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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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I just did not know Winchester cathedral was such a marvellous and interesting place.
There is a fisherman's chapel and Isaak Walton memorial and grave. Jane Austen grave and memorial.
On one area the original stained glass windows are now just clear glass , this...More
I have two things to say in this review. Firstly, the Cathedral is amazing! I studied at Winchester University so have visited when I joined and graduated in the Cathedral. I love it! For me this is the best Cathedral around. That said my fiancé...More
Being the longest cathedral of any not just in England but in Europe, Winchester Cathedral cannot help being impressive in its size but its architecture is also impressive with particularly beautiful vaulting and a massive Great Screen in the presbytery. With Winchester being the capital...More
Took and early morning tour which was interesting and informative. its takes an hour and gives highlights of the cathedral and its history. We then took our time to explored some other areas and revisit some of the sites. liked the mixture of modern art...More
Winchester is a worthy day trip from London if only for a visit to this magnificent cathedral. The experience was made even more delightful by the volunteer led tour included with the admission price. The history and architecture are captivating. For literature lovers Jane Austen’s...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.