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Weekly City Spotlight: Winchester

Winchester

Alfred the Great

Former capital city of ancient England, Winchester is located in the county of Hampshire in the South of England by the River Itchen.  Once the Seat of King Alfred the Great, Winchester offers historical buildings, monuments and museums galore. Rich in heritage from the Great Hall to its medieval Westgate there is much to explore and plenty of attractions to choose from.  2014 is a great time to visit with this year marking 100 years since the outbreak of the Great War, and various events set to take place in Winchester and throughout the surrounding areas to commemorate this historic event.

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