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 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.
Customers using Alresford Station Pay & Display Car Park should be advised that the machines will only accept cash. It is not possible to pay by card or mobile phone.
Alton: £9.30 weekdays and £3.50 weekends (pay with card or over the phone). Please be advised spaces may be limited here. This car park is operated by South Western Railway.
Ropley: Available at some Special Events.
Medstead & Four Marks Station: There is no parking available.
We have a mainline link at Alton station, where South Western Railway operate platforms 1 & 2 and the Watercress Line runs from platform 3. Watercress Line tickets are preferable pre-booked. They cannot currently be bought on arrival at Alton from our shop on Platform 3.