Visit

GHT is currently closed but we’re looking forward to welcoming you back in due course. In the meantime please read below to find out about where we are, how to get here and accessibility.

God’s House Tower is a unique and distinctive arts and heritage venue housed in one of Southampton’s most important historic buildings.

Find Us

God’s House Tower is located in Southampton’s Old Town, just a short distance from the historic Oxford Street and opposite Town Quay.

Our address is Town Quay Road, Southampton, SO14 2NY.

Our main entrance is on Town Quay, between the Platform Tavern pub and Southampton Old Bowling Green.

On foot: From the city centre take a left at the bottom of High Street onto Town Quay.

By bike: Southampton has designated cycle paths and routes around the city. There are bike racks outside the Platform Tavern pub, The Old Bowling Green, and at the back of GHT on Winkle Street.

Bikes are available to hire throughout the city via Yo Bike, a dockless bike sharing system.

By bus: The following Bluestar buses stop at Town Quay:

U1 – connects Airport Parkway Station, Highfield Interchange, the City Centre and Town Quay.

U6 – connects the General Hospital, Highfield Interchange, the City Centre and Town Quay.

Quayconnect – connects Southampton Central Station, Asda Store, West Quay and Town Quay

The First bus no.3 stops at Friary House, a short walk from GHT. It connects with Thornhill, Sholing, Woolston, Shirley, Millbrook and Lordshill.

By train: The nearest train station is Southampton Central which is one mile from God’s House Tower, a seven minute bus journey or a 20 minute walk.

Woolston Station is 1.3 miles away, a 14 minute bus journey or a 30 minute walk.

By car: our postcode is SO14 2NY.

M3: At junction 13, Use the left 2 lanes to exit towards So’ton Docks/Bournemouth. Merge onto M27. At junction 3, Use the left 2 lanes to take the M271 (S) exit to Southampton/Docks. Take the exit for A33 from M271. Follow A33 to Town Quay. Park at Mayflower Park or at Gloucester Square car park on High Street.

M27: At junction 8, take the A3024 exit to Southampton/East Docks/Hamble. Continue on A3024. Take Botley Rd/B3033 and A3025 to Town Quay.

 

Accessibility 

We have done our best to make sure God’s House Tower, a Grade I listed building, is as accessible as possible and that everyone is made to feel welcome.

The ground floor including the cafe/bar, library, shop and toilets are all fully accessible. 

The Collections and Contemporary Galleries feature a changing exhibition programme and are fully accessible by lift or stairs.

Dogs are welcome on the ground floor and uniformed assistant dogs are welcome throughout the building. 

Descriptive tours are available on request – please let us know in advance of your visit.

Blue Badge Holders park for free on Winkle Street which is approximately 10 metres from the venue 

If you have any special access requirements please get in touch on info@godshousetower.org.uk