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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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12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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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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Slightly expensive but interesting

When we visited the entrance fee was £7.50 per adult. This seems a little expensive but they are trying to raise millions for renovations so it's all in a good cause. You can look... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Sunningdale, United Kingdom
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Sunningdale, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

When we visited the entrance fee was £7.50 per adult. This seems a little expensive but they are trying to raise millions for renovations so it's all in a good cause. You can look around yourself, the signage and explanations are good, or there are free organised tours and lots of volunteers to guide you. The building is hugely impressive... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

It is as amazing as one assumes it should be... The Cathedral is clearly a must visit when visiting this lovely town... It has the longest nave & length of any Gothic Cathedral in Europe. Absolutely stunning!!

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Winchester Cathedral is absolutely beautiful - and full of so much interesting stuff. I could spend hours in here and I am not a religious person. When we were there, they had blocked off part of the cathedral for the installation of the Cascades flower show, so initially, I was a little disappointed. But not to worry! Everything the cathedral... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Worth a few hours to visit this lovely cathedral. Very informative and beautiful step back in time. Currently undergoing a massive refurbishment programme to save this beautiful part of our heritage.

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New Orleans
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

A must visit along with the Great Hall. Some of it is under renovation so we couldn't see the mortuary chests of the old kings. I was disappointed but they did have 1/4 of the Winchester Bible on display. A must see!! Fabulous. You can photograph the Cathedral itself. I think we should've got the guided tour we would've got... More 

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Southampton, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

A massive cathedral build over a few hundred years through the Norman and Gothic periods is an astonishing feat of architecture. The soaring western facade with its huge stained glass window and topped with three spires is something I have the pleasure of looking at nearly every day and it never ceases to inspire me. The inside is just as... More 

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Vignola, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We went last weekend when it hosted a Flower exhibition ("Cascases"). I'm always a bit bewildered about having to pay (10 Pounds in this case) to visit a chiurch, but I understand that keeping such marvellous monuments in good condition require money... Jane Austen's tomb should be more clearly identified...

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Perth Hills, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I had the privilege of staying in the hotel next door while on business for a few months. What a fantastic view to wake up to in the morning. Simply gorgeous. Sent pics to all my friends around the world playing the "guess where I'm working at the moment" Surprising how many people knew it immediately. I did visit before... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

The entry fee keeps the cathedral quiet on busy days in Winchester city centre and makes it a welcome respite from shopping. The building is spectacular if you like that sort of thing and the crypt is worth a visit even if you don't like church architecture especially when it's partly flooded which it usually is. Bring a camera and... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Such lovely staff, food and clean venue. We always pop in for a coffee and bite to eat when we have finished dragging the girls around town. Great choice of foods and drinks available. the staff and always so lovely too and helpful. Worth a visit when you have looked around the cathedral.

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Additional Information about Winchester Cathedral

Address: 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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