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Hospital of St Cross

Winchester 1.5 mi away
#1 of 26 Sights & Landmarks in Winchester
It is a masterpiece of Norman architecture (sturdy nave pillars; zigzag stone carving on the arches and vaulting; corbels decorated with monsters and musician angels, etc.).
Approach St Cross via the laneways abutting Winchester College founded by William of Wykham, then walk back to Winchester city centre via the watermeadows which inspired Keats' 'Ode to Autumn' when he stayed in St...

Winchester Cathedral

Winchester 2.5 mi away
#2 of 26 Sights & Landmarks in Winchester
There are regular free tours of the cathedral undertaken by very knowledgeable guides and so you can immerse yourself in history whether it is Jane Austen's grave, the centuries of architecture or the history of t...
We visited Winchester Cathedral today and can throughly recommend the 1 hour guided tour, it gave great insights into the history and stories behind this beautiful Cathedral and our tour guide Lorraine Estelle was...
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Winchester City Mill

Winchester 2.6 mi away
#4 of 26 Sights & Landmarks in Winchester
... in the cathedral grounds looking at medieval houses, pilgrims school,choristers, follow the path to face the cathedral, walk along the upper path to get to the butter Ross in Winchester high street, enjoy!
Popped into Winchester after visit to the Hinton Ampner National Trust Property nearby and was pleasantly surprised to find that the Mill was well worth a visit with interesting history also you can marvel of the...

The Great Hall

Winchester 2.5 mi away
#5 of 26 Sights & Landmarks in Winchester
This is certainly worth a visit and includes Arthur's round table!! Our visit was enhanced by an extremely knowledgeable lady who was able to provide some fascinating information - try and go on a tour if you can.
We visited the Great Hall with a four year old, and while the grown ups enjoyed the history, and Queen Eleanor's garden, he was able to play dress-up and enjoy a scavenger hunt.
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Winchester Buttercross

Winchester 2.6 mi away
#8 of 26 Sights & Landmarks in Winchester
The Buttercross stands in a corner of Winchester High Street and dates back to the 15th Century, it is surrounded by wonderful old buildings and all manor of interesting shops.
A beautiful and historic landmark on Winchester High Street, great place to see some quality buskers, especially at the weekends.

Saint Lawrence Church

Winchester 2.6 mi away
#11 of 26 Sights & Landmarks in Winchester
Well hidden so easily missed, so making it a peaceful place for contemplation.
Hidden Gem dating back to eleventh century Norman Conquest
#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Compton

St Bartholomew's Church

Winchester 3.0 mi away
#17 of 26 Sights & Landmarks in Winchester

Flowerdown Barrows

Winchester 3.9 mi away
#20 of 26 Sights & Landmarks in Winchester

Mottisfont Abbey

Mottisfont 8.5 mi away
#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Mottisfont
If further afield, it is a fairly interesting stately home, converted from an Abbey church, a magnificent set of walled gardens with glorious floral displays, and fabulous open grounds to picnic in.
Some fascinating insights from very helpful National Trust volunteers on the former owners and a variety of interesting rooms to inspect. the Whistler Room was our favourite, especially the murals which become 3D...

Bishop's Waltham Palace

Bishop's Waltham 7.5 mi away
#1 of 2 Sights & Landmarks in Bishop's Waltham
Walked around in the sun - Took a blanket and sat on the grass having a picnic... Loved it... Relaxing and imagining how it was way back in it's former glory... Take a book sit in the sun and enjoy the tranquil su...
The small but delightful museum on site has a small booklet for sell, which definitely helped bring this beautiful site to life.
#2 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Romsey
Tucked away near the Abbey, surrounded by beautifully tended gardens and a mini wildflower meadow is Romsey's best kept secret - King John's House & Heritage Centre!
This small but very interesting museum and house is very interesting and the volunteers are very knowledgeable, the tea room is also worth a visit

Tudor House and Garden

Southampton 9.4 mi away
#4 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Southampton
The audio guide enhanced the experience and we learned about former inhabitants of the house in various time periods (Medieval, Tudor, Georgian, Victorian, 20th Century, and Modern).
Lots of information over several centuries and fab interactive displays that turn 360 degrees.Lovely gift shop and very helpful staff especially on the front desk and knowledgeable room guides.

Southampton Old Cemetery

Southampton 8.1 mi away
#10 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Southampton
A valued piece of Southampton history, now mainly under the care of a small team of volunteers trying to find a balance between its historic setting, and its value as a wildlife haven.
Offers some tranquillity as well as a wildlife haven maintained by a team of volunteers.


Southampton 9.1 mi away
#8 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Southampton
Situated at the south end of the high street this iconic medieval landmark is very impresive.
This centuries old entry into Southampton has been restored to it's honey coloured stonework.
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Holy Rood Church

Southampton 9.3 mi away
#9 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Southampton
More details can be found by visiting the neighbourhood church of St. Michael's which is in St.Michael's Square in Bugle Street - one street west of the High Street.
The ancient church from Southampton's rich medieval past survived the bombs of the Second World War but was left in ruins.

St Michael's Church

Southampton 9.4 mi away
#11 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Southampton
Very unexpected and unusual church - well worth the visit as quite different to most churches with a wealth of history
It has many interesting features including the Norman tower, an unusual black marble font and a sculpture of St Michael by Josefina de Vasconcellos.


Romsey 7.5 mi away
#4 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Romsey
If you love history told to you by a guide (thank you John) in a small group, this is for you.
The Broadlands estate gardens were designed by Capability Brown.

Eling Tide Mill Experience

Totton 10.2 mi away
#1 of 3 Sights & Landmarks in Totton
The mill has been wonderfully restored and well worth a visit and great to talk to the miller and see him live in action.
You can walk around the mill pond and river visit the church and have a drink in the King Rufus or the Anchor.

Medieval Merchant's House

Southampton 9.4 mi away
#13 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Southampton
Just such a wonderful history to enjoy and explore ideal for a day out to just walk and explore the history - great way if you are staying in Southampton maybe waiting for a cruise to depart I love just to try and...
Thanks English Heritage for saving this propery and continue your good work.
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Southampton 9.4 mi away
#17 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Southampton
Great place to come and visit and enjoy some of Southampton's history.
If you appreciate either then head to Westgate it was from here that there were invasions by the vikings and French, the sailing of the Mayflower to America, Titanic and the D Day invasion, it all happened around...

Bursledon Windmill

Bursledon 9.3 mi away
#2 of 3 Sights & Landmarks in Bursledon