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Sandhurst

Berkshire

Type:Towns & Villages

Sandhurst, Berkshire
Sandhurst

About

Sandhurst is a small town and civil parish and is in the south eastern corner of Berkshire, within the Borough of Bracknell Forest, situated 33 miles south west of central London.

Sandhurst is known worldwide as the location of the Royal Military Academy and the name Sandhurst is Anglo-Saxon and originates from the sandy soils and the hurst (a wooded eminence) of the area.

In the early modern era, Sandhurst parish was a small farming community on the very edge of Windsor Forest, Sandhurst Walke being an important forest division subject to forest laws.

Things to do in Sandhurst

Trilakes Country Park is situated in the heart of the town incorporates an animal park, nationally renowned fishing lakes and an indoor children's adventure playworld. Visitors can feed the animals, walk around the lakes, and enjoy the various attractions around the park.

Horseshoe Lake Activity Centre offers Multi Activity Days, canoeing, dinghy sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, stand up paddle boarding, dragon boating and raft building, plus many more. The excellent facilities provide a fun, safe and educational experience for all.Outdoor activities encourage fitness, discipline and co-ordination – offering the chance to embrace the challenge!

St Michael and All Angels Church dates from 1865 however there has been a church on the present site for almost 800 years. 

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What's Nearby

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  3. Camberley Theatre

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  1. The Look Out Discovery Centre

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  3. Holme Grange Craft Village

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  10. Frimley Lodge Park

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