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.
Please note: During the months of December and January there will be no 3:30pm walk-in tours due to poor light.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday: 10:45am, 12 noon & 2:15pm.
Tuesday, Thursday: 10:45am, 12 noon.
Please note tours will not operate at the following times:
Friday 13 December (all day)
Saturday 14 December (afternoon)
Tuesday 24 December to Wednesday 1 January, inclusive.
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.