day trips from london by train

How to find us

Black Chalk Wine, The Old Dairy, Fullerton Road, Andover SP11 7JX 

Phone: 01264 860440

Black Chalk Wine is situated in the heart of the picturesque Test Valley. We are part of a working 1000-acre farm, located in the small hamlet of Cottonworth. We have great access links for those driving, and our location is perfect for day trips from London by train.

driving to the vineyard

Driving to the vineyard

Journeys by car are simple - we are close to many major roads and motorways.

 

From the west, the A303 will bring you to Andover, our nearest town. Visitors from the south will also use the M3 via the M27. From the Midlands and the north, both the M4 and M40 join the A34, which brings you very close to the vineyard.

 

From central London, Black Chalk Wine is just 1 hour 30 minutes by car with good access routes along the M3 and A303.

Day trips from london by train

Day trips from London by train

Black Chalk Wine is just 1 hour from Waterloo by train so makes the perfect day trip from London if you want to get out of the city and into the countryside. The nearest train stations are Andover and Winchester, Andover being the nearest. If you are interested in a tour & tasting then be sure to book beforehand to avoid disappointment.

London Waterloo to Andover

The train takes approximately 1 hour from London. Andover train station is 5 miles from the vineyard & winery followed by a 10 minute drive by taxi. We suggest you book your taxi in advance.

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London Waterloo to Winchester

The train takes approximately 1 hour from London. Winchester Train Station is 10 miles from the vineyard & winery followed by a 20 minute drive by taxi. We suggest you book your taxi in advance.

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Accommodation

For accommodation, you will find great options in Andover or Stockbridge, both 10 minutes by car. A little further is the historic city of Winchester, which is approximately 20 minutes by car.

For something really special, try a Wild Escapes treehouse. You can choose from four stunning and stylish treehouses built with a sustainable design. The treehouses are situated close to our vineyard. We offer an exclusive treehouse winetasting experience sat amongst the trees on your treehouse terrace. Your own private guide will explain the winemaking process, followed by a tutored tasting of our range of award winning wines finished with a grazing platter of locally-sourced meats and cheeses. The treehouse tasting can be booked here.

Parking

We have ample car parking on the premises.