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City Walking Tours take place throughout the year, departing from the Tourist Information Centre (see map), and lasting approximately 1½ hours. On Bank Holidays, morning tours start at 11:30am.

Accessibility: All City Walking Tours are accessible to wheelchair users.

Tickets: £8 Upper Winchester (includes discounted entry to the Great Hall), £6.50 Lower Winchester, £6.50 City Highlights. Accompanied children FREE.

Note: Tickets can be purchased on the day from the Tourist Information Centre.

 There are three different city walking tours (see table below for dates and times):

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Upper Winchester (mornings) - from Abbey Gardens pass the Cathedral and walk along the historic High Street to Westgate, the Great Hall and Round Table, the site of Winchester's Castle and King Charles II's Royal Palace.

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wolvesey2 Lower Winchester (afternoons) - follow the River Itchen before going past Wolvesey Castle, Winchester College, Jane Austen's house and the Cathedral Close. cathedral2
xmas city highlights City Highlights - enjoy the Christmas atmosphere with Winchester's Christmas market and magical decorations. xmas lights


City Walking Tours Programme

January, February & March
Saturdays 11:00am Upper Winchester
2:00pm Lower Winchester
Monday - Saturday 11:00am* Upper Winchester
2:00pm Lower Winchester
May to September
Monday - Saturday 11:00am* Upper Winchester
2:00pm Lower Winchester
Sundays 11:30am Upper Winchester
2:00pm Lower Winchester
Monday - Saturday 11:00am Upper Winchester
2:00pm Lower Winchester
November & December to 19th (inclusive)
Monday - Friday 2:00pm City Highlights
Saturdays 11:00am City Highlights
2:00pm City Highlights
*On Bank Holidays the 11:00am tour will start at 11:30am

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Upcoming City Walking Tours



“Can't say enough good things about the guides.”  TripAdvisor review June 2019

“An amazing wealth of information well told and personably explained...”  TripAdvisor review October 2019

“Even as a Winchester local I learned loads and want to do more tours!!”  TripAdvisor review June 2019

“I took the morning walk and it was fabulous!”  TripAdvisor review March 2018

“Can't recommend these tours highly enough. . .”  September 2018