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We welcome visitors but we occasionally have to close the Hall for civic and other events. Please check details of closure dates before making a special journey.

Find us

We are situated at the top of Winchester High Street, just beyond the old Westgate.

By Train

The Great Hall is a 10 minute walk from Winchester Station.

By Car

Tower Street car park is a 5 minute walk from the Great Hall. Satnav SO23 8UJ.

By Coach

There are two Coach set-down points at either end of the city. The drop off point at Sussex Street is a 5 minute walk from the Great Hall. Waiting is limited to 20 minutes. There is a coach park for longer stays at Worthy Lane. The parking charge is £7 per coach per day, or part thereof. The Winchester Parking Office can be contacted via 01962 848346 if prior arrangement is required.


Opening hours

  • Normal opening hours are 10am to 5pm

  • Closed Christmas and Boxing Day


  • 3 November - Eleanor's Garden closed
  • 11 November – closed till 12 midday
  • 1 December - Closed until 1pm
  • 8 December - Closed from 1.30pm


Free admission

Admission is free but we gratefully accept donations towards the upkeep and running of the Great Hall. We suggest a minimum donation of £3 per head or £1.50 per head for large groups.

Contact us

Tel 01962 846476


The Great Hall
Castle Avenue
SO23 8UJ

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