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Directions to the Ship Handling Centre at Timsbury Lke:

Travelling Information
These Instructions contain information for travelling to the training facility at Timsbury.

Warsash Maritime Academy at Timsbury
Warsash Maritime Academy – Southampton Solent University
Ship Handling Centre
Timsbury Lake
Jinny Lane
SO51 0PF

By Taxi:
By prior arrangement, taxis can be arranged to meet course delegates from airports and railway stations. Please contact our Course Administrator for more details.

By Road:
Exit the M27 at junction 3 and take the M271 north towards Romsey until it ends at a roundabout. Take the 2nd exit and join the A3057 towards Romsey. Follow this road until the next roundabout. Take the first exit left onto the A27 towards Romsey.

At the next roundabout go straight over (2nd exit) onto A3090. After 50m at the next roundabout take the 2nd exit right onto Winchester road. Pass under one rail bridge, straight ahead at mini roundabot under 2nd railway bridge then first left onto Cupernham Lane. At the next roundabout take 2nd exit, signpost for Kings Sombourne and Stockbridge.

At next junction turn left onto Belbins, follow road down Yokesford Hill, Jinny Lane is at foot of hill on right. Entrance to Timsbury Lake is past farm on the left on the opposite side of the lane.

By Air:
From Heathrow: From terminal 4 take the Southwest Trains coach link to Woking and travel by rail from Woking to Southampton Central taking approximately 2hours. Then see ‘By rail’.

From Gatwick: Take a train to Southampton Central. Then see ‘By rail’.

Other airports serving the area include Southampton International Airport (Airport Parkway station) and Bournemouth International Airport, both serving a number of European cities.

By Coach:
National Express operate a direct coach service from The Central Bus Station close to Terminal 1, Heathrow to Southampton approximately every two hours with a journey time of approximately 1 hour 45 minutes. Taxis to Timsbury are available from outside the Southampton Coach Station.

For more information telephone 08705 808080 or visit

By Rail:
The easiest way to get to the Timsbury site is via taxi from Romsey station. Please pre arrange your taxi via our Course Administrator. 

For train times and information please telephone National Rail Enquiries on
08457 48 49 50 or visit

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