Khaled Hakim, Art and Mind Festival 2009
Winchester hosts year-round cultural festivals and events.
A sketch of Jane Austen
Journey through the county that inspired renowned writers including Keats' and Austen.
Bishop's Waltham Palace family picnic
Inspiring child-friendly activities, rain or shine and whatever the budget.
Itchen Stoke Mill copyright Dennis Bright
Experience 'England as it used to be' and enjoy soft rolling hills, woodlands, rivers, market towns and villages.
Winchester Cathedral exterior on a sunny day
England’s Ancient capital and former seat of King Alfred the Great. World-class attractions, architecture and hidden treasures.
Couple looking at the Round Table
From the legendary to the literary, let the great lovers inspire your romantic weekend break in Winchester.


King Alf in the sunset
The perfect English city, steeped in history and bursting with things to do.
Bishop's Waltham town clock in The Square
A vibrant and historic market town set in the glorious Hampshire countryside.
An enchanting village steeped in history with shopping, dining and beautiful countryside.
Girl walking through oil seed rape field
The Hampshire area of the South Downs National Park is rich in landscapes, wildlife and culture.
Alresford (pronounced Allsford) is a handsome Georgian town of colour-washed houses, riverside walks and specialist shops.
Steam train on the Watercress Line
A delightful and welcoming market town offering the ideal base for exploring some of Hampshire's highlights.

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