Winchester attractions

Winchester attractions

WinchesterFrom Winchester you can explore the delightful holiday area of Hampshire, a county that borders Dorset, Wiltshire, Berkshire, Surrey and West Sussex. Hampshire has two great maritime bases at Portsmouth and Southampton, while nearby the Isle of Wight offers olde worlde charm. The New Forest National Park lies within the borders and the county town is Winchester. Hampshire is a unique county of rolling green hills, tranquil villages and ancient forests, with vibrant cities and bustling market towns. With its rich cultural heritage, varied coastline and beautiful countryside, Hampshire makes an ideal holiday destination.

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AttractionsDever Springs, Barton Stacy, Nr Andover, Hampshire, SO21 3NP. Tel: 01264 720592. The fishery comprises two spring fed lakes totalling six acres and a half a mile stretch of the River Dever. Services available at Dever include tuition, corporate events and above else, a memorable and enjoyable day out! Whether you are an expert angler or a budding beginner. www.deversprings.com. Location: About 7 miles north of Winchester.

Attractions The Watercress Line, The Railway Station, Alresford, Hampshire, England, SO24 9JG. Tel: 01962 733810. Alresford & Alton stations are signposted off the A31 Guildford to Winchester road; follow the brown tourist signs. Each has a car park at the station. Parking at our other stations (Medstead & Four Marks and Ropley) is very limited except at certain special events. www.watercressline.co.uk. Location: About 5 miles east of Winchester.

The Watercress Line

Attractions Marwell Zoological Park, Colden Common, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1JH. Marwell is set in a hundred acres of Hampshire countryside and has over 200 different species of animals including Amur tigers and leopards, cheetah, ocelot, zebra, rhino, pygmy hippo, giraffes, meerkats and penguins. www.marwell.org.uk. About 6 miles south of Winchester.

Marwell Zoological Park

Attractions Winchester Cathedral, The Cathedral Office, 1 The Close, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS. Tel: 01962 857200. Winchester Cathedral has its origins in the 7th century, when a Christian Church was first built on this site. All are welcome to come to the Cathedral as visitors or pilgrims, which is normally open from 8.30 to 6pm every day. Excellent shop and award-winning restaurant in the Visitor Centre. www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk. Location: In the centre of Winchester.

Winchester Cathedral

Attractions The South Downs Way, over 100 miles long, passes through the beautiful countryside between Winchester and Eastbourne. The trail is very popular with walkers, cyclists, and horse riders. Passes through Eastbourne & Winchester. It passes close to (miles) Steyning (1/2 ), Midhurst (2), Newhaven (3), Lewes (4), Portsmouth (12), Alton (15), Brighton (7), Worthing (4).

The South Downs Way

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