Our local area

Jane Austen’s House is located in the quintessentially English village of Chawton in Hampshire. There is much to discover throughout the village including beautiful parkland with a play area, Chawton House (the house that belonged to Jane Austen’s brother), St Nicholas Church where the graves of Jane Austen’s mother and sister are located, as well as a statue of Jane Austen. There are several walks and trails also to be followed in the village and surrounding area. ​

Food & Drinks

Visitors are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy in the Museum garden or neighbouring parkland. For refreshments in the village there are three options; Cassandra’s Cup, The Greyfriar Pub and The Old Kitchen Tearoom at Chawton House. Please check their websites for opening times and more information.