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Part of Winchesters history

The statue is situated not far from the cathedral and a short walk from gardens and the main... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Greylinglady
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Winchester, United Kingdom
Kinda cool

Can’t miss it on your way up the old street as you approach town from the M3. Good photo op , a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Robert G
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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's always worth stopping by at this impressive statue, in a busy but attractive part of Winchester city centre.

Thank amarkey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This statue made our day. It is a landmark with historic significance that makes the visit to Winchester absolutely worthwhile. Throughly recommended to include in your foto gallery.

Thank Wanake
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing city with so much history and so much to see and visit. You could spend a number of days there and just scratch the surface.

Thank JimDodds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Statue is on a commanding site when you enter Winchester, it's a great photographic opportunity from all sides.

Thank menubuster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The statue of Alfred dominates the now parking lot but is worth going to see this statue because its the largest I have ever seen.

Thank Toni T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You've got to visit the statue if you're in Winchester. Towards the evening photos look best with the light in the right place. Right next to the Abbey Gardens. Don't miss the gardens.

Thank Hilary D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The statue is situated not far from the cathedral and a short walk from gardens and the main shopping rea. Legend ( or old tale?) has it that if a virgin walks under the statue King Alfred will drop his sword. He still has it....More

Thank Greylinglady
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can’t miss it on your way up the old street as you approach town from the M3. Good photo op , a bit of history , nice to look at as one waits for the bus

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We don't live far from Winchester so seeing the Statue of King Alfred is quite a common occurrence, however my 8 year old grand son was given a project at school to make a replica of the statue, now that was fun even if it...More

Thank Quality7300
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well, what can I say - it’s a large bronze statue of King Alfred. Probably Englands greatest king. It is sited at one end of the main shoppind street, so very easy to get to.

Thank Aljen
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