Address and contact details
Winchester College, College Street, Winchester SO23 9NA, United Kingdom
+44 (0)1962 621100
Winchester College is located in the historic surrounds of the Roman and Anglo Saxon city which King Alfred made his capital. The school retains its original location on College Street, a short walk from the city centre, just the other side of one of two surviving medieval city gates.
From the school it is a short walk to:
One of the finest medieval cathedrals in Europe, founded in 1072 and home to the 12th century Winchester Bible.
The Great Hall
The last remaining part of Winchester Castle, built in the 13th century, and containing a significant symbol of medieval mythology, King Arthur’s Round Table.
The ruins of Wolvesey Palace
Originally one of the greatest medieval buildings in England and the palace of the bishops of Winchester. The modern Bishop’s Palace, designed by Sir Christopher Wren, is next door.
Easily accessible by road, rail or air
Winchester is just under an hour by direct train from London Waterloo. It is also 15 minutes by road or rail from Southampton Airport where there are direct flights to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dublin and a variety of European airports.