a station-by-station guide for UK tourist attractions


National Rail | station code ADV

Hampshire Offers & Links

Andover Bus Station is ½ mile from the Rail Station.

Andover Museum and Museum of the Iron Age ¾ mile

Two museums in one building. The history of Andover from Saxon times to the present day including archaeology and natural history. Life size models and reconstructions show what life was like in the Iron Age. Coffee shop. Tel. 01264 366283. Admission free.
Open TWThF 1000-1700, Sat 1000-1600.

Andover map
Ordnance Survey Maps
Ordnance Survey Maps
Ordnance Survey Maps

Highclere Castle by bus then 2 miles

The Victorian country house home of the Earl and Countess of Carnavon. The House was designed by Sir Charles Barry in Jacobethan style and the Park by Capability Brown. Highclere Castle was the main filming location of the popular TV series Downton Abbey. Egyptian exhibition. Gardens and Woodlands. Estate walks in July and August (see website for details and map). Tearooms. Please note that tickets are limited and should be booked in advance to ensure entry. Tel. 01635 253210.
Open mid Jul-Aug, MTWThSu & BH 1030-1800. See website for other dates, including Easter.
Bus 7 from Bus Station (½ mile from Rail Station) to Highclere village, Red House, then 2 miles walk via public footpath and estate road. 30 minutes journey, M-S infrequent. Operated by Stagecoach.
Buses also operate from Newbury.

Highclere map