Winchester, Hampshire, UK -- and note the statue of King Alfred the Great (849-899) overlooking the town, see the BBC site:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/alfred_the_great.shtml

My home city Winchester, Hampshire, UK -- and note the statue of King Alfred the Great overlooking the town.

Winchester, England  Google Image Result for http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2009/05/31/article-0-051E66AC000005DC-57_468x286.jpg

UK breaks: Six things you must do in...Winchester

Winchester, England's ancient capital and the former seat of King Alfred the Great - with King Arthur's Round Table Winchester city mill where otters are filmed on CCTV at night

The River Itchen at Winchester, Hampshire, England, UK

River Itchen, Winchester - wonderful walks fromSt Cross along the water meadows into the city along this path.

Make sure to see Winchester College, the oldest school in Britain in continuous use. The Winchester City Mill is also very old - this piece of history in the centre of town has been restored by the National Trust and is fully functioning. Grab a pint at the Mucky Duck.

25 Stunning British Places You Can Reach From London

'8 Day Trips from London' by Dee Maldon - Download a free ebook sample and give it a try! Don't forget to share it, too.

8 Day Trips from London by Dee Maldon – free ebook sample (ePub or mobi) via Jellybooks

Winchester - Get there via South West train from Waterloo, 1 hour, from £34 return. Have a bite at the cozy and classy Chesil Rectory, and if you’re game for a snack or coffee, try the Cornerhouse. Make sure to see Winchester College, the oldest school in Britain in continuous use. The Winchester City Mill is also very old - this piece of history in the centre of town has been restored by the National Trust and is fully functioning.

25 Stunning British Places You Can Reach From London

Winchester - Get there via South West train from Waterloo, 1 hour, from £34 return. Have a bite at the cozy and classy Chesil Rectory, and if you’re game for a snack or coffee, try the Cornerhouse. Make sure to see Winchester College, the oldest school in Britain in continuous use. The Winchester City Mill is also very old - this piece of history in the centre of town has been restored by the National Trust and is fully functioning.

Winchester, Hampshire

Winchester, Hampshire

Winchester City Mill - Stone Table - Exhibition Design by FWDP

Winchester City Mill - Stone Table - Exhibition Design by FWDP

Bones of King Alfred the Great believed to have been found in a box at Winchester City Museum

Bones of King Alfred the Great believed to have been found in a box at Winchester City Museum

Long believed to be lost and scattered, King Alfred the Great's mortal remains may be about to make a re-appearance.

U-Turn Round and AudioFrame 15 used at Winchester City Mill, National Trust. Provide audio points for interpretive information to visitors.

U-Turn Round and AudioFrame 15 used at Winchester City Mill, National Trust. Provide audio points for interpretive information to visitors.

High Street, Winchester, England

Day Trip to Winchester - How to Spend a Lovely Day Out

I'm heading off on a day trip to Winchester. It's one of the oldest cities in Britain, and there's a wealth of treasures to discover here.

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