Attraction in Winchester
An inspiring day out for all ages
Explore more than 1000 years of history in Europe’s longest medieval Cathedral. Discover the beautiful illuminated Winchester Bible, 12th-century wall paintings, medieval carvings, contemporary art and the awe and wonder of this magnificent building.
A free children’s trail, written by a professional children’s writer, offers families a fun and informative look at the Cathedral and introduces them to some of the characters associated with its colourful past and present.
A wide range of events take place throughout the year. From classical concerts, open-air theatre and themed lunches to children’s holiday activities, a major Christmas market and real ice rink, there really is something for everyone to enjoy.
The Cathedral Café, with its pretty garden and open-air terrace, is the perfect place to stop for mid-morning coffee and pastry, delicious homemade lunch or Hampshire cream tea. The Cathedral Shop sells a wide range of unique gifts, souvenirs and CDs of the famous Cathedral Choir. .
Nearest UK Airport: Southampton
Months Open: All year
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes - Please pre-book 01962 857225
Wedding Facilities: Yes - 01962 857258
Conference Facilities: Yes - 01962 857258
Admission Price: Adults: £5
Free entry to under 16s with family
Gift Shop: Yes
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