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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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09:30 - 17:00
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Sun 12:30 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
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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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Makes a change to go somewhere like this and be able to view it all without scaffolding or work in progress going on. The whole experience was superb and perhaps one of the best... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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New Milton, United Kingdom
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New Milton, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Makes a change to go somewhere like this and be able to view it all without scaffolding or work in progress going on. The whole experience was superb and perhaps one of the best cathedrals.

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very interesting place to visit. Lots of history. Staff are very knowledgeable and obviously take pride in what they do. Your ticket can be used for a whole year.

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Margate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Came for the xmas market but wanted to see the Cathedral as last came about 45 years ago when a not so interested teenager. Prepared in advance had groupon voucher two for the price of one and tickets still valid for the year. Took advantage of the free tour however this was one of the last of the day and... More 

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Thank Eric B
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the Cathedral which hosted the Christmas market in its grounds. The market was very good and also featured an ics skating rink. The Cathedral was brilliant, steeped in fascination history. Beautiful stained glass windows. A choir was practicing at the time which was wonderful. Well worth a visit

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Thank leshemsley03
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My second Cathedral after Stratford-upon-Avon, absolutely beautiful! I was stunned by the sheer size and age of the architecture. Got a student deal on entry and for the price, about 5£, it was well worth it. I joined a tour after it had started and the guide was extremely knowledgeable. A must see.

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Thank Gian-Luca F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The whole of the cathedral was surrounded my little huts with arts and crafts stools. There is also an ice rink, as well as mulled wine stools and food huts to really get in the festive spirit. Mulled wine: £3.50 Myself and my boyfriend went on a Monday and it was still really busy. Great to wander round, but the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Yesterday we took my mother in law who is in a wheelchair to the Christmas market . We did look on line to see if it was wheelchair friendly it said it was. Whilst I agree that you could push a wheelchair around she was unable to see the reach the stalls everything was on steps and we could not... More 

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essex
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you like Cathederals then this one is worth a visit. The story about the stain glass windows is very interesting.

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Thank hammers1965
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're in Winchester it's well worth calling into the cathedral. It's very interesting and prayerful.

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Thank caw982016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

See it. Can be a little costly. But full of history. The Xmas market and ice ring worth a visit. Then a visit to the high st shops. Coffee cake lots of cafes. Then back to winchester spar and hotel . Or fish supper at Loch fine. Or river cottage at bottom of town. Lots to see do and learn... More 

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