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Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire

Winchester Cathedral
Cathedral Office
1 The Close


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An inspiring day out for all ages
Explore more than 1000 years of history in Europeís longest medieval Cathedral. Discover the beautiful illuminated Winchester Bible, 12th-century wall paintings, medieval carvings, contemporary art and the awe and wonder of this magnificent building.

A free childrenís trail, written by a professional childrenís writer, offers families a fun and informative look at the Cathedral and introduces them to some of the characters associated with its colourful past and present.

A wide range of events take place throughout the year. From classical concerts, open-air theatre and themed lunches to childrenís holiday activities, a major Christmas market and real ice rink, there really is something for everyone to enjoy.

The Cathedral Cafť, with its pretty garden and open-air terrace, is the perfect place to stop for mid-morning coffee and pastry, delicious homemade lunch or Hampshire cream tea. The Cathedral Shop sells a wide range of unique gifts, souvenirs and CDs of the famous Cathedral Choir. .


Nearest UK Airport: Southampton
Months Open: All year
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes - Please pre-book 01962 857225
Wedding Facilities: Yes - 01962 857258
Conference Facilities: Yes - 01962 857258
Admission Price: Adults: £5
Concessions: £4
Students: £3
Free entry to under 16s with family
Gift Shop: Yes
Catering: Restaurant/Cafe/Refreshments

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