Welcome to Test Valley

Green lane

Welcome to Test Valley, a wonderful landscape in the north-west of Hampshire. Covering 250 square miles, it’s the English countryside at its most perfect with picturesque villages and breathtaking countryside. It’s a peaceful place where you can slow down and really unwind as you follow the River Test, one of England’s greatest trout rivers, as it twists and turns through water meadows, woods, villages and towns.

Andover, Romsey and Stockbridge are the main towns in Test Valley, each with their own individual character. Andover dominated by its Guildhall, Romsey clustered around the Abbey and award winning Stockbridge with it’s scenic main street.

So welcome to Test Valley – we know you will take home some special memories.

Find lots of useful links at the bottom of this page, including the Test Valley Visitors Guide, to help you make the most of your stay in Test Valley. A hard copy of the guide and other tourism literature can be picked up from the Romsey Tourist Information Centre or at a range of attractions across the borough:

The Lights Theatre in Andover
Andover Library
Andover Museum of the Iron Age
The Hawk Conservancy, Weyhill
Weyhill Fairground and Craft Centre
The Grosvenor Hotel in Stockbridge
Houghton Lodge, near Stockbridge
The Army Air Museum, Middle Wallop
The Silk Mill, Whitchurch

Romsey Tourist Information Centre

What We Do

Test Valley Borough Council funds Tourism South East to manage the Romsey Tourist Information Centre which has a wide range of information to help you enjoy your stay in Test Valley. The tourist information centre staff will be pleased to help you plan your visit. They can provide information on:

  • Visitor attractions and places to visit
  • Accommodation advice and bookings
  • Details of activities, events and entertainment in Test Valley
  • Cycling and walking routes in the area
  • Transport advice and information
  • Heritage trails and guided walks in Andover and Romsey
  • Maps, guides and brochures to help you enjoy your visit
  • Information on other countryside pursuits
  • Books and guides on local history, waterways and heritage
  • Information and tickets for local theatres, shows and coach trips, call for further information

Romsey Tourist Information Centre
13 Church Street, Romsey, SO51 8BT
Tel 01794 512987
Email romseytic@testvalley.gov.uk

Click here to visit Romsey TIC website 

For further information please contact: dgleave@testvalley.gov.uk or telephone: 01264 368000 and ask for the Economic Development Officer.