COVID-19 update: The cathedral is open for worship, please check service listings for more details. While the cathedral is currently closed for general visits or tours, we remain open for private prayer and reflection - find out more.

Our Heritage

Fifteen centuries of English history lie behind the massive Cathedral you see today. It stands at the heart of historic Winchester, once the seat of Anglo-Saxon and Norman royal power, on the site of an early Christian church. It’s been a place of worship ever since.