Winchester Cathedral


Fifteen centuries of English history lie behind the massive Cathedral you see today. It stands at the heart of historic Winchester, once the seat of Anglo-Saxon and Norman royal power, on the site of an early Christian church. It’s been a place of worship ever since.
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Contact details

Winchester Cathedral 9 The Close, Winchester, Hampshire, South East, SO23 9LS
Phone: 01962 857200

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access
Please be aware that the chair lift in the North Transept is currently out of operation. We have a brand new lift on order which will be installed at the earliest possible opportunity. We deeply regret any inconvenience caused by this and wish to reassure our visitors that the replacement of this chair lift is of the highest priority to the Cathedral.

All wheelchair users can access the ground floor of the Cathedral, but access to some areas may be limited. Please ask at the Entrance Desk for help. Partially sighted visitors may like to visit the Touch & Hearing Centre in the south nave aisle.

Access To Toilets

Access To Toilets
Accessible Toilets available

Essential Companions

Essential Companions
Access Card holders with +1 accepted as proof of access requirement for an essential companion.

Accessing Visual Information

Accessing Visual Information
Braille guide available

Accessing Audible Information

Accessing Audible Information
Induction Loop installed