The area around Christchurch is renowned for castle and medieval defence and is famous for its “Garden City of the Plains.

Sights and places of interest

Enrich your day out to Christchurch by visiting or looking out for:

  • World War II pillbox and tank traps in former railway yard N of town
  • Site of Town Walls in, and E of, Druitt Gardens
  • Christchurch Castle
  • Christchurch
  • Redford Bridge
  • Town Bridge
  • Staple Cross

Planning your journey

Facilities at Christchurch station

General facilities at Christchurch station
Facility Available
Car Park Monday To Friday - 24 Hours
Saturday - 24 Hours
Sunday - 24 Hours
Cycle Storage 44 spaces

2 lockers plus an additional 120 cycle spaces 
Toilets Yes.
The toilets are located on Platform 2. The National key toilets are located on Platform 2; these toilets are operated by a radar key. The toilet facilities are only available during Ticket Office opening hours.
Baby Change
Staffing Part Time
Waiting Room
Seated Area Yes.
ATM Machine
Tourist Information

Accessible travel

Accessible facilities at Christchurch station
Facility Available
Staff Help Available
Impaired Mobility Set Down Yes.
Ramp For Train Access Yes.
Step Free Access Step-free category B station - This station has level access from the main entrance and car park to Platform 1 (for trains towards Weymouth). There is level access from Clarendon Road to Platform 2 (for trains towards London Waterloo) via a separate entrance. The step-free route between platforms is approximately 475m via the street.

Please be aware that some platforms at this station have no or only partial tactile paving on the platform edge.
Wheelchairs Available
National Key Toilets Yes.
Platform 2
Induction Loop
Accessible Taxis
Accessible Ticket Machines Yes.
All South Western Railway ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. All machines are accessible, however the station may not be so please check the station access note for further details
Height Adjusted Ticket Office Counter Yes.
Nearest Stations With More Facilities
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