romsey railway station

How To Get To Romsey…

…And Back Home Again

If you are making travel plans to get to Romsey for the Beggars Fair then read on…

By Train…

Romsey is really easy to get to by public transport, especially by train. There are frequent trains to Southampton, Salisbury, Eastleigh and Chandlers Ford and the trains keep going until after 11pm so you can stay right up to the end. Do make sure you leave enough time to catch the train, though!

Timetables can be found on the Three Rivers Rail and National Rail web sites.

By Bus…

Like the trains, Romsey is well connect to the surrounding area by bus. Romsey bus staion is at the heart of Romsey, and a mere 30 seconds walk from the Cornmarket Main Stage.

Buses are operated by the following companies:

By Car…

Beggars Fair day is the busiest Saturday of the year in Romsey. If you need to drive then look at Test Valley’s list of Romsey car park tariffs. Charges apply from 8.30am to 4.00pm only. After 4:00pm it is free to park.

Please note the following road closures:

  • The Hundred from Caffe Nero to The Phoenix from 10am to 6pm.
  • Latimer Street from Lortemore Car Park to The Phoneix from 10am to 6pm.
  • Church Place from 8am to 6pm.

The FREE car park on the day is…

  • Romsey School SO51 8ZB (10am – 8pm)
    PLEASE NOTE: Romsey School gates will close at 8pm.

All the available car parks and the road closures are on the Google map below.

The usual parking spaces in Church Place (leading up to the Abbey) will be unavailable as this the location for the Abbey Stage.

By Taxi…

The taxi rank is at the Bus Station, Broadwater Road, Romsey SO51 8BF

The following Private Hire Taxi companies provide pre-booked private hire:

Visitor Information & Accommodation

Romsey VIC can be found at 13 Church Street, Romsey SO51 8BT 01794 512987 and on Facebook and Twitter.

Local visitor information and accommodation listings can be found on the Visit Romsey and Visit Hampshire web sites.

Beggars Fair 2008
Beggars Fair 2008