Where is emsworth?


Situated in the south east corner of Hampshire on the West Sussex Border and shore of Chichester Harbour Emsworth is located close to the A3M and South Coast Trunk road and is within a short driving distance of both Portsmouth and Chichester.

Emsworth Railway Station is a five minute walk from the town centre and has frequent services to Southampto, Portsmouth (change at Havant for London Victoria), Brighton and London Victoria.

The Stage Coach 700 Coastliner bus service runs through the town every 20 minutes.

For those arriving by sea there is a potoon in the Harbour More information including mooring charged can be found HERE as well as several nearby marinas.




Travel to Emsworth

By road

Travelling eastbound from Southampton and Portsmouth, use the M27(A27) motorway in the direction of Chichester.  The Emsworth exit is very shortly after the Havant exit. From the motorway follow the signs for Emsworth (A259).
Travelling southbound from London, Haslemere and Petersfield, the best route is the A3(M). Take the B2149 turnoff, follow the road until you get to a mini roundabout at Rowlands Castle. Take the second exit (forking left) down Whichers Gate Road (B2149).  Following this, you will pass Emsworth rail station and North Street leads into the centre of Emsworth. 
Westbound from Chichester, take the A27 travelling towards Portsmouth and exit at A259 signposted Emsworth. The first exit from the roundabout leads along Havant Road and into the centre of Emsworth. Car parks can South Street, behind Tesco Express in North Steet and on Bridge Road.

By Bus
Stagecoach operate the ‘Coastliner 700’ bus which runs regularly throughout the day between Brighton and Southsea.

By rail

Emsworth railway station has been open since 1847 and is well served from all directions.
You can reach Emsworth directly from Portsmouth, Southampton, Brighton and London Victoria using Southern Railway.
Easy and frequent connections from Havant are available for visitors accessing Emsworth from London Waterloo, Guildford, Haslemere and Petersfield using South Western Railway. This is often the quicker route from London.
By water

There is a public pontoon in the Harbour which is accessible at all states of the tide.