Enjoy an exhilarating and special 'Christmas Tower Tour' or 'Christmas Rooftop Tower Tour' of Winchester Cathedral, with magnificent and festive views across Winchester and the county this Christmas.

After climbing spiralling steps up onto the cathedral roof, you will see the ringing chamber, the great Cathedral bells and walk the full length of the nave roof with its huge wood beams…

Tickets can be booked via the Cathedral Box Office on 01962 857 275.

Christmas Tower Tour £10 – 2.15pm 19 November -21 December excluding Sundays, Dec 2, 4, 8, 14 and 16.

Christmas Rooftop Tower Tours £15 – 3.30pm 19 November -17 December excluding Sundays, Nov 27, Dec 2, 4, 8 and 16.

Please note: The minimum age for these tours is 12 years and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Although there is no set upper age limit for this tour, please be aware of the difficulty of the climb. The tour may be unsuitable for those who are elderly, infirm, disabled, pregnant, those suffering from heart or respiratory disorders, or any other medical condition which could be affected by the climb. Due to width restrictions, all large items of baggage are not permitted and regrettably cannot be left unattended or stored at ground level. Suitable clothing and foot-wear should be worn.

For information on the tower tours which run throughout the year, please visit:

For the protection of others please consider taking a Lateral Flow Test before attending and wear a face covering when moving around the Cathedral.

For more information about the current Covid health and safety measures at the Cathedral please visit