For the whole month of August, kids pay just £1 entry to Chawton House! To celebrate the summer holidays, from Thursday 1st to Saturday 31st August, Chawton House will be running a special offer in which all children aged [...]
Last month, during Jane Austen Regency Week, Professor Janine Barchas, President of the North American Friends of Chawton House (NAFCH) officially opened our Jane Austen Garden Trail. In 2018, NAFCH coordinated a successful fundraising campaign for donors to sponsor [...]
Press Release VisitEngland declares Chawton House a ‘Hidden Gem’ VisitEngland announced that Chawton House has won a ‘Hidden Gem’ award, part of their 2018 Attractions Accolades, which recognises the quality of visitor experiences across England. Following their annual assessment by [...]
In the basement, there are a number of boxes containing objects found during the restoration of the house. Records of their exact date and where they were found are not always available. Some of them are heraldic and I [...]
Caroline Knight, author of Jane & Me: My Austen Heritage and Jane Austen’s fifth great niece has pledged her support to Chawton House’s #BrickbyBrick campaign.