Cottages in Winchester

Cottages in Winchester

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Highlights in Winchester

  • Magnificent ancient monuments
  • Historical military museums
  • Imposing buildings
  • Lovely nature

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Cottages in Winchester

Fancy cottages in the centre of the city

The historic and typical city of Winchester situated in the south of England offers magnificent and comfortable cottages to spend a different holiday in the former capital of England, visit its incredible military museums loaded with the history of wars and battles of medieval times, its old buildings like the great room where King Arthur is said to have been at the famous round table. Winchester also houses all the secrets of that imposing medieval city of great relevance at the time for its wool trade. Walk through the most important building in the city, the cathedral that preserves very well its old structure from the year 1097.

Stylish cottages in historic Winchester

In the heart of the city of Winchester you will find splendid and newly renovated cottages just meters from shops and restaurants, with everything you need for a relaxing holiday, offering a fully equipped kitchen with all utensils, microwave, log burning stove, coffee maker, washing machine, heater, dining area to share delicious meals, in addition to the entertainment of its visitors also offers DVD player, flat TV, free Wi-Fi, enclosed garden and patio, and if you come by car it includes secure off-road parking.

Travellers and activities

Winchester for historians

If you are an inveterate historian, in Winchester you will have a lot to discover, since this ancient city has many historical museums to visit and a single day will not be enough to see them all, start the tour of the Museum of The King Royal Hussars, a military regiment, located in the west of the city here you will find life-size horse figures, paintings, medals, uniforms of soldiers of the time, photographs and more. And continuing the historical tour visit the museum where the history of three of the most famous military regiments, the Oxfordshire regiments, The Rifle Brigade, and The Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, in the best known and most important military museum in England, The Royal Green Jackets. All these important museums have tickets at very affordable prices for children, adults and the elderly, it is a magnificent tour that is worth doing in the company of family and friends.

Winchester for families

Winchester keeps in all its corners history about the past of England even in nature you will find something new to explore, If you love nature you must visit the Winchester National Trust, this place has all-in-one of activities to do, visit its old and renovated mill, with the classification granted grade II for its unique and classic architecture, which houses streets with the traditional and typical English houses of the time that seeing them is moving back in time, here you will also find large collections of old and restored objects from various cultures, and to delight in nature The Winchester National Trust has spectacular coastlines, towering mountains and many serene trails to travel in the presence of these. This charming place has additional for enjoyment magnificent places for a delicious meal or a hot coffee to continue the tour.

In ancient times Winchester was the first capital city of England, nowadays it is one of the most expensive cities in the whole of the United Kingdom.

Top 7 travel tips in Winchester

1. Explore the universe at the Winchester Science centre and Planetarium

In the outskirts of Charming Winchester you will find the famous Winchester Science and Technology Centre where the UK's largest Planetarium is located, explore the universe from its 360 degree full screen cinema, where you can enjoy of full dome films that tell the entire history of the universe since its inception, or you can also enjoy a live guided session with a presenter where you can ask and comment on the planets, This planetarium has two floors, full of science exhibits that you will definitely love. The tour is suitable for all ages, which makes it the perfect activity to do as a family.

2. Visit The Winchester City Museum

This is a perfect tour to do as a family, this wonderful museum offers a variety of activities such as workshops, theatres, and the classic tours of the three galleries full of items such as antiques, sculptures, paintings and much more, to discover the history of the oldest city in England since its beginnings as an Iron Age trading centre, or the seat of Alfred the Great. Lastly visit the museum shop for wonderful souvenirs. The entrance to all visitors is totally free.

3. Have tea at Flat White Winchester

If you are for holidays in Winchester visiting the city centre, very close to the cathedral, you must pause in a simply charming place, it is a caravan with adorable picnic-style tables with fresh flowers, visit Flat White's Winchester here you can taste the most exquisite cakes, desserts, teas, coffees and much more to enjoy a delicious snack in the heart of Winchester, served by the best staff in a pleasant atmosphere.

4. Tour the incredible animal world of Marwell Zoo

In the Winchester countryside there is a park of more than 140 acres of extension, where more than 100 species of animals are protected including tigers, giraffes, penguins, hippos, leopards and many more. The Marwell Zoo, is an incredible charitable association that aims to conserve biodiversity in the world. Venture out on this incredible wildlife tour and also visit the sustainable tropical house with two floors of exhibition and information on the planet's wildlife. This is an amazing chance to contribute with our wildlife.

