In this section you will find information on Winchester's long and distinguished history, its famous former residents and literary connections, as well as some more unusual facts about England's ancient capital.
A guided tour is an excellent way to familiarise yourself with the Winchester area, its rich history and interesting facts.
We have a series of interesting trails and publications to help you discover more about Winchester's past and the historic figures associated with the city and surrounding counrtyside. Click here to download our publications.
Did you know...Marwell Wildlife is the only place in the UK where you can see the Coquerels Mouse Lemur and the Dorcas Gazelle? More unusual facts.
Pick up your copy of the new Visit Winchester 2013 from Winchester Tourist Information Centre or request a copy here.