A new interactive guide to Winchester – FREE iPhone app now available

Press Release: 31/07/2012

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The new Visit Winchester iPhone app is the essential mobile guide to the city and the Hampshire area of the South Downs National Park and is available to download now for free from the iTunes Store.

Developed by the Visit Winchester and the Heart of Hampshire Destination Management Partnership at Winchester City Council, the app allows you to explore this perfect English city like never before and contains all the essential information you need to make the most of your trip to Winchester and the surrounding countryside.

With sections covering things to do, food and drink, what’s on, where to stay and shopping, the app contains listings for over 150 of attractions, eateries, shops and places to stay at the touch of a button. Each listing includes an image, full description, opening times, admission prices, location and complete contact details including email and web links. So if you are looking for a place to eat, just download the app and it will bring up a list of Winchester’s award-winning eateries near your location.

Never miss a festival in Winchester again with live updates about all events happening across the district.

Cllr Robert Humby, the Council’s Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Strategic Planning, Economic Development & Tourism, commented,

The Destination Management Partnership is always looking at cutting edge initiatives to provide the visitor with easier access to tourism information and help drive the local tourism economy. The Winchester app provides another platform for tourism businesses to promote their services at no extra cost to them.

Whether you’re looking to entertain the family for a week, a relaxing break or a cultural experience then make sure you download the must-have guide to Winchester.

The app can be downloaded from the iTunes store: http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/winchester-official-visitor/id545232934?ls=1&mt=8 or see www.visitwinchester.co.uk  for more information.