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Winchester Cathedral

Winchester Cathedral

9 The Close
SO23 9LS

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* 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, 16th March 2019 - Sunday, 31st March 2019

Exhibition: Inspired by Our Cathedral at Winchester CathedralExhibition: Inspired by Our Cathedral at Winchester Cathedral"Inspired by our Cathedral" is an exhibition of work produced by the GCSE students of Kings' School at Winchester Cathedral. The students have spent the past two terms creating work for an exhibition of Art inspired by Winchester Cathedral. They visited the Cathedral over the summer and throughout...
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Saturday, 30th March 2019 - Saturday, 30th March 2019

Mendelssohn's Elijah at Winchester CathedralMendelssohn's Elijah at Winchester CathedralThe Waynflete Singers are joined by their partner choir from the north-east, The Newcastle Bach Choir, and The London Mozart Players, all under the baton of Winchester Cathedral's Director of Music, Andrew Lumsden.
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Sunday, 31st March 2019 - Sunday, 31st March 2019

Mothering Sunday at Winchester CathedralMothering Sunday at Winchester CathedralTake your Mum to Winchester Cathedral this Mothering Sunday for their Sung Eucharist at 11am. All Mums at the service will receive a bunch of flowers.
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Wednesday, 10th April 2019 - Wednesday, 10th April 2019

Easter Family Activities at Winchester CathedralEaster Family Activities at Winchester CathedralPick up a free Easter trail from Winchester Cathedral's Entrance Desk and follow it around the Cathedral. End the trail at the craft table to make an Easter basket.
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Friday, 3rd May 2019 - Friday, 3rd May 2019

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Hampshire Symphony at Winchester CathedralRoyal Philharmonic Orchestra Hampshire Symphony at Winchester CathedralThis unique concert by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra features history in the making; the World Premiere of the 'Hampshire Symphony' by Calin Huma. This programme brings to Winchester the celebrated Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and renowned violinist Alexandru Tomescu under the baton of brilliant...
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Saturday, 11th May 2019 - Saturday, 11th May 2019

Saying Goodbye Service at Winchester CathedralSaying Goodbye Service at Winchester CathedralSaying Goodbye Services are for anyone touched by baby loss, their family or friends; whether this loss was yesterday or 80 years ago. Additionally we welcome anyone who is grieving the fact that they have never had children.
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Thursday, 21st November 2019 - Sunday, 22nd December 2019

Winchester Cathedral Christmas MarketWinchester 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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Thursday, 21st November 2019 - Thursday, 2nd January 2020

Winchester Cathedral Ice RinkWinchester Cathedral Ice RinkWinchester Cathedral'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...
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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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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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Recent Reviews:

  • Stuart069
    Aylesbury, Bucks
    Trip Type:
    A beautiful building and an amazing history
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 22nd March 2019
    The exterior of Winchester Cathedral is stunning. Inside the cathedral there are very helpful volunteers ready to tell you about the history. The famous author, Jane Austen, lived in Wincester and... Read full review
  • Nancy K
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Impressive landmark
    2 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 24th March 2019
    The impressive and grand building is worth a visit. On a father blue skies, the cathedral draws your eyes to the intricacies of the architecture. The interior equally captures your attention as you... Read full review
  • danlU5607IK
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Excellent tour
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 24th March 2019
    We visited on a Saturday afternoon it wasn’t particularly busy accessing and paying was effortless (£8.50 per adult). Before we entered I thought we were going to be in and out within the hour. There... Read full review


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