Founded in 1382, Winchester College is believed to be the oldest continuously running school in the country. Our guided tours concentrate on the medieval heart of the College and include Chamber Court; the 14th century Gothic Chapel, with one of the earliest examples of a wooden vaulted roof; College Hall, the original Scholars' dining room; School, the seventeenth century redbrick schoolroom and the original medieval cloister.
Open: For individuals and small groups, walk-in tours last approximately one hour and are available throughout the year.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday: 10:45am, 12 noon, 2:15pm and 3.30pm.
Tuesday, Thursday: 10:45am, 12 noon.
Sunday: 2:15pm and 3.30pm
There will be no tours on the following dates:
Sunday 16th March
Saturday 22nd March
Saturday 29th March (morning)
Thursday 10th April - standby tours only
Monday 28th - Wednesday 30th Aprl inclusive
The venue called school will not be included on tours running
Wednesday 19th March – morning
Thursday 20th March –morning
Thursday 24th - Sunday 27th April inclusive
Additional tours will be running during the Easter holidays:
We will be adding afternoon tours on Tuesday and Thursday’s from Tuesday 25th March – Thursday 24th April inclusive (2:15pm and 3:30pm)
Tours will be running as usual on Good Friday, Easter Day (afternoon) and Easter Monday.
It is advisable to check the Winchester College website http://www.winchestercollege.org/guided-tours prior to your visit for dates when the College is closed to tours.
Group tours for parties of 10 or more must be booked at least one month in advance.
There is limited wheelchair access.