EXPLORE WINCHESTER JUST OVER ONE HOUR AWAY FROM LONDON BY TRAIN, WINCHESTER IS A CHARMING CATHEDRAL CITY WITH A RICH HERITAGE AND VIBRANT CONTEMPORARY CULTURE. OUT AND ABOUT Whether you are looking for a fine dining restaurant, cosy country pub, lively bar or independent coffee shop, Winchester has something to offer all tastes and budgets. Many celebrity chefs have opened eateries in the city including Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Raymond Blanc and Rick Stein. For those wanting to shop until they drop, immerse yourself in the bustling high street for the well-known shops, and explore the wealth of independent boutiques and more unique shops nestled among the intriguing back streets.
ARTS, MUSIC AND CULTURE The city boasts a year-long calendar of cultural events including literary festivals, food and drink fairs and a summer street carnival known as the Hat Fair. In addition to the numerous music festivals held close by, there is a wide choice of venues offering live music to suit all tastes. There are also museums, two theatres, a cinema, and one of the oldest bars in England for you to explore.
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