Local Interest

near to Crowded House

Local Places of Interest

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.