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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We located this whilst being lost. It was interesting to talk to the boys about conservation, renovation and incorporating old and new buildings.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank michellecarrier
Reviewed May 15, 2019

Westminster Palace was an important Medieval Palace that housed the Bishop of Wincheser. It's tucked away between The Golden Hinde and Clink Prison Museum (I was far too chicken to check out the museum on my own). The ruins that remain are a remnant of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank materialgirl77
Reviewed March 3, 2019

Easily missed when walking past, the remains of the the palace of the Bishop of Winchester are a hint of the former glory of the palace. We had a walk from Borough Market to the South Bank, a beautiful interesting walk with loads of interesting...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank LondonTraveller848
Reviewed February 16, 2019

A couple of walls are all that are left of the palace,near to the Clink museum.Reminding us how convenient it was for the Bishop!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank wingate
Reviewed February 13, 2019

Winchester Palace - just two walls, and an elegant window frame are all that remains. It is a small bit of history, preserved, and free to look at - since there isn't really much left to see. The juxtaposition of other buildings from other eras...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Alison M
Reviewed January 10, 2019

Winchester Palace was once one of the largest and most important buildings in all of medieval London. Built in the early 13th century as a home to the powerful Bishops of Winchester, the palace was mostly destroyed by fire in 1814. Today visitors can see...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KseniaLoveUBritain
Reviewed October 26, 2018

The palace was the residence of the visiting Bishops. Upon the original 6 acres were the following: (1) Clink prison (2) Butchery (3) Tennis court (4) Bowling alley (5) Stables (6) Gardens (7) Courtyards The Great Hall would have been 80 feet long, 36 feet...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

it is located next to the golden hinde ship. it is a very old palace and a bit run down but it holds a lot of history to it. worth a look if in this area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed September 19, 2018

We were walking along the south bank of the Thames and came across Winchester Palace. It dares from the 12th century. It was rediscovered in the 1980s during a redevelopment of the area. It was used by churchmen, when then the church had real power...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

While there’s not much to see here, it is interesting to hear the history behind this building. There’s a lush garden to the outside which enhances the area. Worth a visit if you happen to be walking by.

Date of experience: September 2018
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