COVID-19 UPDATE: We are pleased to announce Chawton House will reopen on Wednesday 2nd December with new opening times!

The house and gardens are Wednesday to Sunday with winter opening hours of 10am-3:30pm (last entry at 3pm). Pre-booking is preferable but on the day walk-in slots are also available. Click here to book. The tea kiosk will also be open, which will be offering a limited menu of hot and cold drinks, cakes and light lunches.

What’s on

More events

Monday 2nd March 2020 to Wednesday 30th December 2020

Online Exhibition: Man Up!

Wednesday 2nd December 2020

Virtual Beading Workshop

Sunday 6th December 2020 to Saturday 12th December 2020

CHANGE OF DATE: Wreath Making Workshops

Monday 7th December 2020 to Thursday 24th December 2020

Festive treats - from our House to yours

Jane Austen Garden Trail

Browse beautiful gifts and souvenirs in the online shop.

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9th October 2020

We've received a lifeline grant from Government’s Culture Recovery Fund!

Almost 450 heritage organisations in England, including Chawton House have been awarded cash from the first round of the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage Grants

1st October 2020

Gothic Month at Chawton House

Chawton House launches a special programme of events on all things Gothic! Chawton House, Hampshire, October 2020. To celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year,

24th September 2020

We won Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award!

Chawton, Hampshire September 2020 – Chawton House today announced it has been recognized as a 2020 Travelers’ Choice award-winner for Visitor Attractions. Based on a full year