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The Watercress Line is delighted to announce that, we are OPEN again.

Pre-booking is preferred and is now available online: Click here to book.

For the safety of visitors and staff and to comply with the law and government guidance we have had to make a few adjustments. Click here to see these.

For Customers wishing to travel with dogs - please observe the following

Dogs are to be kept on a lead not more than 2m in length at ALL times whilst on railway property.

Dogs are not permitted on seats or tables whilst at the railway, including on board the trains.

Owners are responsible for clearing up after their dog immediately.

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.

Please note: We are only able to operate a limited number of our usual services. We hope to be able to run some Dining Trains and our Real Ale Trains again during August. We are unfortunately not able to run Footplate Experiences at present. Please look at our web-site for further updates as and when we have them, or register to receive the latest updates by e- mail by clicking subscribe here.

Although we have been able to re-open, we still really need your help. The railway has been unable to run trains for four months, and sadly several events have had to be cancelled. Over £1m in revenue has been lost so far this year. For more details on our Emergency Appeal please visit our donation page at Virgin Money Giving. Or you can donate £10 by texting WATERCRESS to 70085.

We look forward to welcoming you very soon.

Message to Members

Tue 20 Oct 2020

Enjoy a virtual visit here

West Country Buffet, Alresford
Open from Sat 11th July
9am to 5pm everyday trains are running
Hot & cold food & drink available

T-Junction, Ropley

Open when trains are running


Shop, Ropley
Open when trains are running

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