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Surrounded by the hills and plains of the South Downs 20km north of Southampton, Winchester is an ancient royal capital. This attractive town has preserved its character, retaining numerous buildings from the Middle Ages including its cathedral and Hospital of St Cross. After seeing the town, it is pleasant to stroll out along the river and the lanes up to St Giles Hill and St Catherine’s Hill.

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Tourist attractions Winchester : Things to see and do

  • Cathedral Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    9 The Close

    The cathedral stands in the place of the old Saxon cathedral from the 7C, whose foundations were discovered in 1960. William Alkaline, named bishop by William I, began building the new cathedral in 1079. Built from stone from the Isle of Wight, the l..

  • St Cross Hospital Recommended Recommended

    rd. St. Cross Road

    The oldest charitable foundation in England was created by Bishop Henry de Blois in 1136. The chapel in the shape of a Latin cross, built between 1160 and the end of the 13C, is a fine example of architecture during the transition from the romanesque..

  • The great hall (34 x 17 x 17 m) is the only remainder of this castle built during the Norman period (1222-1236), and it is a splendid example of a medieval hall, with its wooden frame supported by Purbeck marble columns. Standing by the western wall,..

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Hotels Winchester

  • Mercure Winchester Wessex Hotel Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Paternoster Row GB - WINCHESTER SO23 9LQ

    Prix Prices from : 72 £

    A pleasant 4-star hotel located in the heart of Winchester, a vibrant heritage destination, famous for its legendary Arthurian Round table. The glorious Cathedral and an array of independent shops are literally next door. The hotel has 94 guest rooms..

  • Hotel du Vin Winchester Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Southgate Street GB - Winchester SO23 9EF

    Prix Prices from : 114 £

    Located in the historic city of Winchester, Hotel du Vin Winchester offers an a la carte restaurant and free Wi-Fi access for all guests. Rooms provide a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, air conditioning and a minibar. Featuring a shower, pri..

  • Holiday Inn Winchester Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Telegraph Way, Morn Hill, GB - Winchester SO21 1HZ

    Prix Prices from : 72 £

    In the picturesque Hampshire countryside, Holiday Inn Winchester offers free parking, an AA rosette restaurant, and stylish rooms with power showers and luxury toiletries. Winchester town centre is just 2 miles away. Modern and chic, the refurbished..

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Restaurants Winchester

  • Bistro Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    14 Southgate St GB - SO23 9EF Winchester

  • Rick Stein Comfortable restaurant 

    7-8 High St GB - SO23 9JX Winchester

    Winchester's high street is the location of the first outpost of the Stein empire outside Cornwall: a smart restaurant with a large open kitchen. Simply cooked fish and seafood dishes have some Asian influences; good value set lunch.

  • River Cottage Canteen Quite comfortable and pleasant restaurant 

    Abbey Mill, Abbey Mill Gardens GB - SO23 9GH Winchester

    Delightfully located in a listed, 200 year old former silk mill close to the high street. Seasonal regional produce is at the core of the menu and dishes are hearty and rustic, with some sharing boards and small plates. Helpful staff.

  • Wykeham Arms Traditional pubs serving food 

    75 Kingsgate St GB - SO23 9PE Winchester

    Red-brick pub decorated with all manner of bric-a-brac, including over a thousand tankards. Elaborate dishes showcase modern cooking techniques; for something a bit simpler, choose a dish from the 'home comforts' section. Individually styled bedrooms..

  • Black Rat Quite comfortable restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    88 Chesil Street GB - SO23 0HX Winchester

    This unassuming building conceals a quirky, bohemian-style interior with a small bar, a lounge and a two-roomed restaurant. Refined, classically based cooking displays Mediterranean influences and modern twists. The four wicker-roofed booths on the r..

  • No.5 Bridge Street Traditional pubs serving food 

    5 Bridge St GB - SO23 OHN Winchester

    Roadside pub with a fashionable, modern feel; head to the dining room at the back for table service and a view of the open kitchen. Sections on the Mediterranean-influenced menu include 'small plates' and 'British charcuterie and cheese'. Simply styl..

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