Christmas Special: Winchester Circular and Christmas Market
Time & Location
About The Event
This walk takes in all of its major historical points of interest in the ancient city of Winchester. and some of its prettiest streets. It then carries on out along the idyllic River Itchen to St. Catherine's Hill, the iron age hillfort, from where there are spectacular views of the city.
In the afternoon, the walk again climbs up onto the downs, giving fine distant views of Winchester Cathedral (one of Europe's largest cathedrals), before descending to the ancient Hospital of St. Cross, past Winchester College and back to town, where we will visit the highlight of the day - Winchester Christmas Market!
Located within the Cathedral's historic Inner Close, you will be able to find wonderful Christmas gifts, decorations and festive foods all in more than 100 chalets. There is also an open-air real ice rink, so get your skates on!
Walk Grade: 4/10
Distance: 18 km
For more info see the Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/758340511183997/