King John's House & Heritage Centre

Test Valley

Type:Heritage / Visitor Centre

13 Church Street, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 8BT

Tel: 01794 512200

King John's House & Heritage Centre


Three historic buildings on one site: Medieval King John's House, containing 14thC graffiti and rare bone floor, Tudor Cottage complete with traditional tearoom and Victorian Heritage Centre with recreated shop and parlour.

Beautiful period gardens, special events/exhibitions and children's activities. Gift shop and Tourist Information Centre. Receptions and private/corporate functions.

Ground floor only accessible to disabled. Lift to upper floor in Heritage Centre.

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£4.00 per ticket
Child£1.00 per ticket
Concession£3.00 per ticket



  • Accessible Lift
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant - Tearoom in Tudor Cottage serves tea, coffee and light lunches. Open Oct-Mar, Mon-Sat, 1000-1600; Apr-Sep, Mon-Sat, 1000-1630.
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Toilets

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.No, but groups and school parties are particularly welcome out of season.
  • Max group size - 50
  • Min group size - 10
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • Dutch printed material
  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Spanish printed material

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups


Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is M27. On M27 jct 3, follow signs to Romsey and at roundabout by Broadlands entrance turn into Palmerston Street, left into Broadwater Road, right into Bell Street, across town square. Property on right opposite Abbey next to post office.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Romsey. Following signs for town centre turn right into Lortemore Place. Entrance at back of car park on left.

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

* Daily opening hours - 10am-4pm

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