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Getting to Chawton House

Chawton House, Chawton, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1SJ

By train:

  • From London Waterloo, there are hourly trains to Alton. For further details on train times please visit the National Rail Enquiries website.
  • There is a taxi rank outside the station. Alternatively call Wilson’s Taxis on 01420 87777, 85858 or 82226.

By car:

  • From M25 Junction 10, A3 Guildford bypass, A31 Farnham & Alton bypass.
  • Turn off left at A31/32 junction roundabout to Chawton and follow the brown tourist signs.
  • From M25 Junction 12, M3 to Junction 5, B3349 to Odiham and Alton, follow signs for Chawton.

By bus:

  • The number 64 Stagecoach service runs daily between Alton train station and Winchester, stopping at the A31/32 junction roundabout near Chawton.
  • The number 38 service from Petersfield to Alton offers a less frequent alternative option, stopping in Chawton.
  • For further details on bus times, please visit the Stagecoach website.
  • On the 1st Sunday of each month between May and October inclusively the Medstead Depot Omnibus Group run a free bus service between Alton station and Chawton, stopping outside Jane Austen’s House Museum. These vintage buses are part of the Working Omnibus Museum Project charity. The service is funded by the owners of the buses and is open to anyone wishing to travel without any need for a rail ticket or any other form of payment. To see the schedule, click here.

On foot or bicycle & Travel Planner:

Parking at Chawton House:

There is a limited amount of parking available at the house for cars and small minibuses. Please be aware that it is not possible to accommodate large coaches as the drive to the house is unsuitable for such vehicles. Groups can be dropped off in the lane at the top of the drive to Chawton House and a coach can be parked at the top of the drive in front of the barrier.

There is also coach parking in the nearby town of Alton. For more information please click here.