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

Map & Directions

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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.

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:

    • BooVan
      Essex, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Lovely visit
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 27th June 2021
      Lovely afternoon, very interesting. Beautiful garden and very helpful staff. Well stocked gift shop. Would highly recommend. Read full review
    • LesFourie
      Farnham, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Disappointed and Neglected Garden
      2 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 24th July 2021
      The house was ok. Do not come all the way to look at the garden as the garden is a very neglected sad missed opportunity. For such a famous little house and place of interest I just thought how... Read full review
    • LMJ536
      Farnham, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Fascinating walk around Chawton and great visit to Jane Austen’s house
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 25th July 2021
      The Formidables gave a wonderful walk around Chawton, despite the rain. They were well informed and very entertaining. We then enjoyed our visit to the house. We have visited before but there is... Read full review

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