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Things to do in Farnborough

Thriving Hampshire town famed for its international airshow

Are you looking for things to do in Farnborough? We've got plenty of great ideas for you across the town.

Known for...   Farnborough Airshow


Did you know...

  • Sir Frank Whittle conducted much of his research into jet aircraft at the RAE. A replica Gloster E.28/39 (based on his prototype) is sited on a roundabout along Ively Road in tribute to its inventor.
  • During the fifteenth series of Top Gear a race was performed around the Farnborough business park.
  • In 1922 T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) was posted to RAF Farnborough for a photography course, it is thought he lived in Farnborough for 6 weeks.



 

  Attractions

Farnborough Abbey

Tours available.
280 Farnborough Road
Farnborough
GU14 7NQ

01252546105

 

Farnborough International Airshow

At Farnborough Airshow there is so much to see and do for adults and children of all ages.
Farnborough
GU14 6AZ

 

TeamSport Camberley

Premier indoor karting centre with an incredible combination of challenging hairpins and sweeping wide bends. Tests a drivers skills and nerves to the limit.
Lyon Way Industrial Estate
Frimley
Camberley
GU16 7ER

 
 

  Children's Activities

Farnborough Skate Park FREE

Large popular skate park in Westmead, Farnborough, next to Farnborough Leisure Centre.
Westmead
Farnborough
GU14 7SL

 
 

  Museums

F.A.S.T Museum

Attraction displaying Farnborough's rich aviation heritage.
Trenchard House
85 Farnborough Road
GU14 6TF

01252375050

 

Army Medical Services Museum FREE

Great museum which tells the history of army healthcare and medicine.
Keogh Barracks
Aldershot
GU12 5RQ

01252868612

Recommended by Becks, Frimley
“It tells the story of a fantastic history!”

 

Aldershot Military Museum

The story of Aldershot military town.
Queens Avenue
Aldershot
GU11 2LG

08456035635

 
 

  Parks

Queen Elizabeth Park And Play Area FREE

A 24-acre woodland park popular with dog walkers, joggers and cyclists. Ideal for local families to enjoy the natural setting.
Cabrol Road
Farnborough
GU14 8NY

 

King George V Playing Fields And Play Area FREE

Recreation ground and large exciting play area in south Farnborough.
Sycamore Road
Farnborough
GU14 6RQ

 

Cove Brook Greenway FREE

A two-mile wildlife-rich greenway through the middle of a built-up area of Farnborough, with paths along most of its course.
Farnborough
Hampshire
GU14 8QP

Recommended by Heather Young, Farnborough

 

Mytchett Recreation Ground FREE

A small park offering children's play area, bowling (Mytchett Bowls Club) and tennis, skate ramp with a grass kickabout area.
Hamesmoor Road
Mytchett
GU16 6JD

 

Frimley Lodge Park And Miniature Railway FREE

Frimley Lodge Park is a very attractive venue for everyone looking for quiet recreation or organised activity.
Sturt Road
Frimley Green
Surrey
GU16 6HY

 

Ash Ranges FREE

An extensive area of open dry heathland owned by the MoD. It is a haven for numerous rare plants, invertebrate and reptiles.
near Mytchett
Surrey
GU24 0BW

 

Napier Gardens FREE

Amenity area in North Camp with a large pond managed as a wet wildlife habitat.
Lynchford Road
Farnborough
GU14 6EF

 

Pinewood Park Open Space And Play Area FREE

Open space, playground and ball court, in Farnborough.
Farnborough
GU14 9LQ

 
 

  Bowling

Farnborough Bowl

Ten Pin Bowling Alley.
Westmead
Farnborough
GU14 7LD

01252554046

 
 

  Cinema

Vue Cinema Farnborough

Multi-screen cinema.
Kingsmead Shopping Centre
Queensmead
Farnborough
GU14 7SR

03453084620

 
 

  Leisure centres

Farnborough Leisure Centre

Swimming pool, fitness centre and variety of indoor and outdoor activities.
Westmead
Farnborough
GU14 7LD

01252370411

 

Village

Health and fitness centre.
Pinehurst Road
Farnborough
GU14 7BF

08449800078

 

Virgin Active

Dynamic health club.
Links Way
Farnborough
GU14 0NA

01252379300

 

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