Winchester Holiday Brochure

Winchester is packed with historic buildings, museums, family attractions and tranquil green spaces just waiting to be explored. 

In the city centre

Winchester Cathedral
A place of worship for over 900 years, Winchester's world-famous cathedral is as remarkable for its hidden treasures - Anthony Gormley's Sound II, the Winchester Bible and Jane Austen's tomb, as it is for its spectacular architecture.

The Great Hall and King Arthur's Round Table
Winchester is famous for its legendary Arthurian Round table, a striking sight well worth visiting in The Great Hall - the only remaining part of Winchester Castle.

Winchester College
Believed to be the oldest continuously running school in the country, Winchester College boasts some illustrious alumni including Douglas Jardine, Lord Howe and Anthony Trollope.

City Museum
Uncover Winchester's past at the family-friendly City Museum.

The Westgate
A fortified medieval gateway which served as a debtors' prison for 150 years. Read prisoners' graffiti, see the interesting collection of weights and measures and take in splendid rooftop views across Winchester.

In the surrounding area

Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium
Float through the universe with out-of-this-world digital theatre presentations in the UK's largest planetarium.

The Mid Hants Railway
Explore Hampshire's beautiful countryside on a steam or heritage diesel train.

Marwell Wildlife
Visit Marwell Wildlife and get up close to the wonders of the natural world and help save them.


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