Aldershot is the home of the British Army sat on the border of Hampshire and Surrey and is seeing heavy investment in recent years and is also a favourite haunt of none other than the Dali Llama.
Places to Visit in Aldershot
If you like your military history then there are three military museums to visit and in neighbouring Farnborough there is the Farnborough Air Sciences Museum, and the bi-annual Farnborough Air Show. Aldershot also has a lido open during the warmer months of the year. It is the start of the Blackwater Valley, 19 miles of river valley with many recreational facilities along the way.
Commuting from Aldershot
Peak trains from Aldershot get to London Waterloo in under an hour (approximately 50 minutes) with the cost of an annual season ticket to Waterloo being £3720 (as of March 2017). Found on the Blackwater Valley relief road (A331) Aldershot is perfectly placed if you need access to the A3, A31, or M3.
Schools in Aldershot
St Josephs Primary School and All Hallows Secondary School are both rated as outstanding by ofsted.
Property Market in Aldershot
Aldershot property is certainly more affordable than neighbouring Farnham. The average detached house price in December 2016 was a little over £502,000 (home.co.uk). The average flat comes in at under £200,000 making Aldershot a great place for first time buyers or investment buyers.
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