Westgate Winchester

Winchester, Hampshire
  • 4
  • 2
  • Pet Friendly

Westgate Winchester is a pretty Victorian terraced cottage in the heart of the city, an ideal location for a perfect city break.

  • Winchester City Centre location
  • Close to the mainline train station
  • No car needed

About Westgate Winchester

Westgate Winchester is a pretty Victorian terraced cottage in the heart of the city and within the historic centre. The Great Hall houses the greatest symbol of mediaeval mythology, King Arthur's Round Table.

The mainline train station is just 300 yards away, making the cottage a perfect location to explore this great historic city and further afield.

Westgate Winchester is lovingly fitted and furnished with character, combined with contemporary features; including an open fire, feature brick walls, Blue tooth speakers and smart TV's as well as a modern fitted kitchen.

The cottage is a spacious Victorian townhouse, with two living areas downstairs and two bedrooms upstairs, as well as a shower room. There's an enclosed courtyard garden for evening drinks to enjoy a moment of quiet or some alfresco dining on a warm night.

Westgate Winchester will suit couples and small families looking for a well-earned city break escape, but also the business traveller needing short term accommodation in Winchester. No car needed in this perfect location, with everything on your doorstep!


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"Originally a New Year celebration for close friends turned into an engagement! Great memories have been made here and will always hold a special place in our heart. A wonderful place for friends to spend un-interrupted time together; log fire, hot tub & table big enough to seat us all. We will be coming back. Thank you very much."

Liz - December 2018

"So wonderful to fall out of the door & into Winchester High St, local pub, cathedral etc. Very comfortable on the inside too!"

Benvells, USA - December 2018

"Lovely cottage. We had a wonderful time in Winchester."

October 2018

"We enjoyed our days in your lovely cottage. Beautiful town as well! Hope to come back soon!"

September 2018

"Lovely cottage. So much to see in area. Happy days to all who follow. Big thanks!"

2 from Kent - September 2018

"We have had a pleasurable time in Winchester and surroundings. We felt very welcome with your gifts and clean house."

3 Dutch people - August 2018

"Have had an enjoyable time exploring Winchester and appreciating home comforts in this house."

Friends from East Sussex & Kent - August 2018

"Wonderful city. Fishing, walking, shopping, eating & drinking with friends - what more could you want?!"

Friends from Kent - July 2018

"We are very happy with our stay. You are wonderful hosts. And this is a great place from which to explore."

Ben, Sue and Lauren, Chicago - July 2018

"A lovely stay in a great city. We really loved the cottage and will definitely return. Little ones loved breakfast outside!"

Oli, Sarah, Alfred and Edward, York - July 2018

"A perfect location for getting out and about. Pleasant well appointed cottage with a homely feel! We would return!"

Jean, Somerset - June 2018

"Another lovely week staying here in Winchester - fab location for exploring the city - lovely base for catching up with old friends around Hampshire xx"

Katie, Simon, Rosie, Ellie & Saffi, Whitley Bay - April 2018

"We really appreciate this break in our special tribute to Jane Austen, this cottage was perfect to enjoy Winchester visit. Thank you very much."

3 best friends from France (Paris) - April 2018

"Wonderful place from which we explored your wonderful city and made our pilgrimage to Jane's grave in cathedral & home at Chawton. Thanks.We were enraptured by the history, beauty and kindness of this amazing place!"

Marion & Mace, USA and Monica & Joe, Canada - July 2018

"What a wonderful cottage to stay in while visiting Winchester for the first time! Loved it! Thank you!"

Sisters from the USA Cathy & Ann - July 2018

"Perfect spot for a stay in Winchester. Rob was so accommodating. The welcome basket & fresh flowers were a beautiful touch (& the pillows were super comfy!) We will certainly return. Thanks!"

Ciara & Trevor, Ireland - June 2018

"Thanks Rob for a brilliant stay we will come again!"

Colin & Ilana - June 2018

"Enjoyed being right in the centre of the city. Stable pizza was a hit with the whole family. Historic dockyards was worth the return visit."

