Full Day Excursion to Winchester in an Iconic London Black Cab

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Departs: London, London

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Visit the ancient capital of Wessex, the Home of King Alfred the Great.
be transferred by your own private London Taxi from central London (approx 1.5 hours) or Southampton Docks (approx 45 mins)

King Alfred will be your constant companion on this tour of Winchester's historic landmarks. You'll learn about the earlier history of Winchester and how it has evolved in more recent times.

Visit the Cathedral, over fifteen centuries of English history lie behind the massive Cathedral you see today. It stands at the heart of historic Winchester, once the seat of Anglo-Saxon and Norman royal power, on the site of an early Christian church. It's been a place of worship ever since.

See The Great Hall, "one of the finest surviving aisled halls of the 13th century", it contains the greatest symbol of medieval mythology, King Arthur's Round Table, and is all that now remains of Winchester Castle.

Take in Winchester College and Jane Austin's home! and see the tomb of the King Alfred himself

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

Bottled water

Fuel surcharge

Parking Fees

Private transportation

WiFi on board

What's Not Included

Any entrance fees that may be applicable


Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 120

Additional Info

  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Statue of Alfred the Great
.King Alfred's Statue
The High Street started life as a routeway some 2,500 years ago,
leading to a crossing point on the River Itchen. It was the main thoroughfare for Roman, Saxon and Medieval
Winchester and lays claim to be the oldest street in any English city.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Abbey House
Excavated remains of St Mary’s Abbey, founded by Alfred’s Queen, Ealhswith in the early 10th century, can be seen along Abbey Passage to the right.

The City Bridge is said to have first been built by St Swithun, the 9th century bishop and patron saint of Winchester. The current
structure, built in 1813, is thought to occupy the same site.

Wharf Mill, which is on the site of a Medieval mill. See the best preserved part of the City Walls to their full Medieval height.

A private residence, is where Jane Austen spent her final weeks receiving medical care. She died here and is buried in the cathedral.

Pause in Hyde Abbey Garden which reflects the abbey church and marks the site of Alfred the Great’s medieval tomb.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Winchester College
Founded by William of Wykeham in 1382 and believed to be the oldest continuously running school in England.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Winchester Cathedral
Discover one of the finest medieval cathedrals in Europe. With an enthralling history and magnificent architecture, It has been a living place of worship and welcome for over 900 years.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

The Great Hall
The Great Hall is one of the finest surviving medieval aisled halls of the 13th century, it has been a royal residence, a defensive stronghold, courtroom and more recently a location for films and tv. It is where history and legend meet

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included


Lovely Day in Winchester With Paul
Wanderer172984, 21-03-2022
First class tour! We are an adult family of 5 and had a fabulous day in Winchester. Paul is very knowledgeable, friendly, accommodating and fun. There was no question he couldn’t answer. We learned a lot! Will definitely be calling him again on our next visit. Highly recommend. Thank you Paul!

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