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Chawton House

Chawton House

Chawton
Alton
Hampshire
GU34 1SJ

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Tel: +44 (0)1420 541010

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Opening Times

Open (5 Mar 2019 - 7 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Friday12:30 - 16:30
Saturday - Sunday11:00 - 16:30
Bank Holiday11:00 - 16:30

* Last entry is half and hour before closing

Map & Directions

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Road Directions

From M25 Junction 10, A3 Guildford bypass, A31 Farnham & Alton bypass. Turn off left at A31/32 junction roundabout to Chawton and follow the brown tourist signs. From M25 Junction 12, M3 to Junction 5, B3349 to Odiham and Alton, follow signs for Chawton.

There is a limited amount of parking available at the house for cars and small minibuses. Please be aware that it is not possible to accommodate large coaches as the drive to the house is unsuitable for such vehicles. Groups can be dropped off in the lane at the top of the drive to Chawton House and a coach can be parked at the top of the drive in front of the barrier.

There is also coach parking in the nearby town of Alton.

Public Transport Directions

By Train: From London Waterloo, there are hourly trains to Alton. There is a taxi rank outside of the train station.

By Bus: The number 64 Stagecoach service runs daily between Alton train station and Winchester, stopping at the A31/32 junction roundabout near Chawton. The number 38 service from Petersfield to Alton offers a less frequent alternative option, stopping in Chawton.

On the 1st Sunday of each month between May and October inclusively the Medstead Depot Omnibus Group run a free bus service between Alton station and Chawton, stopping outside Jane Austen’s House Museum. These vintage buses are part of the Working Omnibus Museum Project charity. The service is funded by the owners of the buses and is open to anyone wishing to travel without any need for a rail ticket or any other form of payment. 

Events

Sunday, 24th February 2019 - Sunday, 24th February 2019

National Garden Scheme Snowdrop Day at Chawton HouseNational Garden Scheme Snowdrop Day at Chawton HouseChawton House is opening the garden for a special viewing of the snowdrops, as part of the National Gardens Scheme (NGS), an inspiring programme that organises the opening of outstanding gardens around the country to raise funds for charity.
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Saturday, 22nd June 2019 - Sunday, 30th June 2019

Jane Austen Regency WeekJane Austen Regency WeekJane Austen Regency Week is a 9-day festival held in Alton and Chawton each year. The festival runs from Saturday 22nd - Sunday 30th June 2019. The festival includes 30 events, which will include the popular regulars including Alton Regency Day, Alton Regency Ball, talks, music, walks, tours and...
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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Ticket£8.00 per ticket
Child Ticket£4.00 per ticket
Concession (Over 65 & Students) Ticket£7.00 per ticket
Family (2 adults & 3 children) Ticket£20.00 per ticket
Garden only£5.00 per ticket

Under 6s are free.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors
  • Wheelchair user accessible

Establishment Features

  • Groups by arrangement
  • Guided tours
  • Licensed for weddings & ceremonies
  • Marquee Space Available
  • Meeting rooms

Parking & Transport

  • On Site Car Parking
  • Railway station within 5 miles

Provider Preferences

  • Countryside Setting

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

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