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Winchester Tourist Information Centre

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Anyone visiting Winchester for the first time will do well to visit the Tourist Centre, It can be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Howlo
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
Tourist Info Center

When visiting Winchester fro the first time, stop here before touring. They are very helpful to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
drncincy
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Oakland, California
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Winchester's award winning Tourist Information Centre is located on the ground floor of Winchester Guildhall, just a short walk from King Alfred's Statue at the lower end of Winchester High Street. Pop into the centre during your visit to get advice...more
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The Winchester Guildhall High Street | Winchester Guildhall, Winchester SO23 9GH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Anyone visiting Winchester for the first time will do well to visit the Tourist Centre, It can be found at the bottom end of the High St in the Guildhall building. The Staff are helpful and friendly and can guide you in your visit to...More

Thank Howlo
Tourism-Team, Front Office Manager at Winchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Philip H Thank you for your review. We are so pleased that you called in to the centre and found we were able to be of assistance to you. Your directions will help others to find us too. Kind regards The Tourism Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When visiting Winchester fro the first time, stop here before touring. They are very helpful to give you directions and the best places to tour first.

Thank drncincy
Tourism-Team, Front Office Manager at Winchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are glad that you found us so that we could ensure you got the most out of your time in the city. kind regards The Tourism Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it is located in the Winchester Guildhall -inside the building, we find a gift shop, coffee shop, washrooms, a good place to rest the tired feet. It is very informative

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Tourism-Team, Front Office Manager at Winchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive review..it is great to hear that you found the centre useful. We hope that you enjoyed your visit to Winchester. Kind regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was meeting two of my old classmates in Winchester, and being a nice day we dropped into the TIC to see what we might do outside between our chatty meals. The exterior is traditional but the interior is modern with a wide range of...More

Thank David O
Tourism-Team, Front Office Manager at Winchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear David O Thank you for your review. We hope you enjoyed exploring Winchester with your old classmates and are glad that you found time to visit us in our recently refurbished TIC, where we hope you found more ideas of what to do during...More

Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Research prior to visiting the City prompted us to use the Park & Ride (South) facility close to the M3 and then take the free bus into town jumping off at West Gate. Parked up for the day and in the City for £3 -...More

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Tourism-Team, Front Office Manager at Winchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for such a glowing review of the city. It sounds like you certainly made the most of your visit to Winchester. It is lovely to hear praise for our guided tours and park and ride. We hope you are able to come back...More

Reviewed August 29, 2018

I expected a lot of free info but all I really could access was a map of Winchester. The centre seems to cater to paid tours rather than free info.More

Thank Hilary D
Tourism-Team, Front Office Manager at Winchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Dear Hilary D Thank you for your comments. Our new TIC does have a sign promoting our guided tours, for which there is a charge, however, we also have a large selection of free literature within the centre too, which I am surprised and disappointed...More

Reviewed August 21, 2018

It is set in a wonderfully imposing building, close to the Cathedral and the statue of King Arthur. Inside it is spacious, with plenty of knowledgeable staff members. A must for all visitors to Winchester.

Thank Aljen
Tourism-Team, Front Office Manager at Winchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

Dear Aljen Thank you for your great review. We are so pleased that you found our centre useful during your visit to Winchester. We hope you get chance to visit again.

Reviewed August 20, 2018

Stopped in during a day trip to Winchester. Helpful guides available for self guided walking tours of the city. Plus public toilets available.

Thank Kyra-Marie M
Tourism-Team, Front Office Manager at Winchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

Dear Kyra-Marie M Thank you for your review. It is good to hear you found our city walk leaflet and facilities during your visit.

Reviewed August 16, 2018

Ive been to more helpful centres, the woman at the front desk seemed hesitant on what we were asking her which was strange??? The other lady was on the phone the entire time we were there, which was about 10 minutes. Just pick up a...More

Thank Maz S
Tourism-Team, Front Office Manager at Winchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

Dear Maz S We are sad to hear that you didn’t feel that we gave you our full attention and assistance when you came into the centre. As we deal with a large number of varied enquiries, some of these do take longer than others...More

Reviewed August 4, 2018

Great friendly staff who offered all sorts of helpful information. Including which bus to take and knowledge of what to see in Winchester definitely worth a visit

Thank William G
Tourism-Team, Front Office Manager at Winchester Tourist Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

Dear William G Thank you for your positive comments. We are glad that we could help you get the most out of your visit to Winchester. Kind regards The Tourism Team

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John H
January 1, 2018|
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Dear John Thank you for your question regarding the walk from Winchester to Canterbury otherwise known as the Pilgrim's Way. Apologies for the delay in responding but we have been moving into our temporary premises this week... More
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