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Alton Station

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Excellent value Station Cafe

Went here while on the Watercress Line for the day. Really excellent friendly service and value... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Catherine J
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
via mobile
Really Good Station Cafe.

We stopped off at Alton Station during a trip on the Watercress Line. We went to the Station Cafe... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Haslemere, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I started my days in railway preservation here way back in the late 1970s its a great friendly and very helpful lot of staff working there,the picture at the top is not alton station its ropley station my dear friend from when we were youngsters...More

Thank Bix c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here while on the Watercress Line for the day. Really excellent friendly service and value meals. All day breakfasts including tea under a fiver l. Baked potato was also good. The owner came out and gave sausages to a couple with 3 dogs so...More

Thank Catherine J
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped off at Alton Station during a trip on the Watercress Line. We went to the Station Cafe in the car park and was very pleasantly surprised. The food was cooked on the spot and was piping hot, there was a decent choice of...More

Thank KP11347
Reviewed 13 July 2018

.. Running 2 Steam Trains daily .. Join at Alton Station where there is a large car park .. pay for car parking at the station ticket office .. Take lift or walk the stairs to platform 3 for the Watercress Line .. Steam train...More

Thank bhgoodwin
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

It’s like stepping from the present to the past the near side station is the usual line station to London and behind that is the watercress line old fashioned station . Go and visit . Worth a look .

Thank albatross2018
Reviewed 30 May 2018

In days when customer service, particularly on Britain's railways is a rarity, the extremely helpful booking office staff could not have been more helpful and patient for my complicated enquiry.

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Station serving South Western services and Mid Hants Watercress Railway. Easy accessible from London. Good interchange if you planning to visit one of the Thomas days out or other ride on Heritage railway.

1  Thank MedvedikCistotny
Reviewed 13 May 2018

This station is primarily used by South Western Railway and is the terminus of the line which will take you to Aldershot, Woking & London. It is also the start of the preserved Mid Hants Line which continues the former line taking you further west...More

Thank therichastill
Reviewed 13 May 2018

The first view of Alton Station for our holiday just exceeded our expectations! If you are a fan of 'The Railway Children' then please stay here! The Station Master's House sleeps 6 - two twin rooms and one double - and the other double bedroom...More

Thank Shirley M
Reviewed 3 March 2018

the staff are kind and friendly,told you all about the watercress line.the they do all sort of theme

Thank John H
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Shirley M
14 May 2018|
Response from Shirley M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the confusion, but I tried to add Alton Station, Staffordshire as a new entry, but it was refused by TripAdvisor and I'm not sure why and by mistake my review is on the wrong station!
4 March 2018|
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