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Welcome to Winchester

Welcome to the official tourism website for Winchester - the perfect English city.

Winchester, England, is a vibrant heritage destination just an hour south west of London, with world class attractions and architecture including a magnificant Cathedral, award-winning pubs and restaurants and a tempting array of independent shops. This culturally rich medieval city is surrounded by idyllic Hampshire villages and the fabulous rolling countryside of the South Downs National Park.

Book your accommodation in Winchester, find out about things to do and see what events in Winchester are coming up.


New website coming soon...

We're busy working on a new tourism website which will launch just in time for the summer.

Please be aware that from the 1 April until we launch the new website we will not be able to update this website. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure we have up to date information during this period, please follow King Alf on Twitter or befriend him on Facebook for the latest events and tourist information. You can also see a full list of events across the district on Winchester City Council's events calendar.


Visit Winchester 2014 - Winchester's official visitor guide

Email tourism@winchester.gov.uk to request a copy of our visitor guide or any of our other brochures.

 

  • Shopping

     A paradise for shopping connoisseurs, Winchester boasts a tempting array of independent shops, boutiques and  art galleries  in scenic settings. The city

    A paradise for shopping connoisseurs, Winchester boasts a tempting array of independent shops, boutiques and art galleries in scenic settings. The city's compact, pedestrian-friendly streets are a …

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  • Things to do

     Winchester is packed with historic buildings, museums, family attractions and tranquil green spaces just waiting to be explored. If you are not sure where to begin, take a look at our popular attract

    Winchester is packed with historic buildings, museums, family attractions and tranquil green spaces just waiting to be explored. If you are not sure where to begin, take a look at our popular attract …

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  • Where to stay

     Looking for somewhere to stay in Winchester? You can choose from a wide variety of properties in the heart of Winchester

    Looking for somewhere to stay in Winchester? You can choose from a wide variety of properties in the heart of Winchester's city centre and in the surrounding Hampshire countryside for both bed and …

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