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Basket of Memories (for Leisure Groups)

Our Basket of Memories session is designed to add to your group’s enjoyment of their outing to the Watercress Line, to stimulate discussion and revive memories whilst enjoying a journey through the Hampshire Countryside behind a restored steam locomotive to create a memorable experience. 

The session may include:

  • Basket of Memories filled with items from the 1940s, 50s, 60s and 70s such as, photos, artefacts to handle and musical snippets.  

  • Education activities lead by the Watercress Line Education Department (pre-booked only)

  • The opportunity for your group to chat, share memories or just get to know each other

Boxes are available to use during your journey and can be booked for any of our weekday lunchtime or afternoon departures from Alresford and take place during your journey to Alton and return. 

Led sessions, conducted for you by our education department are available on the 3pm round trip train service only departing from Alresford Station. 

Please see our timetable for this years running dates. 

Please click to download full session details.

Loan of a 'Basket of Memories' including welcome -simply add  £1 / participant / fare paying passenger to your group booking fares.  

Led session, facilitated by a member of the Education team  - as above but £30 minimum – generally available on 3pm departures only.

For more information or to book please email education@watercressline.co.uk

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