Visit Hook and the surrounding villages and stay in bed & breakfast accommodation:
Hook, has grown to be a large village in northern Hampshire with a population of around 9000. New housing developments have recently contributed to the town's growth. It has a significantly large Business Park at Bartley Wood. Virgin Media Inc, formerly NTL, the UK's largest cable television provider, has its operational headquarters here. Hook's rail station offers direct rail links to both London Waterloo and Southampton.
Until a couple of centuries ago, the area was home to a few scattered farms. Then came the railway in 1883 and Hook railway station was built. This attracted railway workers and settlers who wanted to commute to London.
Historical bullet points:
- In 1938 the Evangelist Parish Church, St John, was built
- In 1943 the authorities gave permission was given for burials to take place in Hook itself.
- In 1955 the Anglican ecclesiastical parish of Hook was created
Hook has good transport links:
- a main line rail station to London, Southampton and Basingstoke
- direct access to the M3 motorway
- the A30 national route
- Southampton Airport
- London Heathrow Airport
- Blackbushe Airport near Yateley
Nearby towns: Basingstoke, Winchester, Reading, Camberley, Fleet, Farnham and Farnborough.
Nearby villages: Hartley Wintney, Odiham, Mapledurwell, Crookham, Crondall, Eweshot, Dogmersfield, Greywell, Newnham, Rotherwick, Mattingley, South Warnborough, Long Sutton.
Have you decided to visit Hook or the surrounding villages? Please look above for somewhere to stay in:
- a Hook bed and breakfast (a Hook B&B or Hook b and b)
- a Hook guesthouse
- a Hook hotel (or motel)
- a Hook self-catering establishment, or
- other Hook accommodation