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Haslemere

Waverley

Type:Towns & Villages

Haslemere, Surrey, GU27 2LA

Tel: +44 (0)1428 645425

Haslemere

About

Situated on the borders of Hampshire and West Sussex, this historic market town with its timbered and tilehung houses and cottages, is one of the gems of the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The many shops, restaurants and cafés in the town ensure a vibrant atmosphere. The Haslemere Museum has fascinating exhibitions throughout the year and is also home to artefacts from ancient civilisations, including an Egyptian Mummy, as well as specimens from the animal kingdom, fossils and plants. Nearby Black Down is the highest point in the South Downs National Park.

The Haslemere Hall is the centre of cultural life with a wide variety of shows, opera productions, plays, films and other events. The opening in 2011 of the Hindhead Tunnel has enhanced the attractiveness and character of nearby Hindhead as a major attraction for walkers and sightseers who are able to enjoy the peace of the heath and woodland.

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Haslemere is easily accessible by all routes and is ideally situated as a centre for touring the south east of England. London is 44 miles away via fast roads and the historic naval town of Portsmouth lies 26 miles to the south.
Haslemere by Car
Haslemere has excellent access via the A3, a major trunk road running between London and Portsmouth.
From London turn off the A3 at Milford and take the A286 to Haslemere. This route will bring you through the charming villages of Brook and Grayswood before arriving at the north end of Haslemere High Street.
From Portsmouth turn off at Liphook and take the B2131 into Haslemere which will bring you through the south western side of the town. If you should miss this turning from the A3, take the next turning at Hindhead crossroads (A287) directly into Haslemere. This junction is best avoided if possible as it can become very slow moving especially at peak travel times, weekends and bank holidays.

Public Transport Directions

Haslemere by Bus, Coach or Train
By Bus
There are bus services from Guildford, Godalming, Aldershot, Farnham, Chichester and Bognor Regis, as well as local services round the town and to neighbouring villages. Pick up a bus & rail timetable at the station, library and Haslemere Visitor Information Centre. www.busweb.co.uk
By National Express Coach
From London (Victoria) and Portsmouth. Change at Hindhead for Haslemere. Phone National Express 08705 808080 for details. www.nationalexpress.co.uk
By Train
There is an excellent fast service from London (Waterloo) to Portsmouth which almost always stops at Haslemere. London is approx. 46 minutes away, and Portsmouth approx. 44 minutes. For Heathrow airport change at Woking to pick up a coach link and for Gatwick, change at Guildford for a rail link. From Guildford and Woking, it is possible to pick up rail links to most parts of the South of England.www.nationalrail.co.uk /
www.thetrainline.com

What's Nearby

  1. Haslemere Educational Museum


    An award winning Museum in the heart of Haslemere with remarkable collections of natural...

    0.22 miles away
  2. Swan Barn Farm


    A quiet retreat of woodland and pasture only 30 seconds from Haslemere High...

    0.36 miles away
  3. Black Down


    The highest point in the South Downs National Park

    Black Down in West Sussex is a...

    1.08 miles away
  1. Marley Common


    Coconut-scents, purple heather and intimate woodland walks

    Marley Common in West...

    1.56 miles away
  2. Hindhead Commons and the Devil’s Punchbowl

    Open the gate and step into a colourful mosaic of purple, greens and gold. All is quiet...

    1.81 miles away
  3. Grayshott Pottery

    There is plenty to enjoy at Grayshott Pottery.

    2.57 miles away
  4. Ramster Gardens

    Mature woodland garden of over 20 acres. Flowering shrubs and wild flowers especially...

    2.83 miles away
  5. Ludshott Commons

    One of the largest remaining areas of heathland in East Hampshire


    Ludshott Common...

    3.44 miles away
  6. Hollycombe - Steam in the Country

    Hollycombe Steam in the Country offers visitors a nostalgic look at how the Victorians...

    4.03 miles away
  7. Oakhurst Cottage

    A small timber-framed cottage dating from the 16thC. Restored and furnished as a...

    4.72 miles away
  8. Witley Common

    The common is an area of woodland and heathland which was used as an army camp in both...

    4.94 miles away
  9. Flora Thompson circular walk

    Flora Thompson, of Lark Rise and Candleford fame, inspired this circular walk on Weavers...

    5.16 miles away
  10. Old Thorns Championship Golf Course

    Old Thorns magnificent championship golf course ranges across the rolling hills of the...

    5.63 miles away
  11. Frensham Little Pond


    Bishops fish pond amidst stunning heathland and abundant wildlife

    Frensham Little...

    5.94 miles away
  12. Hydon's Ball and Heath

    6.27 miles away
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