Winchester in Hampshire
How to get there-
Winchester New Hampshire is an extremely easy place to travel to in England. Whether you choose to use the bus, train, or just simply rent a car and drive their, Winchester is very easy to access. Once you arrive in the city there are several landmarks that will likely peak your interest. These include the Winchester Cathedral, the Winchester City Mill, and the West Gate which was once a medieval gateway into London. These are the must see landmarks during your stay in Winchester.
What do in Winchester-
You likely didn’t come to Winchester simply to see a few historic landmarks, however. When it comes to outdoor activities Winchester is slightly lacking, but there are nonetheless a few outdoor adventures you can partake in during your holiday. For example, cycling is extremely popular in Winchester with all levels welcome on the various winding trails that dot the city. The New Forest is located just a short train drive from Winchester and is the most popular camping and outdoor enthusiast location in South England.
Shopping and indoor fun-
Winchester is full of independently owned book shops, antique shops, boutique shops, and coffee shops to name a few, so there is more than enough shopping to keep you entertained during your stay. Some of the best shopping can be done at the weekly Farmer’s Market, where locals bring out their best crafts and food for residents to purchase.
If you want to visit Winchester when the town has a lot to offer, then come during one of the many annual festivals that Winchester holds. The Winchester Hat fair, the Art and Mind festival, and the Winchester Chamber Music festivals take place throughout the year, so check the city’s welcome site for exact times and dates.
Top eats and drinks!
Stop in for dinner at these 3 restaurants in Winchester:
- The Black Rat- Traditional British food.
- Loch Fyne- Yummy seafood.
- The Chesil Rectory- Good dinner specials.