Winchester Cathedral

Winchester Cathedral

9 The Close
SO23 9LS

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

* Cathedral, Crypt and Treasury: Mon – Sat: 9.30am – 5.00pm and Sun: 12.30pm – 3.00pm

Kings & Scribes: The Birth of a Nation Including the Morley Library, The Winchester Bible and Triforium Levels:
July to September: Mon – Sat: 9.30am – 5.00pm and Sun: 12.30pm-2.30pm
October – June: Mon-Sat: 10.00am - 4.00pm and Sun: 12.30pm- 2.30pm
Last entry into Kings & Scribes: The Birth of a Nation is 30 minutes prior to closure.

Occasionally times may vary for services and events so please visit the closures page on Winchester Cathedral's website if making a special visit. Services are held daily and all are welcome.

Map & Directions

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£9.50 per ticket
Concession£7.50 per ticket
Student£6.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.



  • 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:

    • Lynda C
      Wokingham, United Kingdom
      Fabulous historic cathedral
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 2nd August 2021
      The cathedral is wonderful. Pay to go in and your ticket lasts a year so you can go back. We did one of the free guided tours and it was wonderful. We learned so much which we would not have found... Read full review
    • James S
      London, United Kingdom
      A famous landmark.
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 2nd August 2021
      Looked forward to seeing this landmark in lovely Winchester for quite a while and we didn't feel let down. The guides were helpful and the local area was well equipped to make an enjoyable morning... Read full review
    • ClaireandTerry
      London, United Kingdom
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      3 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 3rd August 2021
      Overbearing staff. I was in a wheelchair (broken ankle) and both husband and I felt talked down to because I had wheels. I am only temporarily disabled and I got the whole shebang. Eugh. Was lectured... Read full review


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