Location of Crowded House in Winchester.
1) From London and Heathrow
Take the M3 Southbound to Junction 7 and take the 3rd exit signposted Basingstoke.
Take the first left after 200 metres signposted Kingsworthy.
Continue for 10 miles until you reach a very obvious humped back bridge.
Take the first turning on the right after the bridge (Lovedon Lane) and continue for a mile.
On the left is the King Charles Public House. Take teh first left after this onto Springvale Road.
Continue for just over half a mile and Crowded House (126A) is on the right (just past Tesco express)
2) From Oxford, Birmingham, Wales and the North.
North of Newbury join the A34 southbound and (signposted Winchester). If on M4 at Junction 13, join the A34 southbound.
Continue for 20 miles on the A34 past th eturning for the A303 and Sutton Scotney Service Station, and three miles after the latter is a turning for Winchester. Leave the dual carriageway here and proceed straight over the mini roundabout.
At the large roundabout 300 metres further on, take the very first exit named Down Farm Lane and NOT the Winchester exit here.
Follow the road for a mile until the T junction at the end.
Turn left into Springvale Road, Crowded House is one mile on the left and about 200 metres after the second bridge you will go under on Springvale Road.
3) From Southampton, Portsmouth, Bournemouth and the South.
Leave the M3 at junction 9. At the intersection/roundabout take the 2nd exit signposted Newbury, London and Kingsworthy.
Enter a dual carriageway and go into the right hand lane and fork right following directions to Basingstoke (A33).
Take the first turning left by the Cart and Horse Public House. Then take the first right into Church Lane. Proceed to the end of this road (up and then down a hill) to the T junction.
Turn right ontop Springvale Road, go under the railway bridge and proceed for approx 200 metres and Crowded House is on the left hand side.
There are four trains an hour during the day and two to three at off peak times from London Waterloo taking between 50 minutes and 75 minutes depending where they stop.
There is also a very good service from Bournemouth and Southampton, and from Portsmouth and Brighton.
Further afield there are three or four direct trains a day which do not go through London from Birmingham, Manchester and Edinburgh.
Crowded House is five minutes drive from the station and complimentary transfers are available.
Buses and Taxis
There is a good bus service and taxis are plentiful.
London Heathrow is the nearest major airport (45 minutes by road, M3 and M25 or A34 and M4)
Southampton/Eastleigh Airport (15 minutes) now has a much increased service with flights from Scotland, Manchester, Channel Islands, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Milan, Frankfurt and most of the Spanish resorts.