A picturesque cathedral city, Winchester in UK is situated at the edge of the beautiful South Downs National Park. The former seat of King Alfred the Great, did you know that Winchester was England’s capital in the ancient times? Located at approximately an hour’s journey from London, it is fair to say that Winchester is made up of all things British- it is home to the country's largest farmers' market, it is the resting place of famed author Jane Austen (at the Winchester Cathedral) and, for all the cricket fanatics out there, Winchester is also the birthplace of the modern game of cricket!
With a history dating back to the prehistoric times, Winchester should definitely be on your UK travel itinerary. Having a vivacious street theatre scene, boasting of marvelous architecture and also having a lively contemporary arts scene, this charming city would be an ideal destination for art lovers, architecture buffs, budding photographers, the hopeless romantics and for the people in search of tranquility.
Today, Winchester offers visitors the best of both worlds- a bustling city life along with the freshness of the countryside. All set to plan your trip to Winchester UK? Here’s all the information you will require, from best time to visit Winchester to how to travel to this charming city, from top things to do in Winchester to travel tips and even eateries where you’ll get delectable food.
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