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The country's oldest continuously running school.
Winchester College College Street, Winchester SO23 9LX, England
+44 1962 621100
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a guide tour, absolutely fascinating. Freda was very informative and passionate about the school. The Chapel alone made the entrance fee worth it.

Thank the_holloways
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We just happened to be passing the main entrance when a tour was starting, and decided to join-in on a whim... and what sites we saw. From the old on-site brewery (now the library), to the two chapels, the cloisters with graffiti carved into the...More

Thank keys-quay
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Came here with my wife to find out some information given the fact that her great grandfather came here. You can not wander freely here as it is still a patronised school. You have to book a tour with a guide. There was only one...More

Thank louiserog1
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Winchester college is England's oldest fee paying or public school. Occupied in 1394 it is one of the oldest colleges around.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Four of us went on a guided tour of the college. The guide was well informed and gave us some interesting insights and history of the college. Recommended if you like historical buildings.

Thank Charles K
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Our young friend, a former pupil, took us on a personal guided tour of the College House, Chapels and Grounds. He was so delighted and enthusiastic to be back after 9 years or so away, explaining the many interesting features, and sharing activities he had...More

Thank Ivor W
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Brava to Andrea for conducting a fascinating tour full of delightful nuggets of information. Enjoyed every moment of the history and of the present here. If only we'd had 3 hours longer, it was clear Andrea knew so much more and we were keen to...More

Thank Ruhu61
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Given the exclusivity of the place, one needs to join a tour to get a chance to have a good look. The collehe has an impressive history, an impressive reputation and very impressive fees, although there are scholarships. I got an understanding of one of...More

Thank AnnaMarkodi
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

It's well worth doing a tour of the oldest continuously running school in the country since 1382. Our guide Chris was clearly knowledgeable and passionate about the history of the school and really brought it to life. A lovely way to spend an hour and...More

Thank Adrian N
Reviewed 2 April 2018

The former Treasury was unexpected and full of fascinating objects but now it has been rehoused in a former stable block and it is stunning. Audio tour as well. My grandchildren sat down and listened aged 6 and 10. They have a curator who has...More

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Response from BobH764 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - just seen you are in Mumbai. Try the web site or send them an email - bit too expensive to phone!