Experience unrivalled shopping in Winchester and its surrounding market towns the whole year round. Offering a tempting array of big name stores, boutiques and designer stores. 

Wander through the winding streets of Winchester and you will find a retail offering that boasts independent and big name stores, chic boutiques and designer treasure troves alongside exclusive cafes, established restaurants and vibrant galleries.

Take a look at View Winchester - a dedicated online directory of Winchester's city centre businesses. Bought to you by Winchester's Business Improvement District, the directory will give you business listings and information when you are on the move at the touch of a button.

The Winchester district is well known as a shopper’s paradise, with independent shops found in every street and vintage, upcycled and second hand hidden gems to discover away in every corner. If you are looking for something truly unique at a bargain price the charity, vintage, second hand and upcycled shops in the area offer a huge range of exceptional products.

Help support the Great Waste project, a Winchester City Council initiative aiming to reduce waste by reusing, regifting and repurposing items that would usually be discarded, and visit the local Winchester vintage shops to find remarkable items.

Here you can see a list of the great vintage, second-hand, charity and upcycling shops in Winchester and the surrounding market towns: PDF iconVintchester - Winchester & District.pdf

For stylish shopping in a village ambience escape to the picturesque market towns of Bishop's Waltham, Alresford and Wickham surrounding the city and you will discover an array of elegant independent shops, award-winning delicatessens and traditional shops of all kinds.

For vintage, second-hand, charity and upcycling shops, find out more here:

PDF iconvintchester-alresford.pdf

PDF iconvintchester-bishops-waltham.pdf

PDF iconvintchester-wickham.pdf


Walks & trails

  • History & heritage

    City Walk

    City centre
    Trace the footsteps of King Alfred from his statue in the Broadway to his last known resting place beneath Hyde Abbey Garden
  • Winchester Cathedral
    History & heritage

    Keats' Walk

    City centre
    Self-guided walk following in the footsteps of Keats
  • Cyclists on the Viaduct Way
    Arts & culture

    Viaduct Way

    City centre
    Walk or cycle to Winchester's restored historic railway
  • Anthony Gormley's Sound II, Winchester Cathedral
    Things to do

    Eye-openers arts and crafts trail

    City centre