Discover one of the finest medieval cathedrals in Europe

Winchester Cathedral has been a living place of worship and welcome for over 900 years. When you visit, you’ll discover one of the finest medieval cathedrals in Europe, with a captivating history and magnificent architecture. Don’t miss the 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 look forward to welcoming you!

Please note that access to the Cathedral can be limited during special events or unforeseen circumstances. Please check our closure notices below before you travel and be aware that closures can be scheduled at short notice.

Winchester Cathedral is dog friendly. Well-behaved dogs are welcome inside the cathedral but must always be kept on leads and you must not leave your dog unattended. Dogs are not permitted at events, services, tours, or inside the Morley library or café.