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Winchester Cathedral

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Address: 9 The Close, Winchester SO23 9LS, England
Phone Number: +44 1962 857200
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09:30 - 17:00
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Sun 12:30 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
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One of England's largest cathedrals is open for tours along with visits to...

One of England's largest cathedrals is open for tours along with visits to the library and Triforium Gallery, which contains an extensive collection of books, including the Winchester Bible.

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Like to sit and be on my own

See it. Can be a little costly. But full of history. The Xmas market and ice ring worth a visit. Then a visit to the high st shops. Coffee cake lots of cafes. Then back to... read more

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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

See it. Can be a little costly. But full of history. The Xmas market and ice ring worth a visit. Then a visit to the high st shops. Coffee cake lots of cafes. Then back to winchester spar and hotel . Or fish supper at Loch fine. Or river cottage at bottom of town. Lots to see do and learn... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

I thought £7.95 was a bit steep to pay for entrance (with an extra £6 for the Tower tour) but the Cathedral is stunning inside, full of history (both ancient and more modern...a scene from the Da Vinci code was filmed inside, alongside Saxon saints like St Swithun!) There's a lot to see, and you feel generally at ease inside,... More 

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Bath UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The architecture of the building is beautiful and so well kept. It's obvious that those who care for this buiidning are very dedicated. Very much worth a visit.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Only had afternoon tea or snacks because it is in a convenient location. Service was indifferent, with food and drinks on the expensive side.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Christmas market is a must do every year, now in its 10th year it is almost a victim of its own success as its so busy it can feel over crowded at times, but the stalls are lovely, the food is delicious and the mulled wine is to die for. Avoid taking your car into the city centre at... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First time visitors to this market. I would recommend using the park and ride service which we did, very well sign posted and regular pick ups from the car parks, which drop off very close to the market and main shopping street in Winchester. We went on a Saturday which costs £3 to park all day and included the bus... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful place steeped in history took a guided tour (free with admission fee ) guide was very good Absolutely recommend this

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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I went here to the Christmas market with my husband and our almost 2 year old (who was in a Pram). I know it sounds silly as this is obviously an extremely popular venue but it was just too busy for us. We queued for 20 minutes to get in, there's a small entrance/exit at the side of the cathedral.... More 

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Enfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Glorious building....very helpful guides....don't miss Anthony Gormley's statue in the crypt...very atmospheric especially when the crypt is flooded.

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here with my wife on out way to Swindon , only came really to see the Jane Austin exhibition was disappointing for me but my wife loved the Cathedral .

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