Located along the River Itchen and 98 kilometres south-west of London, Winchester is a city in Hampshire. It is home to the University of Winchester as well as the Winchester Collage. This city has been nicknamed as ‘The City of Kings and Priests’ because it was the chosen seat of power for the Bishop of Essex in 676 AD, and King Alfred 'The Great' in 871 AD. Book a hotel in Winchester and you will be able to take advantage of the city's quaint English charm and links to the other major business hubs in England.
What are the attractions that I can visit in my spare time?
The City Museum is the perfect place to visit if you want to learn more about this English city. Located at the corner of The Square and the Great Minster Street, this museum houses the Roman ‘Venta’ gallery as well as several early examples of the Winchester standard capacity measures (a set of legal standards drawn up in the late 15th century). The Winchester Cathedral is another attraction that you can visit during your free time. It is the longest cathedral in the whole of Europe and is renowned for its architecture.
Which trade shows can I attend in Winchester?
When you are on a business trip to Winchester and are interested in attending trade shows, you can attend the annual Southampton Business Expo which is the ideal place to network with other local and national businesses. The seminars feature well-known keynote speakers, exhibitions, a chance to participate in speed networking, and more. Several business hotels in Winchester provide facilities and space ideal for working away from home, as well as all the comforts associated with a hotel stay.
What are the places of interest near my hotel in Winchester?
When you are in staying with a hotel in Winchester, one must-see attractions is Winchester Castle, renowned for its stunning Great Hall which was built in the 12th century. While here, visit King Arthur’s Round Table, which dates back to a similar time. The Wolvesey Castle is another historic must-see attraction in Winchester. Just before their wedding, King Philip II of Spain and Queen Mary Tudor were guests in this palace. Today, only ruins remain of this beautiful palace, that are maintained by English Heritage.