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History buffs will enjoy exploring Winchester, and visitors give high marks for the cathedral, beautiful gardens and shopping. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its festivals and university setting. Top sights in the city include Great Hall, Winchester Cathedral and Marwell Zoo.
Well known for its festivals, the city's cultural venues include Theatre Royal Winchester, Gurkha Museum Winchester and City Museum. Its cathedrals and historic sites are notable and landmarks include Great Hall, Winchester Cathedral and Winchester Guildhall. University life is a highlight in the city and campuses to tour include University of Winchester and Sparsholt College.
Other top sights in Winchester include Marwell Zoo. Outside the city, popular places to see include St. Mary's Stadium, 11.3 mi/18.3 km from the city centre, and Southampton Cruise Terminal, which is 12 mi (19.2 km) away.
If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from Winchester Station, Winchester Shawford Station or Winchester Micheldever Station. Winchester might not have many public transport options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore the city.