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This historic city, which is one of the UK's most popular living locations, is situated in Hampshire and has a growing population of over 40,000. It is not far from Southampton and Salisbury and, due to its location on the M3, London is easily accessible.
Culture in Winchester
Did you know that many moons ago Winchester was the capital of England? Well, you do now! The cathedral is probably Winchester's best-known landmark and it attracts thousands of visitors to the city every year. Other cultural flashpoints include annual street theatre event the Hat Fair and a regular farmer's market – which happens to be one of the largest in the UK.
Things to do in Winchester
Winchester is known for its historical landmarks and as well as the aforementioned cathedral, the City Museum and Winchester Castle are well worth a visit. One hundred and forty acre Marwell Zoo remains popular with families and houses a strong contingent of animals from lemurs and snow leopards to flamingos and giraffes. Also in close proximity to Winchester is South Downs National Park which offers breath-taking views and endless adventure opportunities.
Student Life in Winchester
The city is becoming an increasingly popular student location, almost exclusively due to the success of the University of Winchester. The new university, which now has six halls of residence, has been flying up the league tables over the past few years and now welcomes almost 7,000 students each year.
Buying in Winchester
Property will always be sought after here due to the city's desirable location and options for idyllic family life. Detached homes, in particular, are in high demand.
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