near to Crowded House
Local Places of Interest
The ancient capital of England, Winchester has much in the way of historic and cultural interest, including:-
Winchester Cathedral and The Great Hall containing King Arthur’s Round Table
Winchester College Public School (which ranks with Eton & Harrow public schools)
Wolvesey Palace -home of the Bishop of Winchester
St Cross Church -with it’s tradition of bread and beer for the traveller
The Westgate and Old City Walls. Abbey House and the Abbey Gardens.
The Guildhall St Giles and St Catherine’s Hills -which afford wonderful views over the City.
- Historic City strategic in Roman times; capital of England under King Alfred (see his statue) and important medieval city at the heart of England’s history
You can easily spend a whole day soaking up the historical features of the City.