The Watercress Line is located just off the A31, about seven miles from Winchester.
Alresford Station Road SO24 9JG
Ropley Bighton Hill SO24 9SQ
Medstead Station Approach GU34 5EN
Alton Station Road GU34 2PZ
We recommend visitors start their journey with us from either Alresford or Alton. Parking is available at Alresford, Ropley and Alton. Information on our accessibility and provision for disabled parking can be found here.
Parking information and prices:
Alresford: 30p per hour, £1.50 for over 4 hours (free Sundays and public holidays holidays). Coin only. This car park is operated by Winchester City Council. There is additional parking at Perins school on levels 2 and 3 during school holidays.
Alton: £7.50 weekdays and £2 weekends (pay with card or over the phone). Please be advised spaces may be limited here. This car park is operated by South West Trains.
We have a mainline link at Alton station, where South Western Railway operate platforms 1 & 2 and the Watercress Line runs from platform 3. Please purchase your Watercress Line tickets on arrival at Alton from our shop on Platform 3.
If travelling by train you may be eligble for the 2 for 1 offer with the Days Out Guide check their website for details.* This summer children can travel on South Western Railway for £1, valid until 2nd September 2018, check their website for more information, terms and conditions.
*Terms and Conditions apply - check the Days Out Guide website for information.