About Winchester Railway Station
Winchester Railway Station is the main train station serving Winchester, the county town of Hampshire. Though the station sees a significant flow of traffic every year, serving a wide range of routes in southern England, it only has two platforms. It was first opened in 1839, placing it among the earliest stations constructed in the UK.
Welcome to Winchester
Hampshire’s famous cathedral city nestled at the edge of the South Downs, Winchester is one of the ancient capitals of England, and home to the former seat of the Saxon king, Alfred the Great. Today, it’s a melting pot of everything that England should be. Historical landmarks like the magnificent cathedral and Wolvesey Castle, great shopping opportunities at modern centre like The Brooks, and convenient transport links to many other places in the south, makes Winchester always worth a visit.
Be awe-struck by Winchester Cathedral
One of Britain’s most impressive places of worship, your first visit to Winchester cathedral is something you’ll never forget. Here, you can learn about the long history of pilgrimages to the cathedral and the obstacles medieval pilgrims had to traverse, see its hidden, protected artefacts, and explore its eerie crypt. Tours of the roof and tower, offering staggering views of Winchester and beyond, are also available.
Looking for a cheap hotel Near Winchester Railway Station? Travelodge Southampton Eastleigh Hotel is a 15-minute drive away, and Travelodge Eastleigh Central Hotel can be reached in 20.