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Heritage
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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.

To continue, please choose from one of the items listed under the heritage menu to the left or from one of the sections below.

  • HMS Chawton   ( 2 Articles )
    Chawton's own warship - The HMS Chawton
  • Village History   ( 8 Articles )

    All sorts of historical information from around the village

  • Jane Austen   ( 1 Article )

    Clearly the link Chawton has with Jane Austen and her family is one of the reasons the village is as popular as it is today. We recieve over 30,000 visitors each year from all around the world, all who have been inspired enough by her works to want to visit the place that inspired such masterpieces.

    The picture shows her former house, which is now a museum. Visitor information is provided here

  • Visitor Information   ( 2 Articles )

    This area provides information to visitors.

    We hope you enjoy your visit.

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Upcoming Events

  • Writing Workshop: Building The Village of Your Story
    June 13, 2015 (11:00 - 12:00)

    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...

  • Chawton Open Gardens 2015
    June 14, 2015 (13:00 - 17:00)

    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...

  • Chawton Parish Council
    June 16, 2015 (20:00 - 21:30)

    Monthly meeting of Chawton PC

    Village Hall

  • Jane Austen Regency Week
    June 20, 2015(10:00) - June 29, 2015 (11:00)

    A week of events taking place in Alton and Chawton, including Regency Day, Ball, Supper, Music, Film, Tours, Readings, Talks, Workshops and Cricket.

  • Lavender Fields Open Days
    July 04, 2015 (11:00 - 16:00)

    Our open days are a great day out for all the family, with lots of fun activities, including:

    • Visiting the lavender fields and wild flowers
    • Mini lavender tours
    • Ploughmans lunches and Cream teas are available
    • Tractor trailer rides
    • Pre-book a massage...
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