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Explore our city’s rich heritage in more depth.

Winchester is alive with natural, historic and architectural treasures. Each year the guides offer a programme of walking tours which allow them to share their special interests and enthusiasms. Let us show you some of the private buildings and hidden places of Winchester. Then there are our traditional seasonal delights as the year draws to a close. Learn about different historical periods, have some fun at Halloween or enjoy the special atmosphere of Winchester at Christmas.

Note: Tickets can be purchased from the Visitor Information Centre (see Booking) or booked in advance here:

locals02Winchester for Locals

Discover some things you probably don't know about your own city even if you've lived here for years!

Tickets: £10 adult, £4 child.

Venue: Visitor Information Centre, The Broadway, Winchester SO23 9GH

 

licoriciaMedieval Jewish Winchester

A sad story of religious persecution and expulsion.

Tickets: £11.50 adult, £4.50 child.

Venue: Visitor Information Centre, The Broadway, Winchester SO23 9GH

 

 

hampshire hogChildren's Tours

Cheer up the holidays with tours to entertain children.

Tickets: £10 adult, £4 child.

Venue: Visitor Information Centre, The Broadway, Winchester SO23 9GH

 

chesil station 1952Chesil Railway

A guided evening walk exploring the route of Winchester's 'other' railway, the old Didcot, Newbury and Southampton line which takes you inside the disused Chesil Railway tunnel.

Tickets: £10 adult, £4 child.

Venue: Visitor Information Centre, The Broadway, Winchester SO23 9GH

abbey02Abbey House

An opportunity to see inside Abbey House, the Mayor's official residence

Tickets: £12 (includes a donation to Mayor's charities)

Venue: Visitor Information Centre, The Broadway, Winchester SO23 9GH

waterways02Hidden Waterways

A chance to discover some of the hidden brooks and streams which run through Winchester.

Tickets: £10 adult, £4 child.

Venue: Visitor Information Centre, The Broadway, Winchester SO23 9GH

 

eastern02Eastern Winchester

Explore Eastern Winchester - Chesil Street and beyond.

Tickets: £10 adult, £4 child.

Venue: Visitor Information Centre, The Broadway, Winchester SO23 9GH

 

halloween2013Halloween Tours

A Halloween feast of ghosts and other ghastly goings-on for adults only.

Tickets: £10 adults only.

Venue: Visitor Information Centre, The Broadway, Winchester SO23 9GH

 

abbey house snowChristmas at Abbey House

An opportunity to visit Abbey House, the official residence, before enjoying a glass of mulled wine and mince pies with the Mayor.

Tickets: £15 (including a donation to the Mayor's charities), adults only.

Venue: Visitor Information Centre, The Broadway, Winchester SO23 9GH

Upcoming Special Tours