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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.

 

crime02Crime and Punishment

A history of Winchester's crimes and their punishment, both real and fictional.

Tickets: £7 adults/£2 children plus entry to Great Hall.

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: £7 adults/£2 children.

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

 

eastern02Eastern Winchester

Explore Chesil Street and beyond.

Tickets: £7 adults/£2 children.

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

 

hampshire hogChildren's Tours

Cheer up the holidays with tours to entertain children.

Tickets: £7 adults/£2 children. Suitable for children aged 7+. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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

 

ve dayVJ/VE Day

Winchester at war - a tour to mark the anniversaries of VJ Day and VE Day.

Tickets: £7 adults/£2 children.

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

 

locals02Winchester for Locals

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

Tickets: £7 adults/£2 children.

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

 

jewry streetMedieval Jewish Winchester

A sad story of religious persecution and expulsion. Will include a visit inside the Cathedral.

Tickets: £7 adults/£2 children.

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

 

charles IICivil War to Restoration

Explore the effects of the Civil War and Restoration on Winchester.

Tickets: £7 adults/£2 children.

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: £7 adults only.

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

 

abbey house snowChristmas at Abbey House

An opportunity to visit the Mayor's official residence and enjoy a glass of mulled wine and mince pies with the Mayor. (2 tours).

Tickets: £10 - adults only (including a donation to the Mayor's Charities).

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

 

Upcoming Special Tours