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Winchester College

Winchester

Type:Historic Site

College Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9NA

Tel: +44 (0)1962 621 209

Winchester College

About

Founded in 1382, Winchester College is believed to be the oldest continuously running school in the country. Our guided tours concentrate on the medieval heart of the College and include Chamber Court; the 14th century Gothic Chapel, with one of the earliest examples of a wooden vaulted roof; College Hall, the original Scholars' dining room; School, the seventeenth century redbrick schoolroom and the original medieval cloister.

Open: For individuals and small groups, walk-in tours last approximately one hour and are available throughout the year.

September - March

Monday to Saturday at 10.15, 11.30 and 14.15

Sunday at 14.15 and 15.30.

(Dec-Jan 14:15 tour only)

April – August

Monday to Saturday at 10.15, 11.30, 14.15 and 15.30

Sunday at 14.15 and 15.30.


The venue called School will not be included on tours running:

In May and June (during school exams)

It is advisable to check the Winchester College website http://www.winchestercollege.org/guided-tours prior to your visit for dates when the College is closed to tours.

Group tours for parties of 10 or more must be booked at least one month in advance.

There is limited wheelchair access.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult ticket£8.00
Children under 11 are freeFree
Concessions (seniors 60+ and students)£7.00

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Facilities

Establishment Features

  • Groups by arrangement
  • Guided tours - & booked tours by arrangement
  • Open on bank holidays - Open on some bank holidays

TripAdvisor

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Follow signs to city centre car parking and walk through Cathedral Close to St Swithun’s Street, turn left under Kingsgate Arch and bear left. The College is on the right of College Street.

Awards

  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2019 Tourism South East Member 2019 2019

Opening Times

September - March (1 Sept 2019 - 31 Mar 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Saturday10:15
11:30
14:15
Sunday14:15
15:30
April – August (1 Apr 2020 - 31 Aug 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Saturday10:15
11:30
14:15
15:30
Sunday14:15
15:30

*
For individuals and small groups, walk-in tours last approximately one hour and are available throughout the year
(Dec-Jan 14:15 tour only)

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