Chawton is proud of its heritage and has tried exceptionally hard to maintain the village as it was in Jane Austen's days. To a large extent, the village remains unaltered to this day.
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Jane Austen told her niece that ?three or four families in a country village is the very thing to work on?, and there?s something particularly interesting and satisfying about the scale and dynamics of a village. Almost two hundred years since the...
On Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th June, the beloved village and home of Jane Austen, Chawton in Hampshire, will open its gardens.
Walk in the footsteps of Jane Austen - the grounds of both Chawton House Library & Jane Austen's House Museum will open as well...
A week of events taking place in Alton and Chawton, including Regency Day, Ball, Supper, Music, Film, Tours, Readings, Talks, Workshops and Cricket.