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Address: 9 The Close, Winchester SO23 9LS, England
Phone Number: 44 1962 857200
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Sun 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Ice skating
Description: 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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Stunning Cathedral in the heart of Winchester

Stunning Cathedral steeped in history. The Cathedral and its grounds are in the heart of the town and are a must see if you are in the area. It is worth bearing in mind that it is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Stunning Cathedral steeped in history. The Cathedral and its grounds are in the heart of the town and are a must see if you are in the area. It is worth bearing in mind that it is free to enter the Cathedral on a Sunday!

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Portchester, Fareham United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Haven't visited since I was a child and it seemed even more spectacular. The roof and windows are so high and large. I liked the Jane Austen information around her resting place and the crypt visit. Pity about the 2015 graffiti. A beautiful and well maintained cathedral and worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The cathedral is a special peaceful place of enormous size and beauty but the tower tour adds even more to a great experience. There is an extra charge for it but its really worth it. The tour starts on the ground level where you will be introduced to where you will be going. The tour is well organised and the... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

If you come to Winchester this is a must visit venue. A truly fabulous Cathedral with an incredible history. A fantastic example of British architecture with fabulous stained glass windows. Not only is the inside of the cathedral an amazing space to explore, but the outside views and surround make for some fabulous photographs.

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Winchester is not the best Cathedral I have been to but it has beautiful architecture, it is steeped in history, and the guides are very friendly so it is well worth a visit and I would highly recommend it! I know alot of people complain about the £7.50 entrance fee, we went on a Sunday and it is free to... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

If you are in Winchester - the historical city, then this Cathedral is a must visit. The area around is also very nice and well maintained being historic. The walk around the cathedral takes you back in time.

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Bloomington, IN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We were pleased to be able to visit the cathedral and see their displays including the one on Jane Austen. If in the area be sure to stop and also have tea in the Cathedral tea house.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The archictecture of this building is superb. It is also the last resting place of Jane Austen - worht a visit for that reason alone. There's a lovely walk through the gardens as well. Guided tours available

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Alton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Located in the lovely cathedral green, the cathedral itself is beautiful - soaring ceilings, gorgeous early english architecture. There are some great places to eat and drink nearby (The Old Vine, is an easy amble across the green or out the back across the cloisters is the Wykeham Arms - both lovely)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

A very interesting Cathedral. So much history, and some great photos can be taken both inside and outside. It's always calm here, and well worth a visit if you are in Winchester for a short break.

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Additional Information about Winchester Cathedral

Address: 9 The Close, Winchester SO23 9LS, England
Phone Number: 44 1962 857200
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Winchester
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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