St. John the Baptist Church, St. Johns Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 0HF
Winchester's oldest parish church, St John's, built in the 12th century, is situated on the ancient Pilgrim's Way between Winchester and Canterbury. Described by Sir John Betjeman as ‘a gem', the restoration has revealed its medieval simplicity and beauty. The church is outstanding for its wealth of medieval features of different dates, and overall impression of an evolved medieval church. The church is complete with roof carpentry to 3 separate roofs, and medieval timber fittings. The C13th wall paintings and late C13th
The church will be on the Ride and Stride route and will have volunteers ready to answer your questions!
● Saturday 14 September: 1000-1700
● Saturday 21 September: 1000-1700
No booking required.
Sloped entrance through North Churchyard. Nave accessible to wheelchairs. Please note that the floor of this medieval church is uneven in places. Some steps up to chancel and side chapels.
On Sundays the parish Eucharist takes place from 9.30am until 10.30am - all are welcome to join us.
St John's Church is located in St John's Street, about half way up on the left hand side (when approaching from the City). Please note there is no parking available at the church (narrow one way residential street) but is only a short walk from the City Centre.