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Kingsgate Village Guided Tour


  • Kingsgate Arch Kingsgate Street Hampshire (map)

Starting from Kingsgate Arch, Kingsgate Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9PD

This is a historical walk led by Marjorie Huntley, commencing at Kingsgate Arch and proceeding chronologically. We will explore medieval ruins of Wolvesey Palace, the 17th century gardens of the present palace, College Street, the frontage of Winchester College, Jane Austen's House (where she resided in Winchester), Pilgrim's Hall, Kingsgate Arch and St Swithun's church.

Kingsgate Village is a gem, and whose history encapsulates the ecclesiastical and political history of Winchester.

  • Friday 20 September: Tour starts promptly at 1500

  • Saturday 21 September: Tour starts promptly at 1500

  • Sunday 22 September: Tour starts promptly at 1500

Max 20 people on the tour, priority will be given to those who have pre-booked.

There are cobbles on the walk, and potential for muddy paths so please wear suitable footwear. This is a walking tour of around one hour duration.

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