Ian, Jane, Emily & Scarlet, Malvern - April 2018

"Lovely comfortable cottage. We enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend, thank you for the gift basket."

Keith, Jean & Michael, N. Yorkshire - March 2018

"Fantastic time in Winchester for the Royal wedding in the cathedral on screen. Many thanks to the last people for leaving the tickets - left for next people & tickets for Chawton library. You may be able to re-use the Jane Austen tickets but these are named - we don't mind! Beautiful scenery & buildings all around."

3 friends Angie, Hilary & Lyn, Brighton - 2018

"Thanks so much for the welcome basket! So nice to stay in a clean, warm cottage. We have enjoyed our stay. Have left our cathedral tickets, so the next people can enter for free!"

The Neville Family, London - 2018

"We have had a lovely stay in this cosy cottage - it really does have a homely feel. Thank you for making us feel so welcome!"

Ed & Paige - March 2018

"Lovely cottage in a great location. We will certainly be back again. Thank you Rob"

Lesley & Pat, Northamptonshire - March 2018

"Lovely cottage, fantastic location. Thanks"

The Bettse, Cambridge - February 2017

"What a lovely little cottage. We loved our 4 days here and will definitely come back one day."

Christoph, Jane & Jonathan, Switzerland - 2017

"It is a lovely cottage. Thank you for the hamper and flowers. We are so delighted. The cottage has been our home for the last 3 days. It is warm in every room. The kitchen is great. We do feel at home here. However, we would advise you change a new kettle as there is a layer of sediment in the kettle. Apart from that everything else is fine."

David & Vinny, Larissa & Laurinda, Thailand- December 2017

"Fab cottage, loved the festivities/ Christmas markets, thank you."

Carol, Mark, James & Georgia - December 2017

"Comfortable & convenient stay again visiting son and catching up on Christmas shopping."

Trudy & Ian December 2017

"Great little house in a brilliant location. Many thanks for the hamper. We had a fabulous stay."

Sarah & Shona - 2017

"Thank you for three delightful days is this lovely cottage. Appreciated the warm welcome from the host and the sweet gift basket. We gladly recommend this place!"

January 2018

"Thank you for a lovely stay, great location. We loved everything!"

December 2017

"We very much enjoyed staying in our lovely cottage and excellent location."

December 2017

"What a lovely cottage, so wonderful to arrive to a warm and welcoming place. The cottage has been a very comfortable base, and Winchester is a lovely place."

November 2017

"We have had a lovely week, with beautiful weather everyday! Winchester is lovely and the cottage is wonderful."

August 2017

"Thank you very much for this lovely house and the kind and helpful host. We enjoyed our stay!"

November 2017

"What a wonderful place, and to be able to explore this ancient city and delightful countryside. We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay!"

November 2017

"What a lovely bolthole. Perfect for us to wander the city and walk some of the South Downs. Thank you so much for the great hamper, it was perfect for our long weekend."

The Pitt's - October 2017

"A beautiful place and a great location. Perfect stay for a graduation ceremony, we wish we could have stayed longer and will definitely recommend."

Madeline, Isabella, Lucy and Pada

"Your cottage was the perfect place for us to stay. Comfortable cottage and a wonderful basket of treats. We recommend this property."

Donna, Chris and Sharon - October 2017

"Very comfortable!"

Mr Sutton

"Relaxing 2 week stay! The cottage had all we needed and a great location."

Christine and Bob - September 2017

"Great Stay! Super little family home, highly recommended."

The Broomes - September 2017

"Thank you so much for making us feel so welcome. This is such a lovely cottage, we have enjoyed walks around town and by the river. It has also been a great base for day trips to Salisbury and the Isle of Wight."

Hannah, Craig, Robert and Lola the Dog - August 2017

"From the outset communication was great and Rob made sure to respond to all our enquiries promptly. The cottage couldn't be in a better location; very central and yet minimal noise at night. There was a lovely welcome basket provided upon arrival which was a nice touch. Beds were very comfortable and the place was decorated beautifully. We will be sure to return!"


