Winchester is bustling with local ‘makers’ and independent businesses tucked away down side streets or nestled in the back garden of someone’s home.
Take a look at the videos below to whet your appetite and to give you some inspiration for your next visit. Hear from the creatives, business owners and employees, watch footage of their manufacturing processes and be wowed by locally made arts, crafts, food and drink in our selection of videos designed to showcase the unique craftsmanship and heritage of these businesses.
If you’re looking to buy a local gift made in Winchester make sure you head to Winchester Visitor Information Centre and Gift Shop.
The Winchester district is very fortunate to be home to a few of Hampshire’s firsts, and is full of food and drink producers who also offer an experience to visitors.
Visit Winchester and Hampshire Fare have created a map to highlight and promote some of the wonderful local producers we have across the district.
Visit our Local Food and Drink Heroes page.
Winchester really does whip up a treat when it comes to food and its not surprising with so many independent eateries within the city centre. Take a look at Winchester BID’s Independents map to browse cafes and eateries serving up local delights.
Experience unrivalled shopping in Winchester and its surrounding market towns the whole year round.
Offering a tempting array of big name stores, boutiques and designer stores, Winchester is also filled with independent businesses.
Made in Winchester has been funded via the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. Winchester City Council has allocated £19,100 from the fund over the next three years to support and develop promotion of the visitor economy.