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Wildlife centres, nature reserves and waterways

Wildlife centres, nature reserves and waterways in Farnborough and Aldershot.

Wildlife centres, nature reserves and waterways

Cove Brook

Cove Brook

A two-mile "wildlife greenway" that runs through the middle of a built-up area of Farnborough, from the airfield to the river Blackwater near the M3.
01252 512109

Website: Cove Brook

Basingstoke Canal

The Basingstoke Canal runs for 32 miles from Greywell village in Hampshire to Woodham in Surrey. It was built in the late 18th century to provide a transport route for heavy goods from Basingstoke to London. Now it is recreational area for boating, angling and walking.

Mytchett Place Road, Mytchett, GU16 6DD
01252 331353

Website: Basingstoke Canal

Blackwater Valley

19 miles of river valley from Rowhill Nature Reserve to the River Lodden. There are many recreational facilities available including boat hire, walking, water sports, and riding.

Ash Lock Cottage, Government Road, Aldershot, GU11 2PS

Website: Blackwater Valley

Brickfields Country Park

One of Britain's smallest and least known country parks.

Brickfields Country Park, Boxalls Lane, Aldershot, GU11 3QJ.
01252 398770

Website: Brickfields Country Park

Rowhill Nature Reserve

Rowhill Nature Reserve

55 acres of woodland with many walking trails.

Cranmore Lane, Aldershot, GU11 3BD
01252 319749

Website: Rowhill Copse Nature Reserve

Southwood Woodland

A wooded site with pockets of heathland. The site was previously agricultural fields and hedgerows.

Southern end of Kennels Lane, Off Ively Road, Farnborough, GU14 0

Website: Southwood Woodland

Wellesley Woodlands

Wellesley offers 110 hectares of interlinked woodlands, Dukes Wood, canal and lakeside, Heather Hill and Thorn Hill. Each of these areas are distinctive in nature and linked via a network of footpaths.

Area surrounding The Duke of Wellington statue, and the Basingstoke Canal.
01252 331353

Website: Wellesley Woodlands

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