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Winchester College

Winchester College College Street, Winchester SO23 9LX, England
+44 1962 621100
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The country's oldest continuously running school.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“dining hall” (5 reviews)
Winchester College College Street, Winchester SO23 9LX, England
+44 1962 621100
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our entertaining & informative tour guide Jennifer shared the rich history of this wonderful school with it's architectural gems, traditions & founders. The tour finished at the schools war memorial which was profoundly moving.

Thank vegan_traveller_11
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

£8 for an hour of tour guided. Our small group of 5 was guided by Chris, a knowledgeable and friendly lady who enriched her presentation with lively stories and tales. Pity that we were only restricted to a few buildings but certainly appreciate the reason...More

Thank cmtsuigolf
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This college can be viewed from a road which we found by following the river Itchen from the water mill.

Thank SimonDabbs
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We went in the small group of 5 adults and joined the guided tour. The history and architecture was nicely explained. Very informative and time well spent. Recommended.

Thank Swintooh
Reviewed 8 September 2017

you can only visit inside with a guide - my visit occurred during holidays which gave us good access to buildings. the buildings are lovely and the history fascinating. My guide was wonderfully eccentrically English . So glad I visited

Thank Happy_travellersHS
Reviewed 10 August 2017

There was a real feeling of history in the air as we lingered outside the vacationing Winchester College entranceway and street facing buildings and rooms. It was as if we were treading lanes frequented by St. Swithun himself. And what an illustrious neighbourhood! The Bishop...More

Thank Perry B
Reviewed 21 July 2017

A very interesting guided tour around this amazing school. The buildings in constant use since it was founded in medieval times.

Thank Julie M F
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The college (Public School) is open for guided tours which last 1 hour. You get to see the chapels, Dining hall, cloister and an old school room. The guide does a good job explaining about the history of the school and its various traditions. It...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017

Wiith 11 friends I visited the Treasury museum of Winchester College. It is full of beautiful objects and currently has a small exhibit about Jane Austen and education in her time. The Curator was very helpful in talking to us, both collectively and individually and...More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I love walking around this part of town. Little Streets. Arches. Big houses. Cute houses. A couple of interesting book and print shops. I have tried the pub since my student days.

Thank SaturdayOwl
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Response from BobH764 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - just seen you are in Mumbai. Try the web site or send them an email - bit too expensive to phone!