THS’s Summer Outing

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

On arrival there will be refreshments, followed by a 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 will go 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.

They will then stop for lunch. This will be a chance to visit a close by pub, or there are refreshments at the Hospital or if you would prefer take 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. The plan is 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 or ring on 01329 843822

Payment on or before the next meeting please.

Cheques made payable to Titchfield History Society.