Aldershot Marquee Hire Experts
Darkstar Discos offers Marquee hire, event planning & everything you could need for a party in this great location. But why Aldershot? Let's tell you a little more about this great location.
Aldershot is a town that lies in the Rushmoor district of Hampshire. It feels very rural as it lies in heathland. Aldershot is known around the world for being the home of the British Army. Here, you can gain a deep insight into the UK’s military history all and uncover some of the secrets documented and displayed at the local museums.
In fact, Aldershot really takes pride in its six military museums and they are open for everyone to visit and find out more about the British Army. In Aldershot you still today see active barracks housing current serving soldiers.
Aldershot is more than “just” Army. If you go to the town centre, you will see a lot of Victorian architecture - the town centre is a bustling place home to offices, shops, high street national chains and the locally well-known Wellington Shopping centre.
As expected from a military town, Aldershot has lots of clubs, pubs, and entertainment centres' that everyone can visit and enjoy.
Aldershot Travel Links
Getting to Aldershot is easy, it's a stone's throw from London if you head South West 38.1 miles, you’ll find it! Its located between Farnborough and Guildford and the closest A road is the A31. It's also easily accessible from the M3 and M25 motorways.
It’s also only a short drive from Farnboroughs executive jet airport.
Taxi Firms in Aldershot
For a night out or a day trip you might want to leave the car so here are some options for local taxi services.
Hotels and Guest Houses in Aldershot
Aldershot is close to Farnborough - so you can stay in Aldershot, Farnborough or one of the nearby towns. Locally there is as always, accommodation choices to suit all budgets.
Potters International Hotel 3 Star
With an onsite gym, this business class hotel is also on the old site of the Royal Aldershot Officers Club.
Premier Inn - Aldershot 3 Star
This popular budget hotel range boasts comfy rooms and beds and is great for a short stay and has everything you need.
Cheap and cheerful as it’s in a pub!
Places to Get Married in Aldershot
Aldershot is home to a large community both civilian and military and if you are looking to Aldershot to be THE place to get married then there are some options below for you.
Simple and easy, you can spend some time with family and friends celebrating your love being witnessed and preserved as a legal document and then enjoy festivities at many lovely nearby venues.
There are actually quite a few across the various denominations so check the above links for a definitive list.
It’s not exactly in Aldershot but it’s close by in Farnham a mere 9 minutes away by car and this hotel and spa is breathtaking. It could be a perfect setting for your special day.
Event Planning In Aldershot
Here at Darkstar Discos we offer:
Darkstar Discos has worked with different organisations in Aldershot and has launched several successful events. Whatever event you want to host in Aldershot, we can customise our marquee service to fit the occasion and theme of your party.
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Top Restaurants In Aldershot
Aldershot has some local haunts that do roaring business, see if you’d be tempted by some of the below.
A nod to the military in the title but this is a local Indian restaurant and take away. Eat in or order out, apparently the best Indian cuisine for miles around.
Traditional Jamaican food with vegan and veggie choices - if you are fancying a taste of the Caribbean, this is it.
Top Things to do in Aldershot
Lots of military influence that the area is loved for is reflected in the leisure activities on offer here in Aldershot.
There is a beauty to Aldershot, and a gentle stroll will let you enjoy its diversity. Talking of walks there are many to be enjoyed. There are various walking routes available or maybe you’d like to enjoy a local country park (Brickfields).
Aldershot hosts an annual Army Show which is a day for everyone to enjoy battle re-enactments and parachute displays. It’s usually a Saturday in early July but they have events on throughout the year. It’s best to check with the local visitors centre for exact dates when you are visiting.
Don’t forget to visit the Aldershot Military Museum which is full of temporary and permanent displays from the 19th-century barracks and showcases different military vehicles. Something for most people - enjoy the charm of Aldershot.
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For a larger event, our 18-metre diameter Black Darkstar is the ultimate funky tent! It is designed to function as a nightclub during the day with black-out walls
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When you really need to push the boat out for those important landmark events, we suggest the Ultimate Darkstar – that’s both tents used together!