Chawton House and Gardens are now open 7 days a week, 10am-4.30pm. Last admission to the House and Gardens is at 4pm.
Wednesday 1st March 2023 to Sunday 4th June 2023
Library takeover: Inside Charlotte Brontë's wardrobe
Wednesday 8th March 2023 to Sunday 3rd September 2023
Exhibition: Quills and Characters
Sunday 4th June 2023
Modern Calligraphy Workshop at Chawton House
Monday 5th June 2023 to Friday 14th July 2023
Library Display: Botanical Women
Come and explore Chawton House’s stunning gardens this spring and admire the dazzling display of daffodils.
Browse our online shop and discover our selection of beautiful gifts and souvenirs, including our Chawton House x Tatty Devine jewellery.
Discover the art of letter-writing in the 18th and 19th centuries with a visit to our new exhibition Quills and Characters.
Chawton House Podcasts
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Call for Papers
Online Conference. Quills and Characters: approaches to women’s letters, 1660-1860 1-2 September, 2023 Letters were at the heart of eighteenth-century literary culture. The first novels [...]
Ever heard of the Porter sisters?
More famous than Jane Austen in their day, discover the fascinating lives of the now little-known novelists, the Porter sisters, who feature in our current [...]
Our 20th Anniversary Appeal
Chawton, Hampshire, April 2023. 2023 is the 20th anniversary of Chawton House opening to the public. To mark this milestone, the heritage site once owned [...]