What to see: Winchester

Winchester: what to see

Winchester’s official tourist guides provide walking tours of Jane Austen’s Winchester and cathedral tours are also available.

Visit www.winchestertouristguides.com or www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk for more information.

The Jane Austen Story

On permanent display at Winchester Cathedral 

An illustrated story of Jane Austen's life in Hampshire situated close to her grave in Winchester Cathedral.

This exciting exhibition brings together for the first time an insight into Jane Austen's life in Hampshire, her childhood in Steventon, writing in Chawton and illness and death in Winchester.

There are a number of supporting events taking place through the year including themed talks, dinners, outside theatre and more, for full details please visit the Cathedral website: www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk

Winchester City Museum

Contains a small display of items belonging to Jane Austen

Entry into the City Museum is free, it opens April toOctober: Mon - Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 12pm to 5pm.November to March: Tue - Sat 10am to 4pm, Sun 12pmto 4pm, tel. 01962 863 064.


To speak to someone about any of the above call Winchester Tourist Information Centre, on 01962 840 500.

Further information about visiting Winchester including accommodation listings and where to eat is at www.visitwinchester.co.uk

Please note: The College Street residence is now a private house.

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