Winchester Cathedral

Winchester Cathedral

9 The Close
SO23 9LS

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Tel: 01962 857200

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

* Cathedral opening times:
Mon–Sat: 9am–5pm
Sun: 12.30pm–3pm

Kings & Scribes opening times:
Monday - Saturday, 10.30 - 4.30 ; Sundays 12.30 - 2.30, subject to volunteer availability.

Café and gift shop opening times:
Café - Mon-Sun: 9:30am–5pm
Gift Shop - Mon-Sun: 9:30am-5pm

Please check the Winchester Cathedral website for closure notices when planning your visit.

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Tuesday, 25th June 2024 - Tuesday, 25th June 2024

Academy of St Martin in the Fields at Winchester CathedralAcademy of St Martin in the Fields at Winchester CathedralOne of the world's greatest chamber orchestras, the Academy of St Martin in the Fields will visit Winchester cathedral for a programme featuring some of the world's most sublime music. From Mozart and Beethoven to Vaughan Williams and a new piece from Errollyn Wallen CBE this evening of…
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Wednesday, 10th July 2024 - Sunday, 14th July 2024

Inside Winchester CathedralSouthern Cathedrals Festival 2024 at Winchester CathedralThe Southern Cathedrals Festival brings together the choirs of Chichester, Salisbury and Winchester, offering sacred choral and organ music performed to the very highest standard.
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Sunday, 14th July 2024 - Sunday, 14th July 2024

Winchester CathedralWinchester Food FestivalBringing together Winchester's finest producers showcasing the very best of local, join Hampshire Fare members for a day of delicious local produce. ​​​​​​​Hampshire Fare is delighted to announce the date of the 2nd annual Winchester Food Festival, which will take place on Sunday 14th July in the…
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Monday, 22nd July 2024 - Saturday, 31st August 2024

Cabaret Mechanical Theatre at Winchester CathedralCabaret Mechanical Theatre at Winchester CathedralBrand new to the cathedral, this interactive family-friendly exhibition combines art, science and engineering. ​​​​​​​These whimsical mechanical artworks illustrate their inner workings at the push of a button or turn of a lever, providing a delightful experience for a wide range of ages.
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Friday, 16th August 2024 - Friday, 16th August 2024

Hound of the Baskervilles Outdoor Theatre at Winchester CathedralHound of the Baskervilles Outdoor Theatre at Winchester CathedralThe Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, adapted by Oliver Gray. An evening of mystery, intrigue and things that go woof in the night. Who killed Sir Charles Baskerville? Can anyone prevent the same fate befalling the young Sir Henry Baskerville? Is a monstrous hound really roaming…
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Saturday, 24th August 2024 - Saturday, 24th August 2024

Beauty and the Beast: Outdoor Theatre at Winchester CathedralBeauty and the Beast: Outdoor Theatre at Winchester CathedralJoin Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer for a brand-new telling of this classic fairy tale. ​​​​​​​When an arrogant prince is cursed to live as a hideous beast, his only hope is a kindly young woman in search of a rose. Presented with original music and sparkling humour in delightful…
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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£13.50 per ticket
Concession£12.00 per ticket
Group (per person)£11.00 per ticket
Student£7.00 per ticket

Children under 16 free of charge. Prices are a guide price 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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