Standing proudly in the South of England in the county of Hampshire is the city of Winchester. A Winchester holiday will appeal to all types of travellers mainly due to the fact that there is so much to see and do in the actual city and in the surrounding area. You can expect a Winchester holiday rental apartment to offer you spectacular views of the town as well as providing all of the comforts to ensure that your stay is as pleasant as possible.
A Winchester holiday is bursting at the seams with activities and attractions to enjoy. First off there are numerous pursuits to indulge in including fishing, swimming, horse riding, tennis, football, cycling and walking. Amongst the attractions to be enjoyed in the city are the grand Winchester Cathedral, which holds the title of being the longest cathedral in the whole of Europe, and the ruins of Wolvesey Castle, which dates back to the 12th century and has seen a lot of action throughout English history. Winchester is the ancient capital of England and this affords plenty of history around each corner of this delightful and quaint city.
If you decide to lock up your Winchester holiday rental apartment and go off exploring the surrounding area then one place that is definitely worth visiting is the village of Beaulieu which is approximately 25 miles away from Winchester. There are several popular attractions to be found in the village including the National Motor Museum. Opened in 1952, the museum holds an impressive collection of important and famous vehicles including four land-speed record holders. History buffs will enjoy strolling in and around Palace House which was originally the gatehouse of Beaulieu Abbey, the ruins of which can also be visited.
Should you now be considering reserving a wonderful Winchester holiday rental apartment then you will be able to experience a typical Temperate climate, which means that there are no great extremes in temperature. The warmest months to have a Winchester holiday are generally July and August when the daytime temperature rises to around 22°C. The cooler months of January and February see the daytime temperature fall to between 4°C and 8°C. The annual rainfall amount for the town is 24 inches with October tending to be the wettest of the 12 months.
Travellers on a Winchester holiday can arrive at Southampton Airport (SOU) which is approximately 11 miles away from the town. Amongst the air operators offering affordable, regular flights to the area are Eastern Airways and Flybe. Passengers can depart from various other UK airports including Aberdeen (ABZ), Manchester (MAN), Newcastle(NCL), Liverpool (LPL) and Belfast (BFS).