Winchester is a town in the south of England, famous for its Romanesque Gothic cathedral, one of the largest in the country. The city of Winchester until the eleventh century was the capital of the Kingdom of England and in his cathedral often were crowned English kings. Other interesting buildings of the city are the medieval castle of Winchester (Winchester Castle), the ruins of the episcopal palace (Wolvesey Castle), the ancient home of charity (Hospital of St Cross) of the twelfth century, and the most recent (nineteenth century) Guildhall. The city is located about 50 km from the famous prehistoric site of Stonehenge.
WINCHESTER CHRISTMAS MARKET
Dates of the Christmas Market 2018:
17 November – 20 December 2018
Winchester Christmas Market. The Christmas market in Winchester is inspired by the traditional German Christmas markets, made up of delightful wooden chalets located around the historic cathedral of Winchester. In this Christmas market traders and craftsmen offer objects and works of high quality and unique products, including feature jewelry, paintings, glassware, clothes, many unique gift ideas and Christmas decorations. The food stands offering mulled wine, sausages and Christmas cakes. Very close to the market is an open-air ice rink. Inside the Cathedral Advent songs will be organized, and there you can enjoy wonderful cribs. Winchester is a must-visit destination for all those in search of an authentic Christmas experience. Winchester Christmas Market is inspired by traditional German Christmas markets. The Christmas Market is situated in the Cathedral Inner and Outer Close.
Opening Hours: Open from 10am – 6pm Sunday – Wednesday and 10am – 7.30pm Thursday – Saturday.
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