Visiting Winchester this Christmas with the elderly

Visiting Winchester this Christmas with the elderly

Winchester is an attractive city for Christmas shopping, with a selection of specialist retailers. You may find something special for a loved one or treat yourself to a coffee and cake at one of the many cafes and coffee shops.

If you’re planning a shopping visit over the holidays with a friend or family member that requires assistance with mobility, Winchester offers the support you need.


Getting around:

Park and Ride is the best way to get around the city. Car parks are located at St Catherine’s and Barfield, providing a convenient place to leave your car and take one of the buses that run frequently to various stops in the city centre.

The Brooks Shopping Centre offers a variety of popular stores and shop mobility, which is located on the upper level car park. Here you can access scooters and wheelchairs, which will ease the worry of getting around your favourite stores this Christmas.

Attractions:

Winchester is a historic city offering many attractions – Winchester Cathedral, King Alfred’s Round Table and Jane Austin’s house to name but a few. The visitor trail gives you the opportunity to see a number of highlights of Winchester as it is specifically designed for easy access.

The Christmas Market has been recognised as being one of the best in Europe. Pretty wooden chalets, wonderful Christmas gifts, decorations and warm festive food to ease the winter chill.  The market is wheelchair accessible and stewards are available if any assistance is required. The Christmas Market closes this Sunday at 7.30pm.

For more information about attractions and events in Winchester this Christmas, click here.

 

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