Exploring Winchester 

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Having read that Winchester was staging heritage open days with over 70 events taking place over four days, we decided to spend a day in this Hampshire city to view a selection of its historic sights.  Approaching the city from the M3 motorway, we followed signs to the St. Catherine’s Park and Ride car park where we just managed to secure one of the last remaining spaces.

image The Westgate, Winchester

All day parking including a free shuttle bus into the city centre was only £2.50 as we had, by chance, arrived just after 10.30 a.m. from when it is cheaper.  The bus journey was very quick and we chose to alight at the furthest point near the top of the high street.  Winchester is also easily accessible by train taking only one hour from London Waterloo.  Before embarking on our day of sightseeing we called in the Old Gaolhouse pub…

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