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Sat, 18 May


Bournemouth Train Station Entrance

Winchester (May Festival)

£35 day tour to Winchester. This beautiful cathedral city can be reached in under an hour by train. On arrival a guided walking tour in England's ancient capital. Explore Winchester Cathedral, College & oldest High St in Britain. Winchester Mayfest will take place on 18th May.

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Winchester (May Festival)
Winchester (May Festival)

Time & Location

18 May 2024, 08:45 – 17:30

Bournemouth Train Station Entrance, Holdenhurst Rd, Bournemouth BH8 8HX, UK

About the event

08:45 Meet tour guide and departure by train (Interchange Train Station Entrance)

09:30 - 16:30 Winchester 

90 minute walking tour followed by free time

16:30 departure by train

17:30 Bournemouth finish

On arrival a one hour tour which includes the river and ancient city walls, the bishops palace and Winchester College, the last house of Jane Austen. Through the grounds of Winchester Cathedral, the oldest High Street in Britain, Westgate, Great Hall and remains of the castle.

Steeped in history and brimming with charm, Winchester is a treasure trove waiting to be explored. Witness its grandeur at the Winchester Cathedral, boasting architectural marvels and the legendary Winchester Bible. Discover Winchester College, the oldest public school in the UK.

Delve into the city's past at the Westgate, a medieval marvel, and the City Museum. 

Then in free time enjoy the vibrant high street shops and market. Stand in awe at the Great Hall, home to the mythical King Arthur's Round Table, and feel the weight of history come alive. 

Don't miss Winchester's Military Museums, a group of six independent and related regimental museums in Peninsula Barracks and Lower Barracks in Winchester.

Winchester promises a captivating journey through time, offering something for every curious mind.

Mayfest details can be found here (or search online for more info):

Group Discounts: 

£5 discount code per person for every 5+ people booked

Free leader ticket for every 10+ group booked

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