Tuesday 20th June 2023

Venue: Chawton House Gardens


Explore the beautiful grounds of Chawton House with your knowledgeable guide, taking in the wilderness, Walled Garden and stunning views over the Parkland. Discover the history of the Gardens and how changing fashions and tastes developed from a formal layout to the English Landscape style. Learn more about the Austen and Knight family, and their role in the garden changes. See how garden references in Jane Austen’s novels are reflected in the horticultural setting, which she knew and loved so well.


This event is part of Alton’s Jane Austen Regency Week.