Andover is situated in Hampshire on the River Anton. The town is located approximately 30 kilometers north west of Winchester. Throughout the history of the town, watermills have played an important role. Rooksbury Mill is one of the few mills to survive in the area. The mill has been recently renovated. Visitors will find numerous shops in the area as well as restaurants and eateries. There are also ample accommodations in Andover as well as in the surrounding area. The city of Andover can be reached with ease from other locales.
Andover, Hampshire touches the boundaries of Winchester, Southampton and Basingstoke. Andover is located on River Anton and twinned with the Goch towns in Germany and the Redon towns in France.
Some of the major industries of Andover, Hampshire are furniture production, tea twinning, coffee firms and also publishing. The unemployment rate is 1% of the functional population. The defense ministry is the biggest employer for Andover.
There are plenty of things to see and do during your visit to Andover, Hampshire such as: the town museums, improving leisure facilities including: a new four screen cinema and Lights (a live entertainment centre) as well as a number of beautiful and historic buildings.
Major sports in Andover Hampshire include cricket, football and rugby. The local Cricket Club in Andover, Hampshire play in the Southern Premier League. Andover is also famous for its football Southern League and Rugby Unions such as R.F.C Andover.
Andover Hampshire is proud to have been the home town of many celebrities and notable people. Nigel Spackman and Bill Rawlings were very famous football players from Andover. Other than them, Lucinda Green was a champion equestrian and also a famous journalist, the famous surgeon of 19th century William Morrant Baker, as well as many other beautiful minds were born in this town.