here to Basing House. Ideal for Birdwatchers and walkers alike. Not far...More

3  Thank Trevor O
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Reviewed November 14, 2013

This is a short walk from the centre of Old Basing Village. I quite often meet up with a friend in the village and we walk our two dogs through the nature reserve to Bartons Mill. You can sit outside with your dog have a...More

7  Thank AQUARIANLADY
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Reviewed May 9, 2013

Millfield Nature Reserve provides a useful breath of fresh air close the urban sprawl of Basingstoke. It’s a wild but managed place, with lots of interesting flora and fauna. I’ve seen pyramid and bee orchids as well as yellow rattle (but doubt if I could...More

8  Thank Broadhurst
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