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Winchester Cathedral

Winchester Cathedral

9 The Close
SO23 9LS

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* Occasionally times may vary for services and events so please visit the website if making a special visit. Services are held daily and all are welcome.

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Saturday, 6th October 2018 - Sunday, 7th October 2018

Hampshire Harvest Festival Weekend at Winchester CathedralA fun-packed family event celebrating the County's food and farming in the grounds of Winchester Cathedral. The weekend includes live music, children's activities, vintage tractors, falconry displays, farm animals, horse-drawn wagon rides, Hampshire Fare market, local beers and ciders and, new for...
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Saturday, 6th October 2018 - Saturday, 3rd November 2018

Saturday, 3rd November 2018 - Saturday, 3rd November 2018

Jane Austen Tour and TeaJane Austen died in Winchester in 1817, in rented rooms in College Street. She was buried in the north aisle of Winchester Cathedral. This tour offers visitors an intimate and often amusing insight into her life and connections with the Cathedral. The tour will include a walk through the...
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Monday, 8th October 2018 - Wednesday, 10th October 2018

Henry V by William Shakespeare at Winchester CathedralAntic Disposition presents Henry V by William Shakespeare at Winchester Cathedral. Marking the centenary of the First World War Armistice, award-winning theatre company Antic Disposition present their critically acclaimed adaptation of Henry V in Winchester Cathedral for three special performances.
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Saturday, 17th November 2018 - Thursday, 20th December 2018

Winchester Cathedral Christmas MarketThe Winchester Cathedral Christmas Market is recognised as one of the best in Europe and renowned for its spectacular location, the Winchester Cathedral Christmas Market brings high quality exhibitors, Christmas gifts and an abundance of festive foods.
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Saturday, 17th November 2018 - Wednesday, 2nd January 2019

Winchester Cathedral Ice RinkWinchester's much-loved Ice Rink received a brand new makeover in 2016 to celebrate its 10th anniversary the most striking of which was the addition of a clear roof, guaranteeing skaters a rain-free experience whatever the weather! The clear roof and open-air sides continues to offer great views of...
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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£8.50 per ticket
Concession£6.00 per ticket
Student£5.00 per ticket

*Please note, these will change to the following prices on 1st May: Adult: £8.50, Concession: £6.50, Student: £5 and Children under 16: Free.



  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Induction Loop System
  • No dogs (Guide dogs accepted)
  • Wheelchair user accessible


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Audio Tours
  • Conference facilities
  • Garden / Grounds for visitors use
  • Gift shop
  • Groups by arrangement
  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours
  • Licensed for weddings & ceremonies
  • Marquee Space Available
  • Meeting rooms
  • Open all year round
  • Open Christmas
  • Open New Year
  • Open on bank holidays

Parking & Transport

  • Railway station within walking distance

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • Dutch printed material
  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Italian printed material
  • Japanese printed material
  • Spanish printed material

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

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Recent Reviews:

  • Ruth K
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Flowers and grandeur
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 21st September 2018
    I visited Winchester Cathedral during the Flower Festival. If you like flowers, this is a must-visit. Awe inspiring displays of flowers woven into shapes that reflect themes in the Winchester Bible... Read full review
  • lupaglupa
    Albany, New York
    Trip Type:
    Beautiful, historic cathedral
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 19th September 2018
    Winchester holds the claim to be the largest Gothic cathedral in Europe is it is certainly a very large and impressive church. Set back a bit from the main street and surrounded by lovely grounds... Read full review
  • lemoncello98
    Napier, New Zealand
    Trip Type:
    Angels from heaven
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 19th September 2018
    WOW...double WOW. At 8pounds50 we went to by pass this beautiful building. Then on reading the origins were from the 800. We realised we may never see anything this old again....the whole building is... Read full review


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