Jane Austen's House in Chawton

Jane Austen's House

Near Alton
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Opening Times

Open (19 May 2021 - 31 Oct 2021)
Monday - TuesdayClosed
Wednesday - Sunday10:00 - 16:30
Bank Holiday10:00 - 16:30

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Road Directions

Jane Austen's House is located in the rural village of Chawton near the town of Alton in Hampshire. The historic city of Winchester is just over 15 miles to the south west of the village, and the market town of Farnham is 10 miles to the west.

Jane Austen's House and the village of Chawton are just off the A31 at the A31/A32 roundabout near the town of Alton. Free parking is provided in the public car park opposite the Museum beyond the pub car park.

Public Transport Directions

By Train:South Western Railway operate a regular service between London Waterloo and Alton, which is just 2 miles from the House. A taxi service can be found at the station in Alton for the onward journey.

By Bus: The number 64 Stagecoach service runs daily between Alton train station and Winchester (Broadway), while the number 38 service from Petersfield to Alton offers a less frequent alternative option stopping directly outside the House in Chawton.  Please always check the Stagecoach website before travelling.


Wednesday, 27th October 2021 - Wednesday, 27th October 2021

Creative Writing Workshop at Jane Austen's HouseCreative Writing Workshop at Jane Austen's HouseJoin Jane Austen's House for an inspiring and energising creative writing workshop. Whether you want to kick-start that novel or fine tune your writing style, this packed workshop of expert tuition, prompts and practice will help you improve all aspects of your creative writing and will send you…
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Saturday, 30th October 2021 - Saturday, 30th October 2021

Pride and Prejudice Tour at Jane Austen's HousePride and Prejudice Tour at Jane Austen's HouseThis special guided tour uses objects, paintings and the House itself to examine and celebrate Jane Austen's beloved novel, Pride & Prejudice.
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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£10.00 per ticket
Art Fund Members£5.00 per ticket
Child aged 6-16£5.00 per ticket
Disabled (Carer Free)£7.50 per ticket
Family (1 Adults & up to 3 Children)£15.00 per ticket
Family (2 Adults & up to 3 Children)£25.00 per ticket
Job Seekers£5.00 per ticket
NHS Workers£5.00 per ticket
Seniors£9.00 per ticket
Young Person (17-26)£7.50 per ticket

All ticket must be pre-booked.

Children under 6 free.

For group bookings, visit https://janeaustens.house/visit/groups/



  • Disabled Parking - Available on request
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access - Wheelchair access is ground floor only.
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors
  • Wheelchair user accessible - ground floor only (upstairs can be viewed virtually via a 360° degree virtual tour)


  • Picnic Site
  • Restaurant - Cafe and Restaurant/Pub opposite the museum

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing
  • Outdoor children’s play area

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking - Two allocated coach bays within the village car park
  • Free parking - In village car park opposite museum
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 1 - 5 hours

Provider Preferences

  • Indoor Attraction - Largely an indoor attraction but also has garden and out buildings

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

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Recent Reviews:

  • weloveoutholidays
    Trip Type:
    A wonderful house but crowded
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 8th August 2021
    As an avid Jane Austen fan, I have wanted to visit this house for as long as I can remember. The house itself did not disappoint. It is full of wonderful facts, pictures and memorabilia. We were able... Read full review
  • sebo999
    Waterlooville, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Well worth a visit.
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 21st August 2021
    A lovely property which told the story of Jane and her family well. Lots of interesting objects to look at as well. All staff friendly and facilities were nice. Very impressed that the ticket is for... Read full review
  • Edel186254
    Exeter, United Kingdom
    So much of the Austens' lives survives and is on view
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 16th September 2021
    We were amazed to see that so much of the Austen family's lives survives and is on view here. Wonderful experience. Read full review

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