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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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On our way to Southampton found that we were ahead of schedule and so decided to take a break in Winchester, in particular seeking a chance to pay a visit to the legendary Cathedral.
Purely by chance we parked up and discovered that we were...More
Beautiful, beautiful Cathedral, longest knave in Europe from Norman time. Old Capital city of England.
Visited to say a prayer for my family for the new year.
Interesting as well as religious, so a really nice afternoon out for everyone.
We managed to explore this magnificent Cathedral that breathes medieval history and celebrates the famous with easy to read panels. We loved the real candles and especially the gentle priests who took pastoral car to include tourists. We left feeling blessed.
Winchester Catherdral is a very beautiful building which started it's life as a holy area after the battle of Hastings.
Winchester Cathedral is a cathedral of the Church of England in Winchester, Hampshire, England. It is one of the largest cathedrals in Europe, with the longest nave and greatest overall length of any Gothic cathedral in...More
Five stars for the tour. Not as impressive as say, Canterbury, but our tour guide made up for the difference. It’s worth the £8.50. On display was the Winchester bible which by itself is worth a visit. Plenty of volunteers around to guide you through...More
The Winchester Cathedral is really a must visit if you are in Winchester. It's a little on the expensive side, but your ticket lasts for a year.
Jane Austen is buried here. They have a really old Bible, you can see the tomb/catacomb floor underneath...More
Cathedral looked amazing lovely gardens & entrance had been advised by hotel not to miss visiting ! Shocked the charge was £8.50 pp to get past the door !! Barriers up so unable to see the altar or to quietly sit and pray , very...More
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We did not need to go inside the Refectory as there was plenty of seating, and cover, outside as well as dog bowls. We took it in turns to go into the cathedral so best to give them a call and ask. I know some churches are... More
We did not need to go inside the Refectory as there was plenty of seating, and cover, outside as well as dog bowls. We took it in turns to go into the cathedral so best to give them a call and ask. I know some churches are happy to let God's creatures in while others are concerned that they might disturb the peace.