Join award winning architect Huw Thomas on his Peninsula Barracks' tour & discover its extraordinary history. Huw will regale you with tales of executions, ghosts, 13th century battles, & his very own 'People Power' battle to save the site.
Join us on a special guided tour as we walk the inner close of Winchester Cathedral and discover over 1000years of history from monastic times to the present day.
This gentle walk around Winchester recalls the stories of a number of significant women from history associated with the town, notably Mary Sumner (Mothers' Union), reformer Josephine Butler, novelist Charlotte Yonge & imperialist Ellen Joyce.
This hour-long tour allows a rare opportunity to view two medieval rooms which house the school’s archives. Documents and artefacts relating to the school’s history, including the Foundation Charters and Founder’s Statutes, will be on display.
Join Dr Cindy Wood from University of Winchester and see how the medieval period shaped Winchester, exploring the city walls and its heritage as well as discovering a little bit about those living here in the period up to 1500 by name and profession.
Led by one of Winchester's professional tourist guides, this is a fascinating journey through the history of Chesil Street & beyond. Your tour begins inside Winchester's historic Medieval restaurant & also includes Chesil Theatre & St John's Church.
West Hill Cemetery opened in 1840 & for 75 years was Winchester's main burial grounds. Our tour will reveal its fascinating history & some of the notable people buried there, including two holders of the Victoria Cross, authors, sportsmen and mayors.
Explore Winchester through the lens of the Battle of Winchester, 1141, & two extraordinary women who were a part of it - Empress Matilda & Queen Matilda. Fighting on different sides, they were both an important part of the battle for the Kingdom.
More than just monasteries, medieval religious life was demonstrated in a number of ways by a number of institutions. This walking tour will take in the monasteries, friaries and hospitals of medieval Winchester and explore their impact on the city.
Join us on a walk through Hyde to Abbots Barton, commemorating the bicentenary of John Keats famous ode 'To Autumn'. Considered one of the most perfect poems in the English language and composed here in Winchester 200 years ago.