Members of CSSC benefit from a great range of discounted and free days out and shopping vouchers.
Wolvesey, standing a stone's throw from Winchester Cathedral, was their main residence throughout the Middle Ages. The extensive remains date largely from the great 12th century palace of Bishop Henry of Blois, brother of King Stephen. Though ruinous, the buildings still evoke an impression of their former grandeur. The last great occasion here was on 25th July 1554, when the East Hall was transformed with silk and gold hangings for Queen Mary and Philip of Spain's wedding banquet.
Open 10am-5pm, daily, from April until October
- Present your CSSC membership card along with photo ID to gain free entry to participating sites.
Our partner may have limited internet coverage, so tap on your digicard before setting off. It will stay live on your phone for three days.
- Free entry includes yourself, one other adult and accompanying children (max. 6 under the age of 18)
- Click here for a list of sites where parking charges apply