Dog Friendly Day Out in Southern England

Wolvesey Castle (Old Bishop's Palace)

A dog friendly day out in Winchester, Hampshire.


Telephone: 02392 378291
Telephone: 0870 3331181
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Key Info:
3/4 mile SE of Winchester Cathedral, next to the Bishop's Palace; access from College St (OS Map 185; ref SU 484291).

Begun as a 12th-century Norman keep and bailey castle, the palace was the chief residence of the Bishops of Winchester. Situated next to Winchester Cathedral, its extensive ruins reflect their importance and wealth. The last great occasion at Wolvesey was on 25 July 1554, when Queen Mary and Philip of Spain held their wedding breakfast in the East Hall.

Opening Times:
Check the English Heritage website for details.

Dog Restrictions:
Dogs on leads are welcome - contact site for any restrictions. Assistance dogs are welcome everywhere.

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