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Winchester Cathedral

Winchester Cathedral

9 The Close
Winchester
Hampshire
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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Events

Saturday, 4th August 2018 - Saturday, 4th August 2018

Saturday, 1st September 2018 - Saturday, 1st September 2018

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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Wednesday, 5th September 2018 - Sunday, 9th September 2018

Illumination: A Festival of Flowers at Winchester CathedralWinchester Cathedral Flower Festival returns from 5-9 September 2018 with a stunning array of flower arrangements inspired by the magnificent Winchester Bible, the largest and finest surviving 12th-century English bible. Immerse yourself in a riot of colour as the Cathedral is transformed by...
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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.

Facilities

Accessibility

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

Catering

  • 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:

  • JP070766
    Newport, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Magnificent
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 16th July 2018
    What can you say. An incredible cathedral and the second longest in the world. Beautifully kept and a great welcome by staff. Read full review
  • garywing
    Surrey, Canada
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    "whistling on our way to Winchester Cathedral" !
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 13th July 2018
    Our group of 28 geocachers on tour and in a day, boarding our cruise ship in Southampton...we stayed right next to Winchester Cathedral. Our hotel was on previous cathedral land. We walked over... Read full review
  • Bazza199
    Willington, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    amazing
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 12th July 2018
    Well worth the detour to visit this amazing structure and artistry inside makes you appreciate the skill of the builders in the past. Read full review

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