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Winchester

Winchester is England’s ancient capital. The city is packed with historic buildings, monuments and museums waiting to be explored. It has a magnificent Cathedral, beautiful riverside walks, award-winning pubs and restaurants and a tempting array of independent shops, all surrounded by fabulous rolling countryside and pretty Hampshire villages.

- Winchester Cathedral

A place of worship for over 900 years, Winchester's world-famous cathedral is remarkable for its hidden treasures: Anthony Gormley's Sound II statue in the crypt, the Winchester Bible and Jane Austen's tomb.

- The Great Hall and King Arthur's Round Table

Winchester is famous for its legendary Arthurian Round table, a striking sight well worth visiting in The Great Hall - the only remaining part of Winchester Castle.

- City Museum

Uncover Winchester's past at the family-friendly City Museum.

- The Westgate

A fortified medieval gateway which served as a debtors' prison for 150 years. It has splendid rooftop views across Winchester.

- The City Mill

Perched over the fast-flowing River Itchen, Winchester City Mill has regular milling demonstrations, children's quizzes and an interactive exhibition.

- Winchester College

Believed to be the oldest continuously running school in the country, Winchester College boasts some illustrious alumni including the author Anthony Trollope and the Everest mountaineer George Mallory.

- Winchester Military Museums

Home to one of the most sizeable collections of regimental history outside London in the form of five museums.

- River Park Leisure Centre

Gym, Tennis, Football, Badminton, Squash and Swimming pool.

-INTECH Science Centre & Planetarium

A hands-on interactive science and technology centre. Float through the universe with out- of-this-world digital theatre presentations in the UK's largest planetarium.

 

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