Winchester Cathedral has been a living place of worship and welcome for over 900 years. 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 Heritage 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.
We know how important it is to feel safe during your visit. So that you can focus on enjoying your visit without the worry, here are the steps we are taking:
Our friendly staff and volunteers closely monitor activity and will be happy to help you with any concerns or questions.
We look forward to welcoming you!