COVID-19 UPDATE: FROM FEBRUARY 3, THE GARDENS, TEA SHED AND PARKLAND ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC WEDNESDAY TO SUNDAY, 10AM – 3.30PM. THE HOUSE REMAINS CLOSED TO VISITORS. CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR TICKETS

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Saturday 30th January 2021 to Friday 30th April 2021

Creative Writing Workshops 2021

Thursday 25th February 2021 to Sunday 28th March 2021

Weekend brunch at the Parkland Pantry **Now on Thursdays and Fridays too!**

Jane Austen Garden Trail

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Titlepage of 'A Serious Proposal...', Mary Astell
26th January 2021

New online catalogue for our collection

Search the new online catalogue of our books and manuscripts We're delighted that the online catalogue of our books and manuscript collection is once again

19th January 2021

Digital Conference: Adventurous Wives in the Long C18

Call for Papers: After postponement last year due to the Coronavirus, Chawton House will now be host to an online conference in May 2021, and

2nd January 2021

Treasured Austen family heirloom returns home

Chawton House acquires a rare first edition of Jane Austen’s favourite poet William Cowper's Poems – the copy that was in her brother’s library, which she repeatedly visited. Thanks to