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Winchester Cathedral

9 The Close, Winchester SO23 9LS, England
+44 7903 347697
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Jane Austen's House Museum And Historic Winchester - Private Tour From London
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Fifteen centuries of English history lie behind the magnificent Cathedral you see today. It stands at the heart of historic Winchester, once the seat of Anglo-Saxon and Norman royal power, on the site of an early Christian church. Begun in 1079, the...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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9 The Close, Winchester SO23 9LS, England
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+44 7903 347697
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"guided tour"
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"william walker"
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"magnificent building"
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"buried here"
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"entrance fee"
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"well worth a visit"
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"awe inspiring"
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"stained glass"
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"steeped in history"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Even if you are not an overly religious person like myself you cannot go past this. The architecture alone is astounding. For literary buffs Jane Austin is laid to rest inside the Cathedral. For fans of the tv series Vikings Kings Ecbert and Athelwulf are...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Situated about five minutes walk from the center of the high street. Follow signs and within minutes you will see a typical Norman Tower that dominates the Cathedral. The Cathedral was extended during 1346-1525. Open Monday-Saturday 09.30-17.00. Sunday 12.30-15.00 Cost £8. Discounted prices to children,...More

Thank peter m
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Reviewed yesterday

This is the friendliest Cathedral that I have visited the staff are charming and very friendly with lots of knowledge. For me not as impressive as Salisbury cathedral but definitely worth a visit.

Thank Rick H
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Reviewed yesterday

Winchester cathedral is so historic, one cannot help but admire its charm and beauty. Built in 1079 it places itself closely to The Tower of London in terms of its era, and you will walk with some of the most historic and famous figures England...More

Thank Geoff H
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful architecture, well kept and with great walks along the River Itchen. Steep in history and relax in. style.

Thank PhilipT411
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a tour of the cathedral which was very informative and gave a taster of things we could go back to and spend more time looking at.Its a peaceful place and full of history. Also a nice refractory to have tea and cake. Well...More

Thank furrrrrball30
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Reviewed 5 days ago

just viewed from outside the building but as are most historic old churches and cathedrals in UK this is a very impressive sight

Thank allanriley9
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great place never get bored let love it and people are so nice steapped in history great market with great creative trades a must

Thank t3ooj
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We only saw the cathedral from the outside but it it looked amazing, very picturesque. Can be very busy at times.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have family in Winchester and have meant to actually go in to the Cathedral on many visits and finally got around to doing so. Firstly the grounds are a popular gathering place and you can often find families and groups of people sitting out...More

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CityCanary
21 October 2017|
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Response from PETER_1953_CANHAM | Reviewed this property |
Yes but I'm not sure how much. I think they phrase it more as a suggested donation. I think it is in the region of £8- £10 per adult.
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Hastwokitties
14 May 2017|
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Response from Ian M |
I am a Cathedral Guide, and there is always a special floral tribute next to the grave other than during Lent and Advent. Occasionally private floral tributes are left next to the grave. Within reason if someone wishes to... More
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Sykelly
14 May 2017|
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Response from brucewinton | Property representative |
The Cathedral does not have any parking for general visitors to the cathedral but there are a number of car parks nearby and the city has a very effective park & ride network. Please check the Winchester City Council car... More
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