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Travel by car can be aided by technology.

For an up to date view of M4 and Reading traffic cameras see here. For roadworks and traffic information from the AA see here. For a full list of upcoming roadworks across the region see here.

Roadworks can be found at

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There are  47 petrol stations within 10 miles of Stratfield Turgis.

The 2 closest stations are: Turgis Green Service Station (BP), and Albany Service Station, Hook (Total). However petrol is normally cheaper in Reading!


Click the link and log in to (it's free) to get up to date figures and locations of the cheapest fuel.

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Concessionary fares. See this leaflet here

Traveline for planning an entire journey. (But remember Hampshire is in the South West!) 

First Group including Rail air timetables

Stagecoach buses

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Basingstoke Rural Ride

The bus service for those who have difficulty using publlic transport

Wednesdays from 8.30am to 4.30pm

For people living in the following areas:

Baughurst, The Candovers, Ellisfield, Farleigh Wallop, Hartley Wespall, Herriard, Mortimer West End, Nutley, Popham, Silchester, Stratfield Saye, Stratfield Turgis, Tunworth, Tadley, Weston Patrick, Upton Grey, Woodmancote.

Tel 01256 462101

Basingstoke Rural Ride provides a reliable, comfortable and safe semi scheduled shopping service for those who find difficulty in accessing public transport to Basingstoke town centre.

You can go into basingstoke or in and around the towns and villages listed above.

You can visit family and friends, go shopping and go to shopmobility, visit your doctor or dentist or go for a pub lunch. Transport cannot be used for hospital clinical appointments, admission or discharge.

The drivers will pick you up from your door and take you to the door of your destination.

Simply call 01256 462101 and tell the dispatcher that you would like to register with Basingstoke Rural Ride. There is no charge for registering. The dispatcher will send you an information pack including a registration form to complete and return.

Bookings are taken from the Friday before each Wednesday. The booking line is open Monday - Friday 8.30am - 12.00 noon and 2.00pm to 4.15pm.

Up to 3 miles £1.85 single, £2.85 return

3 to 9 miles £2.45 single, £3.60 return (e.g. Basingstoke from Stratfield Turgis)

9 to 15 miles £2.70 single, £4.05 return

over 15 miles £3.00 single, £4.50 return
Provided by

Basingstoke Dial-a-Ride
Whiteditch Playing Field,
Sherborne Road,
RG21 5UT.


A comprehensive list of local passenger transport services is available from the Hampshire County Council website.

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Bramley is the nearest railway station with trains into Basingstoke and Reading.

These latter two stations provide mainline services to the whole country. Basingstoke for South, Southwest and London Waterloo. Reading for Southwest, North and London Paddington. 

For train travel further afield try the trainline which shows timetable information and allows online booking.

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Airport transfers available from UK Airport Cars, Tel: 08706007800,

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Cycling information can be found from Hampshire County Council website together with information about taking your bike on public transport here.

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It's only 40 miles (ish) to Heathrow, Southampton and Bournmouth. For travel information check the BAA website. Independant airport news can be found on airport news info.

Alternatively from:

Gatwick Airport Guide -

Heathrow Airport Guide -

Southampton Airport Guide -

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Bramshill, Hartley Wespall, Heckfield, Mattingley, Rotherwick and Stratfield Turgis Parishes 333 Carshare

A public transport service for anyone who needs to travel from these parishes into Basingstoke.

The servvice is similar to a bus service except that passengers will need to book in advance and the journey will be operated by taxi.

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