The Army set up camp in Aldershot over 150 years ago and as a result a sleepy village rapidly developed into a bustling Victorian town. The town centre is now packed with modern high street shops and has a busy nightlife.
Known as the home of the British Army, the town of Aldershot in North Hampshire offers a fascinating insight into military history as well as extensive barracks for today's soldiers.
The presence of the Army has a significant daily influence on the town where it is regarded very much as part of the community. The Aldershot Garrison Show attracts 60,000 visitors to the area, with spectacular arena displays, exhibitors and trader, as well as a grand displays of military vehicles and equipment
The main town centre car park in Aldershot is located at The Wellington, Aldershot and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Accessed off Victoria Road the 400+ space car park has lift access directly into the shopping malls (between 8.00am and 6.00pm outside these hours access is via the staircase).
It is an ANPR controlled system, please remember to visit the pay kiosks on the Lower & Upper Malls and Levels 3 & 7 of the car park, before leaving.
By Car - Sat Nav use postcode GU11 1DB
There are specially designated parking bays for guests with special needs located throughout the car park. Parent & Toddler bays are now located on levels 3 and 5 of the car park.
Aldershot railway station is within easy walking distance of The Wellington, Aldershot (approximately 10 minutes). http://www.nationalrail.co.uk
Services operate regularly throughout the surrounding area with pick up and drop off points directly outside The Wellington, Aldershot http://www.arrivabus.co.uk
We also have a live timetable sitiuated inside Wimpy.
If you are visiting Wellington by bicycle, there are ample cycle parks situated at the following locations around the town. http://www.cycle-route.com, http://www.rushmoor.gov.uk
Ranks at Aldershot Train Station, Victoria Road next to The Wellington, Aldershot entrance, Frederick Street, Court Road and High Street next to the High Street multi-storey car park.