New Alresford or simply Alresford is a village as well as civil parish in the City of Winchester district of Hampshire, England. It is 7.5 miles (12 km) northeast of Winchester and also 12 miles (20 kilometres) southwest of the town of Alton. New Alresford has independent stores, a tourist info centre, a central conservation area, 4 tea rooms, five clubs as well as is a terminus as with Alton of the Watercress Line, a steam-worked heritage railway at Alresford railway station. Of its population, 25.9% are aged 65 or over, and the mean age is more than the nationwide average, at 45.4 years. Old Alresford is a village and also civil parish in Hampshire, England. It is 1 km (0.6 miles) north of the town of New Alresford, 12 kilometres (7 miles) northeast of the city of Winchester, and 20 kilometres (12 miles) south-west of the town of Alton. The town is crowned by its big T-shape major road sanctuary. The town is an attractive art, rail and also visitor destination, with its classic, thick two Georgian roads situated near Winchester and also the South Downs National Park. Right here are the Swan Hotel, Bell Hotel, Pink House Hotel, jewelers, wine sellers, butchers, flower stores, toy shop, dress shops, the Alresford Gallery, Candover Gallery and cafeteria. There are three various other pubs, the larger being the World Inn by among the stream networks and also play area. Alresford goes to the south-western end of the Watercress Line (formally the Mid-Hants Railway). This heritage railway line runs steam and diesel trains, as well as obtains its name from the reality that it utilized to be the line that took watercress as much as London. The other end of the heritage line is Alton, which is also completion of the present Alton-London Waterloo line, making it possible to take the train from Alresford to London: diesel or steam to Alton, and after that modern-day train into London. As necessary, the town council supply 115 hanging baskets every summer season. Both negotiations have a consolidated population of 5,971 individuals.