"Beautiful house - very clean and great location - central. Perfect for our weekend in Winchester. Communication was great from start to finish. And host very accommodating with cot and highchair for our daughter..highly recommend."


"Lovely stay, lovely 'welcome pack' on arrival and the flowers in the lounge were a lovely touch. Will definitely recommend. Thank you"

The Ottoways, August 2017

"Perfet spot for a stay in Winchester. Rob was so accommodating and the pillows were super comfy! We will certainly return. Thanks"

June 2017

"Thanks Rob for a brilliant stay and we will come again!"

June 2017

"Lovely stay- great being so close to the centre of Winchester. Have had a great week exploring and seeing old friends. Thank you for the lovely hamper- great cottage. Hope to be back next year."

May 2017

"A lovely break in Winchester, a very well equipped cottage with a delicious 'Welcome Pack' & flowers. Thanks to Rob all was much appreciated."

Ann and Derek, May 2017

"Having moved out of the area we have loved revisiting old haunts. The accommodation was lovely and very cosy and loved having a teapot! Thank you."

Shirley and Maurice, March 2017

"Lovely cottage- perfect for a weekend birthday. Many Thanks"

Kevin & Erica January 2017 Leicestershire

"We have had a wonderful week it's just been a' home from home'. The cottage was spacious and lovely at Christmas. We loved the coffee from Caracoli's and aim to be back. Thank you"

Mark, Annabel and Louisa from New Zealand December 2016

"What a lovely cottage in an excellent location.We manage to visit so many places and the Christmas Market was great. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and shall recommend it to family. Thank you for everything and the lovely 'Welcome Pack'."

Ann and Paul From London

"Thank you Rob so much for a wonderful long weekend in Winchester. The cottage was perfect!"

Eloise and James

"Super cottage that had everything we needed for a lovely relaxing short break. Thank you."

Joanne and Adrian November 2016 From Hove Sussex

"What a very comfortable cottage, convenient to walk everywhere, an excellent base and thank you for th lovely basket of goodies, much appreciated."

Trudy and Ian November 2016

"We really enjoyed our stay in your beautiful cottage. Thank you for the gift basket it was much appreciated. Thank you"

Sabine, Brent,Aury From Austria

"We very much enjoyed staying in your lovely cottage, the 'welcome pack' was lovely and much appreciated. Thank you"

Phil and Barbara From Cheshire

"What a lovely cottage! So wonderful to arrive to a warm welcome and gift basket. The cottage was great and very comfortable. Thank you"

William,Fiona, Charlotte and James From Cambridgeshire

"We have had a great week in this delightful cottage in Winchester. Thank you for a lovely stay and gift basket."

Michael,Janice,Elizabeth and Isabella From Leicester August 2016

"Thank you very much for this lovely house and the kind and helpful host. We enjoyed our stay."

Matthias,Gunda and Sonia From Germany

"What a wonderful base in which to explore the ancient city of Winchester. We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this beautiful property. Thank you"

David and Sheila From Tyne &Wear

"Thank you for our lovely stay in this lovely cottage with the lovely welcome gift basket as well. We will gladly recommend this cosy cottage to our friends in Norway."

Line, Robert,Silje and Mark From Norway October 2016

What makes this area
So special...

Winchester has been voted one of the Sunday Times best places to live. It is steeped in history - visit The Cathedral and The Great Hall.

Property details

Westgate Winchester: Sleeps 3/4 in 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom. Courtyard garden.

Ground Floor

Sitting room with TV (smart TV and DVD) and open fire.

Dining room with door to rear courtyard garden.

Kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge/freezer.

Basement with washing machine.

First Floor

Bedroom 1 (sleeps 2), king-size double bed with smart TV.

Shower room with WC.

Bedroom 2 (sleeps 2), 1 x single bed with pull out bed underneath.


Small courtyard garden with table and chairs.




Central heating

High chair

What you need to know

Parking permit provided for local street parking - Charge if lost.

There is no parking directly outside the property. 

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