Filming and photography


Each year, thousands of people attend Winchester Cathedral to make their own special memories and many visitors wish to take photos to remind them of their visit.  We welcome respectful non-flash photography (without tripods) taken for personal use inside the Cathedral. We ask visitors to be mindful of others when taking photographs.

Photographic societies and clubs wishing to take photographs in the Cathedral for personal use should contact the Marketing team to organise a visit.

Separate conditions apply for photography for educational use. Please see our Photography Protocol for more information


The Cathedral provides a stunning and inspiring location for film-makers and photographers. Its architecture and historic open spaces have appeared in Hollywood blockbusters, television documentaries and advertisements. We welcome all commercial photography and filming enquiries. Please see our Filming Guidelines and Photography Protocol to find out more.

Professional or commercial photography is not permitted without prior agreement and may incur a fee.


The media are welcome to take photographs and film at Winchester Cathedral. Please contact to arrange your visit.

Please see our Filming Guidelines and Photography Protocol to find out more.

For any other news or media requests please contact our press office.


Although special arrangements may be made regarding copyright, the intellectual property of Winchester Cathedral, its contents and environs will remain that of The Dean & Chapter of Winchester at all times. Please ask for details.

Find out more

For further information and enquiries
Email our Marketing Team:

Photography Protocol

Filming Guidelines

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