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Book with confidence in Winchester

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Now is usually the time to start looking forward to warmer weather, longer days and a holiday. In these uncertain times it can be difficult to know whether to take a risk and book a trip, particularly when we are unsure of what 2021 will bring.

Accommodation providers in the Winchester district are offering flexibility with bookings to allow visitors to plan their visit with more confidence.

Please check the accommodation provider’s website for more details and reopening times, and please continue to follow the government guidance on travel.

The Old Vine

Book your stay directly on the Old Vine website and payment will not be taken until the day before arrival.

The Old Vine is a beautifully restored 18th-Century Inn located moments away from the serene beauty of Winchester Cathedral and conveniently located in the city centre. Relax in their elegant rooms before exploring all this wonderful district has to offer.

The cancellation deadline is 12 noon the day before arrival and card details need to be supplied as a guarantee, with a pre-authorisation run 7 days ahead of arrival.

Exterior view of The Old Vine

St Peter’s Street

Plan your visit to St Peter’s Street and pay a refundable deposit of 25% instead of the usual 50%. This offer is available from 1 July – 30 November 2021 for a two nights minimum stay.

Enjoy a well-earned break in this modern, light & airy one bedroom flat within short walking distance to the city centre. With railway and bus stations nearby, and secure parking on site, it is the perfect place if you plan to get out and explore the district.

interior of flat

The Swan Hotel

If you plans change due to travel restriction the Swan Hotel will give you flexible cancellation allowing you to cancel at the last minute.

Whether you book the luxurious manor suite or a family room the Swan Hotel offers a warm welcome and a good night sleep to all visitors. Unwind in your warm rustic room before discovering what is one your doorstep in the district.

The Swan Hotel

Meadow Glamping

Meadow Glamping bookings are fully cancellable up until 9am the day before your planned arrival. There are also packages for small groups (six to ten people) to book the whole of The Meadow.

If you are looking forward to surrounding yourself in the stunning Hampshire countryside then Meadow Glamping could be just for you. Two acres of idyllic, peaceful countryside – the perfect place to unwind. You could even book your stay on The Magic Rat canal boat.

Colourful glamping caravan

Wallops Wood Cottages

If the nation goes into lockdown or your address is affected by a tier that has a ‘do not travel restriction’ Wallops Wood will refund your booking. For more information please see their terms and conditions.

Wallops Wood Cottages offers award winning luxury cottages which are the perfect place to escape with stunning views across the Meon Valley. Enjoy all the modern comforts, including their hot tubs.

Holiday lodge with hot tub in front

Watercress Lodges

Watercress Lodges ask for a 25% deposit at booking with final payment due four weeks prior to your stay however, if you are unable to attend they are offering a change of dates, and in the worst case, are happy to give a full refund.

Overlooking the South Downs and only 3 miles from the market town of Alresford, Watercress Lodges is nestled right in the heart of the beautiful Hampshire countryside, perfect to get out and explore.

Watercress Lodges and Campsite

Wykeham Arms

The Wykeham Arms has changed all of their room only, bed & breakfast & dinner and bed & breakfast bookings to be completely flexible for the rest of the year.

For a further 15% off of their flexible B&B rates use code FST1845 on the Wykeham Arms website.

If you’re looking for quality and comfort in a warm and inviting setting then look no further than the Wykeham Arms. Situated between Winchester Cathedral and the famous 14th century college the inn sits perfectly in the middle of the historic city centre.

The Wykeham Arms bedroom

Penny Farthing

Enjoy a 3 night stay at Penny Farthing and enjoy 10% off of your booking.

The Penny Farthing offers a comfortable room in the city centre, perfectly situated to enjoy all there is on offer.

Image of a bedroom