5. Discover St Cross Hospital

St Cross Hospital is one of the most visited buildings by tourists in Winchester for being the largest charity house in all of England, this magnificent hospice with medieval character, surrounded by an incredible garden and a spectacular cathedral, has received the qualification of Grade I, for its unique and ancient architecture and stone construction, currently most of the buildings and their grounds are open to visitors at some times of the year, this tour will not disappoint due to its imposing construction. And to refresh you after the long journey, this incredible place offers you a delicious tea, offered by the volunteers of the place.

6. Bike down St Catherine's Hill

Winchester has on its outskirts a wonderful place to be in contact with nature and with the company of the family or your partner, visit St Catherine's Hill, it is a biological place of great interest, go on an adorable bike ride through the immense trails of its extension of more than 110 acres, visit the 12th century Santa Catalina Chapel in the centre of this reserve and walk through its cut labyrinths, you will be surprised by the incredible views from the hill where you can see Winchester and Hampshire.

7. Visit Wolvesey Castle.

Although the castle is currently in total ruins, in the past it was the place of residence of the most influential people and the richest bishops in all of Winchester, here you can walk through the ruins, take quiet walks and have pleasant picnics. If you continue the tour a few meters you can reach Winchester College, founded in 1382, it is believed to be one of the oldest schools in all of England and offers its visitors guided tours around the place, despite not having a free ticket their prices are accessible.

Information about cottages in Winchester

🏡 Cottages available: 9 properties.
💳 Discount available: up to -32%.
🌙 Minimum price per night: from £41.
⭐ Most popular amenities: Wi-Fi, garden and barbecue.
🐾 Pet-friendly: 2 properties.
📶 For workation: 100% of the properties.

FAQs: Cottages in Winchester

Which amenities are available at the cottages in Winchester?

Out of all of the amenities available on Holidu, it seems that the cottages in Winchester offer everything that travellers need! Here, cottages generally are equipped with a variety of amenities, the most popular being: Wi-Fi (100%), garden (64%), and barbecue (21%)... Tempted?

What are the reviews like for the cottages in Winchester?

On average, the cottages are rather highly rated. According to Holidu, 21% of cottages have a rating of 4.5 stars. This is a fairly high ratio which allows us to confirm that you will easily find the ideal cottage for a wonderful holiday!

Are the cottages in Winchester suitable for holiday-makers and their pets?

Certainly! In Winchester, 36% of the cottages are pet-friendly, and 64% even have a garden!

Do the cottages in Winchester generally come with an internet connection?

Yes! According to Holidu's database, 100% of cottages in Winchester include Wi-Fi. You will be able to access your emails and favourite social media sites throughout your stay!

What is the average price for cottages in Winchester?

Most of the cottages in Winchester (64%) cost less than £100 per night. Therefore, this destination is perfect for finding a cheap cottage!

Do the cottages in Winchester usually have a fireplace or a swimming pool?

Rarely. According to Holidu's data, most of the cottages in Winchester do not have one.

Are the cottages in Winchester suitable for holidays with the whole family or rather for a weekend break as a small group?

Judging by last year's information, 57% of cottages welcome small groups of up to four travellers. Approximately 64% of the cottages here include at least two separate bedrooms. This is the perfect destination for families of four!

When planning a luxurious holiday in Winchester, are cottages a good option?

By looking at the holiday rental portal Holidu, we can assure you that the cottages in Winchester are often the ideal option for those who want to enjoy a luxury trip. In this location, 0% of the accommodations have a swimming pool, 64% have a garden and even 7% have a sauna. Also, if what you are looking for is lots of space, 57% of the cottages can accommodate big groups, and 64% have green spaces nearby.

Are you interested in getting to know which are the best times of the year to make a trip to Winchester?

According to the amenities found at the cottages in Winchester, it is the perfect destination both in summer and winter. This is because there are very varied options, with all the characteristics one can imagine. You can be sure that Winchester is a phenomenal destination to enjoy both winter and summer.

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