Heritage Open Days

Take part in the largest heritage festival

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Heritage Open Days is England's contribution to the European Heritage Days and is the country's largest heritage festival.

The Watercress Line will be taking part again this year in the Heritage Open Days on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd September


Whats on offer?

Come and explore behind the scenes at our engineering hub at Ropley. 

Tours run from Platform 2 at 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.20pm. 

Tours are free.


Why not take a ride on the train? We will be running a two-train service on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd September. Normal fees apply for travelling on the train. Tickets can be purchased from the station staff. 

Location: Ropley Station

Parking available in Bighton Hill Car Park - SO24 9SQ