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Millfield Nature Reserve

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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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Nice place for a nature walk, though you do need to watch out for dog poo from inconsiderate owners..

Bring your wellies and go for a stroll, there is also a couple of paths through where horses ride... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2015
FSohlberg
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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20 Nov 2016
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Reviewed 23 March 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

2  Thank George M
Reviewed 20 November 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

2  Thank elo18org
Reviewed 16 December 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
Reviewed 16 December 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
Reviewed 26 October 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
Reviewed 2 February 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
Reviewed 14 November 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
Reviewed 9 May 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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