19 | 05 | 2021
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If you are not an EU/EEA citizen, you may require a visa to come to the UK. For general information on visas to the UK, please check the UK Border Agency website at http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/ or contact your local UK embassy. To find your nearest UK embassy, please check http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/travel-and-living-abroad/find-an-embassy/

If you need an invitation letter to obtain a visa or to enable you to attend the meeting, please contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it using the word "VISA" as the email subject. Please ensure to include a full address in the email which can be included in the invitation letter, and to which the letter can be sent.


Travel information

Winchester is only 1 hour by train from London, but for participants arriving from the main Heathrow airport it is easiest to take a coach which takes ~1 hour and can be booked in advance from:


Alternatively one can take the railair coach to Woking and then catch the train to Winchester.  Train times can be found at:

National Rail

From Gatwick airport, it is simplest to get the train to Clapham Junction and then change to Winchester (journey time ~2.5 hours), or one can take a National Express coach and change at Heathrow for a similar journey time.

Much closer to Winchester, Southampton airport is an international airport with direct flights from many destinations across Europe (mainly served by Flybe), and it only takes 10 minutes to reach Winchester by train. For a map of the destinations, check:

Destination map