The South Sights

Watercress Line

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  • New Alresford
  • Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

Published 08/30/2016

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Alresford, 8 miles northeast of Winchester by A31 and B3046, is the starting point of the Watercress Line, a 10-mile-long railroad reserved for steam locomotives that run to Alton. The line (named for the area's watercress beds) travels on a scenic route, taking in the highest station in southern England and locomotive restoration workshops. Alresford, crossed by the River Alre, has some antiques shops and Georgian houses.

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The Railway Station, Station Rd., New Alresford, SO24 9JG, England

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  • £16

Published 08/30/2016


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