Today, Winchester is mainly known for its historic appeal, particularly for the Winchester Cathedral.
People Born in Winchester
Winchester in People's Lives
Ralph Fiennes: I traveled here in 1997 to film scenes of the movie The Avengers.
Tom Sturridge: I attended high school here at Winchester College, from about 1991 - 1993. I left before I could complete my A-Levels in order to pursue an acting career.
William the Conqueror: I lived here for a time in 1067, and spent that Easter in Winchester Cathedral services.