About Hook

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Hook is situated in the district of Hart, in north east Hampshire. It is a large village (in 2011 the population was 8,334) lying astride the A30, just to the north of the M3 at Junction 5, about six miles from Basingstoke.

The village is bounded on the east side by the picturesque valley of the River Whitewater, and to the south by two areas of common land – Hook Common and Bartley Heath.

Bartley Heath is an area of wet heathland designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest. It is particularly remarkable for the presence of the rare Marsh Gentian.

Bartley Heath and Hook Common are easily accessible from the village and are a great place to enjoy wildlife. For more information visit the Hampshire Wildlife Trust‘s website.

Hook has a busy community life – find out more from the links on the About Hook menu to the left of the page.

Did you know that Hook Parish Council has an App?  We are the only Council in Hampshire to have an App.  Find events, local organisations, facilities and much much more.


Fix My Street

Issues relating to roads, streetlights, footpaths, verges, potholes, fly tipping etc. should be reported to Fix My Street, as this will be passed on to the correct authority.


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3 days ago
Info for the Day – Hook Fun Run & Road Races

Hook Fun Run and Road Races

Don’t forget it is the Annual Hook Fun Run and Road Races this Sunday, 19th May from 9.00-12.00 am at Hartletts Park/Hook Community Centre. There is no parking on site ... See more

The Hook Fun Run & Road Race is entirely volunteer-run and is a non-profit making organisation. Please contact a member of the committee if you can help in the running of the event.

1 week ago

Women's Wellbeing Evening in Hook tomorrow

Fresh from running the London Marathon, local resident Ann Baty is hosting a Women’s Wellbeing event this Friday. It is set to be a wonderful social ... See more

1 week ago
Echo Hotel Music Club

Less than 3 days before the next Echo Hotel Music Club\\Hook Live gig.

This month we have headlining at Elizabeth Hall, Hook, Gary Fletcher from The Blues Band with singer songwriter Hollie Rogers ... See more

Gary Fletcher from The Blues Band headlines are next music show at Elizabeth Hall Hook with a stunning supporting cast of singer songwriter Hollie Rogers and Leoni Jane Kennedy

1 week ago
Hart District Council

Want to know how to make your garden more appealing for local wildlife?

Hart District Councils' Countryside Rangers are doing a talk tomorrow about this at Elizabeth Hall in Hook.

Please go to ... See more

Come along to our Back Garden Habitat Talk this Wednesday in Hook. It's hosted by our countryside rangers.

For more information and to book visit www.hart.gov.uk/guided-walks

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