Holiday cottages near Winchester
Winchester in Hampshire is a marvellous city to visit. Compact enough to explore in a weekend, it offers an interesting range of tourist attractions. 7th century Winchester Cathedral, with its magnificent nave and lengthy list of associated famous people such as Jane Austen, is a popular location for guided tours. It was also one of the buildings used during the filming of The Da Vinci Code based on the book by Dan Brown. Click to find:
Groups of people relax and chat in the church grounds during the summer - both locals and tourists.
The city has strong connections with King Arthur. Some believe that Camelot was in Winchester. King Arthur's round table can be seen hanging from the walls of Winchester Castle to this very day. A statue of King Arthur stands proudly in the high street.
Well-preserved historic buildings stand side by side with modern counterparts in Winchester town centre. The Cloth Hall is an impressive example.
A park with colourful flower beds, National Trust working mill, military museums including the Ghurka museum, Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum and barracks are among other fascinating places of interest.
You will find a good tourist information office in the town centre, with guided walks and plenty of leaflets. Lots of places for meals and snacks. There are park and ride facilities on the outskirts of town to make your trip to Winchester stress free.
The following holiday cottages and self-catering accommodation near Winchester may be just what you're looking for for a weekend break or holiday.
Belmont House, 5 bedroom Georgian House in Ropley near Winchester
This stunning self-catering country house is located in Hampshire near Ropley and within easy driving distance of Alresford which has been voted Country Life’s favourite market town. Ropley is also just 12 miles from the fascinating historical city of Winchester.
With 5 bedrooms, a stay at this large country house is likely to appeal to large groups of friends or family. Short breaks and longer bookings are welcome, as are hen party bookings.
For more information and photographs of this beautiful house, click on the photograph.
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