Summer Outing Winchester

23rd March 2019 0 By Marilyn

This Season’s Summer Outing for History Society members and guests  will take us to Winchester to visit the Hospital of St Cross and Winchester College.

On arrival we will have refreshments, followed by our own group tour carried out by one of the brothers wearing traditional gown .  The hospital is one of the oldest continuing almshouses, renowned for its tranquil setting and beautiful architecture.    The tour itself  takes us into the Georgian kitchen, Norman church, minstrel gallery, Tudor ambulatory and bread room this should last about 1 hour, there are also attractive grounds to explore.

 

 

We will then stop for lunch.  This will be your own time and there is a pub close by, or there are refreshments at the Hospital or if you would prefer you can bring your own picnic.

 

In the afternoon we will proceed with a tour of Winchester College where again we will have our own group tour around the Chamber Court, Chapel, College Hall, Cloisters and 17th century school building.  There are also formal gardens.

We should be in a position to leave Winchester around 4.30p.m.

 

 

The cost of this outing is £30 per person this includes refreshments on arrival, entry fee to both venues, payment for private tour and coach.

Depart Titchfield 10.00a.m. – Southampton Hill
Arrive Hospital of St Cross – refreshments on arrival
12.30 ish – lunch –
2.00 p.m. – Tour of College
4.30ish – return to Titchfield

If you wish to book on the coach please email me on mwiltonsmith@gmail.com or ring on 01329 843822
Payment on or before the next meeting please.      Cheques made payable to Titchfield History Society.

Marilyn Wilton-Smith

Chair Titchfield History Society