Winchester Cathedral


Blessed Sacrament windowWinchester Cathedral
Hampshire, SO23 9LS

Travel information

Approx one hour by train from London Waterloo.
M3 southbound J9 or J11 for park and ride
M3 northbound J9, J10 for Park and Rise or J11
Main bus station in the centre about a ten minute walk from the Cathedral.


Limited Blue Badge parking in the Inner Close. Access via St Swithun’s Street (very narrow)
Car parks all around the city, none of which are far from the Cathedral to walk.
Coach drop off at King Alfred’s statue in The Broadway, a ten minute walk from the Cathedral

Visitor Hours

0830 - 1800 Monday Saturday. Groups 1000 - 1700
Sunday 1230 - 1500. No guided tours on Sunday
The Cathedral is a working church and can be closed to visitors at times.
Please check the opening times before you plan to visit.


Annual Pass - £10.00
Adults - £6.50
Concessions - £5.00
Full time students and language school - £3.75
Tower tours - £6.00
For group rates for adults, students, language schools and UK schools please contact the Education Centre.

Arranged visits

Guided Tours

Public guided tours each hour from 1000 - 1500. No additional charge. Tower tours - please check with Entrance Desk Adult Groups please contact Michael Honeysett 01962 857225.


Groups must book at least 24 hours in advance if they are self guiding and two weeks in advance if they wish to book Cathedral guides. There are concessions for all pre-booked groups.

School Visits

Schools and children’s/young adults groups, including language schools please contact Cheryl Bryan 01962 857224.



Mattins - Monday to Saturday 0740
Holy Communion - every day at 0800. Thursdays and Saints Days at 1200
Evensong - Monday to Saturday 1730
Sunday Services - said Holy Communion 0800. Mattins - 0945. Sung Eucharist - 1100. Evensong - 1530

Visitors are welcome to attend any of the services.


Worship page


Events page


    Shop, café, toilets and facilites for wedding receptions meetings, private functions and corporate events at the Visitors’ Centre.
    Lunch, toilet and classroom facilities for visiting schools in the Education Centre.

Facilities for disabled

    Ramps into the Cathedral. Wheelchair lift up to the east end. Tactile model of the Cathedral. Loop system for services and events.

Further information


Cathedral Office

Telephone number

01962 857200

Email address

Facsimile number

01962 957201

Website address

Winchester Cathedral