From Vision to Reality: The Architecture and Building of the Cathedral
Winchester Cathedral contains fine examples of all the main styles of ecclesiastical architecture which will all be seen and explained in some detail. In addition, the tour will describe the construction methods used in medieval times and how Bishop Walkelin achieved the amazing feat of completing most of the original building in just 14 years.
Wood Glorious Wood
This tour explores the exceptional riches of the Cathedral's woodwork, ancient and modern.¬† It considers the indispensable role of wood in the construction and preservation of the building and we discover wood furnishings and decoration as far back as the 12th century.¬† The highlight of the tour is a look in some detail at one of the Cathedral's greatest treasures, the 14th century quire stalls, described as "the most beautiful in Northern Europe".
Tours are free upon admission to the Cathedral but tickets must be booked through the Box Office. Available soon.