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Watercress Line – Christmas Leave

26 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018

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Address: The Railway Station, Station Road, Alresford, SO24 9JG
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26th – 27th December 2018

“We’ll meet again, I do know where, I do know when, I know we’ll meet again…”

This Christmas, the Watercress Line invite you to join civilian and military re-enactors and experience the atmosphere of a WWII Christmas on the railway.

Whether this is a trip down memory lane, or a chance to make new memories, it is the perfect place to bring your family and guests after Christmas.

On both the 26th and 27th December, our period stations will host re-enactors and the general public enjoying wartime music, steam and seasonal merriment. Come and join them for this unique experience.

Your ticket will include all day travel on the railway, and you can hop on and off at all 4 stations enjoying the 40s entertainment on offer.

What’s On

  • All day travel on our steam trains
  • Live 1940s music at Alresford and Alton stations
  • ARP display at Alresford in the Cattle Dock
  • Reading Room at Alresford Goods Shed with wartime games
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Adult £17
Child (2-16yrs) £9
Child under 2 years FREE
Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) £43

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Parking is available at Alton or Alresford stations.

Alresford, Station Road SO24 9JG: 30p per hour, £1.50 for over 4 hours (free Sundays and public holidays). Coin only. This car park is operated by Winchester City Council.

Alton, Station Road GU34 2PZ: £7.50 weekdays and £2 weekends/bank holidays (pay with card or over the phone). This car park is operated by South West Trains.