Planning Your Visit

Winchester Cathedral is a living place of worship and welcome, open 365 days a year. We welcome 300,000 visitors annually, including pilgrims, tourists, families and school groups from across the country and overseas.

When you visit, you’ll discover one of the finest medieval cathedrals in Europe, with a captivating history and magnificent architecture. Don’t miss our new National Lottery Funded exhibition Kings and Scribes: The Birth of a Nation, which explores 1,000 years of history and reveals some of the Cathedral’s greatest treasures.

We hope that your visit to our website will inspire you to visit and explore the Cathedral, its history and treasures in person.

Sun, 16th Jun

As a working church access may be restricted on occasion for services and special events. Please check our Closure Notices if making a special visit.

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