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Places of Interest in Winchester


Jane Austen House.

posted 4 May 2015, 02:43 by Desiree Ratcliffe-Lattimore

Jane Austen House.

Winchester Discovery Centre

posted 4 May 2015, 02:42 by Desiree Ratcliffe-Lattimore

Winchester's modern library with exhibitions and a cafe.

Abbey House and Gardens

posted 4 May 2015, 02:40 by Desiree Ratcliffe-Lattimore

Next to the newly refurbished Guildhall is Abbey House, the mayor's official residence. On the site of a nunnaminster founded by King Alfred's wife, Queen Ealhswith, the adjoining gardens are a riot of colour in the summer.

St Cross Hospital

posted 4 May 2015, 02:40 by Desiree Ratcliffe-Lattimore

Admire medieval architecture and take part in a 900-year-old tradition as you receive the Wayfarer's Dole.

Winchester's Military Museums

posted 4 May 2015, 02:39 by Desiree Ratcliffe-Lattimore

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

The City Mill

posted 4 May 2015, 02:38 by Desiree Ratcliffe-Lattimore

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

The Westgate

posted 4 May 2015, 02:38 by Desiree Ratcliffe-Lattimore

A fortified medieval gateway which served as a debtors' prison for 150 years. Read prisoners' graffiti, see the interesting collection of weights and measures and take in splendid rooftop views across Winchester.

City Museum

posted 4 May 2015, 02:37 by Desiree Ratcliffe-Lattimore

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

Winchester College

posted 4 May 2015, 02:36 by Desiree Ratcliffe-Lattimore

Believed to be the oldest continuously running school in the country, Winchester College boasts some illustrious alumni including Douglas Jardine, Lord Howe and Anthony Trollope.

The Great Hall and King Arthur's Round Table

posted 4 May 2015, 02:36 by Desiree Ratcliffe-Lattimore

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.

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