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13 June 2019Winchester Cathedral and Mottisfont
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Booking form for Winchester Cathedral and Mottisfont
Winchester Cathedral
and Mottisfont

Thursday 13 June 2019

Winchester Cathedral , begun in 1079,  is one of the finest medieval cathedral churches in Europe . It contains the famous 12th Century illuminated bible, mortuary chests holding the bones of royalty and bishops and  memorials to Jane Austen and Isaac Walton .

Nearby Mottisfont was originally an Augustinian Priory church .  The old fashioned  roses are a highlight of the walled garden in June.  The house was decorated by Rex Whistler in the 1930’s and the grounds include a crystal clear trout stream with an interesting fishing hut telling the story of Frederic Halford and dry-fly fishing. 


Depart Old Amersham ( Tesco lay-by )                                                 8.30

Arrive Winchester Cathedral , coffee on arrival                                      10.15

Guided tour of the Cathedral ( in groups of 15 approx )                          11.00

Leave Winchester for Mottisfont                                                            12.30

Arrive Mottisfont – free time until departure                                            1.15

Depart for Amersham                                                                            4.00

Arrive Old Amersham                                                                            5.45 approx

 BOOKING OPENS  4 April 2019