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The Watercress Line – Hampshire’s Heritage Railway

Enormous engines and little locomotives! ~ a visit to The Watercress line is a trip back in time.

Your visit to The Watercress Line combines learning opportunities with the experience of travelling through the Hampshire Countryside behind a restored steam locomotive to create a memorable full day educational visit. Included learning activities enables pupils the chance to get up close and personal with a working steam train. In addition your students will have the opportunity to explore the stations at Alresford, Ropley & Alton including the engine Yard and the bridge used in the filming of Harry Potter & the Philosopher’s Stone.

Key Stage range

KS1 – KS5

Gatsby Benchmarks

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, & 8

Subject Areas

  • History
  • Geography
  • English
  • STEM
  • Film Studies

Price Includes

  • Executive Coach Travel
  • Ferry Crossings
  • Attraction Tickets
  • Steam Train Ride
Example Itinerary

The Watercress Line - Hampshire's Heritage Railway

07.00 Coach pick up from school & depart for ferry
08.00 Ferry crossing to the Mainland
09:00 Coach travel from mainland ferry port to The Watercress Line
09.45 Arrival at The Watercress Line
15.00 Departure from The Watercress Line
16:00 Ferry crossing from mainland ferry port to the Isle of Wight
17:30 Approximate arrival time back at School