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Winchester Tourist Information Centre

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Excellent walking tour of Winchester

This 90 minutes walking tour, which starts at Winchester Tourist Information Centre, is the perfect... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jo207
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Sandhurst, United Kingdom
A grand place to begin your visit to the city.

We did just as the title suggests and visited the TIC before deciding what we were going to do in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jan S
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The Winchester Guildhall High Street | Winchester Guildhall, Winchester SO23 9GH, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This 90 minutes walking tour, which starts at Winchester Tourist Information Centre, is the perfect way to discover the historic sites of this beautiful city. Our Guide, Pauline Squire, was extremely knowledgable & informative. We learnt so much about the history of Winchester & saw...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Tourism-Team, Front Office Manager at Winchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Jo207 Thanks for such a great review of the city tour. It is always good to hear that people enjoy their time in the city. We are glad you came in to see us at the TIC to get the most from your visit....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did just as the title suggests and visited the TIC before deciding what we were going to do in town. The staff were approachable, friendly and helpful pointing us to an affordable tour that turned out to be excellent. The facilities were excellent and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Jan S
Tourism-Team, Front Office Manager at Winchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jan S We are glad that you visited our office and that we were able to help you enjoy your time in Winchester. Thanks for your great review Best wishes The Tourism Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were very lucky to have a guide all to ourselves this afternoon. Karen(?) was very knowledgable and had many interesting stories to tell about the places and characters connected to Winchester. She certainly brought the places that we visited to life and we would...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank BertandJoyce
Tourism-Team, Front Office Manager at Winchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear BertandJoyce Thank you for such a lovely review. We are glad you found our staff so welcoming and our map useful. It sounds like you benefitted from your tour of the city, our guides certainly do bring Winchester to life. Best wishes The Tourism...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tours (two - north and south Winchester) were invaluable to get to know geography of town and its fascinating history. The experienced guides had the right balance of information and entertainment which made the 90 mins. (for each tour pass very quickly. Tourist centre...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Geoffrey B
Tourism-Team, Front Office Manager at Winchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Geoffrey B Thank you for such a positive review. We are glad you found us and were able to come in and speak with the team. Our tour guides are very good at what they do, and you were obviously able to benefit from...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Knowledgeable staff who are keen to help. Street map very useful Gifts and bits n pieces on sale in TI office

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank traceyg855
Tourism-Team, Front Office Manager at Winchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear traceyg855 Thank you for your kind comments. We hope you got the most from your visit with the help of the map. Best wishes The Tourism Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A interesting information centre, plenty of leaflets to choose from. Leaflets on various self walking tours. The staff are full of information on how to spend a day.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank roscwmbran
Tourism-Team, Front Office Manager at Winchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear roscwmbran Thank you for your positive review. It's great to hear that you found our selection of leaflets plentiful. We hope you had a fantastic time in the city. Best wishes The Tourism Team

Reviewed July 14, 2019

It was not our first visit, last year we booked a guided tour with Mrs Pauline Shier and she turned out to be an excellent, caring guide. For a group of teenage students it's always difficult to provide the session that everybody enjoyd. It happened...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Tourism-Team, Front Office Manager at Winchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Zofiach308 Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. We will certainly pass this on to Pauline and Val, your guides. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Best wishes The Tourism Team

Reviewed June 30, 2019

For a first-timer to Winchester, the walking tours offered by the Tourist Information Centre provided an essential orientation to the town and its historic sites. The TI Centre had two tours to chose from. The one I took included walks past the Cathedral, along medieval...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Tourism-Team, Front Office Manager at Winchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear WheelsUp17 Thank you for taking the time to leave such a comprehensive review of your visit to Winchester. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the walking tour and you felt it was good value. We do put thought and time into the...More

Reviewed June 30, 2019 via mobile

It was easy to find the Tourist Office, thanks to the excellent signage on the High Street. With the assistance of very helpful staff, I quickly bought my ticket for the Lower Winchester walking tour at 2pm (£10). The tour was fascinating, very informative and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Tourism-Team, Front Office Manager at Winchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Noraatc We are so glad to hear that you found us easily and that you enjoyed the Lower Winchester Tour of the city. That part of the city is so beautiful and obviously Kate did a good job of guiding you around. We will...More

Reviewed June 30, 2019

In Winchester for a couple of days so did both the morning walk & afternoon walks of different parts of the city. Both very good , informative & interesting by knowledgable guides, seeing 7 noticing things we wouldn't otherwise have seen. Book on the day...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Tourism-Team, Front Office Manager at Winchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Hilaryb53317 Thank you for your review. It is great to hear that you found both the city tours interesting (even if they did overlap slightly) and saw things you may have otherwise missed. Best wishes The Tourism Team

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John H
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Dear John Thank you for your question regarding the walk from Winchester to Canterbury otherwise known as the Pilgrim's Way. Apologies for the delay in responding but we have been moving into our temporary premises this week... More
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