Andover is a town in the England county of Hampshire. The town is situated on the River Anton some 18.5 miles (30 km) west of the town of Basingstoke, 18.5 miles (30 km) north-west of the city of Winchester and 25 miles (40 km) north of the city of Southampton. Andover is Twin towns and sister cities with the towns of Redon in France, and Goch in Germany. It has also been more recently twinned with Andover, Massachusetts.

Why visit?

  • The Museum of the Iron Age is located in the centre of Andover and is home to a range of artefacts from the Iron Age period. Visitors can explore the museum's interactive displays and learn about the history of the area.
  • Andover is surrounded by beautiful countryside, with plenty of opportunities for walking, cycling and horse riding. The town is also close to the River Anton, which is a great spot for fishing and canoeing.
  • Andover is a historic market town with a rich heritage, boasting a variety of independent shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs. The town centre is home to the iconic Andover Clock Tower, which dates back to the 18th century, as well as the Grade I listed St Mary's Church.