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We stumbled upon the college on one of the guided walks that the tourist office provided. As we... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2018
HoneyPieLinda
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Wonderful place to visit steeped in history with fantastic architecture, playing fields with walks... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2018
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The country's oldest continuously running school.
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Winchester College College Street, Winchester SO23 9LX, England
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Reviewed 27 November 2018

We stumbled upon the college on one of the guided walks that the tourist office provided. As we walked past and taking pictures we noticed that a tour of the college was just about to start, so we decided to have a look. Were not...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HoneyPieLinda
Reviewed 13 November 2018

Wonderful place to visit steeped in history with fantastic architecture, playing fields with walks along the river. Parking can be a problem.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed 26 October 2018

We joined a small group of people for a guided tour of Winchester College, which has been teaching in its present location for more than 600 years! Our guide traced the history of the College, pointed out notable architectural features, explained how school life has...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

Well worth doing any of the tours at Winchester College if you are interested in the schools history or history itself. Our guide was extremely knowledgable and passionate and the tour was fascinating because of this even before you looked at the buildings. The school...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

A great guided tour of the college. Our guide, Ian, had the right balance of information and humour. Thoroughly enjoyed the visit and also the visit to the treasury.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jane P
Reviewed 7 September 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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prasad0903
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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!
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