Jane Austen's House Museum

LOCATION

CHAWTON, HAMPSHIRE

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Jane Austen lived and wrote here from 1809 to 1817. Restored to look as it would have done in the early 1800s, items in the collection include Jane's writing table, letters and jewellery.

Jane Austen's House Museum
CHAWTON, Alton, GU34 1SD
Phone : 01420 83262

Features

Facilities
  • Parking nearby
Accessibility
  • Ground floor and garden fully accessible, no access to first floor
  • Facilities: Wheelchair, ramp
  • Accessible toilets
Opening Times
  • Opening Times: Open daily Feb-May and Sep-Dec, 10.30-4.30; Jun-Aug 10-5. Closed 24-26 Dec

About The area

Discover Hampshire

Hampshire’s varied landscape of hills and heaths, downlands and forests, valleys and coast is without rival in southern England. Combine these varied landscapes and terrains with secluded and idyllic villages, complete with thatched and timber-framed cottages and Norman churches, elegant Georgian market towns, historic ports and cities, restored canals and ancient abbeys, forts and castles, and you have a county that is paradise for lovers of the great outdoors.

If you’re a walker, stride out across the high, rolling, chalk downland of the north Hampshire ‘highlands’ with far-reaching views, walk through steep, beech-clad ‘hangers’ close to the Sussex border. Or perhaps take a gentler stroll and meander along peaceful paths through unspoilt river valleys, etched by the sparkling trout streams of the Test, Itchen, Avon and Meon. Alternatively, wander across lonely salt marshes and beside fascinating coastal inlets or, perhaps, explore the beautiful medieval forest and heathland of the New Forest, the jewel in Hampshire’s crown.

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