History and hospitality in a serene and picturesque setting. The Hospital of St Cross is a beautiful group of Grade I listed buildings dating from 1132 and is home to 25 Brothers.
Visitors can admire the medieval architecture, absorb the quiet calm in the fine transitional Norman church, explore the beautiful flower gardens and explore the Wayfarer’s Dole, which is a small beaker of beer and a morsel of bread.
The gift shop is open throughout the year, selling a selection of high quality goods from the Porter’s Lodge. Tea Rooms in the medieval Hundred Men’s Hall are open to serve refreshments from 1st April to 31st October.
St Cross is an easy walk along the river, 20 minutes from the city centre.