"Jane Austen's final resting place" Top 5 Page for this destination Winchester by Jefie
Winchester Travel Guide: 186 reviews and 381 photos
Winchester is a charming historic city, located in Hampshire, southern England. Although the city has several claims to fame, including its magnificient medieval cathedral, the main reason behind our day-trip to Winchester was to pay our respect to English writer Jane Austen (1775-1817), who died and was buried in Winchester. Unfortunately, my old non-digital camera broke the day before we headed out to Winchester so the few pictures that appear on this page are those my friend Sylvia and I managed to take with a cheap disposable camera. They do a rather poor job of showing the beauty of Winchester, but I guess I should see it as an excuse to go back, right?
- Pros:Small, very walkable city
- Cons:Bartender had never heard of a black velvet before!
- In a nutshell:We went for Jane Austen, but we discovered so much more!
The Eclipse Inn is located in an area called "The Square", which dates back to the 14th century. The Square was the... more travel advice
To get from the Guildhall to Wolvesey Castle, we took the path that goes along the River Itchen. Although it is just a... more travel advice
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